Amitabh Bachchan, a legendary icon, has performed in more than 200 movies over the last 50 years. He is quite well-known for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Sholay, Veer-Zara, Sakar, Aankhen, Piku, Pink, Chehre and others. The latest bollywood news is that he turns 80 today and a special film festival has been organised in different cities across India where his prominent films will be shown.
Let’s take a look at some of his top blockbuster movies:
It’s directed by Salim-Javed and produced by Prakash Mehra starring Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Ajit Khan, Pran, which was released on May 11, 1973. Big B was seen as a challenger to wrong things happening while being a hero with moral conduct. It gave the rise to his career and ended the struggling part.
It was released in 1975, is an action-drama movie starring Big B as Vijay Verma. The 2 hour 54 min has Vijay into the criminal role, while younger brother Ravi, who is a police officer, is sent to arrest him.
Amitabh Bachchan’s action-crime film, released in 1978, showcases police chasing Don. Things change when Vijay, a lookalike of Don, replaces him and attempts to discover the details of his unlawful activities.
Directed by Yash Chopra and produced by Gulshan Rai and released in 1978, it stars Amitabh Bachchan (Vijay), Shashi Kapoor, Sanjeev Kumar. An engineer visiting a town, has a relationship with a local girl and walks off, leaving her with a child. The son takes revenge for his mother. Vijay is the furious young man playing the role of a son.
- Mukkadar Ka Sikandar
A drama-musical film released in 1978 stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Kader Khan, Vinod Khanna, Amjad Khan. The story showcases a orphaned boy without home, who works his way up to become an affluent man. He proposes to the girl he loves from his childhood days, but she refutes him. Depressed, he frequently reaches a prostitute and she falls in love with him.