Hum Jaha khade ho jaate hai line wahin se shuru hoti hai... An actor for whom Bollywood coined the term, 'angry young man'. On this day 50 years back in 1969 a tall, lanky actor with baritone voice came into our lives. Who knew he was going to change the entire Hindi film industry? Amitabh Bachchan son of late poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan stepped into the Hindi film industry with the film 'Saat Hindustani'. His breakthrough role came a few years later in 1973 with the film 'Zanzeer'. Around the years from 1975 to 1984 the Bollywood found its ideal 'Angry Young Man' in Amitabh Bachchan. He with his own charm and flamboyance popularized the violent melodrama.
At the time when Rajesh Khanna ruled the industry and was called a superstar. Soon Amitabh Bachchan shared the title of 'Superstar' along with Rajesh Khanna. Bachchan has given many trademark films of the Bollywood that are still considered as a benchmark and have some of the iconic dialogues. Movies like Don, Deewar, Muqaddar ka Sikandar, Shakti, Sholay, and others are still engraved in audiences' memories.
Besides mastering the violent melodrama genre, he did a great job in comedies as well. Comedies like 'Amar Akbar Anthony, Naseeb, Chupke Chupke, Satte Pe Satta and others.
In the second innings of his career also he did not fail to mesmerize us with movies like Baghban, Cheeni Kum, Paa, Sarkaar, Bhootnath, Piku, Pink and recently Badla. With time and again he has proven his versatility and excellence as an actor.
On the occasion of Amitabh Bachchan's completion of 50 years in the Hindi film industry his son Abhishek Bachchan shared a heartfelt post on his Instagram handle, take a look
Not just as a son, but as an actor and a fan... We are all blessed to witness greatness!— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) November 7, 2019
There is so much to admire, to learn and even more to appreciate. Several generations of cinema lovers get to say we lived in the times of BACHCHAN!!! pic.twitter.com/TQAJY3Hrfw
Amitabh Bachchan also popularly known as Big B and Shahenshah is currently juggling between his work commitments in spite of his health concerns. Producer of his upcoming film 'Chehre', Anand Pandit recently shared his experience of working with Big B, where he said that he is honored to be working with him. On the work front he was last seen in Sujoy Ghosh's 'Badla'. His first look from his upcoming film 'Gulabo Sitabo' is also out where he will be sharing the screen with Ayushmann Khurrana.