Who introduced Amitabh Bachchan to Sunil Dutt and where did he meet Jaya Bachchan. Find out
Amitabh Bachchan was introduced to Sunil Dutt by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who wrote to Nargis . He cast him in the mute’s role in Reshma Aur Shera.
Amitabh Bachchan began his career in films in 1969 as a narrator in Mrinal Sen's Bhuvan Shome.
Famous for his deep baritone, ironically, he was rejected by All India Radio.
Amitabh found his mentor in Mehmood during his days of struggle and even offered him place to stay at his place. Mehmood also cast him Bombay To Goa (1972)
Hrishikesh Mukherjee almost dropped him from 'Guddi' as he believed that he was made for ‘bigger things’. Incidentally, Bachchan met his future wife Jaya Bhaduri in the sets of this 1971 movie.
Same year, Hrishikesh Mukherjee cast him in ‘Anand’. Incidentally, for ‘Anand’ Kishore Kumar and Mehmood were the original choices.