Kapil Dev

Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan met last week for a special segment during the ongoing cricket extravaganza IPL. (IANS photo)

MUMBAI—The legendary cricketer Kapil Dev and Amitabh Bachchan met last week for a special segment during the ongoing cricket extravaganza IPL. The duo shot for a special episode and onlookers just could not stop gushing about what transpired. The teaser of the much awaited “Badumbaa” song was unveiled on Apr. 15 on Star Network.

But that's not it! This occasion was also the first time ex Indian cricket captain, Kapil Dev turned into the interviewer as he interviewed Bachchan about his Bollywood journey and his upcoming film, “102 Not Out.” The all-rounder is very excited about the new song which is being launched.

Both Bachchan and Kapil Dev have immense respect for each other, and this was clearly visible when they met. The conversation started with Big B talking about his journey in Bollywood and ended with Dev spilling the beans about his school and college days. Those present on the sets revealed, "When Mr. Bachchan was talking about his journey, Kapil Dev was quick to disclose that he used to bunk school in order to watch him on the silver screen.” On hearing this Amitabh Bachchan was overwhelmed and both the legends had a hearty laugh.

The duo also spoke about Bachchan’s upcoming film “102 Not Out” where the actor will be seen playing a 102-year-old father to a 75-year-old son essayed by Rishi Kapoor. Kapil Dev further revealed that he had seen the trailer of his film and was very excited for the movie.

A Sony Pictures Releasing International Presentation and worldwide distribution- “102 Not Out” is Produced by SPE Films India, Treetop Entertainment and Umesh Shukla’s Benchmark Pictures. The film releases worldwide on May 4, 2018.

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