Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has claimed that he coined the abbreviation for his film with Karan Johar, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’ - K3G. Keeping the tradition alive, he also wants to term a new name for his upcoming film with Ayushmann Khurrana – ‘Gulabo Sitabo’.
He wrote on his twitter account, “T 3459 - NewGen/Next Gen use abbrev., converse .. LOL, ROTFL,GOAT etc.,I had devised K3G .. for Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, and it stuck ..Next in line .. ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ SO .. GiBoSiBo GiBoSiBo !! Cool Na ..? CAC ! Cool As Cat.”
Bachchan also shared a picture from the sets of ‘Gulabo Sitabo’ where he has his back to the camera as he walks in a lane. It is a black-and-white picture.
‘Gulabo Sitabo’ is directed by Shoojit Sircar, produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, and written by Juhi Chaturvedi.
Set in Lucknow, it stars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana. Eponymous glove puppet characters, Gulabo and Sitabo are from Uttar Pradesh, their story is full of local humour and songs, depicting day-to-day struggle of common man.
The film is scheduled for release on 17 April 2020.