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The seven best performances of Amitabh Bachchan’s career

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Zanjeer (1973): The thriller was not only a game changer for Amitabh Bachchan, but also for the Indian film industry. His portrayal of the angry police officer Vijay Khanna launched a new era in Indian cinema and redefined the on-screen hero.  Sholay (1975): One reason why the curry western became the biggest grossing movie in Indian cinema’s history was the actor’s remarkable performance of Jai, a crook who is hired to protect a small village. His death at the end broke the hearts of audiences like no other on-screen.  Deewaar (1975): The explosive performance saw him play a dockyard worker named Vijay who is forced by circumstance onto the wrong…

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