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Four roles that Amitabh Bachchan has played

People all over the world have cried with him, laughed with him, they have rejoiced in his success and grieved during his downfalls. He is no ordinary actor, with over 47 years of performance to his name; this film star is dear to all. He has donned many hats and has surprised us by the varied roles he has played. He has proven his talent time and again and is releasing movies even at the age of 73. Here are a couple of roles the actor has played.

Zanjeer

In this role Amitabh Bachchan gave birth to the angry young man which was a new concept in a romance filled drama of Bollywood. He portrays the frustration and anger of the Indian masses through his character who retaliates when cornered. This character made him the beloved of the people, a man willing to fight injustice while maintaining his moral ground.

Sholay

Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of a bandit hired by a retired policeman to capture a villain who has been causing havoc in the village. The movie was received with much appreciation, tugging at the nation's heartstrings. His dedication to his friendship and the valour he portrayed while fighting the villain will be etched in our memories for years to come.

Agneepath

Amitabh Bachchan received his first national award for this role. His character seeks revenge for the murder of his father. The young lad who witnessed the grave injustice committed against his family comes back to avenge this crime and clear his father’s name.

Paa

Amitabh Bachchan really stepped out of his comfort zone in this role. He plays a 12-year-old with a rare genetic condition known as progeria. He won the National Film Award for Best Actor for this role.

 

 

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