In the age of pre-wedding shoots, an old couple has won our hearts by recreating a popular Hindi song on their 25th wedding anniversary. Yes, you read it right! Husband and wife, both in their 60s, recreated Amitabh Bachchan and Moushumi Chatterjee’s song Rimjhim Gire Saawan from the 1979 film Manzil. Vandana and Shailesh visited the exact same locations where the song was shot and gave similar poses as Amitabh and Moushumi while enjoying the Mumbai rain. Shailesh wore a formal suit just like Amitabh while Vandana draped a simple saree. The video was shot by their friends who also uploaded it on YouTube. The video is now going viral across all social media platforms and fans have labelled it “wholesome”.
The video has even gone viral among celebrities. Tabu hit the like button on this video while actress Supriya Pilgaonkar commented, “Wishing Vandana and Shailesh a very very happy anniversary. . They are lucky to have each other. . They must have inspired so many silver wedding jubiliians ! Stay blessed. ! Keep creating. . The enthusiasm is infectious. !”
Watch the viral video!
An Internet user commented, “awww cute.. It’s heartwarming to see them.”
Someone said, “In the world of pre wedding shoot and honeymoon shot and divorce shoot i want this 25yrs anniversary shoot. they’re so beautiful.”
“This is the most beautiful thing I saw today,” reads another comment.
A comment reads, “What chemistry they both still have….God bless them.”
Anand Mahindra also re-tweeted this video and said, “This is justifiably going viral. An elderly couple re-enact the popular song ‘Rimjhim gire sawan’ at the very same locations in Mumbai as in the original film. I applaud them. They’re telling us that if you unleash your imagination, you can make life as beautiful as you want it to be…!”
Manzil featuring Amitabh Bachchan and Moushumi Chatterjee was released in 1979. It was directed by Basu Chatterjee. The male version of Rimjhim Gire Saawan was sung by Kishore Kumar while Lata Mangeshkar sang the female version.