An ardent Amitabh Bachchan fan, Vidya Balan spoke to NDTV and shared fond memories of how she grew up watching his movies. The actress also shares her experience of playing mother to her icon in the movie Paa.
Amitabh Bachchan is the true definition of a megastar who personified the 'angry young man' image of 1970s and is the most enduring icons of India's entertainment industry. Here's a look at the Bollywood journey of the legendary actor who turns 70.
He is one man, one super hero, the single outstanding superstar of cinema in this country who has been voted miles ahead of the rest. According to our poll, Amitabh Bachchan is the greatest actor of all time. But now, someone tiny has him wrapped around his little finger - his grand-daughter Aaradhya. [Fieldwork by Ipsos]
Could there be another Silsila to look forward to? Amitabh Bachchan says he'd definitely work with Rekha again if a good script came along. The on screen jodi has not starred together or even spoken in public for years after a rumoured affair.
Amitabh Bachchan's favourite role so far might just be real life granddad to little Aaradhya Bachchan. And she knows that "yeh daariwala insaan" is going to be a very important part of her life, he says.
1990's Agneepath was memorable for its central character, a man who embraced a world of anger. 17 years after Zanjeer, Amitabh Bachchan proved the Angry Young Man could still leave moviegoers spellbound.