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Episode Description

Rich sits down in Mumbai with one of India’s biggest stars, Amitabh Bachchan, to discuss Indian cinema and the actor’s legendary career. Bachchan, who began acting in 1969 and has since continued to maintain A-list status, explains how he got his start. The actor and film producer breaks down the changing dynamics of the Indian film industry and how studios have sought to expand distribution into the Chinese market. At a time when institutions around the world seem to be weakening, he discusses the power of global cinema to bring people together. Bachchan, a vocal proponent for public health awareness, also discusses his involvement in reducing the social stigmatization of tuberculosis and hepatitis B.

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