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Amitabh Bachchan to Star in New TV Show

  | September 25, 2015 15:43 IST (Mumbai)
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Amitabh Bachchan photographed at an event in Mumbai.

"When I heard about Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, I instantly connected with it. What I love about this show is that it is a thoroughly entertaining show, but has its heart in the right place. I am really looking forward to it," Amitabh Bachchan said in a statement. Big B's tryst with TV came with Kaun Banega Crorepati and then Yudh

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to appear in an upcoming TV show Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi. The 72-year-old actor is expected to don a never-been-seen look for the new show.
"Having started my television journey with STAR India, I was always looking to associate with Star Plus again. However I was keen that we come together for a befitting show that carries forward the legacy," said Mr Bachchan, who has hosted reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati for the channel. (Also Read: This is What Amitabh Bachchan Wants to Spend the Rest of His Life Doing)
"When I heard about Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, I instantly connected with it. I genuinely believe that media is a powerful vehicle to inspire change but we have to achieve this in an entertaining manner. What I love about this show is that it is a thoroughly entertaining show, but has its heart in the right place. I am really looking forward to it," he said in a statement. (Also Read: Amitabh Bachchan Thanks 17 Million Twitter Followers, 'Abusers' and All)

He also starred in fiction miniseries Yudh, which was directed by Anurag Kashyap. Yudh a thriller-drama series also featured prominent celebs like Sarika, Tigmanshu Dhulia and Zakhir Hussain. However, the one-month long series failed to garner positive response from critics and audience alike.

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