Big B shares picture of 'first video camera used in film industry'

ANI | Updated: Nov 23, 2017 13:15 IST

New Delhi [India], November 23 (ANI): Reminiscing 44 years of his 1973 hit flick 'Namak Haram,' Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared the picture of the "first video camera" used in the film industry, which belonged to late superstar Rajesh Khanna

The veteran actor, who is quite active on the social media and often shares interesting tit-bits from his films and film career, took to Twitter and posted a picture with the 'Anand' star holding the video camera.

He wrote, "T 2719 - Namak Haram .. 44 years ! .. and that instrument in my hand is the first video camera in the film Industry .. it had just come out and it belonged to Rajesh Khanna personally .. when he showed it to Hrishi Da, he used it in the scene of the film .. !!"

The movie, which was directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, also Rekha, Asrani, Raza Murad, AK Hangal, Simi Garewal and Om Shivpuri.

Rajesh Khanna received his third BFJA Awards for Best Actor in 1974 for this film and Amitabh Bachchan had won his second Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1974.

On work front, Amitabh Bachchan is busy with the shooting of his upcoming film, 'Thugs of Hindostan,' which stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. (ANI)