I would like to be a journalist: Amitabh
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose antipathy towards the media is well known, Wednesday said he 'would like to be a journalist'.
Published: Wednesday,May 06, 2009 17:47 PM GMT-06:00
'I would like to be a journalist. In fact in my interviews that I had given in the 1970s, I mentioned during most of them that I want to become a journalist in my next life,' Amitabh told reporters here.
'I say this because I feel that it is a very difficult task since sometimes your conscience doesn't match with reality and that's where you want to go home and tear yourself apart and take a decision,' he added.
This, from the 66-year-old who has been castigating the media and journalists on his blog www.bigb.bigadda.com that he started in 2008.
Amitabh - was in the capital to promote his forthcoming film 'Rann' about the Indian media. He plays the head of a 24-hour news channel.