Amitabh Bachchan is the biggest star of Indian cinema. As he said, the line starts with Bachchan. Decades later, despite many comings and goings, Amitabh Bachchan stands as the Big B of Indian cinema. Amitabh Bachchan is a story in Indian cinema that will surely never be repeated. He has improved the actor in him over time and leaves even the youngest actors behind.
Amitabh Bachchan has seen many hits and misses in his career. A career that saw all the ups and downs. He overcomes many challenges and becomes the Shehansha of Bollywood. Amitabh Bachchan has directly defeated even death. Even today, Bollywood cannot remember that incident except with surprise.
Amitabh Bachchan was seriously injured during the shooting of the movie Kooli. The actor was immediately taken to the hospital. Subsequently, the star underwent surgeries but Bachchan did not come out of the coma. For a long time, Bachan did not even respond to treatment. Doctors even declared Bachchan clinically dead, albeit briefly.
Later, Jaya Bachchan, Bachchan’s wife and actress, talked about those scary moments. Jaya Bachchan openly said that the doctors told her that there is nothing they can do and that praying is the last resort. On Bachchan and Jaya’s wedding anniversary, those words are discussed again.
The event took place on August 2, 1982. A fight scene is being filmed. The location was the Bangalore University campus. Bachchan miscalculated during the shoot. He was wounded in the abdomen and fell to the ground. Bachchan was immediately taken to the hospital. Bachchan recalls his accident in an interview with Simi Gerwal.
“I was in a coma. Urgent surgery was required. Arrives in Bombay after five days. Another surgery was required. For 12-14 hours after surgery I couldn’t come out of the trance. Pulse is gone. They will think it’s all over. BP was almost zero,” Bachchan said.
“Where was your brother-in-law when I got to the hospital?” We said we were looking at you. I said I went to see my children. She hugged me and told me to gather my courage. I said no, it won’t happen. I knew this was not going to happen. I had the prayer book in my hand. Jaya Bachchan said that the doctor said that now only his prayers can help.
“I couldn’t see clearly what they were doing. But I could see them beating their chest. They also give injections. When they lost hope, I saw their toes twitch. It twitched, twitched, I called. So it came back.” recalls Jaya Bachchan.
Bachchan and Jaya’s love story is one of the greatest Bollywood has ever seen. The couple, who survived many controversies and challenges, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary today. Her daughter Shweta Bachchan’s post wishing her father and her mother is going viral on social media.