7 Greatest Films of Amitabh Bachchan

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Sholay (1975) - Prime Video

One of the most iconic films in Indian cinema. Bachchan's portrayal of the brooding and rebellious Jai remains etched in the memories of audiences. His chemistry with Dharmendra, who played Veeru, and the film's memorable dialogues have made it a cult classic.

Deewaar (1975) - N/A

A gritty crime drama that catapulted Bachchan to superstardom. His portrayal of Vijay Verma, a disillusioned and morally ambiguous character, is considered one of his finest performances.

Don (1978) - YouTube

A suspenseful thriller where Bachchan played a dual role - one of a ruthless crime lord, and the other of a simpleton who resembles him. Bachchan's charismatic portrayal of the titular character and the film's gripping narrative have made it a classic in Indian cinema.

Zanjeer (1973) - YouTube

This marked Bachchan's emergence as the "angry young man" of Indian cinema. His performance as Inspector Vijay Khanna, seeking revenge against the criminals who killed his parents, resonated with audiences and set the tone for many of his future roles.

Paa (2009) - N/A

Directed by R. Balki, Paa is a heartwarming drama where Bachchan played a 12-year-old boy named Auro suffering from progeria, a rare genetic disorder that causes accelerated aging.

Shahenshah (1988) - YouTube

Directed by Tinnu Anand, Shahenshah is a vigilante action film where Bachchan played a dual role - one of a timid police officer and the other of a fearless vigilante superhero.

Black (2005) - Netflix

Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, "Black" is a poignant drama where Bachchan portrayed Debraj Sahai, a teacher who helps a visually and hearing-impaired girl named Michelle overcome her disabilities.