Top 10 Offbeat Roles Played by Amitabh Bachchan

WRITTEN BY Saumya Jaiswar entertainment

Aankhen (2002)

Amitabh Bachchan is shown as a short-tempered bank manager who is fired and decides to avenge his loss by getting the bank robbed by three blind men.

Boom (2003)

Bachchan played the character of an underworld don, Bade Mia who is determined to recover the diamonds that have been lost by three supermodels during a high-profile fashion show.

Bollywood Hungama

Black (2005)

Film revolves around a blind, deaf and mute girl (played by Rani Mukherjee) and her relationship with her teacher (played by Bachchan) who later develops Alzheimer’s.

The Indian Express

The Last Lear (2007)

The film follows the life of a veteran theatre actor Harish Mishra played by Bachchan who is lured out of retirement by a young director who wants him to play a character in his film.

Bollywood Hungama

Nishabd (2007)

Nishabd traced an intimate relationship between a 60-year old man (played by Bachchan) and 18-year old girl (played by Jiah Khan).

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Cheeni Kum (2007)

The romantic-comedy directed by R.Balki saw a 64-year old arrogant chef (Bachchan) fall in love with 34-year old woman (played by Tabu).

Paa (2009)

The film starred Bachchan as a 12-year-old boy afflicted with a rare genetic condition called progeria that causes him to age unnaturally.

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Rann (2010)

The film saw Bachchan play the CEO of a news channel battling an ethical dilemma when his son fabricates a news report.

Piku (2015)

The film portrays Bachchan as an eccentric ageing father who suffers from chronic constipation and stays with his daughter.

Pink (2016)

Bachchan plays a retired lawyer who decides to take up a molestation case against politically connected men in the gritty courtroom drama, which has been well-received by both audiences and critics.

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