Birthday Special: When Amitabh Bachchan Defeated His Death

11 Oct 2019 12:01 PM

Birthday Special: When Amitabh Bachchan Defeated His Death

Updated 11 Oct 2019 12:01 PM

Amitabh Bachchan turns 77 on October 11. Fifty years ago, a 27-year-old man from Allahabad made his debut on the big screen as an actor in the ensemble cast of K.A. Abbas "Saat Hindustani".

"Amar Akbar Anthony" and "Coolie", Yash Chopra in "Silsila" and "Deewar", and Prakash Mehra in "Zanjeer", "Sharaabi" and ‘Namak Halaal".

Working with new-age directors, his defining roles have been in Ram Gopal Varma's "Sarkar", Shoojit Sircar's "Piku", Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Black", besides Karan Johar's "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" and "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna".

At 77, Big B shows no signs of slowing down. He currently has four more films lined up – Shoojit Sircar's "Gulabo Sitabo", Nagraj Manjule's "Jhund", Rumi Jaffery's "Chehre" and Ayan Mukerji's "Brahmastra". 

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