Before Amitabh Bachchan became Bollywood's 'Shahenshah', he, too, had his days of struggle. Recalling one such instance, Big B shared a portfolio picture that got him rejected at a talent hunt!

He took to Twitter to post a photo of himself, in which he looks lean, and wrote: "T 2152 - This the picture I sent to FilmfareMadhuri Contest to join films .. is it any wonder they rejected me !!"

Amitabh Bachchan posted the same photo on his Facebook page and shared his thoughts on why he felt he was rejected.


FB 1252 - Film Industry join karne ke liye, maine yeh tasveer bheji thi, Filmfare -Madhuri Talent Contest ko ..Is...

Posted by Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday, February 21, 2016

Honoured with Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian honour, and Knight of the Legion of Honour by France for his exceptional career in the world of cinema, Big B has starred in films like “Deewar”, “Zanjeer”, “Sholay”, “Don”, “Black”, "Agneepath”, “Paa” and “Shamitabh”.

He was last seen on the silver screen in Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' and will next be seen in Sujoy Ghosh's 'TE3N'.