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Nobody can be more proud of Bachchan’s win than me: Balki

Filmmaker R Balki Says Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Who Won His Fourth National Award Today For “Piku,' Is A Stupendous Performer.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Mar 2016, 04:20:29 PM

New Delhi:

Filmmaker R Balki says megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who won his fourth National award today for “Piku,” is a stupendous performer.

Balki has worked with the 73-year-old actor in films including “Cheeni Kum,” “Paa,” “Shamitabh,” and yet-to-be-released  “Ki & Ka”.

“I think nobody can be more proud of him (Amitabh Bachchan) more than me. Proud is an understatement. He deserves a lot more. He is a stupendous actor and far bigger than all of us,” Balki told PTI.

In “Piku,” the veteran actor played a hypochondriac father of an independent girl played by Deepika Padukone.  Directed by Shoojit Sircar, the road drama also received award for best original screenplay and dialogue.

In “Ki & Ka,” Bachchan makes a special appearance with his wife Jaya and according to the filmmaker it is the best role he has written for his favourite star.

“The role I have written for Amit ji in ‘Ki & Ka’ is the best for him so far. I have a great working relationship with him and I know how to bring the best out of him as an artist,” he said.

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First Published : 28 Mar 2016, 04:18:00 PM

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