Amar Akbar Anthony is one of the most popular evergreen Hindi movies of Bollywood that did extremely well at the box office and won the heart of millions of movie lovers in India. Amar Akbar Anthony is counted among top rated Bollywood action movies.
Plot of Amar Akbar Anthony:
The plot of this movie is based on a family and the lives of 3 brothers who got separated in their childhood. Their father (played by Pran) was an ex-convict who got separated from his family. The mother of the 3 boys (played by Nirupa Roy) turns blind due to some inevitable circumstances and the children were abandoned. Each of the brothers was adopted by a different family with different religion. Amar, the eldest brother was adopted by a Hindu family and grew up to become a policeman. The middle brother, Anthony, becomes happy-go-lucky person nurtures by the father of a Catholic church. The youngest brother, Akbar, grew up as a singer in a Muslim family. The brothers meet with each other after they grow up and their lives become entangled with each other when they finally realize their relations with each other. The family becomes united and the villain gets punished. The movie is full of actions and good songs.
Stars of Amar Akbar Anthony:
The movie was directed and produced by Manmohan Desai. Amar Akbar Anthony features actors like Amitabh Bachhan, Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Kapoor. The heroines of the movie were Shabana Azmi, Parveen Babi and Neetu Singh. The movie was supported by other famous stars like Jeevan, Pran and Nirupa Roy. The movie was released in 1977.
Awards won by Amar Akbar Anthony:
This is one of the greatest all-time hits in Bollywood, which has still retained its popularity. The film won prestigious awards in different categories for its immense contributions in Bollywood. Laxmikant Pyarelal won the award of Best Music Director while Amitabh Bachhan won his first Filmfare for Best Actor.
Music of Amar Akbar Anthony:
Apart from great story line, Amar Akbar Anthony also features some great songs like `Parda Hai Parda`, `My name is Anthony Gonzalves`, `Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai Pyar Kya Kare` and so on. Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh and Kishore Kumar did the playback of the songs. Anand Bakshi was the lyricist of the songs while music composers were Laxmikant and Pyarelal.
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