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Amitabh Bachchan: The Style Icon

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Updated: Thursday, October 11, 2012, 10:55 [IST]

Amitabh Bachchan, the superstar of Bollywood celebrates his birthday on 11th October. The style icon of Bollywood is most commonly known as The Shahenshah. Today he is celebrating his 70th birthday and this versatile actor is very famous for his his style statement. Even after growing old, this living legend still looks young and handsome. From Sholay to The Great Gatsby, Amitabh knows how to carry his personality.

Born in Allahabad, Amitabh Bachchan always wanted to become an engineer and desired to join Indian Air Force. However, luck took a turn and he entered the tinsel town. In the early 70's, Amitabh gained popularity and though his roles, Amitabh was given a new name, the angry young man.

The living legend has appeared in more than 180 Indian films. Amitabh is in the Bollywood film industry for more than 4 decades and he still looks fit and fine with God's grace. Amitabh has played major roles of a coolie, police officer, don, thief, doctor, professor, driver, ghost, and as an autistic patient, to name a few. With his talent, acting skills and popularity, Amitabh Bachchan has become a famous personality worldwide. He has a fans in every nook and corner of the world. Amitabh has become so popular that his dialogues are murmured and copied by everyone.

The style icon of Bollywood has always been seen wearing khadi traditional outfits or in a black tailored suit. However, the French beard became a style statement in India after Amitabh carried this beard style while hosting a reality show, Kaun Banega Crorepati.

These days, Amitabh is always seen wearing a black big frame spectacles. And guess what, it has also become a rage among men. No one can deny the fact that the Bollywood's superstar is growing old with grace. So, at the special occasion of his birthday, lets find out the style quotient of The Shahenshah.

The black velvet kurta

At his 70th birthday party, Amitabh Bachchan wore a knee length black velvet kurta with black pyjama and a red scarf. Amitabh loves to wear velvet kurtas and suits. We have spotted the Bollywood's style icon in velvet fabric at many occasions.

Black tailored suit

At the recently conducted GQ Men Awards 2012, Amitabh was spotted wearing a well tailored black suit . He carried the elegant look with black shoes, black spectacles and a golden scarf.

White khadi kurta

The Shahenshah of Bollywood has a fetish for khadi outfits and he has donned the simple and classic desi look with style. At many occasions, Amitabh prefers to keep it simple. He wears a plain white khadi kurta pyjama and wraps a shawl on his shoulders, spectacles and a french beard.

The Allahabadi babu

In many movies, Amitabh has brought a touch of his home town (Allahabad) through his acting, dialogues, tone and dressing. In this image, Amitabh is wearing a blue short length kurta. He teamed it with a saffron orange coloured dhoti, jacket and scarf.

The colourful man

Amitabh was seldom seen in bright colours in the last decade. However, he came back with a bang in the movie, Bbuddah... Hoga Tera Baap. Dressed in printed shirts and bright pants, Amitabh looked funky. His matching scarfs, sunglasses and watches finished the look.

White jacket with jeans

No wonder, Amitabh is looking great in jeans! He is wearing a white collar neck jacket with a blue denims.

Black and red look

The handsome style icon is wearing a black tailored suit with a bright red shirt. His classic white French beard and black spectacles finished the look.

The Bollywood's chor

In the movie Sholay, Amitabh made bell bottom pants appear more sexy! He wore denim bell bottom pants with a shirt and denim jacket. The rough and dough look with stubble and mouth organ was just perfect!

Story first published:  Thursday, October 11, 2012, 10:49 [IST]
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