Amitabh Bachchan revealed that his first thought after his first film was to give all the profits to his parents. He was speaking to a contestant on his hit show Kaun Banega Crorepati 15. Amitabh also recalled how the film offered him an opportunity to relieve his parents of their responsibilities. (Also Read: Vicky Kaushal blasts Amitabh Bachchan with a hilarious story from his wedding)
Amitabh wanted to offer all the money to the parents
Contestant Vivek asked Amitabh about the time he got his first film, adding that everyone would like to hear it. Reminiscing about the time he made his first film Saat Hindustani, Amitabh said on the show, “Humko ye laga kji isase hume jo bhi milega, wo hum apne ma-babuji ko dein. (I felt that I am earning from it, I should give to my parents).” Everyone in the audience clapped loudly when Amitabh spoke.
The superstar added, “Mujhe ek zariya mil gaya ki apne ma-babuji ko bula kar apne paas rakhein. Jo zimmedari unhone humare liye jeevan bhar kiya hai us zimmedari ko hum apne kandho par rakh kar aage unke liye kar ke dein. (I found . a way to ensure that my parents would move and live with me. The responsibilities that they fulfilled all these years for us, I wanted to transfer them to my shoulders and fulfill them in the future).”
When Amitabh did his first film
Amitabh Bachchan was looking for work in Kolkata when he went to Mumbai after his friend Tinnu Anand introduced his name to director Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, who was looking for new faces for his film, Saat Hindustani. Khwaja finalized Amitabh only after he spoke to the actor’s father, legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and was sure to support the son’s dreams, according to a 2021 Hindustan Times report.
Amitabh’s first National Film Award
Amitabh’s first film Saat Hindustani hit theaters in 1969 and tells the story of seven Indian rebels who rose up against Portuguese rule in Goa. Amitabh commented on the role of a poet. He won his first National Film Award for Most Promising Newcomer.
Amitabh new movies
Currently busy shooting for the regular episodes of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh also has an interesting line up of films. These include Nag Ashwin’s Kalki 2898 AD, which also stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Hassan and Dulquer Salmaan. Amitabh will also be seen in Vikas Bahl’s Ganapath alongside Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon.
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