There was a time in the life of Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan, when he declared himself bankrupt. In such a situation, a celebrity of the film world extended a helping hand towards him.
Amitabh Bachchan (Photo Credit: News Nation)
Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is not interested in any identity. Big B is celebrating his 79th birthday on 11 October. But as a common man’s life is full of ups and downs, happiness and sorrow. In the same way, there was a time in the life of Amitabh Bachchan, when Big B, the owner of property worth millions of crores, had declared himself bankrupt. Not only this, the debtors had reached the door of Amitabh Bachchan. In this difficult time, where people left him, a celebrity supported him in this difficult time.
Big B was drowned in such debt
This is from the 90s, when Amitabh Bachchan’s stardom was at the peak. During that time Big B had opened his own production house, which he named ABCL. However, Amitabh had to face heavy losses in this production house. Due to which Big B declared himself bankrupt. He was completely in debt. But, in the meantime, there was a good thing that he got Yash Chopra’s support in this difficult time. Yash Chopra took Big B’s hand and soon Amitabh Bachchan’s bad days came to an end. However, let us tell you that after the film ‘Silsila’, the two did not work together for a long time. But when Amitabh Bachchan was in debt in the 90s, then he again remembered Yash Chopra. Amitabh went to Yash Chopra and he asked for a film.
Big B had sought help from Yash Chopra
Amitabh Bachchan had said in one of his interviews, ‘Was thinking in those days, now what will be the next step? I thought I was an actor. So go and act. Then I went to Yash ji. I said that I have no work, give me work. I am very needy. After this he did the film ‘Mohabbatein’, due to which his car started coming on track. Amitabh Bachchan has done many films with Yash Chopra, due to which both the career and financial condition of Big B got back on track.
Apart from this, during this time Amitabh Bachchan got an offer to host ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, the Hindi version of Hollywood’s superhit show ‘Who wants to be millionaire’. Which took his career to new heights. The ratings of this reality show are always good. Through this show, Amitabh made a different identity in the world of TV. It is said that Big B charges Rs 15 crore for this show.
First Published : 10 Oct 2021, 05:59:52 PM