Amitabh Bachchan is one of the finest actors the industry can boast of. He is literally worshipped in temples of some small towns in India. His fine acting prowess has been the source of utter delight for generations of Indians. Mr. Bachchan started his career with the film ‘Saat Hindustani’ in 1969. He has been extremely popular as the ‘angry young man’ during the eighties. Later, after a certain lull in his career, he made a comeback with a super popular TV Quiz show. Even at the age of 76, he works hard and is an example to the youngsters. He is known for his professional behavior on shooting sets. People say that he is always on time, ready to start a long tiring day. Apart from being an actor with tremendous capabilities, he is also an exceptional writer. Let us dig deep into some lesser known facts about him.
Amitabh Bachhan is a member of the Twitterati!
Amitabh Bachchan was killing it with his tweets since a long time before it became so important. It seems like the senior actor finds pleasure in posting nuggets of wisdom and his 35 million followers waste no time in lapping it all up. His tweets border on philosophical to topical to downright bizarre sometimes!
Amitabh Bachchan and ambidexterity
Not many people know that Amitabh Bachchan is equally adept at working with both left and right hands. He is a good actor, writer, orator and an anchor; it is only natural that a man with the power of writing with both hands will be multi-talented. Apart from these he is also a poet
Amitabh Bachchan and the case of Afganisthan’s Air force
We all remember the lavish film Khuda Gawah that was the highest grossing film of 1992. The film was shot in Afghanistan. The President at that point Mohammad Najibullah was a big fan of Amitabh Bachchan. He provided full security from his Air Force base for the 18 day shoot schedule.
Amitabh Bachchan as the comic-book superhero
‘The Adventures of Amitabh Bachchan’ was a comic-book series published in the 1980s. The comics were conceptualized by Pammi Bakshi and designed by Pratap Mullick od ‘Amar Chitra Katha’ fame. The Character ‘Supremo’ based on the superstar and ran for a very long time. This series was also a medium of communication between Mr. Bachchan and his ardent fans.
Amitabh Bachhan and the freeze frame in ‘Coolie’
We all know that the actor was seriously injured during the shooting of this film. Huge crowds of concerned fans used to stand outside the hospital and show their support for him. When the film was finally released, there was a freeze frame attached to the specific fight scene where he got injured. This frame cited the fact that the superstar survived a fatal injury during the filming of the scene.
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