Amitabh Bachchan at ‘The Great Gatsby’ Premiere in New York

The New York premiere for ‘The Great Gatsby’ was an emotional experience for Amitabh Bachchan. “The crowd’s cheers were overwhelming.”

Mega star Bachchan tweeted “Back from The Great Gatsby premiere and has to be said… the EF (extended family) was the main attraction. Simply superb! American media, fans, security in shock. Thank you my ED, and thank you to those that cheered their lungs out. US media thought Leonardo had come, when noise went up.”

Amitabh also told a source, had his family not have been there, “no one would have even noticed me.” He added that the premier was an “emotional” experience for him. Posting: “I really have no words to express my gratitude to all of you that cheered in virtual world, and on the streets of NYC… indebted.”

No duh, you’re not in Mumbai anymore Amitabh!

Amitabh Bachchan makes his Hollywood film debut in The Great Gatsby, directed by Baz Luhrmann. Bachchan plays Meyer Wolfsheim, a Jewish mobster. The movie is an adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel.

The film will also open the 66th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival May 15th, where Bachchan and family will be walking the red carpet.

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: