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Big B gets nostalgic about his first job

entertainment Updated: Jul 29, 2011 19:49 IST

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His first job, his first salary of Rs 500 and his first taste of being independent — all this flashed through Big B’s mind when he landed in Kolkata to promote his new film, Aarakshan.

“Just landed in Kolkata for promo of Aarakshan.. so nostalgic! Spent 7 years of my early life in this great city(sic),” Amitabh Bachchan posted on microblogging site Twitter. He further added: “All the familiar haunts, the streets, the restaurants, the people, the air, environment ..had landed here in 1962 to look for a job! Those were the days my friend ..the first salary, and the first feel of being independent ..those days will never return ..pity!! (sic).”

The 68-year-old also revealed about his first job in the city, “Kolkata .. Calcutta then .. first job as executive in Bird & Co.,.. salary Rs 500/- per month, after cuts etc. Rs 460/- !!” The actor also said that he would like to play the role of nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore.