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Amitabh Bachchan is probably the only actor who can connect with people from all age groups — right from the toddlers to a youngster to aged.

Amitabh Bachchan is not only an actor but an inspiration to many people across the country. He has seen the best and the worst and has yet maintained a demeanor that appeals to one and all.

Life was not smooth for this icon when he began his career forty five years ago. His deep voice was rejected by All India Radio, and movie makers rejected him because of his height. And even after he debuted in Bollywood, a string of flops marred his career prospects. Bachchan, however, remained strong and determined to make a mark in the industry. He took up roles that were secondary to the lead roles only to stay in the limelight.

The man tasted immense success in the 80s and then came a period that would give any man jitters. He was out of work, his company had gone kaput, he was embroiled in legal battles and had authorities hounding over him for tax recovery. However, Amitabh Bachchan didn’t lose hope. Instead, He at the age of 57, went looking for work. His positive attitude helped him sail through difficult times.

The inspirational story of Amitabh Bachchan’s struggle to the top is proof of why you should never stop chasing your dreams.

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