Amitabh Bachchan mentors his fans over phone

Last Updated: May 21, 2011, 13:26 PM IST

New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan turned mentor for his fans during a phone chat which saw him giving advise to wannabe singers and script writers.

Fans from across the country connected with their idol through the `LIVE Bachchan Bol` chat on a mobile service provider.

The 68-year-old actor talked to fans about his upcoming home production `Bbuddha Hoga Tera Baap` and son Abhishek`s health among other things, while he himself was in London for an event.

When Rakesh Kumar from Jammu, told him that he has a potential film script, Bachchan asked him to send it to his production house AB Corp and also took down his number.

He also gave advise to a struggling singer from Patna.

"There are a lot of talent shows these days. If you participate in one of the shows and come out in the the top, I will definitely try to help you," the actor said.

The National award winning actor also recited a verse from his father Harivansh Rai`s poem `Madhushala` to one of his fans.

PTI