Amitabh Bachchan wants a book on the Indian cinema. The megastar says documentation of all the hardwork that goes behind in making a film is important. The performer trusts that it is not a fantastical dream and will soon transform into reality.
The 73-year-old star, who has entertained film goers for more than four decades with his energy stuffed exhibitions, took to his official web journal to express his perspectives.
He shared: “What were the moments created during their (movie) making … is a book by itself … and so may it be … for documentation of such is such an essentiality … not done here but should be … someday it shall someday.”
From being Bollywood’s ‘Angry young man’ to turning into its ‘Shahenshah’, Amitabh has rendered a few widely praised performances in movies like ‘Deewar’, ‘Agneepath’, ‘Sholay’, “Don ” and ‘Black’.
He experimented with his craft from playing a senior person falling in love with a girl half his age in ‘Nishabd’ and ‘Cheeni Kum’, to playing a Bengali father in ‘Piku’, which got him a National Film Award.
Amitabh Bachchan discussed the need of documentation when an “encyclopedia ” reminded him about his past work.
He added: “And there is information from that Encyclopedia called Moses on the number of years that my films have achieved – ‘Zanjeer’, ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ and ‘Jurmana’ … all under the direction of the most prominent makers – Prakash Mehra, Manmohan Desai, and Hrishikesh Mukherjee… genius all and all gone today.”
On the professional front, Amitabh is anticipating the release of “TE3N” and ‘Pink’.