The Sara Zamana jacket and other looks he’s made iconic

Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan: The Sara Zamana Jacket and Other Looks He Made Iconic

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There are superstars and then there is Amitabh Bachchan. The name itself is a trademark. Honestly, we can go on when it comes to the powerhouse of Bollywood. After all, he has contributed so much to Indian cinema. From portraying his angry young man as an avatar to a loving father in his latest release Goodbye, Amitabh Bachchan was, is and will always be unbeatable. You don’t need a day or occasion to celebrate his amazing work. With a bag full of work commitments, Amitabh Bachchan, now 80, continues to be an inspiration to many. Oh, and how can we not talk about his on-screen fashion choices? From his salt and pepper Shahenshah Check out the lightbulb jacket Yaarana, Amitabh Bachchan’s swag is just too good. Here we take a look at his iconic costumes over the years:


What better way to start the list? We don’t think. As Vijay Kumar Srivastava of Amitabh Bachchan said, “Shahenshah jahan khade ho jaate hai… Wahin darbar lag jaate hai.” Aside from the snazzy dialogue, it was the megastar’s salt-and-pepper slide flick that stole the show.

2. deewar

This 1975 film directed by Yash Chopra is a cult classic. Amitabh Bachchan’s blue uniform with the “Billa No.786” badge is one of Indian cinema’s most iconic fashion statements.

3. Put on

Big B’s brown polka dot vest paired with a white shirt and brown pants and a gamcha on his head made his overall look appropriate for the track Khaike Paan Banaras Wala.

4. Amar Akbar Anthony

I can’t forget the moment Amitabh Bachchan stepped out of a giant Easter egg in a striped tailcoat in the song My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves. A top hat, bow tie and umbrella completed his look.

5. Agneepath

Only Amitabh Bachchan can wear an all-white suit with such ease. He makes it look effortless. Do not you think?


Amitabh Bachchan, grooves to the beats of Sara Zamanain this lightbulb jacket and pants made by us deewana.

7. Namak Halal

Nothing can beat the actor’s simple yet classy look for the song Ke Pag Ghunghroo Bandh Meera. He looked dashing in a shiny sherwani, white pajamas and a pink turban.

8. Khuda Gawah

Amitabh Bachchan as Baadshah Khan stole a million hearts with his beard and turban look.

9. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom

Yes, the upbeat songs from the film made us cheer, but it was Amitabh Bachchan who stole the show with his flamboyant looks. His “Pied Piper” avatar became the talk of the town, especially that coat.

10. Bunty Aur Babli

Not many would disagree that only Amitabh Bachchan can don a leather jacket with a gamcha. Those black sunglasses made his character, police officer Dashrath Singh, a memorable one Bunty Aur Babli.

Next up will be Amitabh Bachchan Uunchai. The film also stars Anupam Kher and Bomani Irani.

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