Amitabh Bachchan Gave 14 Perfect Retakes For The Iconic Mirror Scene In Amar Akbar Anthony
Amitabh Bachchan Has gained a new identity. All the songs of this film also proved to be a super hit. The film was a box office success due to the strong storyline and superb songs. Amar Akbar Anthony was released on 27 May 1977. In this film, Amitabh played the character of Anthony, who is a thief by profession. This film gave a new direction to Big B’s career.
Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi was also a part of this film. During an interview with Bollywood Hungama, Shabana Azmi mentioned some things related to the film. Shabana Azmi told that to do a famous scene of the film Amar Akbar Anthony Amitabh Bachchan Had to take 14 retakes. In this scene, Amitabh gets drunk and he talks to himself in the mirror.
According to Shabana Azmi, to make this scene perfect, Amitabh gave a perfect retake 14 times. Even after giving 14 retakes, Amitabh did not bother even once. During the shooting of this film, Amitabh was shooting another film in the same building. The film Parvarish and ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ were being shot on different floors of the same building.
Both these films proved to be superhit during that time. A few days ago, Amitabh Bachchan shared some things related to the film on the occasion of its release. Amitabh shared some photos of the film’s star cast on the Twitter account. Along with this, he has kept his talk about the film’s collection. He wrote, Amar Akbar Anthony earned Rs 7.25 crore 43 years ago. If it is seen in terms of today’s inflation, then this film is more than the earnings of Bahubali 2-Conclusion.
T 3457 – Mahurat of ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ .. from right Man ji ( Manmohan Desai) ; a bowed headed AB ; Parveen Babi ; Shabana Azmi ; Neetu Singh ; Vinod Khanna ; Dharam ji who gave the clap ..
AAA , ran 25 weeks in 25 theatres in one city alone – MUMBAI .. all India imagine ! pic.twitter.com/wKpMBIrubZ
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 2, 2020