Abhishek Bachchan was asked if he could go back in time and sever all public relations with Amitabh Bachchan. Here is what he said.
Actor Abhishek Bachchan has often spoken about the pressures that come with being the son of legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. In fact, his sister Shweta recently said on a podcast that her ‘blood boils’ when she sees audiences ‘unfairly’ comparing Abhishek to his famous parents, especially From the father of And in a recent interview, Abhishek was asked if he wanted to hypothetically distance himself from his family, and relaunch himself in the film industry with a different name and a blank slate.
Bardwaj Rangan of Galata Plus asked him, “Would you like to put yourself in a time machine, go back, erase all public images of you and your father together, and enter the industry as Abhishek Sharma?” Do you want to enter?” Without giving it a second thought, Abhishek said of course he wouldn’t.
He explained, “I would never do that, I’ve never felt the need to do that. The biggest pride for me comes from the fact that I’m the son of my parents. Professionally. Also. I see the responsibility of being a son of my parents in a very different way than the world perceives it… To me, I see it as a responsibility to carry on the legacy of the family… I see it as Never seen as a burden or a burden. The albatross around my neck. I’ve seen it as a great, great honor and privilege, and I want to be of good service to it every morning.”
Abhishek said he could not control journalists who wanted to make comparisons, and declared that he wears his name ‘with full pride’. He said, “If, after 22 years, you still feel the need to make comparisons, then fair enough. My point is you’re comparing me to the best, so I’m obviously doing something. I’m doing fine.”
In a recent episode of the What the Hell Navya podcast, hosted by Abhishek’s niece Navya Naveli Nanda, Shweta had said. That while she can tolerate trolling against her parents, she draws the line when people attack Abhishek. She said, “That’s the only thing that drives me crazy. It’s dirty. They attack it all the time, and it’s really annoying. It really makes my blood boil, and I don’t want any of it. I don’t care what’s bothering you guys, but it really bothers me. I don’t like it when they do that to him, because you know what? It’s not right. It really bothers me. Disturbing.”
Abhishek has been seen in a string of streaming releases over the past few years, and he said in the same interview that he is now ready to film ‘Massey’ once again. He was recently seen in the second season of Prime Video. Breathing: In the shade.