Amitabh Bachchan, an epitome of Indian cinema among the world, a persona of true greatness to have destined the lands of Mahabharata plain is a legendary actor and a fine gentleman.
Any superlatives ain’t enough to describe what he has earned as accolades till date. The recipient of Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan along with the highest civilian honor from the Government of France, this ergonomic personality has seen it all.
Here’s a lookback at top ten best movies of Amitabh Bachchan of all time
10) Silsila (1981)
- A movie that took the time to garner the cult status among the movie enthusiasts, this one revolves around the role of brooding lover from Amitabh Bachchan.
- The movie explored the broader story of love, loss, and uncontrollable passion.
9) Sholay (1975)
- An unmatched classic in the history of Indian cinema, this one is still making rounds till date.
- This movie has led the characters to achieve the legendary status among the followers.
- The revenge tale, the buddy moments and the comic senses along with the epic enigma of characters have made this one of the finest movies of Amitabh Bachchan of all time.
8) Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)
- One of the most endearing movies of all time, this one features everything that a movie should contain.
- The comedy, drama, romance, action, justice and more makes it a full-fledged entertaining movie.
- It features a wide cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and more which makes it a classic trait of a movie.
7) Don (1978)
- Remember the character of Vijay along with the role of Don played by Amitabh Bachchan in the movie. No one could have really slipped those roles such eloquently.
- An amazing treat to watch, this one has even been made out as a modern day remake too.
- An absolutely fantastic performance by the mega-star Amitabh Bachchan makes it into our list at number 7.
6) Deewar (1975)
- This movie kick started the theme of theanti-hero in the Bollywood.
- This movie explores the relation between two brothers, one played by Amitabh Bachchan and the other played by Shashi Kapoor.
- The movie comes down all to the motherly love and the divide between the brothers who are separated by the crime by-line.
5) Zanjeer (1973)
- The start of the route for the Amitabh Bachchan as a solo actor with his first hit came via Zanjeer.
- This paved the way for the angry young man to reach the unprecedented heights never seen like before.
- Zanjeer even made its way into a remake in the modern day.
4) Piku (2015)
- If anyone had a doubt that the era of Amitabh Bachchan is onto an end needs to watch this modern flick.
- It touched upon the story of short-tempered Piku Banerjee and her aging
- Amitabh Bachchan received his fourth National Award for Best Actor for this movie.
3) Agneepath (1990)
- The ultimate professional performance of his career, this movie is a cult classic and a must watch for any movie followers.
- The way Amitabh Bachchan portrays Vijay Deenanath Chauhan is enduring to the eyes.
- The movie earned Amitabh Bachchan the accolade of National Award for Best Actor, his first of the bunch.
2) Paa (2009)
- This man is never gonna get old. The charming way he pulled off the character of Auro is a sight to behold.
- The movie deals with the subject of rare genetic condition progeria and dwells on the relation between father and son.
- The movie earned Amitabh Bachchan his third National Award for Best Actor and a Filmfare Critics award for Best Actor too.
1) Black (2005)
- The movie is based on the story of a blind and deaf girl and her relation with her teacher. It draws inspiration from the life of Helen Keller.
- Amitabh Bachchan himself claimed this movie to be his best one till date.
- The movie earned Amitabh Bachchan his second National Film award and fourth Filmfare award for best actor. He also earned Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor.
With that, we’ve reached the end of our list. We rolled back the years and had a look at his best performances till date. We hope there’s more to come from him. Till then, let’s raise a toast to the fine gentleman of our era, Amitabh Bachchan.