Recently, the Big B was in Surat for the launch of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 8’. Faisal was among the talented performers and he took to the stage dressed as Kunwar Pratap. The 71-year-old compliment the young TV star, leaving him elated.

‘I had always wanted to meet the great Amitabh Bachchan. But when I saw how busy he was himself with all the preparations and rehearsals for the Surat event, I thought I would not get an opportunity. Still, one of the crew members made it possible and once I was in front of him, I had no words, Faisal said in a statement. ‘Mr. Bachchan appreciated my role as Pratap and also mentioned that he watches my show 'Maharana Pratap'. His blessings mean a lot and I will cherish each and every moment of that day,’ he added.

Big B also has a special connect with the show ‘Maharana Pratap...’ - he had narrated a part of its first episode.

‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ will premiere on Aug 17 on Sony Entertainment Television.

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