Bachchan, Amitabh 1942-
Most widely held works about Amitabh Bachchan
Most widely held works by Amitabh Bachchan
Shatranj ke khilari Chess players ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 401 libraries worldwide
The kingdom of Oudh has a gently decadent Nawab (king), who is busy being a poet, composer, singer, dancer, and choreographer, but not a ruler. Mirza and Mir are old friends, living in the capital city off ancestral wealth and taxes on their lands. As the king is obsessed with his artistic endeavors, the friends are obsessed with shatranj (chess). In 1856, the East India Company sends General Outram, the British Resident of Lucknow, to take over the kingdom, under the charge of misrule. The king dithers, the friends play chess. British troops march into the city; the king surrenders without a fight, and the friends remove to a distant village so they can play in peace.
Kabhi khushi kabhie gham ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A young man goes against the wishes of his beloved father to marry the girl he loves. When he leaves home, his younger brother vows to reunite the family and bring back the happiness they once shared.
Om shanti om ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
A romantic saga of a boy next door, Om Prakesh Makhija, who works as a junior artiste in bollywood in the 70's. He is madly [in] love with the superstar of that time, Shantipriya. His dreams and aspirations to become a superstar and be with his lady love are thwarted as he witnesses the brutal murder of his beloved Shantipriya by a mercenary producer Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a junior artiste returns as 'Om Kapoor' the superstar of 2007!! His journey of rediscovering himself, his past life and avenging the death of his beloved is the story of 'Om Shanti Om!'
Black ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Hindi and German and held by 289 libraries worldwide
The film deals with the journey of two headstrong people, Michelle Mcnally, who cannot see, hear, nor speak and Debraj who teaches her to live and seek knowledge.
Sholay ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in Hindi and English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two small-time crooks are hired by an ex-cop, Thakur, to stop the tyranny of Gabbar Singh who massacred Thakur's family. It is also the story of a village that realizes non-violence does not mean cowardice, but that it can stand up to terror and lawlessness.
Paheli Pehelī ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Lachchi is married to Kishan, whose only interest is money. On the night of their marriage, he leaves to pursue his business interests. However a ghost has fallen in love with Lachchi and he takes on Kishan's appearance and wins everyone's heart. When the real Kishan finally returns five years later, confusion abounds until finally a wise old shepherd devises the three tests to resolve the paheli that has baffled everyone.
Kabhi alvida naa kehna ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 207 libraries worldwide
Dev, a professional soccer player in New York City, and Maya, a nursery school teacher, are married to or about to marry different people. They are convinced they are happy until they meet one another.
Baghban ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 181 libraries worldwide
At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives.
Cheeni kum a sugar free romance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Hindi and German and held by 167 libraries worldwide
A sarcastic love story of a 64-year-old arrogant, acidic chef of London's top Indian restaurant and a simple 34-year-old unmarried woman visiting London. It's a story of how they meet, how they fight, how they make up, and how their relationship evolves into romance. It's a story of their funny struggle to break the news to the woman's father and the chaos they go through convincing him and making him accept them as a couple.
Sarkar ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 164 libraries worldwide
A gangster family saga, with a story line similar to "The Godfather".
Baabul ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 151 libraries worldwide
The story of a father's attempt to rescue his daughter-in-law from her grief after his son dies tragically. The film deals with the social issue of widow remarriage.
Sarkar raj ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 146 libraries worldwide
Anita Rajan, CEO of Sheppard Power Plant, wants to set up a power plant in rural Maharashtra. She journeys to Maharashtra to mobilize support for the plant, but things are not what they seem and Shankar's dream project gradually becomes a political minefield.
Eklavya the royal guard ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 145 libraries worldwide
As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams and bloodshed erupts, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light.
Amar, Akbar, Anthony Amara, Akabara Enthonī ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Lavish action-filled account of the separation, separate lives, and eventual reunion of three brothers: one raised by a Hindu policeman, one raised by a Muslim tailor, and one raised by a Catholic priest.
Paa ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Auro is an intelligent, witty 13-year-old boy with an extremely rare genetic defect that causes accelerated aging. He suffers from a progeria like syndrome. Mentally he is 13, very normal, but physically he looks five times older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya, who is a gynecologist, and his father Amol Arte, a young, progressive, and full of ideals politician.
Bunty aur Babli Baṇṭī aura Babalī = Banṭī aur Babalī ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Two ambitious dreamers, Rakesh and Vimmi, set out from different small towns to find fame. Instead, they find each other and form the duo, Bunty and Babli. They commit criminal capers, with an ambitious police inspector, DCP Dashrath Singh, hot on their trail.
Sholay ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 129 libraries worldwide
In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two adventurous crooks are hired by ex-cop, Thakur, to hunt down the dreaded dacoit Gabbar Singh who massacred Thakur's family.
Waqt the race against time ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Aditya is thrown out of his luzurious house and forced to stay in a shabby outhouse. He thinks his father is playing a cruel joke, but realizes his father has no intention of relenting. Aditya is desperate and it's a race against time ...
Deewaar Dīvāra ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Two brothers, one a cop and the other a criminal, share a mutual adoration for their mother. Though they care for each other, they end up at odds due to their respective roles.
Khakee ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2004 in Hindi and held by 110 libraries worldwide
DCP Anant Shrivastav, along with his team, have been assigned to escort a dangerous terrorist and ISI agent from Chandigarh to Mumbai. But there is an unseen enemy who doesn't want them to reach Mumbai.
Action and adventure films Action and adventure films Adultery Bachchan, Amitabh,--1942- Biography Brothers Chess Chess players Comedy films Criminals Dacoits Deafblind children Deafblind children--Education Drama East India Company East Indians Families Fathers and sons Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Foreign films Historical films Impostors and imposture India India--Bombay India--Lucknow India--Oudh International relations Interpersonal relations Landowners Love Man-woman relationships Married people Motion picture actors and actresses Motion pictures Motion pictures Motion pictures, Indic Musical films Outram, James,--Sir,--1803-1863 Police Premacanda,--1881-1936 Reincarnation Revenge Romance films Romantic comedy films Sons--Death Teachers of deafblind people Wajid ʻAli Shah,--King of Oudh,--1821-1896
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