For The First Time, 'Amar' Isn’t With Us When This Film Completes 40 Years

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For The First Time, 'Amar' Isn’t With Us When This Film Completes 40 Years

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has been a part of films, television series, documentaries, music videos et al.

The 74-year-old actor has given several hits and achieved much in his film career that it often becomes tough for the common man to keep track of all his past. The superstar provides some hints of the past through his on social media accounts.

The legend of Hindi film industry still works relentlessly to complete his assignments whether they pertain to cinema and advertisements. The actor never fails to explore the infinite possibilities even at this age and grabs every opportunity that comes his way, including his Hollywood debut with the film, The Great Gatsby. 

It's hard to stop talking about him. Today, let's talk about his recent tweet in which he mentioned his film, Amar Akbar Anthony. He tweeted to celebrate this film completing 40 years of its making. 

Read on to find out what he has tweeted.

First 40 years without Om

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

After Vinod Khanna passed away on April 27, 2017, this becomes one of the first instances when a film of which Vinod Khanna was a part, has completed 40 years and is being tweeted about by his co-star Amitabh Bachchan.  

Vinod had played the role of Amar, a Hindu policeman and was the first lead actor in the film.


Kid's visit

On May 26, 2017, Amitabh posted a couple of tweets to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Amar Akbar and Anthony. In the tweets, he shared some precious moments when the film was made. 

Filmfare Best Actor Award

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

Bachchan won the first Filmfare Best Actor award for his performance in this film which was released in 1977.    

For the third lead

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

The film had a multi-star cast with Amitabh playing the third lead role. Other lead actors were Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor.

Highest grosser

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

Not only did he get his first Best Actor award, but the film was the highest grosser of the year. It was a hit film.

Padma Vibhushan in 2015

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

Amitabh Bachchan received Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contribution in the field of arts. 

The exceptional trio

Amar, Akbar, Anthony: 40 years

The film was epic, indeed. Will you watch it today?



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