*Bachchans Fan Club* Go to P.270 & P.275

Posted: 2006-04-19T16:07:07Z

    **Hey to all the Amitabh-ji and Abhishek fans,**

~this fan club is for both father and son...

~we'll talk about the movies, their acting, and just all bout them..

~The avatar and siggies are in the next post!


Edited by umi82990 - 2006-05-24T19:03:00Z
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***Updated Members List***


****I'm really sorry if i left anyone out AGAIN..just post here and monika and I will fix it..

Edited by umi82990 - 2006-05-16T15:55:38Z
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Posted: 2006-04-19T16:56:11Z
ooooo...can i join Umi??Embarrassed

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made by our own lucky_lakshmi.

Non-linked Siggy

Linked siggy that takes u right to the forum page.....(u must paste the whole thing into your siggy box)


Thanks to sweetsorrow(khush) for these above three siggy/avtar)












Edited by monika.goel - 2006-05-29T12:10:49Z
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Posted: 2006-04-19T17:14:09Z

Filmfare awards won during his career 

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Awards Film Year
Best Supporting Actor Anand 1972
Namak Haraam 1974
Aks 2001

Best Actor Amar Akbar Anthony 1978
Don 1979
Hum 1992

National Award Agneepath 1991

"Amitabh Bachchan is, in popular parlance, the king of Indian cinema, most certainly of the commercial Hindi film. The older of the two sons of Harivansh Rai, an acclaimed Hindi poet, and the socialite Teji Bachchan, Amitabh went to Sherwood College, a boarding school in the hill-station town of Nainital, and from there to Delhi University where he earned an arts degree.

His first appearance was in the movie Saat Hindustani [Seven Indians], which did not do particularly well at the box office. Nonetheless, Amitabh was undeterred, and he can be said to have arrived in the Hindi film world with the films Zanjeer [Chains] and Deewar [Wall] . 

Rendering his fathers poems.

Amitabh, during a groovy rendition of his father's poems

With his tall and lean looks, Amitabh became emblematic of the new kind of action hero. Whereas his predecessors such as Rajesh Khanna and Dharmendra played romantic roles, Amitabh introduced the motif of the 'angry young man' to Indian cinema. This is at a time, in the mid-1970s, when domestic politics was in a period of great turmoil, student unrest was high, and the employment prospects for educated young men were bleak at best. In Deewar, which furnishes the classic example of the double in the Hindi cinema, he played the role of a mafia don and smuggler opposite his policeman brother, played by Shashi Kapoor. The theme of 'alienation' is further explored in Shakti [Strength], where as the son of a strict police officer (the legendary Dilip Kumar), Amitabh takes to the life of high crime and smuggling.

Altogether, Amitabh Bachchan has appeared in over 70 films, many of them, particularly those from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s, resounding successes. During the shooting of the movie Coolie, he injured himself fatally and had a near brush with death. He married Jaya Bhaduri, herself one of the most successful and accomplished actresses in the Hindi cinema, and it is perhaps telling that, quite in the Indian fashion, she ceased to act in Hindi films after their marriage.

About ten years age he retired from the film world. He then tried his hand at politics. Due to his enormous popularity, not to mention the close association with Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi, and members of their family that he has enjoyed, he was elected to parliament with a huge majority from his home city of Allahabad. But his stint in politics did not last long and he was implicated in some scandals. He gave up his seat in parliament, vowing never to be involved in politics again.

Some years ago, Amitabh attempted a return to the commercial cinema, but he has not had the impact that he had in previous years. However, he continues to have an extraordinary public presence in India. It was Satyajit Ray, among others, who found that Amitabh's deep and rich voice, which leaves a lasting impression upon listeners, makes for excellent narration. Amitabh had provided narration for numerous films and cultural programs, and he now also heads an entertainment company. His entertainment company was the principal sponsor of the Miss Universe Contest, held in Bangalore in 1996. In this respect, as in many others, whatever Amitabh Bachchan's lasting contribution to Indian cinema, he has shown himself to be naive, socially insensitive, and politically irresponsible; like most other Indians of the upper crust, he is committed to the proposition that India must become a major player in the world stage, and that opposition to 'globalization', 'liberalization', 'modernization' and spectacular 'world events' is not merely inopportune, but a residue of India's attachment to socialism and tradition.

The Miss Universe spectacle however landed him in troubled waters. He found himself in debt-trap. His media company ABCL was in doldrums. However, with his diligence and friendly terms with a politician friend the big-B has been able to get rid of the liabilities to a large extent. Troubles with finances notwithstanding Amitabh has silenced all his critics with the immense acclaim he has received in his new avataar (incarnation) on the small-screen in the desi (local) version of popular "Who wants to be a Billionaire". The charm of his persona that makes people bedazzled; proven by the fact that even unparalleled prize money and popular stars on many rival channels failed to match 'Kaun Banega Crorepati's' success."










With meticulous care &amp; acumen, Amitabh has resurrected his company ABCL.

This simple, yet unique image caught my imagination the moment I saw it for the first time. 

It's from Amitabh's movie Khuda Gawah shot in India & Afghanistan; an incredible effort of the immensely talented director Late Mukul Anand.

Here, the image is brought to life using a simple applet that creates the serene 'ripple effect'. 

Double Role:

Adalat, Don, Kasme Vade, The Great Gambler, Bemisaal, Desh Premi, Satte Pe Satta, Aakhari Rasta, Toofan, Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan, Lal Badshaah, Sooryavansham

Triple Role: Mahaan
Special/Guest/Friendly Appearances:

Ahsaas, Bada Kabutar, Biwi No.1 (1999), Chala Murari Hero Banne, Chasm-e-Baddur (1981),Chhoti Si Baat, Commander,Dost, Dosti Dushmani, Garam Masala, Ghatak(1996), Gol Maal, Hero Hiralaal(1988), Jaban, Jalwa (1986), Kaun hara Kaun jeeta (1987), Khatta Meetha, Krodh(1990), Kunwara Baap(1974), Pet Pyar Aur Paap(1984),Soorma Bhopali(1988) and Vilayati Babu.

Class Apart:

Commentary rendered in 'Shatranj Ke Khiladi', 'Hum', 'Tere Mere Sapane'

Sung Shloka in 'Anari No. 1'

Deadly Combination:

Amitabh has worked with the top bollywood-directors producing electrifying results. Have a look.

Director Films

Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Anand, Namakharam, Abhimaan, Chupke Chupke, Mili.

Yash Chopra

Deewar, Kabhi Kabhi, Silsila, Trishul, Kala Pathar.

Prakash Mehra Zanjeer, Muqaddar Ka Sikander, Hera Pheri, Lawaaris, Namak Halaal, Sharaabi, Jadugar.
Manmohan Desai

Amar Akbar Anthony, Parvarish, Naseeb,Coolie, Mard.

Raj Khosla


Tinu Anand

Kaalia, Shaenshah.

Ramesh Sippy

Sholay, Shaan, Shakti.

Ravi Tandon

Majboor, Khuddar.

T Ramarao

Andha Kanoon, Inqulaab.

Mukul Anand

Agneepath, Hum, Khuda Gawah.

Mehul Kumar


"Yeh tumhare baap ka ghar nahin, police station hai, is liye sidhi tahrah khade raho." Deewar
"Sauda karna to aapko nahin aata, aap is building ke liye dus lakh bhi zyada maang lete, to bhi main kharid leta. Yeh building meri maa ke liye ek tohfa hai."
"Haan, main sign karoonga, lekin main akele sign nahin karoonga, main sabse pehle sign nahin karoonga. Jao pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne mera baap ko chor kaha tha; pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne meri maa ko gali deke naukri se nikal diya tha; pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne mere haath pe ye leekh diya tha..ye.. Uske BAAD, us ke baad, mere bhai, tum jahan kahoge main wahan sign kar doonga."
"Sapne bhi samundar ki lahron ki tarah haqeeqat ki chattanon se takrakar toot jaate hain." Trishul
"Sahi baat ko sahi waqt pe kiya jaye to uska maza hi kuch aur hai, aur main sahi waqt ka intezaar karta hoon."
"Main paanch lakh ka sauda karne aya hoon, aur mere jeb me panch phooti kaudi bhi nahin hai!" Trishul- one of Debashishs favorite "Jisne pachees saal se apni maa ko thoda thoda marte dekho ho, use maut se kya darana?" "Aur aap, Mr R K Gupta, aap mere najayaz baap hai. Meri maa ko aap se chahe zillat aur beizzati ke siva kuch na mila ho, lekin main apni maa, usi Shanti ki taraf se aap ki saari daulat vapas lauta raha hoon. Aaj aap ke paas aap ki saari daulat sahi, sab kuch sahi, lekin maine aap se jyaada garib aaj tak nahin dekha. Good bye, Mr R K Gupta." "You are right, Mr R K Gupta, yeh contract mujhi ko milegi. Aur haan, mere banaye hue colony mein agar aapko ghar chahiye, to taqalluf mat kijiyega, makaan aap ko mil jayega." Sharabi
"Moochein ho to Nathulal jaise warna na ho."
"Zindagi ka tambu teen bambuo pe khada hai." "Do aansoo is aankh se gire, phir do us aankh se. Phir do is aankh se, do us aankh se. Phir do is aankh se, do us aankh se. Kitne huye?...Nau lakh ke haar ke liye, barah lakh ke aansoo? Daddy hote to kehte: Vijay, tumhe business karna nahi aata?" Muqaddar Ka Sikander
"Govardhan seth, samundar mein tairne waale kuoon aur taalabon mein dubki nahin lagaya karte hain."
"Aur waise hi, main is ko yahan nahi maroonga, warna log kahenge Sikandar ne apne ilake me usey mara." Kaalia
"Waqt ki bisaat pe kismat ne jo mohre bichaaye the, unka rukh palat gaya."
"Hum jaha pe khade ho jaate hein, line wahin se shuru hoti hai." "Aap ne jail ki deewaron aur zanjeeron ka loha dekha hai, jailer sahab, Kaalia ki himmat ka faulaad nahi dekha." "Kallu se Kaalia ka safar shuru." Shahenshah
"Rishte me to hum tumhare baap lagte hain, naam hai Shahenshah."
"Bachpan se hain sar par Allah ka haath, aur Allah Rakha hai mere saath, baazu par hai saathsau chhiyaasi ka billa, bees number ka beedi peeta hoon, kaam karta hoon coolie ka aur naam hai Iqbal."
"Jiske seene mein dil hi nahin, usse dil ka daura kya padega?" Don
"Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahin, naamumkin hai." I hated his doing this stuff though
"Agar apni maa ka doodh piya hai to saamne aa."
"Apun woh kutte ki dum hai, jo baara baras nalli ke andar daal ke, nalli tedi hoti, apun sidha nahin hota!" Kala Pathar
" Pain is my destiny and I can't avoid it"
Chupke Chukpe
"Jis tarah gobhi ka phool, phool hokar nahi hota, waise hi gainde ka phool bhi phool hokar phool nahi hota"
Namak Halal
"I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English because English is a very phunny language. Bhairo becomes Byron because their minds are very narrow."
"Narang saab, yeh kaam koi bhi insaan akele kar sakta tha, basharte ki use bhi meri hi tarah yeh pata hona chahiye ke woh is duniya mein akela aaya hai aur akela hi jaayega, isliye agar usey kuch karna hai toh woh bhi akele hi karna hoga."
"Hamare desh mein kaam dhoondna bhi ek kaam hai." Mard
"Jo mard hota hai, usey dard nahi hota."
Mother of all time hits
"Tumhara naam kya hai, Basanti?"
"Ghadi ghadi drama karta hai, saala." Silsila
"Main aur meri tanhaai -- aksar ye baatein karte hai...."
Kabhi Kabhie
"Kabhi kabhi mere dil mein khayal aata hai."
Satte Pe Satta
"Daaru peene se liver kharab ho jaata hai."
"Pura naam, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, baap ka naam, Dinanath Chauhan, maa ka naam, Suhasini Chauhan, gaon Mandwa, umar chhattis saal..."
"Yeh telephone bhi ajeeb cheez hai -- aadmi sochta kuch hai, bolta kuch hai aur karta kuch hai." "Pagar badao... pandrasau rupiye me ghar nahin chalta, saala imaan kya chalega?" Must be his worst nightmare!Major Saab
"Don't mess with the army."
"Sooryavansh ek aag hai jisme doston ke liye jitni jyoti hai, dushmanon ke liye utni hi jwala. Bhoon dalo is kambaqt ko."

The man, the myth, the Indian film legend. A hero for all seasons. Look and admire his incredible enviable career, spanning close to 100 movies.

R.D.Burman Kalyanji Anandji
Saat Hindustani 1969 Khwaza Ahmed Abbas J. P. Kaushik Utpal Dutt, Madhu
Anand* 1971 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Salil Choudhury Rajesh Khanna, Sumita Sanyal
Parwaana 1971 Jyoti Swaroop Madan Mohan Navin Nischol, Yogeeta Bali, Shatrughan Sinha
Guddi 1971 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Vasant Desai Jaya Bhaduri, Utpal Dutt, Dharmendra
Pyar Ki Kahani 1971 Ravikant Nagaich R.D.Burman Tanuja, Farida Jalal, Anil Dhawan
Reshma Aur Shera 1971 Sunil Dutt Jaidev Sunil Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Vinod Khanna, Raakheem, Sanjay Dutt
Bansi Birju 1972 Prakash Verma Vijay R. Rao Jaya Bhaduri
Bombay To Goa 1972 S. Ramanathan R.D.Burman Aruna Irani, Mehmood, Shatrughan Sinha, Kishore Kumar
Ek Nazar 1972 B.R Ishara Laxmikant Pyarelal Jaya Bhaduri
Raaste Ka Pathar 1972 Mukul Dutt Laxmikant Pyarelal Laxmi Chayya
Sanjog 1972 S. S. Balan R.D.Burman Aruna Irani, Mala Sinha
Abhimaan 1973 Hrishikesh Mukherjee S.D.Burman Jaya Bhaduri
Bandhe Haath 1973 O. P. Goyle R.D.Burman Amitabh (Double Role), Mumtaz, Kumud Chuggani
Gehri Chaal 1973 Sridhar Laxmikant Pyarelal Jeetendra, Hema Malini
Namak Haram* 1973 Hrishikesh Mukherjee R.D.Burman Simi Garewal, Rajesh Khanna, Rekha
Saudagar 1973 Sudhendu Roy Ravindra Jain Nutan, Padma Khanna
Zanjeer 1973 Prakash Mehra Kalyanji Anandji Jaya Bhaduri, Pran, Ajit
Benaam 1974 Narinder Bedi R.D.Burman Moushumi Chaterjee, Prem Chopra
Dost 1974 Dulal Guha Laxmikant Pyarelal Dharmendra, Shatrughan Sinha
Kasauti 1974 Arabinda Sen Kalyanji Anandji Hema Malini, Pran
Majboor 1974 Ravi Tandon Laxmikant Pyarelal Parveen Babi, Farida Jalal, Pran
Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan 1974 Manoj Kumar Laxmikant Pyarelal Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Moushumi Chaterjee, Zeenat Aman, Premnath
Chupke Chupke 1975 Hrishikesh Mukherjee S.D.Burman Jaya Bhaduri, Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Om Prakash
Deewar 1975 Yash Chopra R.D.Burman Parveen Babi, Shashi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Nirupa Roy
Faraar 1975 Shankar Mukherjee Kalyanji Anandji Sharmila Tagore
Hera Pheri 1975 Prakash Mehra Kalyanji Anandji Vinod Khanna, Saira Banu, Sulakshana Pandit
Milli 1975 Hrishikesh Mukherjee S.D.Burman Jaya Bhaduri, Ashok Kumar
Sholay 1975 Ramesh Sippy R.D.Burman Jaya Bhaduri, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar, Amjad Khan
Zameer 1975 Ravi Chopra Sapan Chakraborty Vinod Khanna, Shammi Kapoor, Saira Banu
Do Anjaane 1976 Dulal Guha Kalyanji Anandji Rekha, Prem Chopra
Kabhi Kabhi 1976 Yash Chopra Khaiyyam Raakhee, Shashi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh
Adaalat 1977 Narinder Bedi Kalyanji Anandji Amitabh (Double Role), Waheeda Rehman, Neetu Singh
Aalaap 1977 Hrishikesh Mukherjee Jaidev Rekha
Amar Akbar Anthony* 1977 Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Parveen Babi, Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Neetu Singh, Pran, Nirupa Roy, Nazir Hussain
Imaan Dharam 1977 Desh Mukherjee Laxmikant Pyarelal Helen, Shashi Kapoor, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar, Aparna Sen
Khoon Pasina 1977 Rakesh Kumar Kalyanji Anandji Vinod Khanna, Rekha, Aruna Irani, Nirupa Roy
Parvarish 1977 Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Vinod Khanna, Shammi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Shabana Azmi
Besharam 1978 Deven Verma Kalyanji Anandji Sharmila Tagore, Deven Verma (Triple Role)
Don 1978 Chandra Barot Kalyanji Anandji Amitabh (Double Role), Zeenat Aman, Pran
Ganga Ki Saugandh 1978 Sultan Ahmed Kalyanji Anandji Rekha, Amjad Khan
Kasme Vaade 1978 Ramesh Behl R.D.Burman Raakhee, Randhir Kapoor, Neetu Singh
Trishul 1978 Yash Chopra Khayyam Raakhee, Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Sachin, Hema Malini, Poonam Dhillon, Waheeda Rehman
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar 1979 Prakash Mehra Kalyanji Anandji Rekha, Vinod Khanna, Raakhee, Amjad Khan
Jurmaana 1979 Hrishikesh Mukherjee R.D.Burman Raakhee, Vinod Mehra
Kaala Pathar 1979 Yash Chopra Rajesh Roshan Raakhee, Shatrughan Sinha, Shashi Kapoor, Neetu Singh, Parveen Babi, Sanjeev Kumar
Mr. Natwarlal 1979 Rakesh Kumar Rajesh Roshan Rekha, Amjad Khan
Suhaag 1979 Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Rekha, Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi
The Great Gambler 1979 Shakti Samanta R.D.Burman Amitabh (Double Role), Zeenat Aman, Neetu Singh
Anusandhan 1980 Shakti Samanta R.D.Burman Raakhee
Do Aur Do Panch 1980 Rakesh Kumar Rajesh Roshan Parveen Babi, Shashi Kapoor, Hema Malini
Dostana 1980 Raj Khosla Laxmikant Pyarelal Zeenat Aman, Shatrughan Sinha, Amrish Puri, Prem Chopra
Ram Balram 1980 Vijay Anand Laxmikant Pyarelal Rekha, Dharmendra, Zeenat Aman, Ajit
Shaan 1980 Ramesh Sippy R.D.Burman Parveen Babi, Shashi Kapoor, Bindiya Goswami, Sunil Dutt, Raakhee, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Shatrughan Sinha
Barsaat Ki Ek Raat 1980 Shakti Samanta R.D.Burman Raakhee, Amjad Khan
Manzil 1981 Basu Chatterjee R.D.Burman Moushumi Chaterjee
Kaalia 1981 Tinnu Anand Parveen Babi, Pran, Amjad Khan
Lawaaris 1981 Prakash Mehra Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan, Raakhee
Naseeb 1981 Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Shatrughan Sinha, Kim, Reena Roy, Amjad Khan, Pran, Kader Khan, Raj Kapoor
Silsila 1981 Yash Chopra Shiv-Hari Rekha, Jaya Bhaduri, Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor
Nastik 1982 Pramod Chakraborty Kalyanji Anandji Hema Malini, Pran, Amjad Khan, Rita Bhaduri
Yaarana 1982 Rakesh Kumar Rajesh Roshan Neetu Singh, Amjad Khan
Bemisaal 1982 Hrishikesh Mukherjee R.D.Burman Amitabh (Double Role), Raakhee, Vinod Mehra
Desh Premee 1982 Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Hema Malini, Parveen Babi, Navin Nischol, Sharmila Tagore, Shammi Kapoor, Parikshit Sahni, Premnath, Uttam Kumar
Khuddaar 1982 Ravi Tandon Rajesh Roshan Parveen Babi, Sanjeev Kumar, Vinod Mehra, Tanuja, Bindiya Goswami
Namak Halal 1982 Prakash Mehra Bappi Lahiri Shashi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Smita Patil, Waheeda Rehman, Om Prakash, Kader Khan
Satte Pe Satta 1982 Raj N. Sippy R.D.Burman Amitabh (Double Role), Hema Malini, Ranjeeta, Sachin, Shakti Kapoor
Shakti 1982 Ramesh Sippy R.D.Burman Dilip Kumar, Raakhee, Smita Patil, Anil Kapoor, Amrish Puri, Ashok Kumar
Pukaar 1983 Ramesh Behl R.D.Burman Zeenat Aman, Randhir Kapoor, Tina Munim
Andha Kanoon 1983 T. Rama Rao Laxmikant Pyarelal Rajnikant, Hema Malini, Madhavi, Reena Roy, Amrish Puri
Coolie 1983 Prayag Raj & Manmohan Desai Laxmikant Pyarelal Rishi Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri, Suresh Oberoi, Kader Khan
Mahaan 1983 S. Ramanathan R.D.Burman Amitabh (Triple Role), Parveen Babi, Zeenat Aman, Waheeda Rehman
Inquilaab 1984 T. Rama Rao Laxmikant Pyarelal Sridevi, Utpal Dutt, Kader Khan
Sharaabi 1984 Prakash Mehra Bappi Lahiri Jaya Prada, Pran, Om Prakash, Suresh Oberoi, Smita Patil
Girafthar 1985 Prayag Raj Bappi Lahiri Kamalahasan, Rajnikant, Madhavi, Poonam Dhillon
Mard 1985 Manmohan Desai Annu Malik Amrita Singh
Aakhree Raasta 1986 K. Bhagyaraja Laxmikant Pyarelal Amitabh (Double Role), Jaya Prada, Sridevi, Sadashiv Amrapurkar
Hero Hiralal(G.A) 1987 Ketan Mehta Babla Naseeruddin Shah
Jalwa (G.A) 1987 Pankaj Parashar Anand Milind, Remo Naseeruddin Shah, Archana Puran Singh, Saeed Jaffry, Johny Lever
Shahenshah 1987 Tinnu Anand Amar Utpal Meenakshi Seshadri, Supriya Pathak
Soorma Bhopali 1988 Jagdeep Dilip Sen- Sameer Sen Jagdeep, Dharmendra, Rekha, Javed Jafri, Kader Khan, Danny, Ranjit
Ganga Jamuna Saraswati 1988 Manmohan Desai Annu Malik Jaya Prada, Mithun Chakravarty, Meenakshi Seshadri
Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara (G.A) 1989 Rakesh Kumar Usha Khanna Aroona Irani, Madhu Kapur, Siraj Khan
Jadugar 1989 Prakash Mehra Kalyanji Anandji Jaya Prada
Main Azaad Hoon 1989 Tinnu Anand Amar Utpal Shabana Azmi
Toofan 1989 Ketan Desai Annu Malik Amitabh (Double Role), Amrita Singh, Farooq Shaikh
Aaj Ka Arjun 1990 K. C. Bokadia Bappi Lahiri Jaya Prada, Raadhika
Agneepath 1990 Mukul Anand Laxmikant Pyarelal Mithun Chakravarty, Neelam, Madhavi, Danny
Krodh 1990 ??? ??? Sanjay Dutt, Sunny Deol
Ajooba 1991 Shashi Kapoor Laxmikant Pyarelal Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Sonam
Akayla 1991 Ramesh Sippy Laxmikant Pyarelal Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh, Meenakshi Seshadri, Shashi Kapoor, Aditya Pancholi
Hum 1991 Mukul Anand Laxmikant Pyarelal Rajnikant, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Shilpa Shirodkar, Deepa Sahi, Anupam Kher, Danny
Indrajeet 1991 K. V. Raju R.D.Burman Jaya Prada, Neelam, Kumar Gaurav
Khuda Gawah 1992 Mukul Anand Laxmikant Pyarelal Sridevi (Double Role), Nagarjuna, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny

A Still from Khuda Gawah

Insaaniyat 1994 Tito, Toni Rajesh Roshan Jaya Pradha, Sunny Deol, Chunkey Pandey
Mrityudaata 1997 Mehul Kumar Anand Milind Karisma Kapoor, Arbaaz Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Ashish Vidyarthi, Daler Mehndi
Major Saab 1998 Virender Raj Anand Anand Raaj Anand Ajay Devgan, Nafisa Ali, Sonali Bendre

A Still from Major Saab.

Bade Miya Chhote Miya 1998 David Dhawan Viju Shah Govinda, Anupam Kher, Raveena Tandon
Lal Baadshah 1999 K.C. Bokadia Aadesh Shrivastava Shakti Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Shilpa Shetty, Amrish Puri, Nirupa Roy
Sooryavansham 1999 E.V. Satyanarayana Anu Malik Rachana Banerjee, Saundarya, Anupam Kher, Kader Khan
Hindustan Ki Kasam 1999 Veeru Devgan Sukhwindara Singh Ajay Devgan,Manisha Koirala,Sushmita Sen,Prem Chopra
1999 Mehul Kumar Dilip & Sameer Sen Nana Patekar,Tabu,Jackie Shroff,Jaya Prada,Ayesha Jhulka, Shilpa
Mohabbatein 2000 Aditya Chopra Jatin-Lalit Shahrukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, Jimmy Shergill, Preeti Jhangiani, Jugal Hansraj, Kim Sharma
Aks 2001 Rakesh Mehra Anu Malik, Ranjit Barot Nandita Das, Manoj Bajpayee, Ravina Tandon
Ek Rishta - The bond of love 2001 Suneel Darshan Nadeem Shravan Akshay Kumar, Juhi Chawla, Karisma Kapoor, Mohinish Behl, Rakhee,  Ashish Vidyarthi, Shakti Kapoor, Anang Desai.
Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham (K3G) 2002 Karan Johar Jatin-Lalit, Sandesh Shandilya Jaya Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Rani Mukherji, Kajol
Aankhen 2002 Gaurang Doshi Aadesh Shrivastava, Jatin-Lalit, Nitin Raikwar Amitabh Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Bipasha Basu, Paresh Rawal
Agnivarsha 2002 Arjun Sajnani Sandesh Shandilya Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Nagarjun, Jackie Shroff, Prabhudeva
Kaante 2002 Sanjay Gupta Anand Raj Anand Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Sunil Shetty, Mahesh Manjrekar, Kumar Gaurav, Lucky Ali, Rati Agnihotri, Shilpa Shetty.

Amitabh also featured as Narrator in the movies Lagaan (2001), Hello Brother (1999), Tere Mere Sapne (1996), Bawarchi (1972), Buwan Shome (1969).

There is no one like Amitabh

"Amitabh is Amitabh".
"There's no one like Amitabh".
"Nobody can match Amitabh Bachchan's popularity".

These statements are almost run-of-the-mill today. Not just in the film trade but also among the general public. What is it that made Amitabh so different from the others of his ilk? Why, in the last 30 years, have we never had any actor who has had the same fan following and who could clearly step into his shoes? What is it that really made Bachchan stand above all the other stars who have come after the superstar first made an appearance on the screen in 1969 in Saat Hindustani? Quite simply, the answer is Bachchan's string of box office hits. One after the other, the actor's films hit the jackpot with such sustained regularity that in the seventies and eighties, Amitabh Bachchan became the safest bet for producers, distributors and exhibitors alike. The word 'alike' was used here to differentiate the scene that existed when Bachchan was the numero uno and the one that exists today. For instance, a Salman Khan today may guarantee mega bucks for the producer of his films but there is no like guarantee that distributors and exhibitors of his starrers will also make money. As in the case of his  release, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, while producer Sajid Nadiadwala made comfortable crores in the film, several distributors and exhibitors who invested in it stood to lose. Ditto in the case of films of other topline stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan or Ajay Devgan, Anil Kapoor, Sunny Deol. For that matter, anybody else. Why, even current heart-throb Hrithik Roshan's Fiza did not get for its distributors and exhibitors (barring Bombay circuit) what it fetched for its producers. That was not the case with Bachchan flicks. The only other actor who was close in popularity to Amitabh was Rajesh Khanna. The industry has never witnessed superstars of the like of these two. When hit films of other heroes used to do business of Rs 1 crore in a major circuit, Amitabh's average flicks used to cross the crore mark! Just a few examples of such average grossers of the superstar: Do Aur Do Paanch, Toofan, Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi... Second, the mere name of the superstar was enough to draw in the crowds into cinemas in his heyday. Today, no hero can boast of such charisma as to lure the audiences to the theatres on the sheer strength of their names. Shah Rukh Khan's home production, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, could not even manage decent houses on the opening day, leave alone full houses. Anil Kapoor has never really drawn initial crowds; his starrers usually pick up by word of mouth publicity if they are good. Even action heroes like Ajay Devgan and Akshay Kumar have had to remain content with dismal openings of their flicks on more occasions than one. But the Bachchan magic was one of a kind.
Whether it was Prakash Mehra's Zanjeer in 1973 -- after which there was no looking back for the star of stars. Or Manoj Kumar's multistar cast Roti Kapada Aur Makaan in 1974; Yash Chopra's evergreen Deewaar; Ramesh Sippy's all-time blockbuster Sholay in 1975; Bachchan's first film with Rekha, Do Anjaane in 1976; or Manmohan Desai's biggest entertainer, Amar Akbar Anthony in 1977 -- there were two common features in all these hits: Amitabh Bachchan's towering presence and a bumper box office initial draw. 

Don, Trishul and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar made 1978 a memorable year for the Big B. The following year may not have been as good but Bachchan, nevertheless, did deliver Mr Natwarlal and Suhaag in the last year of the seventies.

Scene from super-hit movie Deewar

A still from all time hit movie Deewar: The-war between brothers

The eighties were equally exciting for the superstar who did not seem to age at all. Today, when heroes find it difficult to hold their own for even ten years, Amitabh Bachchan ruled the box office for over two decades as the undisputed Maharaja of movies with no close second! Ram Balram, Laawaris, Naseeb, Khud-dar, Andhaa Kaanoon, Coolie, Sharaabi and Mard were some of the great hits in the first half of the eighties. Of course, when Amitabh Bachchan reigned supreme, films did not have to face the opposition of video and cable piracy as today. Cinema-going was the only and cheapest form of entertainment for the masses who identified with the angry young man. But where films of the great actor did not have to fight the piracy battle or even the opposition of countless satellite channels, the media hype, too, was far less in his case. He did not have every television channel covering him or his films because there were simply no satellite channels. (He even went off press for a few years but for that, he had himself to blame.) Yet another factor that went in Bachchan's favour in making him the darling of all sections of the society was his unbelievable versatility. It is not for nothing that Big B became a superstar. Although he was adored in angry young man roles, he never let down his fans in non-action films, too. Comedy, like action, was his forte and if he could represent the frustrations of the helpless youth of those times, he could as well play the comedian with equal elan. Chupke Chupke and Amar Akbar Anthony come to mind instantly when one thinks of Bachchan's flair for comedy. With the same ease, Amitabh played the intense mature lover as in Kabhi Kabhie and Silsila. The range which Bachchan portrayed in his performances remains unmatched even today. Like the superstar's fees those days! The actor used to command a remuneration which was more than double that commanded by the actor who was second in popularity. It was Amitabh who started the trend of an actor taking the distribution rights of a major territory like Bombay in lieu of his remuneration. And while distribution rights were, in those days, generally sold for ten years, the superstar got perpetual rights as his fees. Today, films do businesses of Rs 15 and Rs 20 crore per major territory. But in the seventies and eighties, when 1 crore was the magical figure, several of Bachchan starrers touched and even crossed the 1-crore mark. Three or 4 films of his even touched Rs 2 and Rs 2.5 crore. Of course, Sholay did a business of over Rs 4 crore in its first run. Add to that a couple of more crores in its repeat runs! Amitabh is also the last star to have had a universal appeal that cut across geographical boundaries. Whether it was the man on the street in Ludhiana in the North or Latur in the midwest, whether it was a company executive in Porbandar in Western India or a college student studying in Patna in East India, the fondness for Bachchan was the same. Today, a Sunny Deol runs more in Northern India because of his action image, a Govinda is a hot favourite of UP and Bihar whereas a Shah Rukh Khan flick records generally dull collections in Bihar. That is to say, Amitabh's charm affected the audiences in the North, South, East and West in the same way. (Now, whether Hrithik will be able to sustain his initial all-India acceptance is to be seen.) Why, just in India, across the seven seas too, Amitabh reigned supreme for over two decades. His superhit stage shows bore testimony to his immense popularity the world over. Again, today, when jubilees are more manipulated than the truth, Amitabh's films celebrated genuine silver, golden and platinum jubilees. Amar Akbar Anthony in 1997 celebrated silver jubilee in as many as nine cinemas of Bombay -- a record unparalleled even today. As many as six of Amitabh's films released in 1978 celebrated jubilees -- yet another record, which remains unequalled till today. And he had a total of seven releases that year. The six jubilees were Khoon Pasina, Don, Ganga Ki Saugand, Trishul, Kasme Vaade and Muqaddar Ka Sikandar. As if the six jubilees weren't proof enough of the superstar's stardom, the nationwide hysteria that followed a life-threatening injury on the sets of Coolie saw the entire nation praying for this man's recovery. Amitabh got a new lease of life after he recovered from the accident. The film, of course, went on to become a runaway hit. Manmohan Desai played up to people's sentiments and froze the action shot in which Amitabh was injured. An aside: Punit Issar, who accidentally caused the near-fatal injury to Bachchan became a household name thereafter and also bagged a number of roles. He is today better known as Duryodhan in the epic television serial, Mahabharat. EVEN after Bachchan's downswing began in the late eighties, the actor managed to make successes out of ordinary films like Shahenshah in 1988, Aaj Ka Arjun in 1990 and Hum in 1991. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan in 1998 might have crossed the average line because of Govinda's antics but Amitabh Bachchan's towering presence in the David Dhawan flick cannot be overlooked. A three-year sabbatical in the nineties was followed by a disastrous comeback with his first home production, ABCL's Mrityudaata, a film which Amitabh's critics condemned as the death of the actor. But BMCM and Major Saab gave him a breather. With Kaun Banega Crorepati airing now* on Star Plus, the ageing actor's fan following has increased tremendously once again. Critics derided Amitabh's foray into television and predicted the end of his career on the big screen. Far from it. For the superstar is now playing his age in the true sense -- whether in Aditya Chopra's Mohabbatein or Karan Johar's Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham. For another, he is doing films with directors who are among the most reliable in the country today -- something which Bachchan failed to do for the good part of the nineties.

* off-air since January 2002

Edited by monika.goel - 2006-04-28T08:23:12Z
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Posted: 2006-04-19T17:24:37Z
Can I join too?? I am a fan of Abhishek.
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Posted: 2006-04-19T17:26:03Z
Abhishek Bachchan - Biography   

Name :     Abhishek Bachchan
Date of Birth : 5 February 1976
Place of Birth : India
Height : 6' 3
Nationality : Indian
Profession : Actor
Nickname : Abhi

Thnx to www.netglimse.com

Edited by ~Pachu*n*Abhi~ - 2006-04-19T18:01:57Z
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Posted: 2006-04-19T17:45:31Z
sure..no prob..all of ya'll in..thanks so much for supporting me... Smile

and we'll starting posting pictures and article about them
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