Abhishek pens heartfelt note after fulfilling promise to Agra jail inmates
Mumbai, March 30, 2022
Actor Abhishek Bachchan, whose film 'Dasvi' was filmed on location at Agra Central Jail, had promised the inmates of the prison an exclusive screening of the film.
The actor returned to the city to screen 'Dasvi' for 2,000 jail inmates. The grand set-up saw senior officials welcome the cast and crew that included Abhishek as well as co-stars Yami Gautam, Nimrat Kaur and director Tushar Jalota.
Abhishek reminisced about many memorable moments, excitedly showing some members of the media where he shot the "Macha Macha" song and other important scenes.
He also donated an assortment of books for the inmates to enjoy at the library.
Sources close to the crew said that the inmates were humbled by the actor's thoughtful gestures.
He shared a video clipping of him talking to the inmates and captioned it: "A promise is a promise!! Last night I managed to fulfil a commitment I made a year ago. The first screening of our film #Dasvi held for the guards and inmates of Agra Central Jail. We shot the film here. Their reactions are memories I will remember and cherish for a lifetime."
Jio Studios & Dinesh Vijan present, Dasvi. A Maddock Films production, directed by Tushar Jalota, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam and Nimrat Kaur among others, produced by Dinesh Vijan and Bake My Cake Films, the film will stream on Jio Cinema and Netflix from April 7