Big B’s Rebirth
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan became 33 on August 2 as it is the day of rebirth for him after his near-fatal accident on the sets of the film Coolie on July 26, 1982, exactly 33 years ago. A humbled Big B thanked his well-wishers on Twitter: To all that give me prayers and wish .. Aug 2nd my rebirth in sense .. I fold my hands in gratitude and .. On July 26, 1982, Amitabh Bachchan who was shooting for Manmohan Desai’s Coolie in Bangalore suffered the infamous fatal injury on the sets of the movie, when he made a mistimed jump. He was filming a punch-and-jump sequence with co-star Puneet Issar and was brutally hurt by the edge of a table, on which he was supposed to land after the jump. Big B, who also suffered a minor chest injury while filming Ram Gopal Varma’s Department in 2011, will next be seen in Bejoy Nambiar’s Wazir alongside Farhan Akhtar.