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Offbeat Roles played by Amitabh Bachchan

Oct 11, 2022
Aankhen (2002)
Amitabh Bachchan acts as a short tempered bank manager who is fired and decides to get revenge 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 supermodel's during a high-profile fashion show
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 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
Nishabd (2007)
Nishabd traced an intimate relationship between a 60-year-old man (played by Bachchan) and 18-year-old (played by Jiah Khan)
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)
The film starred Bachchan as a 12-year old boy afflicted with a rare genetic condition called progeria that causes him to age unnaturally
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