By Hindustan Times
Age has a strange way of treating actors – even legends. There are some senior actors you can order like a pizza. A phone call, a price agreed upon, and they arrive on your sets. In time. To deliver what is asked of them. They have made peace with the fact that times have changed; and they have not been able to keep pace.
But there is also that extremely rare breed of actors who typify the famed vintage-wine metaphor. Amitabh trenchantly belongs to that latter. The bestubbled actor has pulled of an amazing sleight of hand with stardom — he remains relevant at 70!
What is fascinating about the Bachchan story is that it has not always been smooth sailing – the septuagenarian has, over the years, triumphantly surmounted debilitating