Amitabh Bachchan Birthday Special: Watch the Best of Amitabh Bachchan Movies on Hotstar

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These Amitabh Bachchan movies on Hotstar are a must-watch on the actor’s birthday. From Namak Haram, Deewar, Sholay to Hum, Sanjog, and many more.

Amitabh Bachchan is an acclaimed Bollywood actor and a legend in the Hindi film industry. He is known for numerous iconic roles that he has portrayed over the years in the Hindi film industry. The Sholay fame actor celebrates his 78th birthday this October 11th. On the occasion of his birthday, we have collaborated a set of his movies which are available on Hotstar. Some of his best works that simply could not be forgotten include movies like Namak Haram, Deewar, Sholay, Hum, Sanjog, and many more. Take a look at the list of some of his movies:

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Pink

Pink is one of the best of Amitabh Bachchan movies which is immensely loved by the audience. In this social cause themed movie Amitabh Bachchan played a role of a reputable lawyer in his retirement. The movie is helmed by Vicky Donor fame director Shoojit Sircar and features actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Andrea Tariang, and Angad Bedi in pivotal roles. The plot of the film is about three young women and a twisted court case.

Release Date – 16 September 2016

IMDb rating – 8.1/10

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Namak Haram

Namak Haram is considered one of the best Amitabh Bachchan movies of all times. He portayed the role of  Vikram Maharaj (Vicky) in the film. The movie is directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and featured Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Simi Garewal, A.K. Hangal and Asrani in key roles. Amitabh Bachchan also bagged a Filmfare Award for his performance in Namak Haram.

Release Date – 19 November 1973

IMDb rating – 7.3

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Sanjog

In Sanjog, Amitabh Bachchan plays the role of a common man named Mohan in the movie who works as a clerk in collector’s office. The film is about the twist of fate that Mohan observes after he realises that his first love is alive, however he himself as married someone else. The movie featured Amitabh, Aruna Irani, and Mala Sinha in leading roles.

Release Date – February 25, 1972

IMDb rating – 6.2/10

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Rann

Amitabh Bachchan played a role of Vijay Harshwardhan Malik in the feature film Rann. He portayed the role of an ethical CEO of a struggling TV channel. The movie is directed by Ram Gopal Varma. The film showed the state of journalism in India and how it was severely influenced by politicians and their agendas.

Release Date – January 29, 2010

IMDb rating – 6.9/10

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Dev

Amitabh Bachchan played a role of  JCP Dev Pratap Singh in the 2004 released movie Dev. Actors like Fardeen Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Om Puri, Amrish Puri, and Rati Agnihotri were also seen in prominent roles. The movie even received a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie.

Release Date – June 11, 2004

IMDb rating – 6.9/10

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Hum

Amitabh Bachchan played a role of Tiger / Shekhar Malhotra in the 90s popular movie titled Hum. Almost every Amitabh fan knows about this movie as the famous song Jumaa Chumaa De De was from this movie itself. The film featured Amitabh Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Govinda, Kimi Katkar, Deepa Sahi, Shilpa Shirodkar, Danny Denzongpa, Anupam Kher and Kader Khan in pivotal roles.

Release Date – February 1, 1991

IMDb rating – 6.8/10

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Sarkar Raj

Amitabh Bachchan played the role of Subhash Nagre aka Sarkar, who is an influential leader in the movie. The film is the second part of the Sarkar franchise. Sarkar Raj features actors including Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Dilip Prabhavalkar, and Supriya Pathak in prominent roles as well. The movie bagged several awards including Star Screen Awards, Stardust Awards, Filmfare Awards and IIFA Awards as well.

Release Date – June 6, 2008

IMDb rating – 6.8/10

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Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is a comedy movie where Amitabh Bachchan and Govinda were seen in twin-double roles. Actors like Raveena Tandon, Ramya Krishnan, Anupam Kher, and Paresh Rawal were seen in supporting characters as well. The movie was directed by David Dhawan.

Release Date – October 16, 1998

IMDb rating – 5.8/10

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Nishabd

In Nishabd, Amitabh Bachchan played a role of Vijay Anand, who is Ritu’s parents. The movie is about how Amitabh’s character grows fond of his daughter’s friend which is portayed by Jiah Khan. The movie was helmed by Ram Gopal Varma.

Release Date – March 2, 2007

IMDb rating – 5.4/10

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Dil Jo Bhi Kahey

Amitabh Bachchan played a role of Shekhar Sinha, the protagonist’s father in the romantic drama movie Dil Jo Bhi Kahey. The movie is about a young student falling in love with a foreign student named Sophie and the challenges both of them and their families face while they try to prove their love for each other. Actors like Amitabh BachchanRevathi NairKaran SharmaBhumika ChawlaAnnabelle WallisMalcolm Stoddard and Claire Oberman featured in the movie.

Release Date – September 23, 2005

IMDb rating – 4.7/10

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Aetbaar

Amitabh Bachchan played the role of Dr. Ranveer Malhotra in the Bollywood movie Aetbaar. The movie is a psychological thriller and features actors including John Abraham, Bipasha Basu and Supriya Pilgaonkar in the lead roles as well. The movie was reportedly inspired by American movie called Fear.

Release Date – January 23, 2004

IMDb rating – 4.6/10

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Kandahar (Malayalam)

In Kandahar, Amitabh Bachchan plays a role of Lokanatha Sharma, father of Suryanatha Sharma’s character in the film. The movie is a 2010 released war film. The movie is based on the hijacking of Indian Airlines Flight 814 in the year 1999.

Release Date – December 16, 2010

IMDb rating – 3.4/10

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