Amitabh Bachchan Turns 75 | These 75 Movies Carved an Actor to a Superstar

Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood’s megastar of the millennium turned 75 and the entire nation is extending their love and wishes to him. The ‘Angry Young Man’ of the Hindi film industry, Amitabh Bachchan has been through manifolds as an actor, a producer, a host, a singer, an artist, a presenter throughout his career. Amitabh Bachchan aka Big B has given Bollywood some very magnificent movies both commercial and character oriented, which is loved by the audiences from all walks of life.  

Amitabh Bachchan’s professional life

Amitabh Bachchan started his career in the year 1969 with his debut movie, Saat Hindustani. It was a multi starrer movie, directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, and won him the National Film Award for Best New Comer. Amitabh Bachchan is one actor in Bollywood who had lived the characters he had played onscreen with utmost conviction and finesse. That is why, his roles and his dialogues are still remembered and aped today, in 2017 too. This gem of the Hindi Cinema had also gone 

Though Amitabh Bachchan has become one name in the industry that is considered equivalent to worship of God, this gem of the Hindi Cinema had also gone through several events of sorrows and distress. He got severely injured during the making of his movie Coolie but all the prayers and wishes from the Amitabh Bachchan fans gave him almost his second life. Then there was an infamous Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha link up that led to distress between him and his actress wife Jaya Bachchan. The third time, when Amitabh Bachchan had to go through bad times was when his production and events company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd (ABCL) went bankrupt. The veteran actor had gone through a financial crisis and did not have acting project in hand. It was then Amitabh Bachchan made comeback to Bollywood with movies like Mritydata and Suryavansham. Yash Chopra’s Mohabbatein, was the turning point in Amitabh Bachchan’s life, after which there was no looking back for the actor.

75 movies of Amitabh Bachchan that made him a star

Saat Hindustani 1969, Anand 1971, Guddi 1971, Sanjog 1971, Piya Ka Ghar 1972, Bombay to Goa 1972, Bawarchi 1972, Zanjeer 1973, Abhimaan 1973, Saudagar 1973, Namak Haraam 1973, Dost 1974, Kasauti 1974, Benaam 1974, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan 1974, Kunwara Baap 1974, Deewaar 1975, Zameer 1975, Sholay 1975, Faraar 1975, Chhoti Si Baat 1975, Chupke Chupke 1975, Mili 1975, Do Anjaane 1976, Kabhie Kabhie 1976, Hera Pheri 1976, Adalat 1976, Balika Badhu 1976, Charandas 1977, Amar Akbar Anthony 1977, Ganga Ki Saugandh 1978, Kasme Vaade 1978, Besharam 1978, Trishul 1978, Don 1978, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar 1978, The Great Gambler 1979, Mr. Natwarlal 1979, Kaala Patthar 1979, Suhaag 1979, Do Aur Do Paanch 1980, Dostana 1980, Ram Balram 1980, Shaan 1980, Commander 1981, Yaarana 1981, Barsaat Ki Ek Raat 1981, Naseeb 1981, Chashme Buddoor 1981, Lawaaris 1981, Silsila 1981, Kaalia 1981, Satte Pe Satta 1982, Namak Halaal 1982, Nastik 1983, Andha Kanoon 1983, Mahaan 1983, Pukar 1983, Sharaabi 1984, Mard 1985, Shahenshah 1988, Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati 1988, Agneepath 1990, Hum 1991, Ajooba 1991, Khuda Gawah 1992, Mrityudata 1997, Major Saab 1998, Lal Baadshah 1999, Sooryavansham 1999, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan 1998, Mohabbatein 2000, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 2001, Kaante 2002, Baghban 2003, Khakee 2004, Veer-Zaara 2004, Black 2005, Bunty Aur Babli 2005, Sarkar 2005, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006, Nishabd 2007, Cheeni Kum 2007, Piku 2015, Wazir 2016, Pink 2016 and much more.

Amitabh Bachchan is now successful hosting Kaun Banega Crorepati, television game show. He is a brand ambassador of Polio Free India, Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan and other government schemes. We wish our superstar all the best and good health in life so that we get to see more of his movies and good work in the society.


Yamini S. Verma

A dreamer and a go-getter, this is how she defines herself. With seven- plus years of experience in Journalism, Yamini has worked with various publications in print and online. With an inclination towards photography, she dreams to go on around the world tour someday and capture the beauty of nature through her lens. You can write to her at
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