5 lessons Amitabh Bachchan teach as he completes 49 years in Bollywood

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has a career spanning of over four decades, the Bollywood’s own megastar recently completed 49 years in the industry and the fans cannot keep calm. With his brilliant acting skills, Amitabh Bachchan made way directly into the hearts of the fans. While the star given number of hit films, he has also set a benchmark for the new generation of the film industry. From working with veteran actress Hema Malini to shaking legs with Aamir Khan and starring with Alia Bhatt, Mr Bachchan has worked effortlessly with different generations.

While the Sholey star has made a number of fans worldwide, here are the five things which the current generation of Bollywood actors can learn from the megastar:

Patience and Perseverance: Despite facing rejection at the start of his career, Mr Bachchan faced rejections, not once or twice but many times. During his initial interviews, he was quoted “I faced rejection several times until I got my first film, Saat Hindustani, but that too failed miserably. Nevertheless, I kept moving on. And what followed after that everyone knows”.

How to rise from the ashes: Amitabh Bachchan’s dramatic rise also witnessed a major downfall not once, but twice. While in the 80s the actor nearly escaped a fatal accident on the sets of Coolie, later in 90s he took the voluntary retirement, he started Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd (ABCL). The company faced a major financial crisis in less than 4 years and Big B lost everything he had. But once again, he rose like a phoenix and came back with the first installment of Kaun Banega Crorepati and rest as we all know is history.

Love and respect for parents: No matter how much you evolve, parents are always the one you should bow your heads in front of. We have always seen the Shahenshah of the Hindi film industry showering his parents with utmost respect.

Experimenting with roles: From Cheeni Kum to Paa, Amitabh Bachchan took the road less traveled and carved his name on it. The megastar was always willing to take chances which rightly paid him off.

Staying humble and grounded: Be it his birthday or any other special occasion, Mr Bachchan never fails to greet his fans. The actor has neither shied away from extending his support during a national calamity nor has he disrespected a fan. Staying grounded and humble is the most important step to embrace the stardom and Amitabh Bachchan has never once let it go in 49 years of his career.

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