After much wait, Amitabh Bachchan's and Ayushmann Khurrana's Gulabo Sitabo is streaming on Amazon Prime Video from today. The Shoojit Sircar directorial revolves around the bitter-sweet relationship between an old landlord and a young tenant. The first feature film that released on the OTT giving theatres a miss, Gulabo Sitabo has opened to rave reviews. Marking his maiden outing with Mr. Bachchan, Ayushmann, on the first day of the quirky dramedy's release, penned a note full of gratitude for the megastar and the filmmaker.
Ayushmann, sharing a still from Gulabo Sitabo with Mr. Bachchan on Instagram, praised the aura of the latter. The Vicky Donor star recalled the time when he watched Hum as a child and decided to become an actor. He further revealed that his first television shoot took place inside the premise of Mukesh Mills where Mr. Bachchan shot for the song Jumma Chumma. Ayushmann thanked Shoojit for giving him the chance to share the screen with the veteran actor.
Gulabo Sitabo is primarily shot in Lucknow and is loosely based on Uttar Pradesh's puppet characters by the same name. Ayushmann plays Baankey Sodhi and Mr. Bachchan is Mirza Sheikh. The film is written by Juhi Chaturvedi and produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar.