Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Sanjog 1972

Did he sign too many films too early?

Sanjog

I watched this movie and wondered: how the hell did Amitabh Bachchan ever become a megastar?

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Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Parwana, 1971

Amitabh is the bad guy in this love triangle gone deadly bad

Parwana

It may seem strange for someone aiming to be hero of Bollywood movies to play a baddie so early in his career – this was only the fourth film starring Amitabh Bachchan to be released (June 1971).

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Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Pyar Ki Kahani, 1971

Continuing my retrospective on Amitabh Bachchan’s classic movies

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Three out of three? Nah. After two great first outings on screen (see my review of Saat Hindustani and Anand here), Amitabh stepped into the wrong shoes with this one.

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Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Anand, 1971

Starring Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna.

Now I know those names should be the other way around, but this is the second in my series of reviews of Big B’s old movies, so AB before RK it is

Anand 1971

Amitabh’s second outing (for his first movie click here) on the big screen and he bagged two awards out of two already – this time for best supporting actor in the Filmfare Awards for the movie Anand (released March 1971). Watch it here!

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Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Saat Hindustani, 1969

My look back at Amitabh Bachchan’s debut film from 48 years ago.

I don’t watch much Bollywood these days, but in the 80s, I was a huge fan of Big B, as India’s biggest movie star, Amitabh Bachchan, is often called.

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Piss off 2016. You sucked balls.

Oh. My. God. What an effed-up year this has been. Goodbye and good riddance. #FU2016 as John Oliver said. He was right, this year was a bad vintage, it drove us stir crazy – just get outta my sight already.

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But hang on, dead or alive, we’d better spin round and discuss it a little, or the rest of this page will be entirely blankety blank. Along the way, I’ve got to sneak in some tributes to happenings and people sadly departed this year.

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