As the floor opened for questions, indianexpress.com asked Big B what gives him the passion and energy to still work so hard at this age. That way you feel like a tees maar khan among them.”
On being asked about his jump to television from films, the Badla actor said, “I didn’t do it intentionally. And since then, Sony has replicated it and it only gets better every year. That requires a lot of labour.”
Comment(s) So, I told them if you could give me the same atmosphere that I am seeing, then I would like to do it. Each year there are innovations that Sony keeps doing, making the sets look better and creating an atmosphere which is conducive to the audience, host and contestants. Circumstances were such that everyone felt I should not do TV, especially people at my home. When I am at a gathering, I ask my friends and impart the same knowledge to them. Looking rather amused, he replied, “It’s my job and I gotta do it.”
Then with a smirk, he added, “It’s rather tough to have a job these days.”
When another journalist asked Amitabh Bachchan how life has changed for him after hosting the show, he smiled to say, “One always has the urge to know more. Star came up with this idea. They gave me that then. And through the show, you get to know about so many things. It was just a coincidence. We went to England and saw the host conducting the show. But I just felt that this was something new.”
He added, “I asked the team if I could see how the show was conducted.