Happy Birthday to Amitabh Bachchan – one of the most versatile actors produced by Bollywood in all these years. As the actor rings in his 75th birthday, we would like to put some light on the times he was a part of controversies. From his alleged romance with co-actor in the 70’s Rekha to being called ”greedy” by politician Amar Singh, Here is a look at the times when Amitabh Bachchan was a part of shocking controversies.
Kader Khan called Amitabh Bachchan high on power
Veteran actor Khader Khan had once stated that Amitabh Bachchan was high on power. He had then stated that he would ensure that Bachchan loses, if the latter ever stood in any sort of elections.
Sayali Bhagat accused Bachchan of sexual harassment
Former Miss India World Sayali Bhagat had irked a controversy with Bachchan when she had taken his name along with some other Bollywood celebrities for sexually harassing her. Although, after a police complain being filed by Big B, she confessed that her social media account had been hacked and it was a fake post.
Affair with Rekha
One of the most talked about controversy is Amitabh Bachchan being romantically involved with Rekha. The two starred in a couple of movies together, but their last film as co-stars was Silsila, also starring Bachchan’s wife Jaya. There are rumours about them being involved romantically even in today’s time and that they still meet each other.
Shatrughan Sinha called him insecure
Shotgun Sinha had once stated that Amitabh Bachchan was insecure of his onscreen presence. In his biography, Sinha had written that he had given up on many good offers and even returned the signing amount for Amitabh Bachchan’s sake.
Amar Singh called him ”greedy”
Politician Amar Singh, who happened to share a good equation with the Megastar called him greedy once. He said that Bachchan was always offered help, even during his time of bankruptcy, but the latter escaped from offering any kind of help to Amar Singh in return in the later years.