Amitabh Bachchan Controversy: Amitabh Bachchan is an ideal man, a wonderful father, a philosopher, and a complete family man. Generation after generation of actors have been inspired by and motivated to reach new heights by the legendary actor’s work over the decades.
Throughout his career, Amitabh has received numerous honors in recognition of his significant contributions to Indian film and television. Born on October 11, 1942, Amitabh Srivastava to his father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, who was a famed Hindi poet of his day, and social activist mother, Teji Bachchan,
The young man was destined to be as great as his parents. Amitabh had just graduated from Kirori Mal College, the University of Delhi, where he studied history. However, even a guy of his size had some issues with his name, therefore without further ado, let’s take a deep-detailed look at it!
1. When Sayali Bhagat Accused Amitabh Bachchan of Sexual Harassment
When Sayali Bhagat, a former Miss India World, accused Amitabh Bachchan, Shiney Ahuja, and Sajid Khan of sexual harassment in 2011, the whole film industry was shocked. Sayani was found to have been the victim of cybercrime when Big B reported Sayani’s public charges against him to the authorities.
Despite the fact that, following the investigation, Sayani delivered a statement to the media in which he said: “I’ve communicated with him (Amitabh) via email, and he’s aware that a third party is at play. He also reported it to the police. He’s gone on the offensive once more. All of the actors I’ve spoken to understand that I’ve been victimized.”
2. When Late Kader Khan Narrated the Tale of Amitabh Bachchan’s Arrogance
Amitabh Bachchan and Kader Khan, the late, great actor, were one of the most successful on-screen teams in Hindi cinema, appearing in a number of blockbuster films together. Apart from their on-screen Jodi, the two had shared a great bond in real life too, but shortly,
Amitabh had started climbing new staircases of fame and success, which not only made him a bit arrogant but also rather self-centered. Amitabh Bachchan and Kader Khan’s lovely and genuine friendship came to an end in an interview with a news portal.
3. When Shatrughan Sinha Said Amitabh Bachchan Was ‘Intimidated’ By Him
Everyone is aware of the fact that Amitabh Bachchan and Shatrughan Sinha were conquering the silver screens with their great films in the 70s and 80s and were leading other actors by a margin. It was in Dostana and Kaala Patthar, however, where the two had worked together that they just broke box office records since the public loved their screen presence.
However, due to a squabble between two irate young men from that period, we never got to witness more of this golden duo. One of the sections from Shatrughan Sinha’s memoirs, Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography, disclosed the cause behind the demise of Shatrughan-partnership. Amitabh’s.
4. When The Late Amar Singh Called Amitabh Bachchan Greedy
There was a time when late politician, Amar Singh and iconic actor, Amitabh Bachchan used to impart some real-life friendship goals to everyone. Amar and Amitabh were the real-life ‘Jai-Veeru,’ getting photographed at each other’s family occasions and making nice gestures.
However, like many friendships in his life, Amitabh’s concrete friendship with Amar had also ended due to some circumstances best known to them. In an interview with Tridib Raman, the Editor of the parliamentarian.in, Amar Singh has given some insights regarding himself and Amitabh Bachchan’s friendship. The politician had also hinted at the reasons behind their fallout.
5. Amitabh Bachchan’s Controversial Affair With Rekha
While filming Do Anjaane in 1976, Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha began their relationship. There were suspicions and reports in the media that the actor is apparently having an extra-marital romance with Rekha despite his marriage with Jaya Bachchan.
However, it was during the making of Ganga Ki Saugandh (1978) that Big B had reportedly lost his fury on a co-actor who was misbehaving with Rekha. As a result, their relationship was thrust into the spotlight, attracting the attention of the media.
While Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha both denied their relationship to the media, the rumors persist. But years later, during an interview, Yash Chopra opened up about his experience of working with Amitabh Bachchan, his wife, Jaya Bachchan, and his claimed girlfriend, Rekha, in the film Silsila. Director Yash Chopra acknowledged in an interview with BBC that Rekha and Amitabh had been romantically involved prior to the film Silsila.
6. When Amitabh Bachchan Agreed to Be a Part of The B-Grade Film, ‘Boom’
There was a period in iconic actor, Amitabh Bachchan’s life when he had no other way than to say ‘yes’ to the director, of Kaizad Gustad’s film, Boom. The reason behind Great B’s bold choice to participate in a B-grade film despite being such a big star in the Indian film industry was the bankruptcy and financial crunch he and his family were going through around 2002-2003.
7. When Amitabh Bachchan Kissed 44-Years Younger Jiah Khan In ‘Nishabd’
One of the most contentious films of all time, Nishabd was a courageous attempt by the legendary director, Ram Gopal Varma towards the direction of the societal lid on attraction and morals. However, the age difference of 44 years between the film’s lead actors,
Amitabh and Jiah had generated a great scandal in the media after watching their brazen kissing episode in the film. As previously mentioned, Amitabh Bachchan’s wife, Jaya, was enraged by her husband’s participation in such a film.
8. When Amitabh Bachchan’s Venture, ABCL’s Failure Landed Him in Debt of Rs. 90 Crores
When Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd. (ABCL) failed horribly and left him in debt of roughly Rs 90 crores, he recalled the period when he went bankrupt in an interview with Mail Today in 2013. “I’ll never forget when creditors used to come to my house and abuse me,” the actor said of 1993 when he declared it to be one of the saddest years of his life. He had said:
“I will never forget how creditors would come to our door, be nasty, threatening, and demanding, and worst of all, when they came for ‘Kudkee’ at Prateeksha, our home. Without a doubt that was one of the saddest periods of my 44-year professional career.
Because of this, I took some time to sit and contemplate my alternatives and weigh out the pros and cons of each one. Answer: I’m confident in my abilities as an actor. I rose to my feet and made my way to Yashji, who had been camped out behind my house. I pleaded with him to put me to work. He then gave me Mohabbatein, which is when the worm hatched.”
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