A delight to watch 'The Artist': Big B
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is recovering from his abdominal surgery, watched the Oscar nominated 'The Artist' and said it was a "delight" to view the silent black and white French movie.
The 69-year-old actor took to his blog to praise the film, which has been sweeping awards at various ceremonies and is also pitted to emerge a big winner at the Academy Awards to be held tonight.
"I watched a lovely film 'The Artist' via the UFO set up in the house and it was a delight to see a black and white, silent movie in February of 2012!! In an age when color and music and speech and sound play such an important role in cinema today, it was most innovative on the part of the makers to present something like this. I believe it is up for the Oscars, which are out tomorrow on Sunday," Bachchan wrote last night.
The actor, who is recently returned home after his surgery at the Seven Hills hospital, said he likes his present state of solitary confinement and relaxation. "Being by myself and almost in solitary confinement, is getting contagious. I am beginning to rather like this state. No where to go, nothing obligatory to perform, random timings and the liberty to do what I desire. I eat whenever, sleep whenever, watch a movie whenever and happy doing so," he said.
He is even enjoying the company of his new born grand-daughter, Aishwarya and Abhishek's child. "The 'little one' comes up to meet me by the evening, wide eyed and now on the verge of recognizing things... On occasion she smiles and the volume of affection around increases a few decibels.
"Wonder if she feels why we must change the tone of our sound during our conversations with her, and whether it really helps to connect more effectively. Always a mystery," he wrote. PTI