His mere presence during the launch of a film, inspires the artistes and crew members. Amitabh Bachchan still tops the popularity chart in the film industry. On Wednesday evening he was chief guest during the launch of forthcoming Marathi film ‘Bhikari’ to be directed by well known Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya. Produced by Sharad Shelar, the film stars Marathi super star Swwapnil Joshi and Rucha Inamdar, who is making her debut in Marathi. This film is a remake of a popular Tamil film ‘Pichaikkaran’, which has also dubbed in Telugu.
Mr. Amitabh Bachchan who is always punctual ,arrived at the scheduled time, showing the way to Marathi film industry, to start such functions in time. Tiger Shroff, who was also one of the guests of honour, was also invited to the dais to join the ceremony, in which Mr. Bachchan gave the muhurat clap. All those dignitaries present on the dais made short speeches wishing the makers a grand success. Popular Marathi actress Pooja Sawant anchored the show.
Also present for the function were other important artistes of this film, Sayaji Shinde, Manoj Joshi, Milind Shinde, Guru Thakur, Kirti Adarkar, Sunil Pal & Pradeep kabra. Among those who attended this function to wish the makers of this film were film makers Ajay Phansekar, Milind Kavde and others. Ganesh Acharya who is making his debut as a director in Marathi through this film, was seen in a new look, losing about 30 to 40 kgs of extra weight on his body.