He is one of the most respected and well known actors of Bollywood. The man of the millennium - Amitabh Bachchan made his acting debut in Saat Hindustani. Though the film did not do any wonders at the Box-Office, Amitabh won his first National award for the same. But the movie that made him an overnight star was Prakash Mehra's Zanjeer.
Not many people know that initially Zanjeer was offered to Dev Anand, but the actor rejected the role. Once the director of the movie Prakash Mehra had said that the entire credit of Zanjeer's success goes to Amitabh, who had made up his mind that if Zanjeer fails he would return to Allahabad and never come back. This movie also give him the title - The Angry Young Man.
In the year 1973, he married his Zanjeer co-star Jaya. Even after marriage, they did many films together including the most famous - Abhimaan, which was released after one month of their marriage.
As the Hindi film industry completes 100 years this month, let's take a look at superstar Amitabh Bachchan's most famous dialogues.
Jab tak baithne ko na kaha jaaye sharafat se khade raho. Yeh police station hai tumhare baap ka ghar nahi.
Jao pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne mera baap ko chor kaha tha; pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne meri maa ko gali deke naukri se nikal diya tha; pehle us aadmi ka sign le ke aao jisne mere haath pe ye likh diya tha..ye.. Uske baad.. mere bhai, tum jahan kahoge main wahan sign kar doonga.
Rishte mein to hum tumhare baap lagte hain, naam hai Shahenshah.
Pura naam, Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, baap ka naam, Dinanath Chauhan, maa ka naam, Suhasini Chauhan, gaon Mandwa, umar chhattis saal.
Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahin, naamumkin hai.
Bachpan se hain sar par Allah ka haath, aur Allah Rakha hai mere saath, baazu par hai saat sau chhiyaasi ka billa, bees number ka beedi peeta hoon, kaam karta hoon coolie ka aur naam hai Iqbal.
Hum jahan khade ho jaate hain, line wahi se shuru hoti hain.
I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English because English is a very phunny language. Bhairo becomes Byron because their minds are very narrow!
Arre yeh jeena bhi koi jeena hai, Lallu?
Aaj mere paas bangla hai, gaadi hai, bank balance hai, kya hae tumhare paas?
Satte Pe Satta
Chain khuli ki main khuli ki chain.
Gobhi ka phool, phool hokar bhi phool nahi, sabzi hai. Isi tarah gende ka phool, phool hokar phool nahi hai.
Aaj aapke paas aapki saari daulat sahi lekin aapse bada garib maine zindagi main nahi dekha.
Mard ko dard nahi hota.
Zindagi ka tambu teen bambuo pe khada hai.
Hamare desh mein kaam dhoondna bhi ek kaam hai.
Anand mara nahi, Anand marte nahi.
Kya karun, mera to dil hi kuch aisa hai, Mausi.
Parampara, Pratishtha, Anushasan. Yeh iss Gurukul ke teen stambh hai. Yeh woh aadarsh hain jinse hum aapka aane waala kal banaate hain.
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap
Abey, bbuddah hoga terra baap.
Mujhe jo sahi lagta hai main karta hoon, fir chahe wo bhagwan ke khilaaf ho, kanoon ke khilaf ho ya pure system ke khilaaf.
Kaun Banega Crorepati
Are you sure? Confident? Lock kar diya jaaye?