Someone familiar with Bollywood would be quite surprised if they weren’t familiar with Big B or Amitabh Bachchan. He was born in Allahabad on October 11, 1942, and is regarded as one of the most prestigious and significant performers in the history of Indian cinema. Over the course of several decades, he appeared in more than 200 Indian movies.
Early in the 1970s, Bachchan’s career took off thanks to memorable parts in films like Zanjeer and Sholay. He has won numerous awards, including the National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards, because to his powerful and versatile acting abilities.
Deewar, Sholay, Don, Agneepath, Kabhie Kabhie, and Black are some of his best-known works. In addition, he served as the prestigious host of Kaun Banega Crorepati, India’s version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.
In addition to his acting talent, Amitabh Bachchan is a well-known figure in India who actively engages in a number of charitable and humanitarian endeavors. His place as a cultural icon in India and elsewhere has been solidified by his deep voice and distinctive style.
Today is his 81st birthday, so let’s have a look at some of his upcoming film projects.
Ganapath: The Birth of a Hero
Ganapath – A Hero Is Born, a film directed by Vikas Bahl, is based on a dystopian future civilization in the year 2070 AD. Tiger Shroff, Kriti Sanon, and Amitabh Bachchan all play significant roles in the movie. On October 20, 2024, Ganapath – A Hero Is Born is scheduled to be released in theaters.
2898 Kalki (AD)
The epic science fiction movie Kalki 2898 AD, commonly known as Project K, was directed by Nag Ashwin and is set in a dystopian society. Under the auspices of Vyjayanthi Movies, C. Aswani Dutt is in charge of producing it. Prabhas, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani are among the ensemble cast members of the movie. It will reportedly be the most costly movie ever made in India when it opens in theaters in 2024.
The courtroom drama Section 84, directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, will star Amitabh Bachchan. The movie is the third time that Ribhu Dasgupta and superstar Amitabh Bachchan have worked together, following the critical successes of Te3n (2016) and Yudh (2014). Additionally playing important roles in the movie are Nimrat Kaur, Diana Penty, and Abhishek Banerjee.
Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan, two of Indian cinema’s biggest stars, will reconnect on screen in the upcoming film Thalaivar 170 after more than 32 years apart. Since their roles in Geraftaar, Hum, and Andhaa Kaanoon, this will be their first time working together. The movie is expected to be released next year and will be directed by TJ Gnanavel, who also worked on Jai Bhim.