Amitabh Bachchan continues to wow audiences with his spectacular persona. The legendary actor not only left us in awe of his on-screen presence, but also gave us many unforgettable performances with some of the main Bollywood heroines of his time. These iconic on-screen pairings had left an indelible mark. On her birthday, let’s remember the list of main actresses the superstar has starred with during her illustrious four-decade career:
Amitabh and Jaya starred in many classic movies (Abhimaan, Mili, Sholay, Chupke Chupke) in the 1970s. Zanjeer was the couple’s first big blockbuster movie and he became a star overnight with the picture of an angry young man. Their adorable chemistry gave off a unique warmth.
Amitabh also effortlessly romanticized the girl of his dreams. Their camaraderie was brilliant in films like Satte pe Satta, Naseeb, Nastik, Veer Zaara, Babul, Baghban and many more.
One of the hottest pairs to sizzle onscreen and charm audiences was Rekha-Amitabh. Silsila, Mr. Natwarlal, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar were some of their memorable films.
This trendy and cool onscreen couple brought a new flavor to Hindi cinema. Zeenat’s unconventional bohemian character paired with the larger than life image of Amitabh has given many hit movies like Don, Dostana, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Laawaris, The Great Gambler, Pukar.
Another prominent actress of the 70s who wowed audiences was Parveen Babi. The magical pair Amitabh-Parveen has given hit movies like Amar Akbar Anthony, Do Aur Do Paanch, Namak Halaal, Shaan and Khuddar, Deewar.
Amitabh’s pairing with Rakhee was highly rated by viewers. They have acted in films like Barsaat Ki Ek Raat, Reshma Aur Shera, Kabhie Kabhie, Kaala Patthar, Kasme Vaade, Shaan, Shakti; and turned out to be an iconic pair.
Amitabh’s on-screen association with Jaya Prada was an instant success. The duo have ignited the screen with their delicious chemistry in films like Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati, Aaj Ka Arjun, Aakhree Raasta, Kohram.
Besides the actresses mentioned above, Big B also shared the screen with Waheeda Rehman, Neetu Singh, Mousumi Chatterjee, Rati Agnihotri, Asha Parekh, Saira Banu, Sridevi and created the magic.