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They Call Me Their Grandson,” Abhishek Bachchan Gets A Royal Welcome In Kolkata



Abhishek Bachchan

 Twice recently Abhishek Bachchan  landed  in Kolkata to shoot for two different films. Each time he received a  rousing  welcome home-coming.

“I admit  Kolkata feels  like home. My Maa is a Bengali and my  Paa is  considered  the son-in-law  of Bengal . They consider me  their grandson. And it’s a  huge honour for  me  to shoot  in Kolkata whenever  I can,” says Abhishek feelingly.

Recently  director Anurag Basu revealed how  shooting with Abhishek  for Ludo  on  the  streets  of Kolkata had to be put off because  of the crowds.

Earlier  Abhishek shot  for Bob Biswas  in  Kolkata .He describes  it as  an exhilarating experience. “It is  very heartening  to return  to  Kolkata. I shot in this city  for Mani Ratnam’s Yuva  in 2003.I’ve also shot for  Rituparno Ghosh’s  Antar Mahal  in  Kolkata. Then I did  another Bengali film  Partha Sengupta’s Desh  where I played my own mom’s  son. Each time I’ve been given a royal  welcome here. It feels like  coming home.”

Abhishek recently made his digital debut  with Breathe 2. Ludo is also  being release  digitally.

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