Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s who turns 69 today says it’s a learning experience to get opinions from people through his blog and micro-blogging site.
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan who turns 69 Tuesday is now trying to harness the online medium to reach out to the very people who showered these accolades on him – his fans.Whether it’s Twitter, his blog or his voice blog, Big B is on a mission to connect with as many people as possible.
After starting his blog in 2008, the Big B went on to start his voice blog called Bol Bachchan in 2010. He later joined micro-blogging site Twitter. Amitabh says connecting with common people has helped him learn a lot.
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, ‘Saath Hindustani’.
Amitabh’s stint on game show Kaun Banega Crorepati has brought him closer to the people of real India. The latest season of the show sees a lot of contestants from the disadvantaged groups, for whom meeting their screen idol is a dream come true.
“Forty years! Been a while. 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 Bachchan. How true! Bachchan’s life has had the quality of being, at once, a biography and a fairytale!