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Amitabh Bachchan, 'The Biggest Film Star in the World'

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Amitabh Bachchan, 'The Biggest Film Star in the World'

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Amitabh Bachchan, 'The Biggest Film Star in the World'

Amitabh Bachchan, 'The Biggest Film Star in the World'

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In a tribute later this month, the Film Society of Lincoln Center will bill Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan as "the Biggest Film Star in the World." Madeleine Brand speaks with the performer, a major star in Indian cinema, about earning the superlative celebrity moniker.