7 Films That Made Amitabh Bachchan Great

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Zanjeer (1973) - YouTube

Directed by Prakash Mehra, "Zanjeer" marked a turning point in Amitabh Bachchan's career, establishing him as the "Angry Young Man" of Indian cinema. His portrayal of the fearless police officer Vijay Khanna resonated deeply with audiences and catapulted him to stardom.

Sholay (1975) - Prime Video

Regarded as one of the greatest Indian films ever made, "Sholay" featured Bachchan in the role of Jai, a charismatic and resourceful outlaw. His chemistry with Dharmendra, who played Veeru, and his iconic dialogue delivery in the film are legendary.

Deewaar (1975) - YouTube

In this crime drama, Amitabh Bachchan delivered a powerhouse performance as Vijay Verma, a conflicted gangster torn between his loyalty to his family and his sense of morality. The struggle between good and evil resonated strongly with audiences.

Don (1978) - ZEE5

Directed by Chandra Barot, "Don" showcased Amitabh Bachchan's versatility as he portrayed a dual role of Don, a ruthless crime lord, and Vijay, a simpleton who is tasked with impersonating him. Bachchan's performance in both roles was widely praised.

Agneepath (1990) - Netflix

In this crime drama directed by Mukul Anand, Bachchan portrayed the character of Vijay Deenanath Chauhan, seeking vengeance against the man who wronged his family. His intense portrayal earned him critical acclaim and reaffirmed his status as a powerhouse performer.

Black (2005) - Netflix

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, "Black" showcased Bachchan's versatility as he portrayed the character of Debraj Sahai, a teacher who mentors and educates a deaf-blind girl played by Rani Mukerji.

Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) - Prime Video

This iconic Bollywood masala film directed by Manmohan Desai featured Amitabh Bachchan alongside Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor. Bachchan played the role of Anthony Gonsalves, a fun-loving and kind-hearted character, showcasing his range as an actor beyond intense roles.

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