Amitabh Bachchan is the Indian Cinema’s first Angry Young Man. It is well known that Amitabh Bachchan’s film career started with Saat Hindustani. However, He had, in fact, made his actual debut prior to that as a narrator in Bhuvan Shome, an award-winning film my Mrinal Sen in 1969. He is Bollywood’s icon has always shown tremendous resilience – emerging stronger and more successful from each downfall – rejuvenating himself every time. Amitabh Bachchan is termed as one man industry by a French Film Maker. He is also honored with Padmashree and Padmabhushan and got the Filmfare award 17 out of 45 times of nomination. He hosted the famous Television show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”. Here is a list of Top 10 Best Amitabh Bachchan Movies of All Time.
This was the birth of the angry young man by Prakash Mehra. It was Amitabh Bachchan’s first solo hit although Anand was his first official hit. Anand grabbed best-supporting actor film fare award.
This film was released within a month of his marriage. This film portrayed Amitabh Bachchan as a tormented star whose wife outclasses him, this movie involves all time great Hindi movie songs – each one a gem.
This was the first anti-hero Hindi films by Yash Chopra. Amitabh Bachchan was also nominated for the Best Actor Award that year. Some famous dialogues are- “Aaj mere pass Bangla hai, gaadi hai, bank balance hai, kya hai tumhare paas? Mere pass… Maa hai…” and extra points for “Aaj khush to bahut hoge tum” – that temple scene that is the joy of a thousand mimics!
This film literally an iconic and has the most often imitated lines in Hindi cinema. This film showed the worst revenge, the best friendship, many hilarious scenes, most memorable characters ever in a Hindi film…. Sholay is an unbeatable classic memory of India’s film industry for all time.
Chupke Chupke (1975)
A newly wedded husband plays a practical joke on his wife’s family with full support from his wife and friends. This is Amitabh Bachchan’s remarkable hilarious comedy for the first time. This is literally a delightful movie one can watch again and again.
Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
An awesome movie in every sense – drama, emotion, comedy, romance, action, national integration, justice is all present in one movie. Three brothers are separated and united after many years – one is brought up by a Hindu, another by a Muslim and the last Amitabh Bachchan, by a Christian.The song Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai is unique for bringing together four of the biggest singing stars of the time – Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohd Rafi and Mukesh. They never sang together before or after.
Silsila was Amitabh and Rekha’s last film together. It is believed that the real life story was shot in reel. The film by Yash Chopra portrays the love triangle between the characters of Amitabh, Jaya, and Rekha in the film.
Kaala Patthar (1979)
Kaala Patthar is a disaster drama film based on the Chasnala mining disaster. It was not a hugely successful movie of Amitabh Bachchan as one the leading man but he left a classic impression.
It was one family drama which left us teary-eyed. The film left us with many life lessons. Amitabh played his role as Raj Malhotra. Raj Malhotra and his wife Pooja sacrifice everything to let their four sons have a happy life. However, when Raj retires, the sons become selfish and treat their parents with disrespect. It was one of the wonderful movies of Amitabh Bachchan.
The film is based on a rare genetic condition known as progeria and places emphasis on a father-son relationship. Amitabh Bachchan is the father of Abhishek Bachchan, in real life but in Paa, they played opposite roles. Amitabh Bachchan’s Make-Up In ‘PAA’ is remarkable!
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