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Excited For Rajinikanth And Amitabh Bachchan Starrer 'Thalaivar 170'? Have A Look At These Films Where The Legends Worked Together

Rajinikanth And Amitabh Bachchan are all set to reunite after three decades in 'Thalaivar 170'. Did you know the legends worked together in three films earlier?

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Some pairs on-screen are forever etched in our memories be it Amitabh Bachchan-Dharmendra in 'Sholey', Salman Khan-Aamir Khan in 'Andaz Apna Apna', or Anil Kapoor-Jackie Shroff in 'Ram Lakhan. Similarly, Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan's pair is also loved by the fans. 

Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan are all set to share the same screen space after 33 years. They will star together in 'Thalaivar 170'. On October 25, the former shared a picture of himself with Mr Bachchan. Rajinikanth had expressed great joy to reunite with Amitabh Bachchan after so many years. 

Sharing the pic, he captioned it, "After 33 years, I am working again with my mentor, the phenomenon, Shri Amitabh Bachchan in the upcoming Lyca's 'Thalaivar 170' directed by T.J Gnanavel. My heart is thumping with joy!"

The 'Angry Young Man' of Bollywood also posted a BTS picture of his character on the film set holding a magnifying glass and wrote, "Trying to magnify the moment. First day of work after 33 years with THE THALAIVAR, RAJINIKANTH sirrrrr ".

After seeing the posts of both the legends, fans went crazy as they are eagerly waiting for this big collaboration. 

Did you know Big B and Rajinikanth worked together in three films? The megastars shared the same screen space in 'Andhaa Kaanoon', 'Geraftaar' and 'Hum'.

'Andhaa Kaanoon' 

The suspense thriller released in 1983 and it's still known for its unmatched brilliance. Iconic figures Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan delivered stellar performances. Directed by Rama Rao Tatinaini, it also starred Hema Malini, Reena Roy, Pran, Danny Denzongpa and Amrish Puri. It has been four decades since the release of the film, still, it's remembered by cine lovers. 

'Geraftaar'

Starring three legends of Indian cinema- Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth, 'Geraftaar' was a wholesome masala entertainer. It released in 1985 and also starred Poonam Dhillon, Kader Khan, Ranjeet and Shakti Kapoor. 

'Hum'

Directed by Mukul S. Anand, 'Hum' released in 1991. Starring Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles, it was a massive success and received acclaim from critics, and viewers, as well as well received at the box office. Their on-screen presence created a rage and audiences went crazy over them. Govinda, Danny Denzongpa, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, and Anupam Kher played pivotal roles. 

As 'Thalaivar 170' is said to be arriving in 2024, fans are waiting with bated breath to witness Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan recreating the same magic on screen. Meanwhile, they have wrapped up the Mumbai schedule of the upcoming flick. 

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