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Biography

In Soft Focus

A new biography reveals the Big B’s human face

In Soft Focus
In Soft Focus
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The rests his tall, languid frame on a leather sofa seemingly unaware of his own aura. But then if you’re an Amitabh Bachchan— a legend, a star of such gigantic proportions that few even today have managed to touch that image— then, perhaps, you stop being aware of your own greatness, your hallowed place in cinematic history. His answer to what it must feel like to have achieved so much is surprisingly modest, "I’m not unwilling to take credit but I must decide my own worth which I feel is very mediocre. I haven’t been able to achieve anything substantial."

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