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Manmohan Desai Death Anniversary: 5 best scenes from his classic Amar Akbar Anthony

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On the 30th Death Anniversary of Manmohan Desai, here's looking back at the 5 memorable moments from his celebrated flick Amar Akbar Anthony.

Think about massy commercial entertainers with big stars and the first name that comes to our minds is Manmohan Desai. The late filmmaker not only made some successful commercial potboilers but also inspired filmmakers of the next generation to keep the beacon of massy cinema alive. Some of his popular movies include, Coolie, Naseeb, Mard, Suhaag, Roti, Dharam Veer, etc.

Manmohan Desai Death Anniversary: 5 best scenes from his classic Amar Akbar Anthony

But his most celebrated work remains Amar Akbar Anthony starring Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna and Amitabh Bachchan in the titular roles. On the occasion of the 30th death anniversary of Manmohan Desai, here’s looking back at the 5 best moments from the 1977 movie.

The introduction of the three protagonists:

The opening sequence of the film, where Amar, Akbar, and Anthony are introduced in their respective families, sets the stage for the rest of the story. Each introduction is filled with humor and showcases the unique upbringing of each character.

The hospital scene:

The film has an emotionally charged moment where the three brothers, unaware of their relationship, end up donating blood to save their mother's (Nirupa Roy) life. It's a powerful moment of reunion and foreshadows the eventual revelation of their true identities. The scene also indirectly portrays how people from various religions constitute the idea of India, symbolized by the mother. This remains one of the most powerful sequences of all times in mainstream Hindi cinema.

The eye vision scene:

Showing miracles take place is a part of masala entertainers. The one shown in Amar Akbar Anthony where the mother regains her eyesight out of a miracle from Sai Baba remains one of the most clap-worthy sequences from masala potboilers. The moment happens during the hit song ‘Shirdiwale Sai Baba.’

The climactic fight scene:

The film has an action-packed climax where Amar, Akbar, and Anthony join forces to fight the villains and save their family. It's a thrilling sequence filled with drama, suspense, and intense fight choreography, showcasing the unity and bravery of the protagonists.

The reunion with mother:

The heartwarming scene where the three brothers Amar, Akbar and Anthony finally reunite with their mother, revealing their true identities. It's an emotional moment of reconciliation and celebration, symbolizing the triumph of love and family bonds. If the action sequences in the film got you charged up, this scene will melt your heart.

Also Read: Neetu Kapoor reveals she and Rishi Kapoor had broken up during Amar Akbar Anthony song ‘Parda Hai Parda’ shoot

More Pages: Amar Akbar Anthony Box Office Collection


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