Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Performing Arts > Cinema > AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute)
AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute)
Description
From the Jacket:

Angry Young Man. Big B. Superstar. Icon. The epithets are many for AMITABH BACHCHAN-the man who has captured and held the imagination of Indians for several decades now. And yet, what could be more appropriate, more fitting for who he is and what he is than 'Legend'. Bachchan was the undisputed king of Bollywood for years-at one point of time, eight of his films were celebrating their silver jubilees simultaneously. Then came his fall from grace in the early Nineties. But Bachchan found his way back soon enough. Today, he is back to where he was, and more. He had five hits in 2005, in the host of a hugely successful game show, and is one of the most sought after brand ambassadors in India.

AB: The Legend is Pradeep Chandra's tribute to the actor and the man. Chandra follows Bachcha's career, giving us rare glimpses of him as a student, actor, family man, businessman and politician through interesting anecdotes and incidents. As a photographer who has captured Bachchan form his early days in cinema, Chandra has included exquisite stills from films, photographs, collages and artworks that encapsulate Bachchan's charisma and intensity.

Pritish Nandy, who has written the Foreword, and guest writers Shobhaa De, Govind Nihalani, Rauf Ahmed, T.R. Gopaalakrishnan and Srinivas Hebbar, have contributed to making this book a unique biography of the legend.

About the Author:

A distinguished photojournalist, PRADEEP CHANDRA has also been an actor, model and still photographer, and has written various news articles.

Chandra's first photograph, of actress Waheeda Rehman, appeared in Filmfare when he was in Class Four. His first pay packet was from a role in Shankar Mukherjee's film Sarhad, starring Dev Anand and Suchitra Sen. Years later the same director worked with Amitabh Bachchan in Faraar.

Chandra has been closely associated with several national and international newspapers and magazines during the span of his career as a photojournalist, including the Indian Express, The Week, Illustrated Weekly, Sunday Observer, Free Press Group, Independent and Bombay Times. He was associated with Asia Week, a sister publication of Time, for over a decade.

A keen follower of the arts, he has held several photo and art exhibitions and has also participated in art camps. His canvases feature in the collections of Dr Vijay Mallya, Shobhaa De, Moiz Lokhandwala, the Hiranandanis, Vikas Kasliwal, and in five-star resorts like Le Royal Meridien and the Retreate.

He was worked with the Times of India Group for the last fifteen years and is currently deputy chief manager with Times Response.

He lives in Mumbai with his wife Veena and son Vibhor. His daughter, Priyanka, is married and also lives in Mumbai.

CONTENTS
The Early Days 18
One thing that ran through Bachchan's long years of anonymity as a fever in his blood was his love of make-believe and play-acting. This passion for acting stayed on in his mind.
The Struggle 46
They say in the Hindi film industry that a newcomer whose first film is a flop is definitely going to make it big. The bigger the flops, the greater the success. Bachchan must have definitely stretched the rule to the limit.
The Angry Young Man 74
Bachchan's role in Zanjeer marked the watershed point in his career. The film made Amitabh Bachchan an icon of the masses. The Angry Young Man phase captured and held the imagination of the country.
A Search For Identity 102
After a successful reign of nearly twenty years at the Hindi movie box-office, Bachchan was longing for something else. Introspection followed, interspersed with some serious globetrotting.
The Return Of The King 140
It was in 1999 that Bachchan met up with a man who had an unusual but exciting offer. He wanted Bachchan to host a game show on his TV channel.
Still Here 174
Facing the darkness, and living through trying times has endowed Bachchan with a newfound confidence. The kind that blossoms from within.


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute)

Item Code:
IDF390
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
2006
ISBN:
812910881X
Language:
English
Size:
13.2" X 9.2"
Pages:
208 (In Full Color)
Price:
$55.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Notify me when this item is available
Notify me when this item is available
You will be notified when this item is available
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute)
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 19884 times since 20th May, 2013
From the Jacket:

Angry Young Man. Big B. Superstar. Icon. The epithets are many for AMITABH BACHCHAN-the man who has captured and held the imagination of Indians for several decades now. And yet, what could be more appropriate, more fitting for who he is and what he is than 'Legend'. Bachchan was the undisputed king of Bollywood for years-at one point of time, eight of his films were celebrating their silver jubilees simultaneously. Then came his fall from grace in the early Nineties. But Bachchan found his way back soon enough. Today, he is back to where he was, and more. He had five hits in 2005, in the host of a hugely successful game show, and is one of the most sought after brand ambassadors in India.

AB: The Legend is Pradeep Chandra's tribute to the actor and the man. Chandra follows Bachcha's career, giving us rare glimpses of him as a student, actor, family man, businessman and politician through interesting anecdotes and incidents. As a photographer who has captured Bachchan form his early days in cinema, Chandra has included exquisite stills from films, photographs, collages and artworks that encapsulate Bachchan's charisma and intensity.

Pritish Nandy, who has written the Foreword, and guest writers Shobhaa De, Govind Nihalani, Rauf Ahmed, T.R. Gopaalakrishnan and Srinivas Hebbar, have contributed to making this book a unique biography of the legend.

About the Author:

A distinguished photojournalist, PRADEEP CHANDRA has also been an actor, model and still photographer, and has written various news articles.

Chandra's first photograph, of actress Waheeda Rehman, appeared in Filmfare when he was in Class Four. His first pay packet was from a role in Shankar Mukherjee's film Sarhad, starring Dev Anand and Suchitra Sen. Years later the same director worked with Amitabh Bachchan in Faraar.

Chandra has been closely associated with several national and international newspapers and magazines during the span of his career as a photojournalist, including the Indian Express, The Week, Illustrated Weekly, Sunday Observer, Free Press Group, Independent and Bombay Times. He was associated with Asia Week, a sister publication of Time, for over a decade.

A keen follower of the arts, he has held several photo and art exhibitions and has also participated in art camps. His canvases feature in the collections of Dr Vijay Mallya, Shobhaa De, Moiz Lokhandwala, the Hiranandanis, Vikas Kasliwal, and in five-star resorts like Le Royal Meridien and the Retreate.

He was worked with the Times of India Group for the last fifteen years and is currently deputy chief manager with Times Response.

He lives in Mumbai with his wife Veena and son Vibhor. His daughter, Priyanka, is married and also lives in Mumbai.

CONTENTS
The Early Days 18
One thing that ran through Bachchan's long years of anonymity as a fever in his blood was his love of make-believe and play-acting. This passion for acting stayed on in his mind.
The Struggle 46
They say in the Hindi film industry that a newcomer whose first film is a flop is definitely going to make it big. The bigger the flops, the greater the success. Bachchan must have definitely stretched the rule to the limit.
The Angry Young Man 74
Bachchan's role in Zanjeer marked the watershed point in his career. The film made Amitabh Bachchan an icon of the masses. The Angry Young Man phase captured and held the imagination of the country.
A Search For Identity 102
After a successful reign of nearly twenty years at the Hindi movie box-office, Bachchan was longing for something else. Introspection followed, interspersed with some serious globetrotting.
The Return Of The King 140
It was in 1999 that Bachchan met up with a man who had an unusual but exciting offer. He wanted Bachchan to host a game show on his TV channel.
Still Here 174
Facing the darkness, and living through trying times has endowed Bachchan with a newfound confidence. The kind that blossoms from within.


Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to AB: The Legend (A Photographer's Tribute) (Performing Arts | Books)

अमिताभ की संघर्ष कथा: Story of Amitabh Bachchan's Struggle
Deal 20% Off
Item Code: NZD681
$21.00$16.80
You save: $4.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Amitabh (The Making of a Superstar)
by Susmita Dasgupta
Paperback (Edition: 2006)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF146
$15.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Looking for The Big B…. Bollywood, Bachchan and Me
Item Code: IDJ386
$29.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bollywood in Posters
by S M M Ausaja
Hardcover (Edition: 2009)
Om Books International
Item Code: NAC358
$85.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Eminent Indians Film Personalities
by M.L. Ahuja
Paperback (Edition: 2007)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF242
$11.50
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Making of Don
by Krishna Gopalan
Paperback (Edition: 2013)
Rupa Publication Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAH495
$21.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Light Camera Masala (Making Movies in Mumbai)
Item Code: IDL145
$125.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Rajesh Khanna (The Untold Story of India's First Supterstar)
Deal 20% Off
by Yaseer Usaman
Paperback (Edition: 2014)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAK729
$36.00$28.80
You save: $7.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dark Star (The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna)
Deal 20% Off
by Gautam Chintamani
Hardcover (Edition: 2014)
Harper Collins Publishers
Item Code: NAJ718
$31.00$24.80
You save: $6.20 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
First Day First Show – Writings from the Bollywood Trenches
Deal 20% Off
by Anupama Chopra
Paperback (Edition: 2011)
Penguin Books
Item Code: NAC149
$34.50$27.60
You save: $6.90 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Koffee with Karan
Deal 20% Off
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Diamond Pocket Books Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: IDC366
$30.00$24.00
You save: $6.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Film Actors (Encyclopedia of Bollywood)
Deal 20% Off
by Renu Saran
Paperback (Edition: 2010)
Diamond Pocket Books Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAD455
$29.00$23.20
You save: $5.80 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Bollywoods’s Top 20: Superstars of Indian Cinema(With CD)
Deal 20% Off
by Bhaichand Patel
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd
Item Code: NAE718
$35.00$28.00
You save: $7.00 (20%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
I’ve started receiving many of the books I’ve ordered and every single one of them (thus far) has been fantastic - both the books themselves, and the execution of the shipping. Safe to say I’ll be ordering many more books from your website :)
Hithesh, USA
I have received the book Evolution II.  Thank you so much for all of your assistance in making this book available to me.  You have been so helpful and kind.
Colleen, USA
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
I am extremely happy with the two I have already received!
Robert, UK
I have just received the top and it is beautiful 
Parvathi, Malaysia
I received ordered books in perfect condition. Thank You!
Vladimirs, Sweden
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India