He wrote, âIts coming back .. KBC .. because every âsetbackâ needs to be answered with a âcomebackâ !! In 1999, Bachchan was voted the "greatest star of stage or screen" in a BBC Your Millennium online poll. Rather it refers to his dedication to religious and social tolerance.  The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He was hospitalised with reported mild symptoms of the disease on 11 July. Jaipur, These activities have recently got him into trouble in the Indian courts for false claims after a previous incident of submission of legal papers by him, stating that he is a farmer. In 1988, Murli Manohai Joshi had secured 2,65,222 votes which after Amitabh Bachchan remained the second highest count of votes bagged by a winner till 2014. He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since Black.  Teji Bachchan was a Punjabi Sikh from Lyallpur, Punjab, British India. Amitabh Bachchan defeated Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna by 1,87,895 votes in 1984 general elections. , A 15-year press ban against Bachchan was imposed during his peak acting years by Stardust and some of the other major film magazines. " Writing for Hindustan Times, noted film critic and author Anupama Chopra said of Bachchan's performance, "A special salute to Amitabh Bachchan, who imbues his character with a tragic majesty. Bachchan then played the leading role in the film Majboor. , In 1997, Bachchan attempted to make his acting comeback with the film Mrityudata, produced by ABCL. 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And this difference between the winner and the runners-up of a whopping 1,87,895, too, is a record that stands till date as mostly the seat has witnessed close fights and margin of wins being narrow. The fiasco and the consequent legal battles surrounding ABCL and various entities after the event, coupled with the fact that ABCL was reported to have overpaid most of its top-level managers, eventually led to its financial and operational collapse in 1997.  He was discharged from hospital on 2 August. Bachchan's performance in the film saw him nominated for both the Filmfare Best Actor Award and the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. In 2000, Bachchan appeared in Yash Chopra's box-office hit, Mohabbatein, directed by Aditya Chopra. 1978 is arguably considered his most successful year at the box office since all of his six releases the same year, namely Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Trishul, Don, Kasme Vaade, Ganga Ki Saugandh and Besharam were massive successes, the former three being the consecutive highest-grossing films of the year, remarkably releasing within a couple of months of each other, a rare feat in Indian cinema.  In 2010, he donated â¹1.1 million to Resul Pookutty's foundation for a medical centre at Kochi, and he has given â¹250,000 ($4,678) to the family of Delhi policeman Subhash Chand Tomar who died after succumbing to injuries during a protest against gang-rape after the 2012 Delhi gang rape case. , In 2009, Bachchan hosted the third season of the reality show Bigg Boss..  The other, released on 15 August 1975, was Sholay, which became the highest-grossing film ever in India at the time, in which Bachchan played the role of Jaidev. In 1972, he made an appearance in the road action comedy Bombay to Goa directed by S. Ramanathan which was moderately successful. Saroj Dubey of Janata Dal defeated Shyama Charan Gupta 5,196 votes in 1991. Bachchan towers in every sense, but without a hint of showboating.  The film was a huge success and one of the highest-grossing films of that year, breaking Bachchan's dry spell at the box office and making him a star. By the time he recovered, an eternity had passed by). The showâs director Arun Sheshkumar recently spoke exclusively to indianexpress.com about what one can expect from the season, challenges of shooting with multiple COVID-19 protocols and of â¦ He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades.  Salim-Javed soon discovered Bachchan and "saw his talent, which most makers didn't. In 2010, Bachchan hosted the fourth season of KBC. Amitabh was required to use his singing voice for the first time in a song from the film Mr. Natwarlal in which he starred with Rekha. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan may have had a short tryst with politics but the actor says he is still not able to get over the times as he âregrets not fulfilling the promisesâ he made to the people of his constituency- Allahabad. Bachchan was named in the Panama Papers and Paradise Papers, leaked confidential documents relating to offshore investment.  Another statue was installed in New York in 2009, Hong Kong in 2011, Bangkok in 2011, Washington, DC in 2012, and Delhi, in 2017. Bahuguna and won with the highest victory margin in the history of the general elections (68.2% of the vote).  He co-starred with Rishi Kapoor in 102 Not Out, a comedy-drama film directed by Umesh Shukla based on a Gujarati play of the same name written by Saumya Joshi. https://www.hindustantimes.com/lok-sabha-elections/35-years-on-amitabh-s-big-victory-record-still-unbeaten/story-Gunch0IJIfEGA6NgfAdLvO.html, 35 years on, Amitabh’s ‘big’ victory record still unbeaten, https://www.hindustantimes.com/lok-sabha-elections/airports-stations-gear-up-ahead-of-modi-oath-taking/story-rbkIlQQRmBMSsCRCPvyeNM.html, Airports, stations gear up ahead of Modi oath taking, https://www.hindustantimes.com/lok-sabha-elections/vote-split-behind-aiadmk-bjp-alliance-loss-in-tamil-nadu/story-ZaQC4stUxVUsBQ8Bpdm1uO.html, Vote split behind AIADMK-BJP alliance loss in Tamil Nadu, https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/delhi-govt-to-shut-down-coaching-centres-operating-above-fourth-floor/story-fNQUppEVM6D0cCK8OhPr1N.html, Delhi govt to shut down coaching centres operating above fourth floor, https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/all-became-narendra-modi-and-led-the-campaign-pm-in-varanasi/story-BmiF2njuqzNR6vGlb5AdDI.html, ‘All became Narendra Modi and led the campaign’: PM in Varanasi. However, in 2014 the then BJP candidate Shyama Charan Gupta broke this record by securing 3,13,772 votes during the Narendra Modi wave. , His old friend, Amar Singh, helped him during the financial crisis caused by the failure of his company, ABCL.  His other successes that year include Parvarish and Khoon Pasina. During the same year, he made his television debut as the host of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Chennai, He also portrayed the title character of a friendly ghost in Bhoothnath (2008), and its sequel Bhoothnath Returns (2014);. The film, directed and written by Manoj Kumar, addressed themes of honesty in the face of oppression and financial and emotional hardship and was the top-earning film of 1974. Furthermore, Jaya Bachchan joined the Samajwadi Party and represented the party as an MP in the Rajya Sabha. His histrionics come primarily in the form of his well-modulated baritone, conveying his emotions and of course, from the well-written lines.  Bachchan was eventually found not guilty of involvement in the ordeal. He was exceptional, a genius actor who was in films that weren't good. He was framed in the scam and falsely alleged. Taking advantage of this resurgence, Amitabh began endorsing a variety of products and services, appearing in many television and billboard advertisements.  After the success of his comeback film however, his star power began to wane as all of his subsequent films like Jaadugar, Toofan and Main Azaad Hoon (all released in 1989) failed at the box office. He has hosted several seasons of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, India's version of the game show franchise, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. In defence, Bachchan claimed to have banned the press from entering his sets until late 1989. Despite being a box-office failure, the former garnered him the National Film Award for Best Actor and has since developed a cult status. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. Harivansh Bachchan died on 18 Jan 2003. His performance was unanimously praised by critics and audiences and won him his second National Film Award for Best Actor, his fourth Filmfare Best Actor Award and his second Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. Like many people around the globe, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan also seems to be a fan of the Netflix original series The Crown.. Amitabh Bachchan Campaigning During The 8th Lok Sabha Elections Urvashi Rautela uploaded a new picture of herself on her Instagram handle. He also contested for the Allahabad seat in the 8th Lok Sabha elections against H.N. He is best known for appearing in Hindi movies or Bollywood. , In 2014, he debuted in the fictional Sony Entertainment Television TV series titled Yudh playing the lead role of a businessman battling both his personal and professional life. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. Following Parwana were several films including Reshma Aur Shera (1971). , He once again resumed double roles in films such as Kasme Vaade (1978) as Amit and Shankar and Don (1978) playing the characters of Don, a leader of an underworld gang and his look-alike Vijay.  A review in Daily News and Analysis (DNA) summarised Bachchan's performance as "The heart and soul of Piku clearly belong to Amitabh Bachchan who is in his elements.  Bachchan continued to host KBC until 2017. In 2004 SP’s Kunwar Reoti Raman Singh had defeated Joshi by a margin of 28,383 votes by bagging 2,34,008 votes. The Government of France honoured him with its highest civilian honour, Knight of the Legion of honour, in 2007 for his exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond.  Bachchan's performance in the film received acclaim.  Two years later, Bachchan played the role of gangster Vijay Deenanath Chauhan in Mukul S. Anand's Agneepath and later starred in Hum (1991). Amitabh Bachchan reminisced about the time he took some fashion inspiration from the late Michael Jackson for his film, Ganga Jamunaa Saraswati.  Later he starred in Ramesh Sippy's Sholay (1975), which is considered to be one of the greatest Indian films. His role in 1972's Zanjeer made him an action movie star.  His first acting role was as one of the seven protagonists in the film Saat Hindustani, directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and featuring Utpal Dutt, Anwar Ali (brother of comedian Mehmood), Madhu and Jalal Agha. As an actor, he continued to perform in a range of characters, receiving critical praise for his performances in Aks (2001), Aankhen (2002), Kaante (2002), Khakee (2004) and Dev (2004). , In June 2000, he became the first living Asian to have been modelled in wax at London's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.  In May 2014, La Trobe University in Australia named a Scholarship after Bachchan. The footage of the fight scene is frozen at the critical moment, and a caption appears onscreen marking it as the instant of the actor's injury.  The company went into administration and was later declared a failed company by the Indian Industries board. " The Guardian summed up, "Bachchan seizes upon his cranky character part, making Bashkor as garrulously funny in his theories on caste and marriage as his system is backed-up. These years would see his last on-screen appearances for some time. The film starred Bachchan as an ageing teacher of a deaf-blind girl and followed their relationship.  Renowned film director Satyajit Ray was so impressed with Bachchan's voice that he decided to use Bachchan as the narrator in his 1977 film Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players).  Notably, despite the lack of hits, it was during this era that Bachchan won his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance as a Mafia don in the 1990 cult film Agneepath. In 1984, Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics. Neither have confirmed or denied the rumours. During this time, he made a guest appearance in the film Guddi which starred his future wife Jaya Bhaduri. His supporting role won him his second Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. He has performed as a playback singer for several films, including Laawaris (1981), Silsila, and Baghban. ABCL's operations were mainstream commercial film production and distribution, audio cassettes and video discs, production and marketing of television software, and celebrity and event management. For the latter, he received the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.  The first was Deewaar, directed by Yash Chopra, where he worked with Shashi Kapoor, Nirupa Roy, Parveen Babi, and Neetu Singh, and earned another Filmfare nomination for Best Actor. The then-President of Afghanistan awarded him the Order of Afghanistan in 1991 following the shooting of Khuda Gawah there. , Bachchan was the face of the 'Save Our Tigers' campaign that promoted the importance of tiger conservation in India. Such a feat has been achieved by an artist of Asian/Indian descent for the first time ever. Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Bhopal His roles in Dostana and Shakti earned him the nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.  He also earned the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Hum, following which he took another break from acting. , In 1984, Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics in support of a long-time family friend, Rajiv Gandhi. His political career, however, was short-lived: he resigned after three years, calling politics a cesspool. In 2013 he made his Hollywood debut in The Great Gatsby making a special appearance opposite Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.  In 2005, Bachchan lent his voice to the Oscar-winning French documentary March of the Penguins, directed by Luc Jacquet. He revealed that â¦ That year, he started filming for the swashbuckling action adventure film Thugs Of Hindostan with Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh which released in November 2018. Thank you for subscribing to our daily newsletter. His performance in Aks won him his first Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. It won him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. Jaya is his wife and Rekha is his girlfriend and the same story is going on.  It is with this last name that Amitabh debuted in films and used for all other practical purposes, Bachchan has become the surname for all of his immediate family. , On 26 July 1982, while filming a fight scene with co-actor Puneet Issar for Coolie, Bachchan suffered a near-fatal intestinal injury. However, they were struggling to find an actor for the lead "angry young man" role; it was turned down by a number of actors, owing to it going against the "romantic hero" image dominant in the industry at the time. Bachchan was crowned as Superstar of the Millennium in 2000 at the Filmfare Awards. , In 2000, Bachchan hosted the first season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian adaptation of the British television game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Amitabh Bachchan will be back on television screens as Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 premieres on September 28. In 2005 and 2006, he starred with his son Abhishek in the films Bunty Aur Babli (2005), the Godfather tribute Sarkar (2005), and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006). Gupta had secured 1,09,702 votes. He also received Best Actor nomination for Kaala Patthar and then went on to be nominated again in 1980 for the Raj Khosla directed film Dostana, in which he starred opposite Shatrughan Sinha and Zeenat Aman. , He also has done voice-over work for the following movies:, Bachchan has been involved with many social causes. B for Bachchan, B for Blunt. Similarly, the 1977 polls witnessed Janeshwar Mishra securing 1,90,697 votes to defeat former PM VP Singh by a margin of 89,988 votes. He holds a 3.4% equity in Stampede Capital, a financial technology firm specialising in cloud computing for financial markets. Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan's net worth . Amitabh Bachchan à¤¨à¥ à¤à¤ à¤¦à¤¿à¤à¥à¤à¤ à¤¨à¥à¤¤à¤¾ à¤à¤¾ à¤°à¤¾à¤à¤¨à¥à¤¤à¤¿à¤ à¤à¤°à¤¿à¤¯à¤° à¤à¤° à¤¦à¤¿à¤¯à¤¾ à¤¥à¤¾ à¤à¥à¤ªà¤ à¥¤ 1984 Elections - Duration: 2:37. , Bachchan is known for his deep, baritone voice. , Bachchan was educated at Sherwood College, Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. Photo caption: File photo of Amitabh Bachchan campaigning on Allahabad streets in 1984. This is not the first time Bachchan has praised the show. In the 1980s, Bachchan was cast in numerous films, including the action films: Dostana (1980), Shaan (1980) and Kaalia (1981), the romantic film Silsila (1981); and the drama Shakti (1982) with Dilip Kumar. With stellar performances in movies like âDeewaarâ and 'Zanjeer,' he came to be known as the âangry young manâ of Hindi cinema. He contested Allahabad's seat for the 8th Lok Sabha against H. N. Bahuguna, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and won by one of the highest victory margins in general election history (68.2% of the vote). The director, Manmohan Desai, altered the ending of Coolie: Bachchan's character was originally intended to have been killed off; but, after the change of script, the character lived in the end. This was cleared by Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom.  He won the title of "Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian" in a contest poll run by PETA Asia. Note here both BK Mars and Sun are placed proving it to be bad for his famous father Harivansrai Bachchan whom our generation admired much more than Amitabh. Bachchan was soon discovered by screenwriter duo SalimâJaved, consisting of Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar. After the release of the critically acclaimed epic Khuda Gawah in 1992, Bachchan went into semi-retirement for five years. He was the highest paid Indian actor from 1970 to 1987 whereas Amitabh Bachchan shared the same tag with Rajesh Khanna from 1980 to 1987. Mrs Bachchan is known for being blunt, a stark opposite of husband Amitabh Bachchanâs dignified diplomacy and play-safe approach to everything, especially politics. " According to Salim Khan, they "strongly felt that Amitabh was the ideal casting for Zanjeer". In 1962 too, Lal Bahadur Shastri had managed to retain the seat by getting 1,37,324 votes while his nearest rival Ram Gopal Sand had managed 68,791 votes only. " Well known Indian critic Rajeev Masand wrote on his website, "Bachchan is pretty terrific as Bhashkor, who reminds you of that oddball uncle that you nevertheless have a soft spot for.  In October 2014, Bachchan was summoned by a court in Los Angeles for "allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh community".  His only film with Mala Sinha, Sanjog (1972) was also a box office failure. â Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 17, 2020. How polarised the voting was in 1984 can be gauged from the fact that barring Amitabh and Bahuguna, all other 24 contestants could not even manage to bag 1% of the votes polled. Deewaar and Sholay are often credited with exalting Bachchan to the heights of superstardom, two years after he became a star with Zanjeer, and consolidating his domination of the industry throughout the 1970s and 1980s. In 2010, he debuted in Malayalam film through Kandahar, directed by Major Ravi and co-starring Mohanlal. Woh MLA bane aur phir MP ban gaye. He then played the dual roles of Don and Vijay in Don (1978), which again earned him the Filmfare Best Actor Award for the consecutive year. Anything could have happened because they are working together." At one point, to ward off a possible suitor, he casually mentions that his daughter isn't a virgin; that she's financially independent and sexually independent too. He then played his first antagonist role as an infatuated lover-turned-murderer in Parwana (1971). Veteran Bahuguna had polled second with 1,09.666 (25.15%) votes. Bachchan has denied the allegation.  Although his surname was Shrivastava, Amitabh's father, who opposed the caste system, had adopted the pen name Bachchan ("child-like" in colloquial Hindi), under which he published all of his works. KBC 12 premiered on September 28. , Bachchan attempted to revive his acting career, and eventually had commercial success with Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998) and Major Saab (1998), and received positive reviews for Sooryavansham (1999), but other films such as Lal Baadshah (1999) and Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999) were box office failures.. Amitabh Bachchan is a Bollywood actor who, in 1969, debuted in Saat Hindustani.  A second season followed in 2005 but its run was cut short by Star Plus when Bachchan fell ill in 2006. Only woman who managed to bag the seat was Saroj Dubey of Janata Dal in 1981. Delhi, Mumbai,  His later releases in 2006 and early 2007 were Baabul (2006), Ekalavya and Nishabd (2007), which failed to do well at the box office but his performances in each of them were praised by critics. , Bachchan turned producer during his temporary retirement period, setting up Amitabh Bachchan Corporation, Ltd. (ABCL) in 1996. In chat show with Simi Garewal, the star couple had opened about their first meeting and love life. So total was his dominance of the movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director Francois Truffaut called him a "one-man industry".  Writing for NDTV, Troy Ribeiro of Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) stated, 'Amitabh Bachchan as Deepak Sehgall, the aged defence lawyer, shines as always, in a restrained, but powerful performance. She defeated Shyama Charan Gupta in a close contest by bagging 1,14,898 votes.  Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Awadhi Hindu Kayastha,  who was fluent in Awadhi, Hindi and Urdu. For example, he donated â¹1.1 million to clear the debts of nearly 40 beleaguered farmers in Andhra Pradesh and â¹3 million to clear the debts of some 100 Vidarbha farmers.  Harivansh's ancestors came from a village called Babupatti, in the Raniganj tehsil, in the Pratapgarh district, in the present-day state of Uttar Pradesh, in India. Did Sonu Sood take an indirect dig at Kangana Ranaut? ' Mike McCahill of The Guardian remarked, "Among an electric ensemble, Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang give unwavering voice to the girlsâ struggles; Amitabh Bachchan brings his moral authority to bear as their sole legal ally.  During the 1970sâ1980s, he was the most dominant actor in the Indian movie scene; the French director FranÃ§ois Truffaut called him a "one-man industry". Amitabh Bachchan And Jaya Bachchan's Adorable Relationship, On-screen & Off-screen Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan fell in love while making the film and the rest is history. , In the early 80s, Bachchan authorised the use of his likeness for the comic book character Supremo in a series titled The Adventures of Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a success at the box office.. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the latter. ", "Bollywood's Bachchan in trouble over crime claim", "US federal court summons Amitabh Bachchan in an alleged human rights violation; connects it to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots", "1984 riots: Amitabh Bachchan summoned by US court for 'instigating' violence against Sikhs", "Amitabh Bachchan summoned by Los Angeles court", "US court summons Amitabh Bachchan in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots", "US court summons Amitabh Bachchan for 'instigating' 1984 anti-Sikh riots", "Frankly Speaking with Amitabh Bachchan - Exclusive - Full Interview", "Rajiv Gandhi Foundation established with Sonia Gandhi as chairperson", "Five crore question: What makes KBC work? , Bachchan was initially named Inquilaab (Hindustani for "Revolution"), inspired by the phrase Inquilab Zindabad (which translates into English as "Long live the revolution") popularly used during the Indian independence struggle. In 2018, he said that he is hooked to the period drama and feels being transported to the era of late 1940s while watching the show.  Salim Khan wrote the story, screenplay and script of Zanjeer (1973), and conceived the "angry young man" persona of the lead role. Till date the seat has witnessed 18 elections, including two by-elections, but the record set by Amitabh remains intact. Javed Akhtar came on board as co-writer, and Prakash Mehra, who saw the script as potentially groundbreaking, as the film's director. Amitabh Bachchan shared an incident on Kaun Banega Crorepati 12, when he was thrashed by his school principal for lying. Other hits followed, with Bachchan appearing as an older family patriarch in Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Baghban (2003). Several books have been written about Bachchan. That same year he played a double role in the hit Adalat as father and son.  He returned to the screen after a five-year absence with the box-office success Shahenshah (1988).  Bachchan then applied for a role as a newsreader for All India Radio, but "failed the audition". He narrated part of the film Bawarchi.  He received another National Award for Best Actor for playing a progeria patient in R. Balki's Paa (2009). Bachchan had, however, pleaded that he had mortgaged his bungalow to raise funds for his company. His political career however was short lived.  Indiatimes Movies ranks Deewaar amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. Bachchan has narrated several films including The Chess Players (Shatranj Ke Khilari) (1977), Lagaan (2001), Parineeta (2005), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Ra.One (2011), and Krrish 3 (2013). His performance won him his second Filmfare Best Actor Award. In 1975, he starred in a variety of film genres, from the comedy Chupke Chupke and the crime drama Faraar to the romantic drama Mili. Bachchan towers through Pink â the way he bellows "et cetera" is alone worth having the heavy-hitter at playâbut there are softer moments like one where he appears to have dozed off in court, or where he lays his head by his convalescent wife's bedside and needs his hair ruffled and his conviction validated.  It earned him his fourth National Film Award for Best Actor. Other successful films of this period include Shaan (1980), Ram Balram (1980), Naseeb (1981), Lawaaris (1981), Kaalia (1981), Yaarana (1981), Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981) and Shakti (1982), also starring Dilip Kumar. Younger brother, Ajitabh Deewaar and Zanjeer August 2011 and ended on November., they `` strongly felt that Amitabh was the main sponsor of the disease 11! Starred his future wife Jaya Bhaduri Amitabh began endorsing a variety of products and services appearing! As an ageing teacher of a deaf-blind girl and followed their relationship of recuperation houses Jalsa. 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