Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Hit Movies of All-Time

Amitabh Bachchan hit movies

Today we’re going to present some of the Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan Hit movies of all-time. If you’re a movie lover, you may know about this legendary Indian actor. When it was the early 1970s, the first gains popularity through his films. The films are such as Deewaar, Zanjeer, and Sholay along with the dubbed India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. He is referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Big B, and the Star of the Millennium. Besides, he is top of the most influential and the greatest actor in the Indian cinema history as well as the world cinema. As an actor, he wins so many accolades in his career. These include four ‘National Film Awards’ as the ‘Best Actor’ with many awards of the award ceremonies and the international film festivals.

Moreover, he not only wins fifteen Filmfare Awards but gets total 41 nominations overall at the major acting category at Filmfare award. Amitabh Bachchan Hit movies receive a lot of great compliments over the years while earning millions upon millions around the world as well. As he has scores of films, so people often argue one another over what the greatest Amitabh Bachchan movie of all time is. You can use this list of the most entertaining Amitabh Bachchan films so that you can end of argue forever. As in the most cases, they go on the hand of his greatest performances essentially come from the best movies. This great actor has worked with almost all directors of Bollywood film industry for many years. Some of the famous directors are as Satyajit Ray and Baz Luhrmann who has worked with him over the years.

A Brief of Him before Amitabh Bachchan Hit Movies

Before we proceed to Amitabh Bachchan hit movies, let’s know who Amitabh Bachchan is. He was born in the eminent poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan’s house on October 11, 1942. While helping out in social issues and also connects well with the masses he is famous worldwide as well. He is not only a film actor but a popular TV host, producer, playback singer, and former politician. When he was appearing on the ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ reality show, it gave a new lease of life to his career that helped him earn more fame. Also, he generally regards as the star of the Millennium and the megastar. Although his debut film was ‘Saat Hindustani’ of 1969, he gets the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor when he appears in the film ‘Anand’ of 1971.

This was the starting of the journey of his colorful Bollywood life. He then performs in one after another super hit movies. These include Prakash Mehra’s action film Zanjeer, Yash Chopra’s Deewaar, Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay, Manmohan Desai’s action comedy Amar Akbar Anthony and so on. Besides, Dostana, Kaalia, Silsila, Coolie, Agneepath, Hum etc made a smooth pathway for him in Bollywood film industry. Apart from being a successful actor, Mr. Bachchan has narrated several films such as Shatranj Ke Khilari, Lagaan, Parineeta, Jodhaa Akbar, Ra. One, and Krrish 3 as well. Moreover, he has performed as a playback singer for films Baghban, Silsila, and Laawaris.

Top 10 Best Amitabh Bachchan Hit Movies of All-Time

Now, let us describe the top 10 best Amitabh Bachchan hit movies of all time. This list includes the films from the begging of his film career in Bollywood. So, let’s take a look at what they are the all-time superhit movies of this megastar.

1. Deewaar (1975)

Quick Notes of Deewar

  • Movie Length: 174 minutes
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Director: Yash Chopra
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Shashi Kapoor,  Neetu Singh, Nirupa Roy

Movie Summary

Amitabh Bachchan acts as Vijay who struggles as a dockworker. Finally, he becomes a leading figure of the underworld. But, his younger brother, Ravi, is a well-read, upright policeman. As a result, this becomes the dividing cause of their relationship. This film mostly considers as a ground-breaking cinematic masterpiece. Moreover, it has received the Filmfare Best Movie Award of 1975 along with six other Filmfare Awards as well. Ranking as the fourth highest-grossing Bollywood film of 1975It was also a “super hit” at the box office. This is why the India times ranks Deewaar amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films.

2. Black (2005)

Quick Notes of the Black

  • Genre: Drama
  • Length: 122 min
  • Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji, Shernaz Patel, Ayesha Kapoor

Movie Summary

It’s the cathartic tale of a young woman who can’t see, hear or talk and the teacher who brings a ray of light into her dark world. The film not only receives the critical acclaim but it was a commercial success with the 2nd highest grossing Bollywood film in 2005 worldwide. For this film, Amitabh Bachchan received his second National Film Award for Best Actor at the 53rd National Film Awards, which was his fourth Filmfare Award for Best Actor. Besides, Rani Mukerji wins her second Filmfare Award for Best Actress through an amazing acting in this film as well. But, the film Black was top of the best acting performances by Mr. Bachchan who played the role of a teacher.

3. Don (1978)

Quick Notes of the Don

  • Director: Chandra Barot
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman, Pran, Iftekhar
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
  • Length: 166 min

Movie Summary

It’s about a wanted criminal, Don who dies in a police chase. But, the DSP D’Silva is the just one who knows about his death. He gets hold of the gang he trains Don-look Vijay. However, Vijay faces danger from the police and from within the gang. In the film, Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of a Don so decently and still most realistic. It was amazingly brilliant when he acts as Don than a villager Vijay and once again Don. As a result, it’s certainly one of the best Amitabh Bachchan Hit movies of all-time.

4. Agneepath (1990)

Quick Notes of the Agneepath 

  • Length: 174 min
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Director: Mukul Anand
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Mithun Chakraborty, Neelam Kothari, Madhavi

Movie Summary

This is all about a quest for a young boy for revenge leads him to become a gangster as an adult. He becomes more and more like his enemies with each day. Despite being the tenth highest-grosser of 1990, the film had collections way below its high budget and recorded as flop film at the box-office. But, the film was remade in 2012 by Karan Johar, the son of Yash Johar, as an honor to his father. For acting in this film, Amitabh Bachchan receives his first National Film Award for Best Actor. Besides, Mithun Chakraborty receives the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for this film as well.

5. Sholay (1975)

Quick Notes of the Sholay

  • Length: 162 min
  • Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
  • Director: Ramesh Sippy
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini,

Movie Summary

A former police officer makes a list of the services of two criminals to capture the bandit after his family was murdered by a notorious and brutal bandit. He approaches them in jail, puts the proposal in front of them, and they agree to bring in Gabbar Singh alive – for a hefty price. After their discharge from jail, they travel by train to the village where the Police Officer lives – now with only his widowed daughter-in-law. With this synopsis, the film goes to the end with the quest of the former police officer.

6. Abhimaan (1973)

Quick Notes of the Abhimaan

  • Genre: Drama, Musical
  • Length: 122 min
  • Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Asrani, Bindu

Movie Summary

As a popular singer, he convinces his new wife to enter show-business. But, his pride is wounded when she outshines him. Amitabh Bachchan played the role of a singer who wants to be number one in Abhimaan. But, suddenly lost this spot from his wife who has no intention to do so. In this film, Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of self-pride and “Abhimaani” Singer to the perfection. As a result, this was one of the 10 best Amitabh Bachchan hit movies.

7. Anand (1971)

Quick Notes of the Anand 

  • Length: 122 min
  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Hrishikesh Mukherjee
  • Stars: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Ramesh Deo, Sumita Sanyal

Movie Summary

As told by his best friend, film’s story is of a terminally sick man who wishes to live life to the full before the inevitable occurs. The film starts with a felicitation ceremony set for Bhaskar (Amitabh Bachchan), who a doctor is just written a successful book titled Anand. He reveals that the book is not a work of fiction Bhaskar was a cancer specialist and after the congratulatory speeches. But, it was taken from the own diary and pertains to his practices with a real person named Anand.

8. Pink (III) (2016)

Quick Notes of the Pink (III)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Length:136 min
  • Director: Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang

Movie Summary

A retired lawyer steps forward to help them clear their names when three young women are implicated in a crime. The movie deals with a courtroom debacle between two parties apparently where one of a politico’s son represented by his lawyer. Besides, the normal, working, independent, ultra-modern group of friends who are women represented by their lawyer Amitabh Bachchan. But, it’s a presentation of a tussle between the still unanswered modern feminist rights and the hardheaded, captivating rules placed by the society on its women in deep detail.

9. Piku (2015)

Quick Notes of the Piku 

  • Length: 123 min
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Director: Shoojit Sircar
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Irrfan Khan, Moushumi Chatterjee

Movie Summary

This is a quirky comedy about the relationship between a daughter and her aging father, whose eccentricities drive everyone crazy. As a result, it was one of the Amitabh Bachchan hit movies of all time.

10. Paa (2009)

Quick Notes of the Paa 

  • Length: 133 min
  • Genre: Comedy, Drama
  • Director: R. Balki
  • Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Vidya Balan, Paresh Rawal

Movie Summary

Because of the young boy to age beyond his years and his father tries to help his son cope with a rare condition. For his performance, Amitabh Bachchan received his third National Film Award for Best Actor at the 57th National Film Awards. What’s more, Vidya Balan got her first Filmfare Best Actress Award while acting in the film as Amitabh mother.

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