The Big B, as he is fondly known, has just marked 40 years in the Indian film Industry.

Bhaskar traces his own love affair with Bachchan from his early memories of going to the cinema to watch his hero to when he came face to face with his idol. Along the way he hears from a hotel manager to the Oscar winner Sir Ben Kingsley.

Producer: Perminder Khatkar

This documentary was first broadcast on 7 December 2009 to celebrate Amitabh Bachchan 's 40 years in the Hindi film Industry.

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