Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukerji went down memory lane on Thursday as their 2005 blockbuster Black accomplished 16 years. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie, additionally starring Ayesha Kapur, Shernaz Patel, Dhritiman Chatterjee and Nandana Sen, revolved across the relationship between a blind and deaf woman and her trainer.
Amitabh Bachchan, who performed the position of Debraj Sahai, the alcoholic trainer who later develops Alzheimer’s illness, referred to as the film “way ahead of its time”. Big B took to his Instagram deal with and shared two images from Black. He captioned the images, “It has been 16 years…since Debraj Sahai. Black…a movie way ahead of its time. Every dialogue, every instance in the movie was so beautifully crafted, that it has engraved its existence in everyone’s heart, including mine. #16YearsOfBlack #RaniMukerji #SanjayLeelaBhansali @bhansaliproductions.”
Rani Mukerji portrayed Michelle McNally, the disabled woman who finds solace and help in her trainer Sahai. Remembering how she had doubts about enjoying the position, Rani shared that she had by no means envisaged something like this in her life.
“I was quite intimidated actually at first, but it was entirely Sanjay’s belief in me as an actor and Sanjay’s belief in himself as a director that helped us make Black. I actually went through intense training and learning the sign language and interacting with all the impaired people for 6 months and that’s how I was able to then get into the character of Michelle,” Rani mentioned.
Bhansali Productions additionally marked 16 years of Black with a tweet that learn, “A teacher’s dream. A student’s miracle. Celebrating the journey from darkness to light.”