'They Call Me Their Grandson,' Abhishek Bachchan Gets A Royal Welcome In Kolkata - EXCLUSIVE

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Twice recently Abhishek Bachchan landed in Kolkata to shoot for two different films. Each time he received a rousing welcome home-coming. “I admit Kolkata feels like home. My Maa is a Bengali and my Paa is considered the son-in-law of Bengal. They consider me their grandson. And it’s a huge honour for me to shoot in Kolkata whenever I can,” says Abhishek feelingly.

Recently director Anurag Basu revealed how shooting with Abhishek for Ludo on the streets of Kolkata had to be put off because of the crowds. ALSO READ: LUDO: This Was BANNED On-The-Sets Of Abhishek Bachchan, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanya Malhotra-Aditya Roy Kapur, Rajkummar Rao-Fatima Sana Shaikh Starrer- EXCLUSIVE

Earlier Abhishek shot for Bob Biswas in Kolkata. He describes it as an exhilarating experience. “It is very heartening to return to Kolkata. I shot in this city for Mani Ratnam’s Yuva in 2003. I’ve also shot for Rituparno Ghosh’s Antar Mahal in Kolkata. Then I did another Bengali film Partha Sengupta’s Desh where I played my own mom’s son. Each time I’ve been given a royal welcome here. It feels like coming home.” ALSO READ: Abhishek Bachchan And Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Daughter Aaradhya Bachchan’s 9th Birthday To Be A Low-Key Affair

Abhishek recently made his digital debut with Breathe 2. Ludo has also being release digitally and is receiving a lot of love.

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