In conversation with Giridhar Jha, OSM Supernova of the Year Amitabh Bachchan talks about his movies, politics and the controversies coming his way
With Piku and Pink, your career is in an altogether new phase. You have enjoyed phenomenal popularity over the years, but do your recent movies revolving around socially relevant themes give you more satisfaction as an artiste than ever before?
I am satisfied with whatever I get to play in the films I work in. If they turn out to be socially relevant, I am happy. It’s a bonus. However, I do wish to question the veracity of your question. Do you think the films I worked in earlier were not socially relevant? Our films have always shown that good shall prevail over evil and justice shall be given to those who are right over those who are wrong. And also that there shall be poetic justice—all within three hours. You and I will never get that in a lifetime, perhaps several lifetimes!
Our films have always indulged in...