25 November, 2020

‘I Haven’t Achieved Half Of What Sachin Has’

The Big B speaks about his favourite Indian cricketer and how he feels about being compared to Sachin.

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‘I Haven’t Achieved Half Of What Sachin Has’
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Amitabh Bachchan, who needs no introduction as an actor, is also one of India’s biggest all-time brands. And he epitomises the same virtues as master blaster Sachin Tendulkar—humility, modesty and grace. Bachchan is an ardent Sachin fan. Interestingly, this is what Sachin says of Bachchan: “He’s the ultimate Indian achiever. I can never be compared to him.” In this candid adda with Boria Majumdar, Bachchan speaks about his favourite Indian cricketer and how he feels about being compared to Sachin.

What does Sachin mean to you as an Indian?

To me, he actually means India shining. He’s one who has done India proud on the world stage and has given the country a lot to speak about. Ours is a land with a 5,000-year-old history, tremendous heritage and culture, and of course, ours is a land of incredible intellectual wealth. But Sachin has been able to add to this heritage and wealth. Every time there is talk of cricket in the world, we talk of India and we say so...

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