Amitabh Bachan is the legend of Bollywood. His charm is evergreen just like his acting. This veteran has fans of all ages. Amitabh is not only a great actor but also a great human. He is always loved by his fans since time for decades now.
He is the star icon of old era as well as of present time. His age has never been a bar, when we talk about talent.
As today is his 75th birthday, here are some of his quotes that reveal his real personality.
#1. “I am very happy with I see. The grey, the not – so grey and the camouflaged. That’s life. One has to live with it.”
#2.“We are not the people we are in films. I am not an alcoholic, But I portray that. I can’t bash up 20 guys at a time in real life. It’s just that I do it well on screen.”
#3. “Frankly I’ve never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an ‘icon’, ‘superstan’, etc. I’ve always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability.”
#4. “I may be number 1 – 10 at the box office but that still does not mean that I am irreplaceable.”
#5. “When I was exposed to brighter lights, I began noticing prettier things, faster cars, motorbikes… girls! Then just like any young man I wanted it all!”
#6. “I’ve always said that actors should be treated very carefully. We need a lot of understanding. There are millions of things that could destroy us. We are broken up people inside.”
#7. “Change is the nature of life but challenge is the future of life. So challenge the changes. Never change the challenges.”
#8. “The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don’t know why something’s happening to you and you don’t know how you bounced back.”
#9. “Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering.”
#10. “The best part about being a superstar is that you can wear the most outrageous of clothes and they say ‘it’s in!”
#11. “Donate and do not talk about it, they say you do nothing for the society. Do and talk about it, they’ll say you seek publicity!”
#12. “I don’t use any techniques; I’m not trained to be an actor. I just enjoy working in films. It’s more instinctive rather than anything else.”
#13. “I sometimes lament the fact that I do not have the benefit of a complete and ailment free body structure.”
#14. “I believe that cinema picks up ideas from society and not the other way round.”
#15. “I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can’t help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I’m quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in THE TIMES OF INDIA.”