Bollywood Legend Speaks to DFI

The godfather of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan speaks to DFI about his career and the future of filmmaking.

At 67 years old, and after a career that has spanned more than forty years, Amitabh Bachchan continues to be at the top of his game.

We sat down with Bachchan at the 2010 Dubai International Film Festival to

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speak about the future of filmmaking in India, the success of Bollywood and advice he might give aspiring filmmakers. 

Bachchan has made more than 100 Hindi-language movies and received counteless awards. And this week, he is in Dubai to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and to talk about his latest film, ‘Teen Patti’, in which he acts opposite Sir Ben Kingsley. 

“The fact that it is an award from outside India and that the people of the Emirates are also conversant with our cinema and want to give it recognition is very laudable,” he said at a press conference in Dubai.

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