‘Babu Moshai’ Zindagi badi honi chahiye, lambi nahi’ is one of the most beautiful dialogues and with this we welcome you all to Amitabh’s filmy journey.
Today we talk to you about Amitabh Bachchan’s film which will give you Anand, which means happiness. Actually this film was Amitabh Bachchan’s fifth release in his film career but the film Anand is considered as one of his first hit films. That’s why its one of the most memorable films and much remembered in his career. It was only in this film that the audience recognized and noticed him as a tremendous actor.
‘Anand’ is Bollywood’s classic film and it was released almost 50 years ago when Rajesh Khanna used to be the Superstar of the Hindi films and it was believed that if he is in the film then the film would surely be a hit film. But once the film was released nobody not even Amitabh Bachchan knew of the unexpected outcome.
Director Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s film Anand was released on 12th March 1971 and for the first time he had worked with both, one of the greatest actor Amitabh Bachchan and the Superstar Rajesh Khanna . The film had earned about 2 crore business and had broken all previous records at the box office.
With the film Anand, there is an interesting story that Amitabh Bachchan has also mentioned on his social media page. The story goes like this… The day Anand was released Amitabh Bachchan was at the petrol pump at the SV Road Irla Street, getting the petrol filled in his car. At that time very few had taken note of him at the petrol pump. But after few hours he went back to the same petrol pump to refill his car, he found that he was being recognized and noticed by many more. More and more people were watching him.
In this film he had essayed a role of Dr. Bhaskar who is treating Rajesh Khanna a cancer patient Anand. The songs by Gulzar in the film were emotional as well a melodious . Dialogues were simply superb especially , ‘Ye Babumoshai, zindagi aur maut uperwale ke haath mein hai, use, na aap badal sakte hai aur na mein’ this dialogue till date is much remembered by the audience and fans of Rajesh Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan.
The 1971 film received the National Award for the best film and in 1972 the film also won the Best actor , Best Supporting Actor and Best Dialogue and the Best supporting actor was awarded to Amitabh Bachchan. From then on there was no looking back for Amitabh Bachchan as he rose to his fame.
So friends Anand was Amitabh Bachchan’s beginning to an illustrious career in films. Moving forward we will come back with many more such interesting stories so stay tuned with us on our channel and subscribe so that you do not miss out any of the interesting stories of Amitabh Bachchan’s filmy journey.
May 22, 2023