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<img class="size-full wp-image-807138" src="http://revamp.ibnlive.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/dharamputra-sep27-316.jpg" alt="He has given actor Amitabh Bachchan his 'angry young man' image in the 70s. His films had social commentary, drama and enduring love that transcends time. On his 79th birthday a photo tribute to the man who lived the dream of every young boy's idea of selfless, possessive and all encompassing love.
'Aadmi Aur Insaan', the 1969 classic starred Dharmendra, Saira Banu, Feroze Khan, Mumtaz, Johnny Walker, Ajit, Anwar, Iftekar, Kamini Kaushal and Nazima.
'Dharmputra' produced by BR Films and directed by Yash Chopra tackled the issue of religious bigotry and communalism.
Deewaar in 1975 starred Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor and gave Bachchan his 'angry young man' tag that was to stay with him for many years.
'Kabhie Kabhie' in 1976 had Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor in the lead roles and was particularly noted for its compositions by Khayyam.
He has given actor Amitabh Bachchan his 'angry young man' image in the 70s. His films had social commentary, drama and enduring love that transcends time. On his 79th birthday a photo tribute to the man who lived the dream of every young boy's idea of selfless, possessive and all encompassing love.'Dhool Ka Phool' was released in 1959 and was produced by BR Chopra. It was Chopra's first movie as a director and starred Mala Sinha, Rajendra Kumar, Nanda, Leela Chitnis, Jeevan and Ashok Kumar.
Trishul was produced by Gulshan Rai in 1978 and had music by Khayyam. It was a blockbuster hit.
'Kaala Patthar' in 1979 was produced and directed by Yash Chopra. It was inspired by the Chasnala mining disaster.
'Silsila' in 1981 starred Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Sanjeev Kumar and Rekha, with Shashi Kapoor in a special appearance.
'Mashaal' in 1984 starred Dilip Kumar, Anil Kapoor, Waheeda Rehman, Rati Agnihotri, Nilu Phule, Iftekhar, Saeed Jaffery, Gulshan Grover, Alok Nath, Madan Puri and Amrish Puri. The film was based on the Marathi play 'Ashroonchi Zhali Phule'.
'Veer-Zaara' was the 2004 film starring Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles.
'Lamhe' is a 1991 classic by Yash Chopra and starred Anil Kapoor and Sridevi.
'Parampara' is the 1993 film starring Sunil Dutt, Vinod Khanna, Ashwini Bhave, Aamir Khan, Ramya Krishna, Saif Ali Khan, Raveena Tandon, Neelam Kothari and Anupam Kher.
Darr in 1993 is the story of an obsessed lover and the lengths he goes to get his girl who is already happily married.
'Dil To Pagal Hai' in 1997 depicted a love triangle between Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor.
Chandni in 1989 starred Sridevi, Rishi Kapoor and Vinod Khanna and was a blockbuster.