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My inability to fulfil promises I made as a politician hurts me: Amitabh Bachchan
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is currently busy in promotion of his just released PINK has regretted his failure in fulfilling the promises he made as a politician.

Mr. Bachchan revealed this during a discussion with journos Shekhar Gupta and Barkha Dutt in a recently held event.

"I mostly think of it because there are many promises that one makes during an election campaign, when you seek votes from people. My inability to keep those promises hurts. If there is anything that I regret then it is that. I made a lot of promises to the city of Allahabad and to its people but I wasn't able to fulfill them," said the actor.

While accepting the fact that his decision to join politics was emotional, the actor further added, "I try to do whatever I can in any social capacity but I know it is something that people of Allahabad will always hold against me. I think my decision was emotional. I wanted to go and help a friend (Rajiv Gandhi), but when I went there and got into it, I realized that it has nothing to do with emotions. I realized that I am incapable of doing it and so, I left."

Mr. Bachchan joined politics in 1984, to support family friend, Rajiv Gandhi. He was active in the field for a very short period of time and during his term he took a break from his acting career.

The actor contested for Allahabad's seat and won it by a huge margin. However, he resigned just after 3 years.

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