He is not Amitabh Bachchan; he is Anitav Bachan, a duplicate of Amitabh Bachchan.

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He is not Amitabh Bachchan; he is Anitav Bachan, a duplicate of Amitabh Bachchan, in a scene from Johar Films Pvt. Ltd’s Nasbandi, written and directed by I S Johar.

Johar started directing Nasbandi in 1975, right after the programme of sterilization was enforced. The plot revolved around a group of people, led by Johar and fellow comedian Rajendra Nath, trying to foil the devious plan of sterilization implemented by the government. Naturally, the film was immediately banned by the CBFC and the government.

The film starred duplicates of the popular actors of the time, like Anitav Bachan and Shahi Kapoor, among others.

It was only in 1978 that the film made it to the cinema screens.

Courtesy- Imprints and Images of India Film Music

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