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4 Interesting Things You May Not Know Olu Jacob and Amitabh Bachchan Have In Common (Photos)

Nollywood and Bollywood are cinematic powerhouses whose films have captivated millions of people worldwide. These two industries have created some loveable characters who will be remembered for years in their respective countries. Two examples are Nollywood's Olu Jacob and Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan. Both men are widely regarded as two of the best actors of their generation.

If you adore Indian movies as much as I do, you've certainly seen Amitabh Bachchan in action, but did you know he has some similarities to our very own legendary, Olu Jacob? Take a look at them below.


1. Same Age

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These two men, who once commanded their country's movie industry, are about the same age. Amitabh Bachan will turn 79 in October, while Olu Jacob celebrated his 79th birthday a few days ago. Apart from being the same age, they both have the same beard pattern, as if it were a badge for any man born in 1942.


2. Day of Birth

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The day of their birth is another surprising similarity between these Nigerian and Indian stars. Amitabh Bachchan was born on the 11th day of October 1942, whereas Olu Jacob was born on the 11th day of July 1942.


3. They Have Both Being Honored With Statues

In their respective nations, these movie legends have been honored with statues for their contributions to the arts.

Amitabh Bachchan Statue

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Olu Jacob Statue

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4. Their wives are actresses with names that begin with the letter J.

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As if sharing the same year of birth, occupation, beard style, and the 11th day of their birth month weren't puzzling enough, their wives' names start with the letter " J."

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Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bhaduri since 1973, while Olu Jacob has been married to Joke Silva since 1989. Interestingly, both of the wives are outstanding actresses.

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Between Olu Jacob and Amitabh Bachchan, who do you think is the better actor?

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