- The Last Lear marked Big B's first appearance in an English-language film
- The Last Lear director Rituparno Ghosh died in 2013 due to cardiac arrest
- Rituparno Ghosh won 12 National Awards and many International awards
See Mr Bachchan's post remembering Rituparno Ghosh here:
T 2544 - 10 years of 'The Last Lear' .. my first film in English made by the iconic Ritu Porno Ghosh .. he left us too soon .. pic.twitter.com/jTXUU5z6nX— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 11, 2017
Rituparno Ghosh directed acclaimed and award-winning Bengali films like Bariwali, Asukh, Utsab, Shubho Mahurat, Chokher Bali, Dosar, Shob Charitro Kalponik and Abohoman. He also directed Hindi films Raincoat and Sunglass.
Rituparno Ghosh's last film was Satyanweshi, which released in 2013.
Rituparno Ghosh won 12 National Awards and many International awards in his career spanning almost two decades.
Amitabh Bachchan's other upcoming projects are - Vijay Krishna Acharya's Thugs Of Hindostan, co-starring Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif, R Balki 's Padman, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Sonam Kapoor. The films are scheduled to release in theatres next year.
At the moment, Big B is seen hosting the ninth season of television show Kaun Banega Crorepati.