When Abhishek Bachchan’s Rakesh left Fursatganj and his monotonous small-town existence for a life as a con artist in Bunty Aur Babli, it was evident that he was on the street to a picture makeover. His “Kajra Re” with dad Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai stays a chartbuster. Now, 16 years on, Rakesh Trivedi aka Bunty is again, however with a brand new face in Bunty Aur Babli 2. There isn’t any doubt that Saif Ali Khan has introduced in his signature attraction to the fan favorite character, however one thing is amiss. And that one thing is unquestionably the OG Abhishek Bachchan.
Ever for the reason that trailer of the sequel launched, social media is abuzz with reactions about how Abhishek is being dearly missed in a task he inhabited so seamlessly. That’s as a result of till 2005, Abhishek hadn’t executed something as flamboyant as Bunty. From Refugee to LOC Kargil, Yuva, Run, Phir Milenge and Dhoom, he was a sedate, straight as an arrow hero. After which, Bunty occurred.
Within the trailer of Bunty Aur Babli 2, we noticed Saif and the unique Babli, Rani Mukerji dwelling a middle-class life of their home bubble. From weight lifting with cylinders to enjoying the con recreation as soon as once more, Saif is pulling all stops to discover a place in our hearts. Whereas many identified the absence of Abhishek, others puzzled if Saif can change him.
Whereas one fan tweeted, “Saif as Bunty feels so misplaced. That function is made only for Abhishek Bachchan,” different person wrote, “How are you going to have any Bunty aur Babli with out Abhishek Bachchan? The endearing, harmless attraction of Bunty was all Abhishek!”
Abhishek’s chemistry with Rani was easy. From the romantic “Chup Chup Ke” to the small-town vibes of “Dhadak Dhadak” and the foot-tapping “Nach Baliye”, every monitor strengthened the idea that Abhishek and Rani have been the proper casting. Even the title monitor had a neighborhood really feel, completely introducing the 2 character’s goals and aspirations. No surprise the movie’s songs proceed to search out place in our playlists.
In 2019, quickly after the forged of the sequel was locked, Rani Mukerji launched an official assertion. It learn, “Abhishek and I have been each approached by YRF to reprise our roles because the originals in Bunty Aur Babli 2 however, sadly, issues didn’t work out with him and we are going to miss him dearly.”
When all the pieces in regards to the movie stays so strongly etched in our recollections, it’s however troublesome to see the character being performed by a brand new actor. Nevertheless, Saif — who has had profitable collaborations with Rani up to now — is the one enjoying the lead function. All eyes are on the prize now because the movie releases right now.