Amitabh Bachchan Quotes

“Change is the nature of life but challenge is the future of life. So challenge the changes. Never change the challenges.”

“When Shah Rukh stated, “Bhootnath… will be among the top three hits of the year!”, I told him, “Aapke moonh mein dudh, ghee, shakkar sab!”

When Shah Rukh stated,

“The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don’t know why something’s happening to you and you don’t know how you bounced back.”

“Donate and do not talk about it, they say you do nothing for the society; do and talk about it, they say you seek publicity!”

“I don’t use any techniques; I’m not trained to be an actor. I just enjoy working in films.”

“I have never been a superstar and never believed in it.”

“It’s nothing really. It’s the unique presentation that makes me look good in the action scenes. Why did I dare do them? That’s a funny question! Why do I act? Why do I breathe!”

“Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering.”

Everyone must accept

“Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media.”/blockquote>

“I have never really been confident about my career at any stage.”

“I sometimes lament the fact that I do not have the benefit of a complete and ailment free body structure.”

“The best part about being a superstar is that you can wear the most outrageous of clothes and they say ‘it’s in!'”

The best part about

“I like to feel the butterflies in the stomach, I like to go home and have a restless night and wonder how I’m going to be able to accomplish this feat, get jittery. That hunger and those butterflies in the stomach are very essential for all creative people.”

“Dearest TV media and vans outside my home, please do not stress and work so hard.”

“There are many things that I feel I have missed out on.”

“We had forgotten the art of using silence to convey emotions in our films and that’s what you seem to have mastered. You’ve used silence to great advantage in the film. It’s brilliant.”

We had forgotten the

“I believe that cinema picks up ideas from society and not the other way round.”

“I just lead my life as naturally, as normally as I possibly can. But I can’t help it if controversy is hounding me day in and day out. I’m quite amazed sometimes by the way they go about it. I grow a beard and it lands up in the editorial in The Times of India.”

“I’d love to romance Aishwarya Rai. But I’m 58 now. So I have to play her father.”

I'd love to romance Aishwarya

“I don’t use any techniques; I’m not trained to be an actor. I just enjoy working in films. It’s more instinctive rather than anything else. I don’t do the calculated rehearsed kind of approach, and I hope that I can continue that because I believe that instinct is much stronger and greater when you are performing on camera.”

I don't use any techniques

“Indian actors, because of the format of our stories, need to be good actors, and be able to perform emotional sequences, do a bit of comedy, dance and singing, action, because all of this forms just one film. In many ways I’d say there are greater demands on Indian actors than there are on Hollywood.”

“I am not as intelligent as Aamir Khan . I am barely managing to be in front of the camera. There are many people who know marketing well and surely Aamir knows much more than I do.”

“The select group of people who do make realistic cinema, who do make cinema perhaps a little more acceptable to the Western audience, is a very small percentage.”

The select group of people

“It’s a war zone, my body, and one which has been through a great deal.”

“You don’t see Indians in Hollywood films around which a story can revolve. As soon as we have a social presence in your society, I am sure there will be many actors from our part of the world that will be acting in Hollywood films.”

“Frankly I’ve never really subscribed to these adjectives tagging me as an ‘icon’, ‘superstar’, etc. I’ve always thought of myself as an actor doing his job to the best of his ability.”

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