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Amitabh Bachchan, the original don, baadshah, superstar of Indian cinema!

Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan Jee, the original don, baadshah, superstar of Indian cinema!. His life itself is not less then a mega story, a perfect chemistry of an inspirational movie.

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Did you know, during his struggling days, Amitabh Bachchan had spent a few nights on a bench at Marine Drive, Mumbai. He loves to point out to the bench every time he drives past it.

More interesting facts:

  • Amitabh Bachchan’s father, Harivansh Rai changed his surname, Shrivastava. Harivansh Rai adopted the pen name Bachchan to publish all his works, Amitabh decides this surname forever.
  • In 1999, Amitabh Bachchan was voted as the ‘Greatest star of stage or screen’ in poll by BBC, above legends like Laurence Olivier, Charlie Chaplin and Marlon Brando.
  • Amitabh Bachchan has played more double roles than any other actor. In Mahaan, he had a triple role.
  • By year 2000, he was bankrupted, he had no films in his hand, no money, no company, a million legal cases against and the tax authorities had put notice of recovery on his home and then KBC and Mohabbatein happened.

 

 

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