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Amitabh Bachchan opens up about ‘social drinking’, reveals how he quit drinking and smoking

In his latest blog post, Big B speaks about "when this intoxicant played havoc due to its excess"

Amitabh Bachchan opens up about ‘social drinking’, reveals how he quit drinking and smoking

Amitabh Bachchan

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 12.03 PM, Apr 10, 2023

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Amitabh Bachchan loves penning down his thoughts and sharing candid takes from his life with the world. This is why he regularly uploads posts on his social media pages, where he even interacts with fans. He also has a blog page on which he shares moments from his life.

In his most recent blog post, which he uploaded on Monday, Big B wrote about how he took up and then quit smoking and drinking.

On his Tumblr blog, Sr Bachchan wrote about his college friends falling sick after drinking pure alcohol in the science lab, after which he learnt early on in life about the "dis-effects" of consuming alcohol.

"... one fine day when the last paper for the Graduate degree was over to find some of the classmates celebrating with the pure alcohol , kept in the Lab, for experiments and getting extremely sick .. 😁 .. an act that taught a lesson very early towards the effects or rather the dis effects of the elixir," he wrote.


The Project K star then admitted that there were many other times "when this intoxicant played havoc due to its excess".

He added, “Yes there were a few other instances noticed, in School and in College , when this intoxicant played havoc due to its excess .. and then when in job in the City of Joy, the natural curriculum seemed to be in line with that phrase ‘social drinking’.”

On smoking, the legendary actor said that even after being a smoker for years, he decided to go cold turkey, adding that it's the best way to quit.

Big B wrote, "...the way to leave is really quite simple .. chuck that glass of the intoxicant , while in the middle of it and crush the ‘ciggi’ on your lips at the same time and .. sayonara .. the very best way to be in riddance .. not some part time exigencies to stop the use .. its the removal of the cancer at once .. done at the rush of a stroke .. the more the dwindling , the greater the undesired habit of remaining."

Amitabh Bachchan is currently recovering from an injury that he sustained on the set of his next, Project K. While filming an action scene in Hyderabad, he injured a muscle in his right rib cage and tore the cartilage in one of his ribs.