The fifth edition IPL opening ceremony held on April 3rd had Bollywood celebrities in numbers. Big B as he is fondly called by his fans, was also present at the grand opening event, held at the M A Chidambaram Stadium,Chennai at 7:30 pm. His visit to Chennai turned momentous when he caught up with none other than Thalaivar Rajinikanth.
Well things weren’t planned at all, and Amitabh himself was overwhelmed to shake hands with Rajini in a surprise visit. The latter who is back from his London shoots, met Amitabh at the Presidential Suite of Taj Coromandel, where he was staying. Both Rajini and Amitabh share a good rapport with each other and the compliments have been mutual from either side. They talked over movies and inquired about each other’s health concerns. Amitabh, who himself is recovering from a stomach surgery, was the one who recommend Rajini to a leading Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore for treatment. Meeting the actor after a long time, Big B says, “Rajinikanth pays me visit in my room! Looks recovered from his recent illness. Thank God ! Always a delight to spend time with him!” With God’s grace and prayers from his fans Superstar is back to action with his Kochadaiyaan. A touching gesture, by the veteran actor.