Mumbai, March 12: Indian film icon Amitabh Bachchan says Hindi cinema may be universal because of its language factor in the country, but he finds the immense presence of regiol cinema to be “incredible”. The actor was recently down south to shoot for a TV commercial with southern superstars. In a photograph which he posted on his blog and Twitter account, the Big B is seen dressed in a traditiol outfit, and he is standing alongside younger superstars Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Akkineni garju and Shiva Rajkumar. On Twitter, the image was captioned: “With the greats of the Southern film Industry... privileged honoured. Their Father’s Icons of my early years.” The 72-year-old feels “regiol cinema has elevated the local talents to immense heights and needs to be lauded for its enterprising efforts”. He took to his blog srbachchchan.tumblr and wrote: “Marathi cinema, for example, is coming out with some of the most prolific content in recent times. The artistry of their work, their story telling, their performances have all been exemplary. (IANS)
Hindi cinema universal, but regiol cinema incredible'