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‘Jai’ Amitabh Bachchan launches ‘Gabbar’ Amjad Khan’s son Shadaab’s book

Amitabh Bachchan launched a book, ‘Murder in Bollywood’ written by late actor Amjad Khan’s son, Shadaab at an event on Tuesday (July 14). Amitabh Bachchan had played Jai and Amjad Khan was Gabbar in hit film Sholay.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan launched a book, ‘Murder in Bollywood’ written by late actor Amjad Khan’s son, Shadaab at an event on Tuesday (July 14). Amitabh Bachchan had played Jai and Amjad Khan was Gabbar in hit film Sholay.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan greeted Shadaab Khan warmly with a hug. Big B shared a close friendship with Shadaab’s father, Amjad Khan who shared screen space with the actor in many films including 'Sholay'.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan poses for a picture along with Amjad Khan’s wife Shaila, his son Shadaab and his wife. “Shadab, seeing you in this form is quite unbelievable for me. You were literally born in front of me... Amjad bhai and me were great friends and colleagues together in several films and we had a special relationship... my presence today is because of that relationship,” said Amitabh Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan autographs one of the copies. At the launch, Big B said: “I never knew you had this passion for writing and I'm really eager to look forward to reading your book. And I'm absolutely delighted to be part of the inauguration. I wish Shadab many more books. But I hope you will come away from books and join the wonderful tradition of your family of joining films.”

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan also wrote about the book launch on his blog – “Shadaab Khan, Amjad’s son wrote a book launched today by me at a small but warm evening at a book store in the city and how wonderful a moment it was .. filled with memories of old times and times when Amjad and me met for the first time on the sets of ‘Sholay’ and then a long journey of very dear friendship ..”

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan meets Amjad Khan’s daughter-in-law.

Amitabh Bachchan, Shadaab Khan, Ajmad Khan's son

Amitabh Bachchan, who will next be seen in ‘Wazir’, interacts with the family.

Satish kaushik, Anju Mahendru

Actors Satish Kaushik and Anju Mahendru catch up at the launch.