He was the ultimate king of the movies in the ‘70s. So much that he was often called the one-man industry. Amitabh Bachchan, the man with the Midas touch. Then it looked like his reign would continue forever. But by the time the ‘80s petered out, the sun was beginning to set on him. His on screen magic had started to fade. The unthinkable had happened.
Amitabh Bachchan had to reinvent himself to stay in the game.
It’s said that one day in desperation he went to Yash Chopra and asked him for work. Yash Chopra cast him in his son Aditya Chopra’s movie Mohabbatein. The movie released on October 27, 2000. The movie got Big B back with a bang. And the rest as they say is history.
Incidentally, his other super hit film Muqqadar Ka Sikandar too had released on the same date,October 27 1978. Reminiscing about the days of yore, the Big B a collage of his movies for his fans on his Twitter handle and we could not help but gush about the coincidences, reports ANI.