Abhishek Bachchan on Amitabh: "Dad is Balki's lucky charm and he will never make a film without him"

During the trailer launch of 'Ghoomer', Abhishek shed light on the unique camaraderie between Balki and his father. Read on to know more.

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Abhishek Bachchan, celebrated for his roles in critically acclaimed films is poised to captivate audiences yet again with his debut in the sports drama genre, titled 'Ghoomer.' The upcoming film, directed by Bollywood maestro R Balki, showcases Bachchan's versatility as he takes on the role of a cricket coach. Sharing the spotlight with him is the talented Saiyami Kher, essaying the character of a paraplegic woman who evolves into a star bowler under her coach's guidance.

The unveiling of the official trailer of 'Ghoomer' marked an exhilarating moment, generating palpable excitement among fans and media alike. The trailer launch, attended by Abhishek Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, and director R Balki, provided a glimpse into the film's essence and the insights of the talented trio behind it.

R Balki, the creative force behind 'Ghoomer,' has a storied collaboration with Abhishek's legendary father, Amitabh Bachchan, spanning acclaimed films like 'Paa,' 'Cheeni Kum,' and 'Shamitabh.' During the trailer launch, Abhishek shed light on the unique camaraderie between Balki and his father. He revealed that Amitabh Bachchan makes a special appearance in the film, a testament to their longstanding bond. "Dad is Balki's lucky charm and he will never make a film without him. This is our ode to my dad. Unfortunately, we don't share screen space, but he has a cameo in this," Abhishek shared. 

As the trailer piques curiosity and anticipation, 'Ghoomer' promises to be more than a sports drama; it embodies the power of resilience, human connections, and the potential for transformation. The film's narrative, coupled with the esteemed cast and director, suggests a compelling and emotionally resonant journey that is set to leave an indelible mark on audiences' hearts. The film is set to hit the big screens on 18th August, 2023.