• Shiva Rajkumar, Prabhu, Amitabh Bachchan, Vikram Prabhu and NagarjunaAmitabh Bachchan/Facebook
  • Manju Warrier, Prabhu, Amitabh Bachchan, Vikram Prabhu, Nagarjuna and Shiva RajkumarAmitabh Bachchan/Facebook
  • Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan/Facebook

Actor Amitabh Bachchan was in South India on Wednesday, 11 March, to shoot for an endorsement with Prabhu, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Vikram Prabhu, Shiva Rajkumar and Manju Warrier.

The veteran actor and other south actors were seen wearing the traditional vesti and shirt.

Bachchan expressed his happiness to be with the top heroes of the south entertainment industry.

T 1787 - A delightful morning with the greats of the Southern Industry .. and all sons of thespians, who were my seniors in my early years !

"What a privilege for me to be in the same frame .. a legacy of the past in my present today .. honoured and humbled by the respect they all give me," Bachchan posted on his blog on Wednesday.

The Bollywood actor also praised the south Indian entertainment industry, which has "utmost professionalism and discipline". He also said that creativity and management skills of the industry is always ahead of Bollywood.

The "Shamitabh" star also added that he is blessed to be a part of the dynamic industry.

"I consider myself fortunate and blessed to have lived in those heady times of the greats of language cinema - of Shivaji Ganesan, MGR, Nagesh, Gemini Ganesan, Savithri - of Akkineni Nagarjun, NTR - of Uttam Kumar, Soumitra Chatterji, Robi Ghosh, Madhabi, Chabi Biswas - of Rajkumar - of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor, Dev Anand, Motilal, V Shantaram, Meena Kumari, Waheeda Rehman, Nargis, Nutan, Tanuja ... the names are simply endless .. all of them could never be contained in such a short medium of record ..," Bachchan posted on his blog.

While Prabhu is the son of Tamil actor Shivaji Ganesan, Vikram Prabhu is "Chinna Thambi" (1992) actor's son. Shiva Rajkumar is the son of late Kannada superstar Rajkumar and Nagarjuna is late Telugu star Akkineni Nageshwar Rao's son.

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