The legendary Amitabh Bachchan of the last century is one of the few actors who has given Hindi cinema more than five decades. Many of his close friends have left him in his film journey so far, including actor Rishi Kapoor who passed away on Thursday. Amitabh has acted in many multi starrer films, in which some of his Aziz friends appeared with him. Today we tell you which big actors he worked as a Amitabh Bachchan’s Co-star who are no longer part of this world.
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The films of Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar must have been seen a lot by today’s generation. These two great actors worked together in all the movies like Trishul, Iman Dharma, absconding, Sholay, Khudar. Sanjeev Kumar was born on 9 July 1938 in Surat. He was an artist who worked in almost all genre films ranging from romantic, drama and thriller. He had no problem in playing a high character from his age. On 6 November 1985, he said goodbye to the world.
Amjad Khan gave Hindi cinema nearly 20 years of his great artistry. He had a very close friendship with Amitabh Bachchan and in the latter days a bit of sourness also happened in both. Together they worked in many of the best Bollywood movies like Sholay, Yarana, Satte Pe Satta, Lavaris, The Great Gambler. Amjad Khan was born on 12 November 1940 in Peshawar city of Pakistan. He left this world on 22 July 1992 at the age of just 52.Amjad Khan worked as Amitabh Bachchan’s Co-star viewers love to watch them together.
Ashok Kumar was born on 13 October 1911 and he became active in Hindi cinema since 1936. After this, while working continuously, he beautified Hindi cinema for six decades. In the meantime, he and Amitabh Bachchan acted in some brilliant films like ‘Miley’, Chhoti Baat and Mahan. Amitabh had told in an interview that he was as good a doctor as he was a good actor. He used to tell the merge of people on seeing it. Ashok Kumar died on 10 December 2001 in Mumbai.
Sunil Dutt was also one of Amitabh Bachchan’s deepest friends. Mr Datt was born on 6 June 1929 in Punjab. He made his debut in Hindi cinema with the 1955 film ‘Railway Platform’. After that he continued to work in films and was active in films for more than five decades. However, he also took rest for 10 years in between. Meanwhile, he and Amitabh Bachchan acted in a big film like Shaan. He is also gave Amitabh Bachchan a chance in his film Reshma and Shera. He died at his home on 25 May 2005 due to a heart attack.
Shammi Kapoor was born on 21 October 1931 in Mumbai. Mr Kapoor may have been a part of the Kapoor family but his debut in cinema was quite late. He got his debut film Jeevan Jyoti in 1953. Kapoor has acted in many films with Amitabh Bachchan, of which Batwara, Parvarish, Desh Lover, Ajuba and Jamir are the main ones. On 14 August 2011, Shammi Kapoor left this world.He is a legendary actor who worked as Amitabh Bachchan’s Co-star.They have given many hit film to the Bollywood film industries.
Amitabh Bachchan and Rajesh Khanna did not have a deep friendship, but they both worked together in some films like Anand, Namak Haram, Bawarchi. It is said that Rajesh Khanna never liked Amitabh Bachchan. He had feared that if Amitabh Bachchan moved forward in cinema, he would have to relinquish his superstar chair. Something similar happened. On 18 July 2012, the first superstar of Hindi cinema left this world.
Why wouldn’t Pran and Amitabh Bachchan have a deep friendship? These two stayed with each other from the beginning. When Amitabh Bachchan got his first hit film ‘Zanjeer’, Pran did a great job with Amitabh in that too. Later, the two appeared together in several films like Atheist, Ganga Ki Saugandh, Compelled, Dostana, Andha Kanoon, Kalia, Kasauti, Don. Pran was born on 12 February 1920 in Delhi. He started his film career in the 40s and his career successfully lasted more than six decades. On 12 July 2013, he left the world at the age of 93.
Vinod Khanna also left this world on 27 April 2017 i.e. three years from now. There was a close friendship between Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna. They worked together in best films like Parvarish, Reshma Aur Shera, Mukaddar Ka Sikander, Khoon Sweat, Jamir, Hera Pheri, Amar Akbar Anthony. Vinod Khanna started his career with the 1969 film ‘Man Ka Meet’. His journey in the film world lasted till Shah Rukh Khan’s 2015 release ‘Dilwale’.
One actor who used to be the biggest fan of Amitabh Bachchan was Shashi Kapoor. He was born on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata and only seven years after his birth, Shashi became active as a child artist in films. Shashi successfully worked in Hindi cinema for five decades due to starting the art on screen in childhood. Meanwhile, he acted in more than 10 films with Amitabh Bachchan such as Suhag, Trishul, Roti Kapad Aur Makaan, Wall, Namak Halal, Do Aur Do Paanch, Kala Patthar, Shaan. Shashi Kapoor succumbed at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital on 4 December 2017 due to prolonged illness.
The pair of Amitabh and Rishi are one of the couples who worked together in the 20th century, apart from these two also appeared in films together in the 21st century. The sage died at a time when the whole world is battling the corona virus. During this crisis, his close friend Amitabh Bachchan could not even visit him in the hospital. Amitabh Bachchan is very sorry about this. Apart from Amar Akbar Anthony, Ajuba, Coolie, Naseeb, 102 Not Out, they also appeared together in a few other films. Public information of Rishi Kapoor’s death was known to Amitabh Bachchan on April 30, 2020.Rishi Kapoor is the one of the best all time hit Amitabh Bachchan’s Co-star.people wait long time to-watch them together in a movie.