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20 Years of Abhishek Bachchan: Films that put him under the spotlight

Telly Chakkar 2020-06-30 19:13:00

20 Years of Abhishek Bachchan: Films that put him under the spotlight

MUMBAI: The last day of June is a rather momentous occasion every year for Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor Khan as the duo clock one more year in the film industry. This year, it is all the more special since both the stars complete 20 long years in Bollywood. For the unversed, Kareena and Junior Bachchan made their debut together with Refugee in the year 2000 and since then have grown steadily in their respective careers. Over the years, the actor's have played various characters and given their audiences many moments to cherish. 

In order to recall his fantastic journey on celluloid, Abhishek, all through the month of June, reflected on all his films spanning his career and shared anecdotes under the #RoadTo20. Have a look at Abhishek's films and characters in the last 20 years that have put him under the spotlight.  

Dhoom

While Abhishek began his career in 2000, Dhoom in 2004 catapulted him into fame as the action-thriller was a major box office success. Termed as the highest grossing films of that year, Abhishek's cop avatar alongside Uday Chopra's goofiness became one of the highlights of the film as well as the sequels that followed. Abhishek Bachchan was praised for his work and the film went on to become a huge success leading to two sequels namely Dhoom 2 in 2006 and Dhoom 3 in 2013. 

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Bunty Aur Babli

Soon after the roaring success of Dhoom that year, came Bunty Aur Babli. This was Abhishek Bachchan's first professional collaboration with his father and legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. Directed by Shaad Ali, Abhishek and Rani's onscreen chemistry as con artists and partners-in-crime was much loved. The film's music was a massive success and 'Kajra Re' starring Aishwarya Rai went on to become one of the biggest hits back then. Abhishek as Bunty took on the role effortlessly and won the audiences and critics over. In fact, this year also saw Abhishek dish out impressive performances in Sarkar and Dus. 

Guru

Considered to be Abhishek Bachchan's finest performances in the first decade of his career, Guru saw the actor take on the role of a head-strong businessman in Mnai Ratnam's directorial. The film was not only a box office success in India, but also was declared a hit in the US. The critically acclaimed film saw Abhishek and Aishwarya onscreen just before their actual wedding that took place a few months after the film's release. Their onscreen chemistry was much loved and AR Rahman's music was a winner

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Credits: Pinkvilla