World-renowned photographer Steve McCurry has re-shared a photograph of an Afghan refugee, creating buzz again on the internet that the person in that image is actor Amitabh Bachchan.
The picture of him wearing a turban, rugged, old bearded spectacles went viral in 2018. After this, people shared the picture saying that it is a shot of Big B from the sets of his film. Thugs of HindostanIt also featured Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Shaikh, with a special appearance by Katrina Kaif.
Here’s the photographer’s post:
The similarity between the picture and the Bollywood actor is so uncanny that it has again taken the internet by storm. The picture shared on Tuesday has garnered more than 75,000 likes. Many said that the picture resembles Mr Bachchan, others wrote that they thought it was Big B’s look for his next film.
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One user wrote, ‘At first sight I thought it was Mr Amitabh Bachchan. Another said, “Why does he look like Amitabh Bachchan with makeup on.” A third user said, “Looks like Indian (Bollywood) superstar Amitabh Bachchan,” while a fourth wrote, “I thought look for Amitabh Bachchan’s next film!” Another user even said, “Is this Amitabh Bachchan?”
However, it has been learned that the person in the picture is not Amitabh Bachchan and that picture is not a part of anyone. Thugs of Hindostan Or any other upcoming movie of Big B. In fact, he is not an actor at all. In the caption, Mr McCurry explained that the picture is of a 68-year-old Afghan refugee living in Pakistan.