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Amitabh Bachchan’s Epic Transformation in ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ Leaves Fans in Awe


Amitabh Bachchan, the iconic face of Bollywood, has once again stunned his admirers with his remarkable transformation for his latest role in Nag Ashwin’s much-anticipated film ‘Kalki 2898 AD.’ The transformation into Ashwatthama, an eternal legend, has captured the fascination of audiences and critics alike, generating extensive praise and admiration from all quarters.

Several make-up artists have taken to social media, sharing behind-the-scenes images that document the astonishing makeover of Amitabh Bachchan for this role. Da MakeUp Lab, a prominent name in the industry, posted a series of photos on their official Instagram page, showcasing the incredible effort that went into crafting the veteran actor’s new look. The caption read, “Behold the transformation of Amitabh Bachchan Sir into Ashwatthama: a timeless legend brought to life by a legendary actor.”

These sightly images have sparked a wave of excitement among fans, who have been eagerly awaiting the release of ‘Kalki 2898 AD.’ The transformation is being hailed as a masterful work by the make-up artists, bringing an otherworldly character to life in a manner that only enhances Bachchan’s formidable screen presence.

Additionally, make-up artist Karandeep Singh recently uploaded a few behind-the-scenes photographs from the film set, providing a closer look at the intricate details involved in the transformation process. Singh wrote, “Congratulations to the whole team of Kalki for a mind-blasting opening. We hope you all liked the look of Sir Amitabh Bachchan, designed by Preetisheel and set makeup executed by me. Here are some detailed shots of his look and behind the scenes.”

The buzz around the film only intensified when Bollywood star Ranveer Singh shared his enthusiastic review of ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ on social media. Singh praised the entire team for creating a cinematic marvel, emphasizing the technical execution and overall finesse that makes the movie a must-watch. He specifically lauded the performances of Prabhas and Kamal Haasan, calling them standouts in the film.

Singh’s review wasn’t complete without mentioning his admiration for Amitabh Bachchan’s portrayal of Ashwatthama. He urged fans, especially those who idolize Bachchan, not to miss the film. “And if you are a die-hard Amitabh Bachchan fan like me, you just can’t miss this!” he exclaimed.

Besides Bachchan’s commendable performance, Singh also offered high praise for his wife, actress Deepika Padukone, who plays Sumathi in the film. He gushed, “As for my baby @deepikapadukone … You elevate every moment with your grace & dignity. Such poignancy, such poetry, such power. You are beyond compare.

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The slew of positive reviews and the palpable excitement among the audience highlights the impressive impact ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ has had since its release. Fans and industry insiders have been relentless in their commendation for the film’s cast and crew, with accolades pouring in from every corner.

Interestingly, this unanimous praise led Amitabh Bachchan to step out for a rare public appearance to watch the movie alongside his son Abhishek and a group of friends. Taking to his blog, Big B shared several images from his night out, marking the first time he watched ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ in theaters since its release. He also expressed his joy in experiencing the cinematic progress first-hand, noting how satisfying it was to witness the movie on the big screen after such a long time.

In his blog, he reflected on the evening, writing, “A Sunday of Sundays … the well-wishers at GOJ and then to Kalki with some friends to see on big screen … seeing film for the first time … Had not been out for years … but so satisfying to be out to witness all the progress …”

The film also features cameo appearances by popular actors like Vijay Deverakonda, Dulquer Salmaan, and Mrunal Thakur, further adding to its star-studded lineup and extensive allure.

As the accolades continue to flow, ‘Kalki 2898 AD’ stands as a testament to the collaborative genius of its cast and crew, particularly highlighting the transformative magic brought to life by the exceptional make-up artists. With Amitabh Bachchan in a pivotal role, the film cements its place as a landmark in Indian cinema, mesmerizing audiences with its visual grandeur and powerful performances.