The original Bollywood Superstar and his successor

Bandra’s charming lanes keep throwing up surprises in the form of old world bungalows which seem to have withstood the vagaries of time (with the help of responsible families living within them of course). As part of the Bollywood Art Project, celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema, there are many such murals adorning the otherwise drab walls of many a houses in Bandra.

While entering Bandstand from the HK Bhabha road (im not really sure of the name) you come across these two murals depicting the original Superstar Rajesh Khanna on one side of the wall and his successor Amitabh Bachchan on the other side.

The project was started by an artist named Ranjit Dahiya last year and there is a third mural as well on Chapel road, which i will hunt down when i head to Bandra the next time:)

Take Care,
Ciao

3 thoughts on “The original Bollywood Superstar and his successor

  1. Wow! This is very interesting! I guess larger than life heroes deserve to be celebrated in some kind of a unique and grand fashion like this. Amazing find, stunning pictures πŸ™‚

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s