Take 9: Bachchanalia (Day 1016)

By 23 January, 2017Books
9.Bachchanalia

The 90s decade besides the computer, electronic media and the internet saw the rise of web portals. I was heading a creative time appointed to create a portal exclusively on Amitabh Bachchan and was compiling credits and trivia of all his films. At that time I had imagined I would bring out a regular size book on the actor and call it Bachchan Filmography. A chance meeting with Neville Tulli of Osians was the beginning of a magnificent book Bachchanalia (2009) published a decade after my first The Legend on the actor in 1999. Bachchanalia is a celebration of an actor’s extraordinary body of work spanning 4 decades and 100 plus films.

It was the first time a book event was held at NCPA Theatre combined with a poster gallery and there were people sitting on the steps just to listen to the baritone.

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