There are superstars and then there is only one ‘Shahenshah’ of Bollywood, the Amitabh Bachchan who has ruled Bollywood for decades.
This name needs no introduction in India as well as abroad because this charismatic 6 feet tall man knows how to rule the hearts. Standing on the pinnacle of success was never a never a piece of cake for him, he had his share of crests and troughs in this journey. Even French film director Francois Truffaut called him ‘ONE MAN INDUSTRY’ for he has set an unparalled benchmark in the “Bollywood Industry.”
Well, on 15th February, 2017, this quintessential actor completed 48 years in the industry and still has the hearts of his audience. To mark this glorious day, Amitabh Bachchan shared many nostalgic pictures on his blog and wrote “There is an avalanche of events related to this date, the 15th of February for on this date in the year of the Lord 1969…Yes that is nineteen sixty nine, I became an official entrant to the film industry, by signing my very first film, Saat Hindustani.”
T 2435 – Today on Feb 15th 1969 I officially joined the Film Industry .. signed my 1st film “Saat Hindustani’ .. pic.twitter.com/GYIYPMNcQm
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 15, 2017
Since his very first film, Saat Hindustani to his last film ‘Pink’ till now (as of 17th February, 2017), Amitabh Bachchan has excelled in every role that he played in the past 48 years. Age is just a number for this versatile actor and it is indeed his experience that makes him the idol of every actor in the industry.
It is just his entry in Bollywood that has completed 48 years in the industry but his movies will remain in everyone’s mind forever, his dialogues from different movies will never be off people’s tongues, the standard he has set in the industry by his acting will always motivate new actors to do their best and that is the very reason why he is ‘The Living Legend of the Bollywood’