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7 Things You May Not Know About Amitabh Bachchan

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Today, superstar Amitabh Bachchan turns 79 years old. He’s a bonafide superstar and has been covered in multiple magazines and in newspapers. During his decades-long career, he has given multiple interviews and spoken about innumerable things. However, there are certain things about him that you may not be aware of.

1. Today, Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone is famous but before joining Bollywood, when he had applied at All India Radio, they had rejected him.

 

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2. From 1969 to 1973, Amitabh Bachchan had 12 consecutive flops before Zanjeer turned things around for him.

 

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3. Amitabh Bachchan narrowly survived after meeting with a horrific accident on the sets of Coolie in 1982. The nation was on tenterhooks.

 

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4. Amitabh Bachchan was almost bankrupt when he went up to Yash Chopra and asked him for work. That’s when Mohabbatein released and turned his fortunes around.

 

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5. Amitabh Bachchan can write as well with his left hand as he can with his right hand.

 

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6. According to multiple reports, Amitabh Bachchan was initially called Inquilaab Shrivastava but his father changed his name later on.

 

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7. He made only ₹1000 from his debut movie!

 

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