Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh BachchanKnown simply as 'the Godfather of Bollywood', Amitabh Bachchan became acutely aware of deafblind issues when he starred in the award-winning Indian film Black, in which he plays the tutor of a deafblind girl.

He has appeared in over 200 films and was voted the BBC's Star of the Millennium in 1999. Amitabh visited the Sense Rodney Clark Centre in Leeds, in June 2007, where he met deafblind people and communicated through sign language.

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First published: Tuesday 22 May 2012
Updated: Friday 14 March 2014