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Amitabh Bachchan (in Nirupa Roy's arms) in Deewaar (1975)

Amitabh Bachchan (1942 - )

Deaths in Film[]

  • Parwana (Moth) (1971) [Kumar Sen]: Commits suicide by shooting himself.
  • Bandhe Haath (Tied Hands) (1973) [Shyam/Deepak]: Playing a dual role, "Deepak" dies of a terminal illness. ("Shyam" survives the movie.)
  • Deewaar (The Wall) (1975) [Vijay Verma]: Shot in the chest in a shoot-out with his brother (Shashi Kapoor); he dies in the arms of his mother (Nirupa Roy) shortly afterwards.
  • Sholay (Embers) (1975) [Jaidev]: Fatally wounded in a shoot-out with Amjad Khan's men; he dies shortly afterwards while talking to Dharmendra.
  • Don (1978) [The Don/Vijay]: Playing a dual role, "The Don" is shot in the back by police as he tries to escape; he dies of his wound shortly afterwards while holding a gun on Iftekhar in Iftekhar's car. ("Vijay" survives the movie.)
  • Kasme Vaade (1978) [Amit/Shankar]: Playing a dual role, "Amit" is killed by Vijayendra Ghatge (though I don't know the details). ("Shankar" survives the movie.)
  • Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (Conqueror of Destiny) (1978) [Sikandar]: Fatally wounded in a shoot-out with Amjad Khan; he dies shortly afterwards with Rakhee Gulzar and Vinod Khanna by his side.
  • Shakti (Power) (1982) [Vijay A. Kumar]: Shot by his father (Dilip Kumar) after Amitabh kills Amrish Puri; he dies shortly afterwards after asking Dilip's forgiveness.
  • Angeepath (The Path of Fire) (1990) [Vijay Dinanath Chavan]: Shot twice in a shoot-out with Danny Denzongpa; he dies shortly afterwards in the arms of his mother (Rohini Hattangadi).
  • Mrityudaata (1997) [Dr. Ram Prasad Ghayal]: Shot to death in a shoot-out with gangsters.
  • Kaante (Thorns) (2002) [Yashvardhan 'Major' Rampal]: Fatally wounded in a shoot-out with his cohorts; he dies shortly after shooting Lucky Ali, after learning that Lucky is an undercover cop. (See also Harvey Keitel in Reservoir Dogs.)
  • Armaan (Desire) (2003) [Dr. Siddharth Sinha]: Dies of a heart attack while carrying an injured child to the hospital.
  • Dev (2004) (Dev Pratap Singh) Shot to death by Om Puri and Dies after protecting Faradeen Khan
  • Veer-Zarra (2004) [Chaudhary Sumer Singh]: Dies (off-screen) of old age/natural causes, during the passage of time between scenes.
  • Black (2005) [Debraj Sahai]: Dies (off-screen) of Alzheimer's Disease; his death is mentioned in Rani Mukerji's narration.
  • Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) [Ishwarchand Thakur]: Dies of lung cancer.
  • Bhoothnath (2008) [Kailash 'Bhoothnath' Nath]: Appears as a ghost (though I don't know whether the circumstances of his death are ever revealed).
  • Paa (2009) [Aura]: Playing a child with progeria (rapid aging disease), he dies of progeria with his parents (Abhishek Bachchan and Vidya Balan) by his bedside.
  • Satyagraha (2013) [Dwarka Anand]:who dies in Manav's lap after getting killed by Manoj Bajpayee's henchmen
  • Piku (2015) [Bhashkor Banerjee]: dies from a sleep apnea or cardiac arrhythmia.

Notable Connections[]

  • Son of Harivansh Rai Bachchan (poet)
  • Husband of Jaya Bhaduri
  • Father of Abhishek Bachchan