Big B got best written roles; Shashi, Dharmendra, I got sidelined: Rishi Kapoor
Amitabh Bachchan has never given due credit to the actors who have worked with him, says Rishi Kapoor. Indian bollywood actor Aamir Khan (L) is pictured with Indian Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan at the book launch of 'Bachchanalia,' the. Obviously Amitabh Bachchan was the Greater of the 2: * The fact that Amitabh Bachchan was voted by BBC Asia as the Greatest Superstar of the Century on the.
Bachchan's character was originally intended to have been killed off but after the change of script, the character lived in the end. It would have been inappropriate, said Desai, for the man who had just fended off death in real life to be killed on screen. Also, in the released film the footage of the fight scene is frozen at the critical moment, and a caption appears onscreen marking this as the instant of the actor's injury and the ensuing publicity of the accident.
His illness made him feel weak both mentally and physically and he decided to quit films and venture into politics. At this time he became pessimistic, expressing concern with how a new film would be received, and stating before every release, "Yeh film to flop hogi! After a three year stint in politics from toBachchan returned to films inplaying the title role in Shahenshah, which was a box office success.
Successes during this period like the crime drama Aaj Ka Arjun and action crime drama Humfor which he won his third Filmfare Best Actor Award, looked like they might reverse the trend, but this momentum was short-lived and his string of box office failures continued. These years would see his last on-screen appearances for some time. After the release of Khuda Gawah inBachchan went into semi-retirement for five years.
With the exception of the delayed release of Insaniyatwhich was also a box office failure, Bachchan did not appear in any new releases for five years. ABCL's strategy was to introduce products and services covering an entire cross-section of India's entertainment industry.
ABCL's operations were mainstream commercial film production and distribution, audio cassettes and video discs, production and marketing of television software, and celebrity and event management. Though Mrityudaata attempted to reprise Bachchan's earlier success as an action hero, the film was a failure both financially and critically.
The fiasco and the consequent legal battles surrounding ABCL and various entities after the event, coupled with the fact that ABCL was reported to have overpaid most of its top level managers, eventually led to its financial and operational collapse in The Bombay high court, in Aprilrestrained Bachchan from selling off his Bombay bungalow 'Prateeksha' and two flats till the pending loan recovery cases of Canara Bank were disposed of.
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Bachchan had, however, pleaded that he had mortgaged his bungalow to raise funds for his company. He played a stern, elder figure who rivalled the character of Shahrukh Khan. Other hits followed, with Bachchan appearing as an older family patriarch in Ek Rishtaa: As an actor, he continued to perform in a range of characters, receiving critical praise for his performances in AksAankhenKaanteKhakee and Dev The film starred Bachchan as an aging teacher of a deaf-blind girl and followed their relationship.
Taking advantage of this resurgence, Amitabh began endorsing a variety of products and services, appearing in many television and billboard advertisements. All of them were successful at the box office.
Shootout at Lokhandwala did well at the box office and was declared a hit in India, while Cheeni Kum picked up after a slow start and was a success. He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since Black. The film was due to begin filming in February but due to the writer's strike, was pushed to September Sarkar Rajthe sequel of the film Sarkar, released in June and received a positive response at the box-office.
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Paawhich released at the end of was a highly anticipated project as it saw him playing his own son Abhishek's Progeria-affected year-old son, and it opened to favourable reviews, particularly towards Bachchan's performance and was one of the top-grossing films of Inhe debuted in Malayalam film through Kandahardirected by Major Ravi and co-starring Mohanlal. Inhe played the role of the friendly ghost in the sequel Bhoothnath Returns.
The next year, he played the role of a grumpy father suffering from chronic constipation in the critically acclaimed Piku which was also one of the biggest hits of His performance in Piku, without doubt, finds a place among the top 10 in his illustrious career.
Bhashkor's life and conversation may revolve around his constipation and fussy hypochondria, but there's no mistaking the scene-stealing energy that Mr. He bickers with the maids, harrows his hapless helper, and expects that Piku stay unmarried so she can attend to him.
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One of the very few stars known for their punctuality, [Bachchan] is apologetic even if he's kept you waiting a few short minutes. Have respect for other people's time and always be punctual: B-Town biggies have a notorious reputation for holding up shoots, strolling on to sets five hours late, throwing tantrums that cause setbacks to the schedule and delaying projects by months, sometimes, even years.
One of the very few stars known for their punctuality, he is apologetic even if he's kept you waiting a few short minutes. For example 3 Idiots has significant messages Lagaan is used in many management schools as a case study to teach determination, hard work, taking up challenges and teamwork. His latest movie PK has some interesting lessons: Sometimes letting go makes you a bigger person.
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Trust yourself and not someone who is a self-acclaimed manager of the almighty, trust your thinking and act accordingly. Doubt what you see, read and hear. Question what's in front of you and don't just stand blinded, accepting everything that's handed to you.
Apply your logic and brains and behave rationally not just because your religion says so, but because your mind says so.
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Listen to yourself before you agree with something you aren't fully aware about. Your mind holds the power, so give yourself a chance to be enlightened. Rather than blindly following something that lies behind a fog, it's better to understand the hows and the whys of a thing you have been doing since your birth.
It's not a sin to be curious, so never be afraid to satisfy your thirst for curiosity. There are lessons to be drawn from Aamir Khan's life itself: When you take on a project, give it everything you can. Be extremely committed to it. I have never been interested in awards.
The love of my audience is my ultimate award," said Dharmendra. On recommending Amitabh Bachchan for Sholay They went on to become the most popular jodi on screen, with their characters Jay and Veeru in Sholay. But not many know that Dharmendra had recommended Big B for the super-hit film. If he is saying that from where he is now, from such a dizzying height, people will talk about his greatness. He never said earlier that I had recommended him. So now when he says it, people will say he is great, not I," said the veteran actor.
On his favourite directors Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee were two of the best directors of our times. Both of them have given Bollywood some of the best films. To be a great director, you need to be a great director, and Hrishi da was one of them.