Amitabh Bachchan, the one name that does not need any sort of introduction, is celebrating his 75th birthday today 11 October. The megastar, who is known as the angry young man of Bollywood has given us major blockbusters like Sholay, Zanjeer, Agnipath, Deewar and many more is known to be a living legend. Unlike today’s actors, who prefer to carry one tag onto their shoulders, Amitabh Bachchan is known for his versatility. Apart from his image as the angry young man of Bollywood, the actor has gives us some iconic funny performances in his filmi career.
1- Amar Akbar Anthony: In this hilarious scene, Amitabh is seen talking to a mirror in an absolute drunk state, and has been beaten up black and blue. He is telling himself not to drink alcohol and that it is a very bad habit. He further says that if he was not drunk, he wouldn’t have been beaten up! It was only Amitabh who could pull off this epic scene so naturally.
2- Laawaris: In this scene, which is one of the best comedy scenes of all times, we see Zeenat Aman walking into a hotel with her ‘puppy dog’ when Amitabh Bachchan, who is eating food in the same hotel begins to trouble and taunt her indirectly while she argues with the hotel staff who are not letting her in with the dog. He asks the manager to have a separate table for dogs and call the name ‘kutta table’.
3- Waqt: The race against time- One of the best comedy scenes of this era, with great comedy actors like Boman Irani and Rajpal Yadav is still the best thing you can watch to laugh your heart out. Amitabh Bachchan is seen making fun of Boman Irani as his daughter marries Amitabh’s son in the movie. He later gets his servant Rajpal Yadav to speak to Boman which takes the comic timing to a different level.
4- Namak Halal: The film which went on to be a golden jubilee hit has many funny moments. One of them being a scene where Amitabh Bachchan is trying to catch a fly for his master, portrayed by Sahshi Kapoor. Only Amitabh could have pulled off this scene so brilliantly.
5- Yaarana: In this classic scene, Amitabh Bachchan is seen along with Kadar Khan in a hotel where he is seen in a lift for the first time and is completely amused by it!