Amitabh Bachchan turns 78: Big B’s upcoming movies to look forward to


Amitabh Bachchan, one of the most influential actors in Indian cinema, turned a year older on Sunday. He has proven to be one of the most versatile actors in Hindi cinema. At 78, Big B's aura only grows brighter with every passing year. The iconic actor shows no sign of slowing down.

The actor is currently gearing up for many projects and here’s a list of few projects that we should be adding to our watchlist:


A superhero adventure, Amitabh Bachchan will feature in the Ayan Mukerji-directed film with Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy. The project is being billed as the first part in a trilogy.

Untitled film with Prabhas and Deepika

Big B will star with Deepika Padukone and Telugu superstar Prabhas in a multilingual mega production for the big screen. The yet-untitled film is slated to release in 2022.


The mystery thriller is directed by Rumi Jafry and also features Emraan Hashmi, Rhea Chakraborty, Krystle D'Souza and Annu Kapoor.


Directed by "Sairat" maker Nagraj Manjule, "Jhund" is reportedly based on the life of Vijay Barse, who is the founder of Slum Soccer. Big B plays the role of a professor who channelises street children to build a football team.

Ponniyin Selvan

Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya are said to be part of Mani Ratnam's multi-starrer. The film also stars a galaxy of South Indian stars including Vikram, Jayam Ravi, Vikram Prabhu, Mohan Babu among others. The film’s first schedule is touted to go on floors from the 12th of December in Thailand.

Uyarndha Manithan

Bachchan makes his debut in Tamil with "Uyarndha Manithan", which also stars actor-director SJ Suryah. It is a bilingual film.

Aankhen 2

The film is a sequel to the 2002 heist thriller "Aankhen". It will be directed by Anees Bazmee.

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