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Five Amitabh Bachchan dance tracks we love


Over 200 films, with 53 years in the film industry and counting, Amitabh Bachchan is one name that is loved a praised by the world. With the ever-changing trends of storytelling through moving image, this is one actor who has been able to adapt his craft to the current times. As well as his acting, he has also managed to keep up with it when it comes to shaking a leg.

On his 79th Birthday, BizAsia is looking at some of Bachchan’s most catchy dance tracks through the years, that make anyone shake a leg or two.

My Name is Anthony Gonsalves – ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ (1977)
With Kishore Kumar behind the vocals, this song is memorable for all the right reasons. From Bachchan’s top-hat attire to catchy lyrics and upbeat rhythm, Anand Bakhsi was sure to have this one have everyone on their feet. An easy listen, and a comedic musical number, Bachchan was perfect in his moves which only added the excellence of his performance of his character.

Khaike Paan Banaras Wala – ‘Don’ (1978)
Another song that is sure to get people moving their feet, Khaike Paan Banaras Wala is full of simple beats and simple dance moves. Bachchan, who shared the screen with the fabulous Zeenat Aman in this one, brings the song to life. At a time where music was developing into genre’s of disco tech and urban sounds, this was a song that reminded listeners that the music and dance moves of the past are not lost.