Amitabh Bachchan is the greatest living actor we have and these following 10 roles showcase the 10 most unconventional roles he took and gave killer performances in -
Amitabh Bachchan played a 12-year-old with a rare genetic disorder called Progeria. He won his 3rd Filmfare award for this role.
Cheeni Kum (2007)
In this R.Balki rom-com, the veteran actor played a 64 year-old perfectionist chef Buddhadev Gupta who falls in love with a much younger Tabu.
Inspired by the novel 'Lolita,' the movie saw the actor playing Vijay, a man in his 60s who falls in love with his young's daughter friend.
Amitabh Bachchan played Debraj Sahai, an arrogant and an alcoholic teacher who teaches Michelle, a girl who lost her sight and can't speak from a very young age. This layered portrayal won him his 2nd National Award.
In what is undoubtedly the most strange role of his career, 'Boom' features the actor playing Bade Miya, an underworld don who insists on recovering lost diamonds from a fashion show.
Amitabh Bachchan as Yashvardhan Rajpal, cold and menacing former bank employee plotting his revenge walked a fine line between being ridiculous and scary. He, however, gave a balanced and very entertaining performance.
'Pink' has one of the best performances of his recent career. He played Deepak Sehgal, a lawyer suffering from Bipolar Disorder; who delivers justice for the characters of Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, and Andrea Tarinang.
Amitabh Bachchan plays a grumpy ghost, who eventually becomes good friends with the boy Banku, earning the nickname 'Bhootmnath.'
Amitabh Bachchan played an eccentric yet a delightfull Bhaskar Banerjee, always finding connections between mind and stomach. It was a comical and at the same time a very touching perforamance.
The Last Lear (2007)
The megastar is subliminal as the veteran theatre actor Harish Mishra, coaxed out of retirement by a young director played by Arjun Rampal.
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