50+ Years of Amitabh Bachchan in the Film Industry

50 years of amitabh bachchan

Bollywood industry is celebrating 50+ Years of Amitabh Bachchan in the film industry. Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, playback singer, producer and television personality who works in Hindi films. He made his acting debut in 1969 with Saat Hindustani,
and narrated Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvan Shome (1969).

Amitabh Bachchan had won the National Award for the portrayal of Anwar Ali in Saat Hindustani. But do you know how it was passed on from Tinnu Anand to Big B? Well, that’s also a stroke of luck.

Saat Hindustani marked Amitabh Bachchan’s debut in Bollywood. The film released exactly 50 years ago. That was a time when he had been visiting many film makers so that he lands into a role but had been rejected by all of them because he was ‘too tall for the heroines’, as has been mentioned in Abbas’ memoir.

After appearing in the romantic drama Kabhie Kabhie (1976), Bachchan starred in Manmohan Desai’s action comedy Amar Akbar Anthony (1977). He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the latter.

He then played dual roles of Don and Vijay in Don (1978), which again earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for the consecutive year. In the 1980s, Bachchan was cast in numerous films, like Dostana (1980),  Shaan (1980) and Kaalia (1981), the romantic film Silsila (1981); and the drama Shakti (1982) with Dilip Kumar. coolie (1983) and many more movies…

In 1996, he started his film production company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation whose first release Tere Mere Sapne (1996) was a box-office hit.

In 2000, Bachchan appeared in a supporting role in Aditya Chopra’s Mohabbatein.  During the same year, he made his television debut as the host of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati.

He received another National Award for Best Actor for playing a progeria patient in           R. Balki‘s Paa (2009). Bhoothnath(2008),Khakee(2004), In 2005, he played the role of a teacher of a blind and deaf girl in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Black, for which he received the National Award and the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

Bachchan has also been a narrator for several films including  Shatran Khilari (1977), Lagaan (2001), Parineeta (2005), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Ra.One (2011), and Krrish 3 (2013). He has also performed as a playback singer for films like Laawaris (1981), Silsila, and Baghban.

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Amitabh Bachchan is indeed one of the most revered stars in Bollywood. He has a career spanning almost five decades. Amitabh Bachchan has been althrough the changes in the film industry and the world as well.

The septuagenarian has made many interesting reviews over the years. Amitabh Bachchan is one of the country’s biggest superstars, the actor has disseminated a ton of wisdom for everyone. However, Big B is known for his talent , humility and down-to-earth attitude.

With his career spanning decades, he is truly the megastar of the Hindi film industry.

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