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Bachchan, Amitabh 1942-

Works: 490 works in 1,351 publications in 9 languages and 13,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Romance films  Historical films  Musical films  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Romantic comedy films  Motion pictures  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Amitabh Bachchan
The great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Would-be writer Nick Carraway leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922, an era of loosening morals, glittering jazz, bootleg kings, and sky-rocketing stocks. Chasing his own American Dream, Nick lands next door to a mysterious, party-giving millionaire, Jay Gatsby. It is thus that Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the super rich, their illusions, loves and deceits
Sholay by Ramesh Sippy( Visual )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 552 WorldCat member 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
Kabhi khushi kabhie gham-- by Karan Johar( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Hindi and English and held by 493 WorldCat member 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
Shatranj ke khilari = Chess players by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in Urdu and Hindi and held by 480 WorldCat member 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
Piku = Pīkū( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in Hindi and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quirky comedy about the relationship between an aging father and his young daughter, living in a cosmopolitan city, dealing with each other's conflicting ideologies while being fully aware that they are each other's only emotional support
Om shanti om by Gauri Khan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 322 WorldCat member 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. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' the 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 by Sanjay Leela Bhansali( Visual )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 290 WorldCat member 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
Kabhi alvida naa kehna by Karan Johar( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Hindi and German and held by 269 WorldCat member 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 conviced that they are happy until they meet each other
Amar, Akbar, Anthony = Amara, Akabara Enthonī by Manmohan Desai( Visual )

24 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavish action-filled account of the separation 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
Deewaar = Dīvāra( Visual )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 244 WorldCat member 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
Wazir( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in Hindi and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is a tale of two unlikely friends, a wheelchair-bound chess master and a brave ATS officer. Brought together by grief and a strange twist of fate, the two men decide to help each other win the biggest game of their lives. But there's a dangerous opponent lurking in the shadows, trying to checkmate them
Paheli = Pehelī by Amol Palekar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Hindi and German and held by 219 WorldCat member 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
Mohabbatein = Love stories by Aditya Chopra( Visual )

27 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gurukul is a private boys' school whose principal demands strict adherence to rules and traditions from his faculty and students, with immediate expulsion for any non-compliance. Karan, Sameer and Vicki are room-mates and best buddies who question this inflexible authority. Their young, handsome and sympathetic music teacher Raj Aryan is on their side in a crusade to humanize the boot camp spirit of Gurukul
Baghban( Visual )

19 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At retirement, a father and mother go to live, separately, with their unwilling sons and their wives
Bunty aur Babli = Baṇṭī aura Babalī = Banṭī aur Babalī by Shaad Ali( Visual )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 198 WorldCat member 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
Sarkar raj( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 172 WorldCat member 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 part of a power struggle in a political minefield
Sarkar( Visual )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gangster family saga, with a story line similar to "The Godfather."
Cheeni kum : a sugar free romance by Ba er qi( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 171 WorldCat member 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
Kabhi kabhie by Yash Chopra( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Hindi and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film is about a poet who loves a woman but she, under pressure from her parents, marries another man. The tension which results is resolved in the next generation
Baabul by Ravi Chopra( Visual )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 150 WorldCat member 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
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Alternative Names
Amit Shrivastava 1942-....

Amitabh 1942-

Amitabh Baççan

Amitábh Baccsan

Amitabh Bachan

Amitabh Bachchan.

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B, Big.

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Baccana, Amitābha.

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अमिता भारतीय फिल्म अभिनेता

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