Friendship Day Special: Many shades of friendship in Bollywood

MUMBAI: With Friendship Day around the corner, it’s perhaps as good a time as any to examine the ever-interesting subject of friendships in Bollywood. In an industry that has seen its share of ego clashes, some unlikely friendships have bloomed.

All the same, this is also the industry where friends have stood by each other through thick and thin. Some have also gone out of their way to do things for the other person. hitlist takes a look at some celeb friendships in B-town…

Friends forever
Some friendships have stood the test of time. We bring you some of these celeb stories…

Goldie Behl and Abhishek Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan and Goldie Behl are childhood friends. Abhishek has starred in two of Behl’s films: Bas Itna Sa Khwab Hai and Drona

Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar
They own a production company together and have been friends since a decade. Ritesh had once said, `We don’t have egos and we are open to each other’s inputs. Every decision that the company takes is a joint one and once a decision is made, there’s no blame game if it backfires. This is what has made us remain thick as ever. We have seen each other grow, make mistakes and learn from it.`

Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan
Sanjay Dutt and Salman Khan have supported each other during their difficult times. Their rapport was evident when they appeared as co-hosts on Bigg Boss. Salman Khan is said to have gone and met Sanju a few times before the latter went to prison.