Amitabh Bachchan has been a relentless presence on our screens in 2022, maybe extra so than others. He’s been virtually in every single place, be it tv, movies, social media presence or model endorsements. While it’s spectacular that Akshay Kumar, on the age of 55, has churned out 4 movies this 12 months, no matter their success charge, Amitabh Bachchan is a number of steps forward. The authentic OG famous person has already launched 4 movies this 12 months, and the fifth one, Uunchai is simply across the nook. They had been a peculiar mixture of all genres, as is all the time the case with Bachchan — whereas Jhund was a biographical sports activities drama, Brahmastra was a fantastical mythological sci-fi movie, and Goodbye was an emotional story, coping with the tough topic of grief. Runway 34 was a thriller movie the place he performed the function of the top of AAIB (Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau). It’s probably the most exceptional elements about Bachchan, regardless of his towering stardom, he can match into any function, be it as an aged cranky father in Piku, a cruel lawyer in Badla, or a stingy miser in Gulabo Sitabo.
Most of the movies in 2022 under-performed on the field workplace, aside from Brahmastra, but Amitabh Bachchan was all the time seen as the perfect facet of the movies, lending gravitas to even essentially the most underwhelming of choices. Nevertheless, subsequent is Uunchai, directed by Sooraj Barjatya. It guarantees to be a slice-of-life movie that revolves round a therapeutic journey undertaken by 4 pals to scale Mount Everest. He additionally served because the narrator for the Hindi model of Prabhas and Pooja Hegde’s Radhey Shyam. Bachchan continues to be not sitting idle after this, as he has Project Okay with Prabhas and Deepika Padukone.
But that’s not all—the actor additionally hosted the fourteenth season of his present, Kaun Banega Crorepati, although of late there have been blended opinions concerning the wavering high quality of the present. Since 2000, Amitabh Bachchan has hosted the present, save for the one time Shah Rukh Khan took over, sitting and quizzing folks, and sharing their tales. He additionally has been the face of quite a few endorsements starting from RBI, Parker Pens, Gujarat Tourism, Navratna Oil, Just Dial, Emami and Kalyan Jewellers to call just a few. In the 12 months 2021, Bachchan stood on quantity 6 on the Duff & Phelps Celebrity Brand Valuation Report with a model worth of $ 54.2 million.
Looking by means of his filmography, Big B has all the time labored laborious and relentlessly—and this drive appears to be rising with age. It’s secure to say that Bachchan, on the age of 80, continues to push himself much more and past—maybe greater than even actors many years his juniors. His contemporaries, in the meantime, not often step out of retirement to do a movie.
Back in 2019, when Bachchan was requested how he has a lot ardour and power to proceed working, he answered coolly, “It’s my job. I got to do it. It’s tough to have a job these days.”