The Shahenshah of Bollywood, Big B, Sadi ka Mahanayak, Star of the Millennium, or Greatest actor of the century, it is Amitabh Bachchan who was born as Inquilaab Srivastava on 11th October 1942. As everybody knows that he is a great actor in India, as well as a film producer, television host, occasional playback singer, and former politician. Bachchan has given many popular films to the Bollywood, like Zanjeer, Deewaar, and Sholay while his career spanning consists of five decades in which he has played in more than 190 Indian films. He was awarded many honorary, national and international awards while his career journey.
8 Things you didn’t know about Amitabh Bachchan
Bachchan’s first salary was so ordinary
Amitabh Bachchan, before becoming a Bollywood actor, he has worked as a freight company executive in Calcutta, Bachchan was appointed for this job on a very ordinary salary and he drew his first salary of 300 Indian rupees.
The India’s Megastar of the millennium started his career with back-to-back 12 flops
While the beginning of his career, India’s Megastar of the millennium, Amitabh Bachchan has given twelve back-to-back flops films to the Bollywood before his best performance. His first commercial and critical hit was filmed ‘Zanjeer’.
The first actor who played at a time in three different roles
Bachchan has the honor of ever playing the more double role than any other actor did. In his debut film “Mahan”, he played the triple role at a time and broke the previous records. Additionally, has played a double role in approximately 10 films that are, “Aadalat”, “Don”, “Kasme Vaade”, “The Great Gambler”, “Desh Premee”, “Satte Pe Satta”, “Aakhree Raasta”, “Bade Miyan Chote Miyan”, “Lal Baadshah” and “Sooryavansham”.
The honorable judge at Miss World pageant
The has the honor of one of the judges at the most coveted beauty titles, Miss World Pageant which was held as an international pageant competition in 1995.
Amitabh Bachchan has such a magical ability!
Amitabh Bachchan has a very amazing ability despite his great acting skill that he can write with his both the hand equally, in another word, he is a left handy as well as a right handy too.
The bitter truth of Bachchan’s life is that he was rejected by all the Indian radio channels
The World beloved actor, Amitabh Bachchan was being popular for his husky and powerful voice, even he initially began his career in his debut film as a voice narrator in one of the award-winning Mrinal Sen’s film Bhuvan Shome in 1969. Moreover, he also debuted his voice in 1977 film Shatranj Ke Khilari. But it is a bitter truth that Bachchan was rejected by all the Indian Radio channels due to his baritone voice.
Many books are written on him
There are many books which were written on Bachchan that included Amitabh Bachchan: the Legend was published in 1999, To be or not to be: Amitabh Bachchan in 2004, AB: The Legend (A Photographer’s Tribute) in 2006, Amitabh Bachchan: Ek Jeevit Kimvadanti in 2006, Amitabh: The Making of a Superstar in 2006, Looking for the Big B: Bollywood, Bachchan and Me in 2007 and Bachchanalia in 2009.
Bachchan is also a philosopher as indicated by his written book
In 2002, the greatest star of stage or screen, Bachchan wrote a book himself titled, Soul Curry for you and me – An Empowering Philosophy That Can Enrich Your Life.