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Bachchan, Amitabh 1942-

Works: 532 works in 1,233 publications in 8 languages and 11,897 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  History  Action and adventure films  Fiction  Comedy films  Political films  Gangster films  Historical drama 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Author, Author of introduction, Costume designer, Commentator, Singer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Amitabh Bachchan
Publications by Amitabh Bachchan
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The great Gatsby by Leonardo DiCaprio( visu )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
The Great Gatsby follows viable writer Nick Carraway as he leaves the Midwest and comes to New York City in the spring of 1922. Chasing his own American dream, Nick lands next door to Jay Gatsby, and across the bay from his cousin, Daisy, and her husband, Tom Buchanan. Nick is drawn into the captivating world of the rich and their loves and deceits. As he bears witness, he pens a tale of impossible love, incorruptible dreams, and tragedy, and holds a mirror to our own modern times and struggles
Sholay by Ramesh Sippy( visu )
30 editions published between 1200 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 552 libraries worldwide
In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two adventurous crooks are hired by ex-cop, Thakur, to hunt down the dreaded dacoit Gabbar Singh who massacred Thakur's family. A technically accomplished film, it uses spectacular cinematography, popular music and dialogues that became famous throughout the country
Kabhi khushi kabhie gham-- by Karan Johar( visu )
29 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in Hindi and held by 549 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( visu )
8 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 473 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
Om shanti om by Farah Khan( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in Hindi and English and held by 339 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 Mukesh Mehra. Om Prakash dies trying to save his Shanti. But destiny has something else in store when 'Om Prakash' a 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( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 292 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 ( visu )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 263 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 convinced they are happy until they meet one another
Amar, Akbar, Anthony Amara, Akabara Enthonī ( visu )
21 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in Hindi and English and held by 257 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
Paheli Pehelī ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 218 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
Baghban ( visu )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in Hindi and held by 208 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( visu )
10 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 199 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
Sarkar raj ( visu )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 180 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 a political minefield
Cheeni kum a sugar free romance ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 173 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
Sarkar by Ram Gopal Varma( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 169 libraries worldwide
A gangster family saga, with a story line similar to "The Godfather."
Paa ( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Auro is an intelligent, witty 13-year-old boy with an extremely rare genetic defect that causes accelerated aging. He suffers from a progeria like syndrome. Mentally he is 13, very normal, but physically he looks five times older. In spite of his condition, Auro is a very happy boy. He lives with his mother Vidya, who is a gynecologist, and his father Amol Arte, a young, progressive, and full of ideals politician
Baabul by Ravi Chopra( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Babul tells the tale of a man who tries to bring happiness back into his daughter-in-law's life after his son's death
Deewaar Dīvāra ( visu )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 151 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
Eklavya the royal guard ( visu )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 141 libraries worldwide
As the kingdom of Devigarh comes apart at the seams and bloodshed erupts, an aging bodyguard attempts to protect the Royal Family, as well as keep its darkest secrets from ever coming to light
Kabhi kabhie by Yash Chopra( visu )
10 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 133 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
Waqt the race against time ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Aditya is thrown out of his luzurious house and forced to stay in a shabby outhouse. He thinks his father is playing a cruel joke, but realizes his father has no intention of relenting. Aditya is desperate and it's a race against time
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Alternative Names
Amit Shrivastava 1942-....
Amitabh 1942-
Amitabh Bachan
Amitabh Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan 1942-....
Amitābha Baccana 1942-...
Amitji 1942-....
B, Big.
B, Big 1942-
Baccana, Amitābha.
Baccana Amitābha 1942-....
Bachan, Amitabh 1942-
Bachchan, Padmashree Amitabh 1942-
Bachchan, Shri Amitabh 1942-
Big B.
Big B 1942-
Shrivastava Amit 1942-....
Srivastav, Amitabh Harivansh 1942-
बच्चन, अमिताभ 1942-...
Hindi (210)
English (30)
Urdu (5)
Bengali (3)
Gujarati (2)
German (1)
Marathi (1)
Multiple languages (1)
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