Amitabh Bacchan, fondly called as Big ‘B’ Turned 72 today. The ‘Don’s birthday celebration this year was simple. The celebrations are kept simple and the mega-star feels it is just another day. Addressing the press, he spoke about his parents, how they felt about birthday celebrations, thanked his fans. He said the best gift in his life was his granddaughter Aaradhya. The actor said as it was Karvachauth, he would stay with the family and have a simple dinner after sighting the moon.
The Shahansha of Bollywood has an interesting career graph and huge number of fans. Here are 10 interesting facts about the megastar, which many people may not know.
- Amitabh Bacchan was first turned off siting his appearance and voice were not good for movies!
- The mega-star is a double graduate in Arts.
- Amitabh Bacchan and Rajiv Gandhi were great pals and liked and admired each other.
- The first salary the super star received was a mere 500 INR and he received a remuneration of 1000 INR for his first movie. The recent news is that he was paid 7000 INR per minute for an advertisement shoot. The present net worth of this superstar is around 400 million dollars!
- Zanjeer, the movie which created the superstar came up after 20 flops.
- The Shahanshah loves and adheres to a vegetarian diet.
- The superstar owns two houses and it is estimated that both the properties together is worth around INR 150 Crores!!
- The Bollywood Badshah – Big ‘B’ Amitabh Bacchan is fond of collecting pens and watches and has a huge collection of the two.
- Big ‘B’ was accused of sexual harassment by a Bollywood actress.
- The angry young man’s first movie was a black and white and that is the only black and white movie big ‘B’ has acted in.