The Best Amitabh Bachchan quotes

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Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most popular and respected actors in India. He has appeared in over 190 films in a career spanning almost five decades. Bachchan has won numerous awards, including four National Film Awards as Best Actor, and three Filmfare Awards. He was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 1984 and the Padma Bhushan in 2001 for his contributions to Indian cinema. In 2015, he received an honorary award at the 15th IIFA Awards.

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About Amitabh Bachchan

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11 October 1942

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Alma Mater:
Sherwood College, Nainital Kirori Mal College, Delhi University

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Actor, Producer, Singer, Television Presenter

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Net Worth:
$400 Million


What I do on film is part of my profession. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I like to rate myself as a performer upfront, both in films as well as in television. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I’m very thankful to directors and filmmakers who consider me in their films, and I hope I’m able to do justice to their films. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

Kaizad Gustad is quite crazy, and he has weird ideas, and ‘Boom’ is one such idea. It’s a crazy film by a crazy guy. It’s almost a satire, a black comedy. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

what i do on film is part of my profession Amitabh Bachchan quote

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. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

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

We play many emotions in our careers, emotions that in real life we would perform just once. For example, my character has died in about 10 films, so you have to keep searching for different ways to do it! โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

Very rarely have I had the opportunity to say lines which I would have said even if I wasn’t working in a film. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan


This proves Indians do nothing else but surf the Web. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

this proves indians do nothing else but surf the web Amitabh Bachchan quote

The Indian team does not need any best wishesโ€“they are going to win anyway. I have been close to Sourav Ganguly, and I hope he does well in the World Cup. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

What will people say?’ is a feeling every Indian girl grows up with. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

The film industry is large enough and has many successful icons that have taken Indian cinema to shores beyond India. I think that Indian cinema itself needs to be applauded beyond one individual. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan


I would like to believe that I still am a shy person; I am very introverted. I have a problem communicating. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I believe that cinema picks up ideas from society and not the other way round. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

i believe that cinema picks up ideas from society and not the other way round Amitabh Bachchan quote

Don’t let anyone make you believe the length of your skirt is a measure of your character. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I’d like to believe that tomorrow is another challenge for me. I’m sure there is lots more for me to do, because there is lots and lots of stuff still to be explored. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I have never been a superstar and never believed in it. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

There are many things that I feel I have missed out on. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

No one is perfect, and criticism is always welcome and expected. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

i have never been a superstar and never believed in it Amitabh Bachchan quote


Life is a blur when one is essaying different roles; it is so fulfilling. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

These are rare moments in an actor’s life, where you’re put in an environment which is so natural, and you get natural performances. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I don’t have anything in particular to achieve; I don’t want to go any particular direction. I just want to take up the challenges of life as we go along. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

We must have song and dance in our lives; we’ve had it ever since the inception of cinema in India. Our stories are very socialโ€“based, very humanโ€“based. We are a very emotional nation. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

No’ is an entire sentence in itself. No means no, and when somebody says it, you need to stop. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

life is a blur when one is essaying different roles it is so fulfilling Amitabh Bachchan quote

Inspiring Phrases From Amitabh Bachchan

I’m very lucky and very fortunate to have survived and to still be working after 45 years. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

Having no work would be terrible. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

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It’s frightening to be facing an audience. There is always the fear of what they think of you, what they are saying about you. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

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! โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I get up in the morning, have a job to do, go there, come home, be with the family, that’s it. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

having no work would be terrible Amitabh Bachchan quote

Audiences change because life changes. Countries change geographically, climatically, socially and morally. Many things happen, and cinema, in a sense, reflects what’s happening in the world. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

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

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Mr. Leonardo DiCaprioโ€“he be soo gorgeous, no wonder all the ladies flockin’ to himโ€“He be Gatsby. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

People are fed up with seeing the same thing over and over. They want a qualitative change. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I have never really been confident about my career at any stage. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

i have never really been confident about my career at any stage Amitabh Bachchan quote

Everybody wants to live. But sometimes the body just gives up. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

Foreigners have no idea of the diversity of India and its culture. We hope to be able to give them a glimpse of that diversity. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

When I wrote my first blog, I got one response. Now, I sometimes get as many as 400 responses for my posts. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

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! โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

More Phrases From Amitabh Bachchan

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. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

i d love to romance aishwarya rai but i m 58 now so i have to play her father Amitabh Bachchan quote

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

Basically I am just another actor who loves his work and this thing about age only exists in the media. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

I’d love to romance Aishwarya Rai. But I’m 58 now. So I have to play her father. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

Everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

It’s a war zone, my body, and one which has been through a great deal. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan

everyone must accept that we will age and age is not always flattering Amitabh Bachchan quote

Change is the nature of life but challenge is the future of life. So challenge the changes. Never change the challenges. โ€” Amitabh Bachchan


Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most successful actors in the world, and his words of wisdom are inspiring. He has spoken about a range of topics, but weโ€™ve selected some of our favorite motivational quotes from him on work ethic, success, and failure. We hope these quotes will help you to achieve your goals and be successful in whatever you do. If you need more motivation, or want to learn how to become a successful digital marketer, check out our courses. With our expert instructors, you can learn everything you need to know to reach your marketing goals.

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