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Forty-something always pretends he's Amitabh when riding a bicycle

Forty-something always pretends he’s Amitabh when riding a bicycle

Tampa, FL – Amar Bhalla is an avid bicyclist who pretends he’s Amitabh from an old Bollywood movie whenever he’s riding his bike. Unitl now, his wife was unaware and wondered why he cycled so erratically. “Man, I loved Amitabh when I was a kid,” said Mr. Bhalla. “My parents took me to see Sholay in the theater when I was 3. I’ve seen every movie of his and watched the good ones over & over again. And ever since I could ride a bike, I’ve pretended that I’m Amitabh in Muqaddar Ka Sikkandar – you know, Rote Hue and all that. … Continue reading

Amitabh Bachchan – the comic book superhero?!

Apparently, my childhood is incomplete because I completely missed a comic book starring Amitabh Bachchan. This man was my idol back when I watched Indian movies – and I only watched his movies, for the most part. I figure that I missed it because it sold out and TV was very limited there in the 80s and it was likely not considered news-worthy. Here’s how the idea was hatched: Adventures of Amitabh Bachchan was the result of an incident that IBH publisher Pammi Bakshi witnessed while she was standing in the balcony of her flat (or so the story goes). Bakshi … Continue reading

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