Abhishek Bachchan, known for his role in the film “Ghoomer,” has praised filmmaker R Balki’s remarkable ability to bring the entire Bachchan family together for cinematic projects. This is not the first instance of collaboration between Abhishek Bachchan and R Balki, as they had previously worked together in the film “Paa,” where both Abhishek and Amitabh Bachchan participated. In the same vein, Balki’s sports drama “Ghoomer,” featuring Abhishek Bachchan and Saiyami Kher, was a visual delight.

In an interview with Filmfare, Abhishek Bachchan shared how R Balki has a distinctive knack for involving the entire Bachchan family in his films. Abhishek mentioned that Balki’s unique ability allows him to orchestrate such collaborations, and he humorously noted that Balki manages to “wangle his way” into it. Abhishek fondly recalled Jaya Bachchan’s role in “Paa,” revealing that his mother was part of the film’s title, contributing to its charm by narrating the credits. He further emphasized Balki’s role in connecting family members for his projects.

The connection between Balki and the Bachchans dates back to Balki’s directorial debut “Cheeni Kum,” a romantic story involving a chef and an older woman. Amitabh Bachchan has held a special place in Balki’s cinematic ventures. In an interview with Firstpost, Balki candidly expressed that Amitabh Bachchan’s presence has become almost a constant factor in his films. He humorously mentioned that some friends even tease him, claiming he first conceives a role for Amitabh Bachchan before shaping the rest of the film around it.

Balki’s creative approach often blends humor with his storytelling. Even in projects perceived as dark, such as “Chup,” Balki incorporates elements of humor. He also acknowledged that criticism from some critics can be harsh, recalling how an influential critic negatively received his debut film “Cheeni Kum,” potentially due to personal bias. Despite this, Balki maintains his respect for critics and takes their feedback seriously.

In summary, Abhishek Bachchan praised R Balki’s remarkable ability to involve the entire Bachchan family in cinematic projects, highlighting instances like “Paa” and “Ghoomer.” Balki’s affinity for integrating Amitabh Bachchan’s presence in his films was humorously acknowledged, and his creative approach, even in darker films, incorporates humor.

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