Amitabh Bachchan Archive

Chupke Chupke (1975)

Allahabad based Dr Parimal Tripathi (Dharmendra), a Botany professor, is staying at a guest house at a hill station. In order to help the watchman go see his ailing grandson, he offers to cover up for him by playing the watchman for a day. Meanwhile, a bus full of Botany students arrives to study botanical

Pran – an actor who proved Plato wrong

Looking at the title one might wonder what these two personalities, who occupied two different milieus, set apart by some thousands of miles and thousands of years, had in common. The latter was a wise man from Athens who vociferously argued to ban most forms of aesthetic expressions in a ‘republic.’ One of the reasons

Sholay – the tallest edifice in Indian movie history

A train rolls into a station, the steam engine chugging to a halt. An unremarkable spot in the Indian hinterland, this could be anywhere. A police officer disembarks, gets on a horse and barrels away into the expanse. Here begins the tale of perhaps the greatest Indian movie made. Sholay – the tallest edifice in