How Amitabh Bachchan impressed ‘Khaali Peeli’ director Maqbool Khan


New Delhi, September 23

Filmmaker Maqbool Khan, who directs the upcoming Ishaan Khatter-Ananya Panday starrer Khaali Peeli, says it was veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan who impressed him to enter the world of movies.

“I am a die hard fan of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. I grew up watching his movies. In my childhood days, I used to imitate his style a lot. Basically, he inserted a ‘filmy’ keeda in me. He is a huge inspiration to me. His movies always kept me at the edge of my seat and ignited a spark in me to pursue career in film industry,” Khan tole IANS.

Before changing into a full-fedged director, Maqbool used to help filmmaker Anubhav Sinha. He discovered every part about movies on the units.

“I come from a small town in Rajasthan. When I came to Bombay, I assisted Anubhav Sinha sir for 10 years. I learnt everything about movies on the sets. I never visited any film institute. Anubhav sir is my real guru. After assisting him, I came up with my first film ‘Kabootar’ in 2006, and since then my real journey as a filmmaker started,” he added.

Maqbool is extraordinarily comfortable to direct the movie “Khaali Peeli”.

“It took almost 23 years to reach here. Slowly and gradually I have achieved my mark in the industry. It’s totally worth the wait. Happy that I have directed film of such great scale. Couldn’t ask for more,” he mentioned whereas talking about “Khaali Peeli”. IANS



Be the first to comment on "How Amitabh Bachchan impressed ‘Khaali Peeli’ director Maqbool Khan"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*


%d bloggers like this: