Updated: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:15:00 GMT
Spotlight: Amitabh Bachchan

Big B makes his fiction show debut with 'Yudh'

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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 makes his fiction show debut with 'Yudh', we present some rare facts from the glorious career of the megastar who still remains the tallest peak in Indian Cinema.