Welcome to The Elite Indian. Amitabh Bachchan, he is one of the greatest Indian actors of all time. But there are so many unknown, dark secrets and facts about him that his fans are not aware of. Despite all the dark secrets, Amitabh is the most followed Bollywood actor, a celebrity on Twitter. The actor has received more than 220 awards and is one of the most followed, respected celebrities in India and worldwide.
So Let’s Take A Look At Some Of The Dark Secrets About Amitabh Bachchan!
1. Legal Notice To Dr. Kumar Vishwas
We all know Dr. Kumar Vishwas, a famous poet, and member of the Aam Aadmi Party. This controversial poet uploaded poems of poet Dr. Hari -the controversial poet uploaded few poems of Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan in his own voice on YouTube. But this didn’t sit well with actor Amitabh Bachchan, son of Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Amitabh sent notice to Dr. Kumar Vishwas accusing him of copyright violation. Interestingly, in response to the notice, Dr. Vishwas sent Rs 32 that to Amitabh which Dr. Bachchan’s poem had earned on Youtube.
2. Political Career With Congress
Amitabh Bachchan started his political career with Congress party. He took a break from filming and entered into politics for his long-time dear friend Rajiv Gandhi. Amitabh contested for Allahabad’s Lok Sabha seat and won by a very high margin. However, the actor resigned after three years. Congress ticket.
3. Implicated In Bofors Scandal
After Amitabh Bachchan resigned, he along with his brother were implicated in the “Bofors scandal” by a newspaper, Bachchan took the newspaper to the court. However, it later turned out that Amitabh was framed in the scam and was falsely alleged. He was cleared of all charges and was found not guilty in the entire Bofors ordeal.
4. Role In Anti-Sikh Riots?
Another biggest Amitabh Bachchan controversy is that actor has been accused of using the hate slogan “blood for blood” on the TV channel Doordarshan in the context of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. But the actor has denied the allegation. The actor was summoned by a court in Los Angeles in October 2014 for “allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh community”.
5. Banned By Stardust!
Amitabh Bachchan had close connections with the Gandhi family. It is said that the actor exercised his influence and tried to shut down the magazine Stardust. Even the censors got pretty harsh on Stardust for writing on Amitabh. During that time there was a strong censorship imposed on the press and magazines like Stardust had to suffer as well. However, later all the film magazines got together and formed an association. They imposed a ban on the actor. However, Amitabh in his defense said that it was him who banned all the press from entering his film sets until 1989.
6. His Name In Panama Papers
Amitabh Bachchan’s name appeared twice in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, which were the confidential documents released by the wiki leaks. The actor, however, denied his involvement in any offshore investments.
7. Did He Destroy Raj Babbar’s Career?
The film industry has been adamant that everyone here likes to crush the weak by themselves to move ahead. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been widely considered to be an expert in this art. The victims of Big B’s death were Raj Babbar, who had to face major films like Ramesh Sippy’s ‘Shakti’ and Prakash Mehra’s ‘Namak Halal’.
8. His Affair With Rekha
When Jaina Bachchan and Amitabh’s movie Zanjeer Super Duper were hit in Bollywood, both of them made plans to go abroad to celebrate this happiness. But look at the incident like Amitabh’s father Harivansh Rai Bachchan came to know about this and said that it is not good to go abroad together without having married. Then what was the great man taking his father’s command on his head and married Jaya Bachchan? Even today, Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan are among the most successful pairs of Bollywood.
9. He Worked In A B-Grade Film
Amitabh has been a very successful actor, but in the early 2000s, his production company ABCL went bankrupt. To make up for the financial loss, the actor took up any film, TV show which was offered to him. This is the reason why Amitabh worked in the B-graded film “Boom”. The film was a disaster and the film’s producer Ayesha had to sell her personal belongings to clear the dues. Amitabh also accepted KBC only because of his financial troubles.
10. Using People And Dumping Them
Politician Amar Singh has accused Amitabh Bachchan of being opportunistic who used him and later dumped him. Mahmud and Amitabh Bachchan’s relationship was very good. He considered Amitabh Bachchan as his son and therefore gave him an opportunity to work with Amitabh in the Bombay to Goa film. But Amitabh and his relationship came to haunt Mahmud. One can never forget Mahmood’s life story. Amitabh Bachchan’s father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was in Breach Candy Hospital.
At the same time, Mahmud had a bypass surgery due to him. The same was admitted to the hospital. But Amitabh did not go to meet them. Mahmud felt very sad about this.