Amitabh Bachchan as soon as shared an anecdote from the shoot of Pukar (1983), which concerned him washing the toes of a crying Kareena Kapoor, and making an attempt to persuade her that he’s not ‘evil’. He wrote about this incident on his weblog in 2013.
Younger Kareena was ‘very disturbed’ when she noticed him beating up her father Randhir Kapoor whereas filming an motion sequence, Amitabh wrote in his weblog put up. Kareena held tightly on to Randhir to ‘defend’ him from Amitabh’s blows.
“I used to be narrating to her (Kareena), one such second after we have been capturing for Pukar in Goa and the way she appeared together with her cute summer time hat with little pink flowers on them, and the way troubled she had been when throughout an motion sequence I used to be hitting her father. She, in her innocence, had run on to the set within the outside and clung to her father to guard him from this ‘evil’ man who was beating him up,” he wrote.
Amitabh talked about how Kareena appeared to have warmed as much as him somewhat after he washed her toes. “In tears and most fearful, she was relentless and really disturbed. She dirty her fairly little toes within the sand and with a view to settle her down I had requested for some water and washed her tiny toes clear, to make her realise that this act was not for actual however an enactment. I believe after the toes washing, her opinion appeared to have modified about me. I wasn’t that ‘evil’ in any case! She nonetheless remembers that second,” he wrote.
In 2019, Amitabh shared an image of Kareena crying on the units of Pukar and him attending to her injured foot. “Guess who…? That be Kareena Kapoor on the units of PUKAR capturing in Goa… had include dad Randhir… damage her foot… and yours really placing medicine and taping it,” he wrote.
Amitabh and Kareena have since labored collectively in movies akin to Dev, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Satyagraha. She additionally made her big-screen debut alongside his son, Abhishek Bachchan, in JP Dutta’s Refugee (2000).