Starring – Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna, Rishi Kapoor, Parveen Babi, Neetu Singh, Shabana Azmi, Nirupa Roy, Pran, Jeevan, Ranjeet, Yusuf Khan
Director – Manmohan Desai
Music – Laxmikant-Pyarelal
Lyrics – Anand Bakshi
A 1977 Bollywood movie ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’ is a lost and found action comedy movie of three brothers. The brothers separated in their childhood, were adopted by families of three different religion. They grew up in three homes and met in their youth to fight a common villain.
The movie was one of the biggest blockbuster of 1977, and it had won several awards in the 25th Filmfare Awards including Best Actor, Best Music Director and Best Editing. This movie also celebrated a golden jubilee at the box office.
The movie features Amitabh Bachchan (as Anthony Gonsalves), Vinod Khanna (as Amar Khanna) and Rishi Kapoor (as Akbar Allahabadi) and the actress opposite to the actors were Parveen Babi, Shabana Azmi and Neetu Singh. Nirupa Roy, Pran and Jeevan are featured in supporting roles.
Singer Kishore Kumar sang for Amitabh Bachchan, and Mohammed Rafi sang for Rishi Kapoor. The soundtrack was one of Mukesh’s last soundtracks in the music of Laxmikant-Pyarelal.