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Filmfare Rejected Amitabh Bachchan After Seeing His Embarrassing Entry For A 1960s Talent Hunt

Spoiler alert: They fucked up.

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Amitabh Bachchan just tweeted this throwback photo that he had sent for the Filmfare-Madhuri contest – a talent hunt for aspiring actors in the 1960s – which he ended up being rejected for.

T 2152 - This the picture I sent to FilmfareMadhuri Contest to join films .. is it any wonder they rejected me !!

He also uploaded the same photo on Facebook and added, "It's not surprising that they rejected me after seeing this photo. It doesn't look like this lanky palm tree can become an actor from any angle. Hahahaha!"

Facebook: AmitabhBachchan

Of course, looking at the next few decades of his career, it's safe to say that Filmfare took the wrong call.

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