Just before his 81st birthday Amitabh Bachchan Bachchanalia Memorabilia Auction Smashes World Records, a number of cherished mementos connected to the illustrious Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan are being auctioned off. Amitabh Bachchan, whose career has spanned more than five decades, is more than simply an actor; he is a symbol of the best in film.
Amitabh Bachchan Bachchanalia Memorabilia Auction
The initiative, called “Bachchanalia” honours his brilliant career and provides customers and followers with the opportunity to own a portion of his incredible cinematic adventure. It is slated to take place from October 5 to 7.
Prestigious movie posters, photos, lobby cards, collectibles, photos, movie books, and original artwork will be up for sale. Derivaaz and Eves are in charge of organising the auction.
“In 2023, Derivaaz and Eves are globally developing their memorabilia division with the prestigious sales of Bollywood icons India and Barsaat, Satyajit Ray, Amitabh Bachchan, Raj Kapoor, and Feminine Icons,” a spokeswoman for the auction stated.
Amitabh Bachchan shed a few tears on his 81st pre-birthday celebration
In the video, Amitabh asks, “How much more will you make me emotional? ” while grinning. How much further will you push me? He continues, “I offer tissues to others; today it’s my time. I give tissues to others. It’s now my time. He wipes away the tears that are in his eyes. He praised the KBC crew as well as everyone else for the celebration.
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A series of surprises have been planned for the seasoned performer, according to a report by ETimes. This is a performance by Padma Vibhushan Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, a renowned sarod player. Many other celebrities will also send video messages to Amitabh with their heartfelt greetings, including Chiranjeevi, Anupam Kher, Vidya Balan, Vicky Kaushal, R. Madhavan, and Boman Irani.
Babyu Tawde from Season 11 and Himani Bundela from Season 13 will also compete in this show as past KBC winners. Jaskaran Singh, this season’s first crorepati winner, will take part in the festivities. Additionally, Amitabh’s followers will present him with unique presents, including drawings, fan art, and more. A special message from the Indian Army’s Social Service Unit will also be presented throughout the broadcast.
Things related to Amitabh were auctioned
To make his birthday special, some memorable things related to him were auctioned. Some of Big B’s belongings were auctioned by online auction house deRivaz & Ives between October 5-7, which included election publicity cards to film posters. Many things of Amitabh were sold, but people were most interested in buying his publicity card, which he had signed in Hindi.
Election publicity card also sold
The auction was held with the title ‘Bacchanalia’. Amitabh Bachchan had contested the Lok Sabha elections in 1984. He contested the elections on Congress ticket and defeated Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna by a huge margin. His election publicity card has been sold for approximately Rs 67,200.
Also offered were these items
In addition, there are certain black-and-white images of Amitabh Bachchan that have been commercially successful. There is a picture of Big B with Muhammad Ali in there. There aren’t many pictures of Amitabh Bachchan with his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, brother Ajitabh Bachchan, or other family members. Additionally, this was auctioned off.
Additionally, showcards from a number of Amitabh Bachchan’s popular films, including “Sholay,” “Deewar,” “Ram Balram,” and “Zanjeer,” were auctioned off. These were all acquired for a total of Rs 50,000. Along with this, a box containing the amicable exchange between Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan in “Sholay” was also put up for sale.
Key Highlights of the Auction:
• Zanjeer Showcard: A rare set featuring Zanjeer (1973), adorned with a silver gelatin photographic print, poster paint, and meticulously handcrafted collages with careful hand and screen-printed lettering. These unique pieces serve as a testament to the artistic craftsmanship of the past, offering a glimpse into the intricate process that once brought cinema’s magic to life.
• Deewar Showcard: The first release of the iconic Deewar (1975) featuring Sholay’s famed designer Divakar Karkare’s stunning design, which highlights various promotional artworks created by him during the 1970s and 80s, showcasing Amitabh Bachchan’s illustrious career.
• Faraar Showcard Set: Also on offer is a set of the first release showcards for Faraar (1975), uniquely designed by Divakar Karkare. This thriller, written by Gulzar, is renowned for the melodious duet “Main Pyasa Tum Sawan.”
• Sholay Photographic Lobby Cards: These 15 re-released photographic stills, presented on lobby cards, feature some of the most iconic sequences from Ramesh Sippy’s masterpiece, capturing the audience’s enthusiasm and allowing collectors to enter the renowned world of Sholay (1975).
• Special Sholay Lot: A lovely collection of four intimate images from Ramesh Sippy’s post-screening celebration for Sholay, offering a rare look behind the magic of this great movie.
• Iconic Posters: Among Bachchan’s most well-known films are Mili (1974), Mr. Natwarlal (1979), The Great Gambler (1979), Silsila (1981), Kalia (1981), and Naseeb (1986), among others. The auction offers some exceptional and rare posters from these and other films. In addition, a unique poster showcasing A-listers Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna from a well-known beauty photoshoot by Gautam
• Original Art: Deriwaz and Ives are also honouring Bachchan via modern art. Young artists like Mithu Biswas, Safdar Shamim, Shailesh Acharekar, and Anil Soni have used aesthetics and the vision of youth to showcase Amitabh Bachchan.
These are awards received by Amitabh Bachchan:
• Various Filmfare Awards
• Lifetime Achievement Award
• National Film Awards
• Padma Bhushan in 2001
• Padma Vibhushan in 2015
• IIFA Awards
• Padma Shri award
• Zee Cine Awards
• Asian Filmfare Awards
• Silver Lotus Award
• Special Award
• Critics Award
• Power Award
• International Awards
• Civilian Awards
• Big Star Entertainment Awards
• Indian Tele Awards
• International Awards