Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan: Enduring icon

Print edition : January 31, 2020

Amitabh Bachchan receives the Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2018, conferred for his contribution to the Indian film industry, from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on December 29, 2019. Photo: Indian Presidential Palace via AP

Although the film career of Amitabh Bachchan, recently conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for lifetime achievement, peaked in the 1970s and 1980s, it was what he accomplished post-2000 that deserves greater credit.
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