One Bollywood actor who rules the heartbeats of every Indian and has a fan base from every generation, then it is Amitabh Bachchan. He started his glorious filmy career with the Bollywood movie Saat Hindustani in 1969 and went on to become a synonym to legend. In a span of almost five decades, Amitabh Bachchan has worked in over 190 films and has managed to woo the audience with each one of them. His films like Sholay, Zanjeer, Deewar, Agneepath and others are still among the favorites from the Indian cinema. Big B’s power-packed acting and his other-worldly charm are some of the many things that made him the legend of his times and made him an icon of all times. In fact, calling Amitabh Bachchan a legend is an understatement itself.
As much as the audience loved Mr. Bachchan, he was showered with praise for his work in all forms. With 4 National Film Awards for his spectacular performances, 15 Filmfare Awards, Amitabh Bachchan had his name written down in golden words. He has also been conferred with the Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his stellar contribution to the Indian cinema. That’s not it, the Government of France has also awarded him with the highest civilian honor, Knight of the Legion of Honour for his exceptional career in the world of cinema.
Amitabh Bachchan saw his best phase in the 1970s with many blockbuster movies to his credits and now in his 70s, the actor is still loaded with films, brands and multiple projects. On the Shehanshah's 76th birthday, let’s have a look at his rare and unseen pictures.
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