7. His elder brother Ajitabh encouraged Big B to enter Bollywood.He was the one to click his portfolio pictures.
8. Amitabh prefers being called an actor rather than a star.
9. The actor once took off early from work as he had a stage play that day. However, when his boss, along with his wife, went to see the play, he was disappointed to find Amitabh just managing the curtains.
10. Amitabh loves collecting watches and pens. Mont Blanc gifts him a special pen every year on his birthday.
11. Amitabh drank heavily when he shifted to Kolkata after graduation. He now avoids smoking and alcoholic drinks, even avoids tea and coffee.
12. He also hates when someone addresses the Hindi film industry as Bollywood.
13. Amitabh Bachchan doesn’t get angry. He only acts angry if his role demands it.
14. He loves to stay connected and cannot do without his laptop and mobile phone.
15. He and Jaya planned a holiday abroad after the success of Zanjeer in 1973. However, Amitabh’s father said they should get married first. They promptly got married and left for the holiday.
16. On the day Anand was released (1971), he had filled up his car at a fuel station in the morning. The same evening when he returned for more petrol, everyone recognised him there!
17. Amitabh is ambidextrous.