Updated: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:45:00 GMT
Spotlight: Amitabh Bachchan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back with 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8', which will go on air from August 17 on Sony



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It was on February 15, 1969, that "a tall, lean guy with intense eyes" walked the stairs of KA Abbas's office to sign his first movie, 'Saat Hindustani'.

"Struggles and uncertainties, successes and disappointments, accusations and controversies, ill health and months in hospital, all such a vivid kaleidoscope of moments, events, images simply unbelievable and unimaginable," blogs Amitabh. How true! Bachchan's life has had the quality of being, at once, a biography and a fairytale!

Even as Amitabh Bachchan returns as quizmaster, we present some rare facts from the glorious career of the megastar who still remains the tallest peak in Indian Cinema.

 

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