Amitabh Bachchan remembers old days when success was not OTT millions

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Apr 15, 2021, 12:28 PM(IST)

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Reminiscing old days, Amitabh Bachchan compared the success of films in that era to now when everything is calculated on the basis of views/ streams on OTT platforms

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan sat down and shared in his blog about his old days when he gave some of his biggest hits like ‘Don’, ‘Trishul’ and ‘Muqaddar Ka Sikandar’. 

Reminiscing old days, Amitabh Bachchan compared the success of films in that era to now when everything is calculated on the basis of views/ streams on OTT platforms. 

He shared a picture of himself and captioned it, "The 1970’ S .. and the years when films did 50 weeks and 100 weeks .. and 6-7 of them being released in the same year .. DON , KASME VAADE, TRISHUL, MUQADDAR KA SIKANDAR, GANGA KI SAUGANDH etc and all doing more than 50 weeks .. now OTT millions make success graphs .." 

Sharing more pictures of himself, Amitabh opened up about the Covid-19 restrictions in Maharashtra, which the government has refused to call a lockdown. Shoots of all films and shows have also been halted. "And the Lockdown from 8 pm today for the next 15 days .. all work stopped .. schedules shall be greatly affected, but shall prevail eventually .. but what of those that work daily .. some provisions made by production .. but .... the World gives time to think reassess reconstruct refurbish resolve remind of the next and the days that shall follow," he wrote on his blog.

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He added, "And the unit breaks early .. to meet again after the break of 15 .. there is no alarm .. just a disciplined obedience .. but done .. when did we find an entire universe follow the same discipline .. wash distance mask .... time to readjust .. time to live with Babuji .. time to be in prayer for the suffering .. time to ponder .. observe and imbibe .. make the time fruitful .. but disciplined .... AND .. be able in command to do for the ‘other’ .. their needs and their wants."

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