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25 things you didn’t know about Big B

If you thought you knew your favorite star in and out, you probably should go through this list. Bringing to you 25 facts about Amitabh Bachchan that you might not know.
And here goes the list…

1- Big B was the first Asian actor to have a wax model displayed at Madame Tussaud’s in London.
2- The face of the Indian comic book character Supremo is based on him.
3- He is the only actor, apart from Rishi Kapoor who has played God.
4- Amitabh Bachchan prefers to call his grandaughter Aaradhya ‘betiya’ instead of Beti B.
5- Big B is known to suffer from Asthama.
6- Amitabh met Jaya Bhaduri at the FIlm and Television Institute of India, Pune first.
7- Big B’s favorite holiday spots are Swiss and London.
8- Amitabh Bachchan was honored as ‘Actor Of The Century’ in 2001 at the film festival in Egypt.
9- Big B’s fater wanted to name him Inquilab initially.
10- Big B’s ambition was to become an engineer.
11- Amitabh Bachchan can write pretty well with both his hands.
12- A. R Rehman never composed a song for Big B although he had scored music for a couple of Big B’s films.
13- Big B’S bungalow Jalsa was apparently gifted to him.
14- Amitabh Bachchan’s debut was in Saat Hindustaani.
15-“Saat Hindustani” is his only black-and-white film.
16- Big B’s first hit film Zanjeer was preceded by 12 consecutive flops.
17- He has played himself in over 12 films for cameos.
18- Big B never forgets birthdays and important events. He has a sharp memory.
19- Amitabh Bchchan has played more double roles than any other actor.
20- Big B has a passion for collecting watches.
21- He was one of the judges for Miss World 1995.
22- Big B was once rejected by All India Radio because of his voice.
23- Hrishikesh Mukherjee casted him in the role of a common man in most of his films.
24- Big B’s original surname was Shrivastava. His father adopted the pen name ‘Bachchan’
25- Amitabh Bachchan dubbed for 23 scenes in 5 hours, a record, for ‘Shootout At Lokhandwala’

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