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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The Price of Partition

Congratulations to my desi brethren celebrating Independence over the next couple of days. And so they should, it’s a fine thing: Freedom!

India Pakistan

Freedom to practice our own corruption, oppression, subjugation, warmongering and to allow dangerous radical extremism to exist, develop and flourish, with a healthy dose of destructive propaganda.

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Amitabh Bachchan Retrospective: Pyar Ki Kahani, 1971

Continuing my retrospective on Amitabh Bachchan’s classic movies

pyar ki kahani

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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