Amitabh Bachchan’s most unsual roles

Amitabh Bachchan is the evergreen superstar of the Indian cinema industry and has done over 100 films. He has millions of fans all over the world and his latest stint in the Hollywood sensation, The Great Gatsby, was just an example of his versatility. Likewise, the great actor has also done a few films which many actors would’ve either rejected or failed at, terribly! Here’s a list of the few epic roles he has donned which only helped him extend his fan following.


Black



Amitabh Bachchan essayed the role of a teacher. The story revolve around a blind and deaf girl, Rani Mukherjee and her relationship with her teacher who is later effected with Alzheimer’s. His acting was effortless and his character had the emotional touch which anyone and everyone could relate to.


eklavya



He plays the role of an extremely loyal and protective guard. He has been serving the royals since forever and continues to do so even though there is no King or a dynasty. His is age eventually starts to get the best of him and he worries about his duty as the royal guard.


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Well, he falls in love with his daughter’s best friend in the movie. The role was a bit too bold but Big B did it and with perfection! He was so into his character that even after the movie ended the hatred for his character lingered in our minds.


Ram gopal varma ki aag



Another unusual role that Amitabh played was that of a dreaded bandit in Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag. His acting was deep and intense. No one in the industry in the industry could have portrayed the role better.


paa



All his other roles were unusual but his role in Paa was exceptional and praise worthy. His character suffered from a rare genetic disorder called progeria. The make-up itself took close to three hours each day but big B did it and won our hearts. We were simply awed after watching his performance in Paa. A round of applause for this great actor please!

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