Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:30:00 GMT | By IANS

SRK grew up wanting to be Big B

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan reveals how he always wanted to be like Amitabh Bachchan.

SRK grew up wanting to be Big B (© Reuters)

Mumbai: As a youngster, Shah Rukh Khan loved watching Amitabh Bachchan's movies, and admits he wanted to be in the megastar's shoes.

Shah Rukh, 47, has worked with Big B in movies like ‘Mohabbatein’ and ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’.

"The greatness of Mr.Amitabh Bachchan is that you can describe your life span with Bachchan films. You have to see it from the point of view of a guy who has grown up wanting to be Amitabh Bachchan," Shah Rukh said on BIG CBS PRIME's ‘India's Prime Icon’.

"There's your parents that teach you about life and your school that teaches you stuff, and then there's Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, who you just want to be. I'm not saying I wanted to be an actor like him or a star like him. I just wanted to be Mr. Amitabh Bachchan," he added.

Big B is one of the contenders on ‘India's Prime Icon’.

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