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Mumbai, Apr 27 (Thursday, 12-25 am): Cricket’s latest superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday realized their cherished wish of meeting each other.

It was a chance meeting between the two icons who were unaware that they were both shooting in the Film City.

Bachchan, who was shooting for a Bhojpuri film Ganga, came to know that Dhoni was doing a commercial.

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A "die-hard" Dhoni fan, he promptly called up his co-star in the movie Manoj Tiwary, who also happens to be the brother-in-law of the cricketer, and requested him to set up a meeting.

Tiwary, in turn, called Dhoni, who said it would not be proper for a person of the stature of Bachchan ji to come down to see him. He himself agreed to call on the latter.

When Dhoni was finally face to face with Bachchan, he told him, "I have idolised only two persons since my childhood. One is Sachin Tendulkar and the other is Amitabh Bachchan.

"I am now playing with Tendulkar and today I got a chance to meet you as well. I will always cherish this day of my life."

Bachchan, on his part, said, "I am your die-hard fan. I was desperate to meet you." 


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