There was a superstar in the 20th century who revolutionized Indian Cinema to such an extent that people started admiring it worldwide. The superstar stood tall among the bunch of stars at that time. The time when Rajesh Khanna conquered Bollywood, everyone though, Will we ever see someone like Rajesh Khanna? This superstar answered the question and completely changed the landscape of Bollywood. We are talking about the legend, the angry young man, and the Shahenshah of Bollywood, ‘Amitabh Bachchan.’
Amitabh Bachchan is by far the most respected superstar in the history of Bollywood. No matter where he goes, he has always been the center of attraction. From being the angry young man of Bollywood to Meyer Wolfsheim of Hollywood. He has done it all. He has achieved everything. However, while discussing his greatest movie, we would like to state that every movie of his has left a unique mark in the history of Bollywood. Still, we have compiled of list of top 8 movies of Amitabh Bachchan which you should watch before death.
List Of Best Movies Of Amitabh Bachchan
Here is the list of best movies of Amitabh Bachchan:
The root of various famous dialogues lies in this film. Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the role Vijay Deenanath Chauhan which is still admired by actors. The movie revolved around the quest of a young boy who sets on the path of revenge. In the process, he becomes a gangster. The problem is the fact that he is becoming more and more like his enemies.
The path of revenge can lead you to various places, but it can destroy you too. Will the boy be able to get his revenge or self-destruct himself? Watch the epic performance of Amitabh Bachchan in this classic movie.
Consider this the movie which started the journey of the greatest Bollywood superstar of all time. Inspector Vijay, a character portrayed by Amitabh Bachchan. In this film, Inspector Vijay is an honest police officer. He encounters a gangster on his duty. As the drama goes on ahead, he realizes that the gangster is the same guy who murdered his parents. The story revolves around how Inspector Vijay avenges his parents.
This role gave him the stability which he needed to stay in Bollywood. Inspector Vijay is still recognized as one of the best portrayals of a police officer in Bollywood’s history.
Amitabh Bachchan portrayed a character of a wealthy drunk man in this movie. This a love story of a rich guy and a poor girl. Vicky Kapoor [Amitabh Bachchan] went against wishes of his wealthy father who wanted a rich spouse for him. However, Vicky fell in love with a poor woman. This movie is a cult classic. Amitabh Bachchan was praised for his performance in the film as well.
It is a gangster film where Amitabh Bachchan played a double role. Don, a criminal died in a car chase. The police officer Desilva is the only person who knows about this. However, to catch every member of Don’s gang, he uses lookalike of Don named Vijay. Unfortunately, the inspector dies as the movie progresses and the secret that Vijay is not Don buries with his death. Vijay fights against police in his quest to find evidence of proving that he is not Don. This movie certainly deserves a place on this list.
Deewaar revolves around the story of two brothers. Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the role of Vijay, a struggling worker who later becomes a notable figure in the Underworld. On the other hand, his brother Ravi is an honest police officer. When Ravi finds out about Vijay being a gangster, he questions him why he chose this path. The story revolves around the struggle between these two brothers. Shashi Kapoor, as well as Amitabh Bachchan, justified their roles with stellar performances. Their performances combined with the drama of the movie earn this classic a spot in this list.
Black is a heartwarming tale of a blind, deaf and dumb girl who learned under the guidance of a teacher. Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the role of a teacher. The movie revolves around how the teacher brings some light into the dark world of Michelle. This movie was nominated for Oscars. The movie was packed with two great performances. Amitabh Bachchan and Rani Mukherjee stole the show and helped the film gain a must watch tag.
You thought we were going to omit this classic, don’t you? However, can we? The movie was the first movie to earn over ten crores in its lifetime run. This was the first time when an Indian film crossed ten crores mark at the Indian Box Office. It was a story of Inspector Thakur’s rivalry with Gabbar Singh. Watch it and experience the high intensity which this movie possesses.
Amitabh Bachchan portrayed the role of a parent who was struggled to gain his dignity back from his sons. The story initiated with the parents [Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini] living a happy life with their children. However, as the children grew, they became disobedient and neglected their parents’ wishes. The story describes the struggle of parents who were forced to live away from each other. It is one of the most heart touching stories which can leave a dark mark on your heart.
After all these years, Amitabh Bachchan still stays one of the most beloved actors. The aura of Big B will live in Bollywood forever. The National Award winning actor is still playing some fantastic roles. His latest role in the movie ‘Pink’ was termed as one of the best characters in the history of Bollywood. All hail Big B! The Star of the Millenium!