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Amar Akbar Anthony

Dir.:ected by Zoya Akhtar | Rated: A (CBFC) | 2h 36m | 15 July 2011

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Six career-defining performances by Rishi Kapoor

In a career spanning close to half a century, Rishi Kapoor played many memorable roles....

01 May 2020 18:55 IST — Suyog Zore

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Shemaroo launches new series of 'Bollywood' comic books

The production house has already transformed some cult classics like Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Jab...

12 Dec 2019 9:00 IST — Our Correspondent

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Kader Khan (1937 – 31 December 2018): A master at writing dialogue as well as delivering it

The silver-tongued writer and actor died on the last day of 2018 in Canada after a prolonged...

01 Jan 2019 19:50 IST — Sonal Pandya

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Veteran actor and writer Kader Khan passes away at 81

Kader Khan had been ailing for a long time with a degenerative illness of the brain. He was in for...

01 Jan 2019 13:28 IST — Our Correspondent

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From villain to loyal friend to loving father: 9 roles that showcased Pran's versatility

Pran began his movie career playing a villain in the Punjabi film Yamla Jat in 1940. Then barring a...

12 Jul 2018 8:00 IST — Anita Paikat

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4 iconic Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor songs before 'Badumbaaa'

The latest song from 102 Not Out (2018) took us back to the memorable songs featuring the two stars....

21 Apr 2018 8:00 IST — Suparna Thombare

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Veteran Pyarelal composes song for TV show Mere Sai

Pyarelal, from the composer duo Laxmikant-Pyarelal, had last composed music for the 2004 film, Meri...

17 Mar 2018 16:00 IST — IANS

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Laxmikant birth anniversary: 10 Laxmikant-Pyarelal songs that will get you up and moving

With seven Filmfare awards for Best Music Director, Laxmikant-Pyarelal remains a landmark pairing in...

03 Nov 2017 11:56 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Rishi 'Akbar' Kapoor and Amitabh 'Anthony' Bachchan to reunite on screen?

Kapoor hinted that the two veteran actors would come together on screen after they last appeared in...

06 May 2017 14:14 IST — Mayur Lookhar

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Why the Ganesh aarti marks Hindi cinema's Godfather moment

With the Ganpati aarti in Sarkar 3, Ram Gopal Varma has turned to the tradition of using Ganesh as a...

04 May 2017 9:00 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Harvard's book on Amar Akbar Anthony almost a thesis on merits of the film: Amitabh

The Harvard University Press has brought out a book on the merits of Manmohan Desai's 1977...

29 Apr 2017 11:52 IST — IANS

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Vinod Khanna (6 Oct 1946–27 Apr 2017), the reluctant star

Blessed with talent, good looks, and a well-toned physique, Vinod Khanna ticked all the boxes for a...

27 Apr 2017 16:38 IST — Shriram Iyengar

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Amar Akbar Anthony go to Harvard University

Amitabh Bachchan was thrilled that the prestigious university has published a thesis on the merits...

19 Apr 2017 15:34 IST — Mayur Lookhar


5 times Pran borrowed from real-life people for his characters

Pran, once Hindi cinema's most feared villain, was loathed so much that for a while no one would...

12 Feb 2017 10:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


When Amitabh Bachchan thought Manmohan Desai was crazy for making Amar Akbar Anthony

Bachchan had many misgivings when filming his iconic role as Anthony Gonsalves....

19 Jan 2017 15:00 IST — Sonal Pandya


Why Rishi Kapoor was livid when offered Amar Akbar Anthony

Actor first turned Manmohan Desai down as he thought the director wanted him to play a character by...

17 Jan 2017 20:08 IST — Mayur Lookhar


40 years later, Amar Akbar Anthony’s larger than life symbolism still fascinates

Manmohan Desai's film has always been under the scanner for being unrealistic, but there is a...

07 Jan 2017 13:54 IST — Keyur Seta


How Kader Khan shaped Amitabh Bachchan's best one-liners

In the five years between 1975 and 1980, Kader Khan established himself as the go-to man for like At...

22 Oct 2016 12:47 IST — Shriram Iyengar


When beggars made a livelihood with Hindi film songs

The power of cinema has brightened even the dark reality of poverty in our nation. While begging is...

14 Oct 2016 15:16 IST — Mayur Lookhar


Vinod Khanna, the star who was Amitabh Bachchan's closest rival — Birthday special

It was a chance meeting with actor-producer Sunil Dutt that led to Khanna's entry film...

06 Oct 2016 10:54 IST — Keyur Seta