July 17, 2009 5:30:45 PM IST Bollywood Trade News Network
AMITABH BACHCHAN and ANJALI RAO
In July, CNN brings to its global audience a living legend of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan on TALK ASIA.
Host Anjali Rao sat down with Mr. Bachchan in Macau, where the industry gathered for one of Bollywood's most prestigious award ceremonies. In a revealing and candid interview, Bachchan shares insights into his long film career, the highs and lows of his early days in Bollywood, and becoming the global superstar and screen idol of Indian cinema.
He also discusses the global financial recession, its impact on the Indian film industry and how it is trying to overcome it.
Bachchan opens up about his experience of working with son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - and about the controversy over his reaction to the Oscar-winning film, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. He also talks about what prompted him to decline an honorary degree from an Australian university recently.
A must-watch for all fans of Bollywood's former ''Angry Young Man'' the one & only Mr. Amitabh Bachchan aka Big B.