Amitabh Bachchan’s Filmy Journey About His Film Mili
The main star cast in this film are Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan and Ashok Kumar, with supporting star cast, Usha Kiran, Shoba Khote and Aruna Irani who have been in the film in a cameo role.
The story is of Shekhar an alcoholic, depressed young gentleman essayed by Amitabh Bachchan. He is very unhappy and brings about a change in himself when he falls in love with a young bubbly girl Mili from his neighborhood. Mili essayed by Jaya Bachchan is a fun loving, always jovial and smiling who radiates positivity and brings about happiness around her.
Mili changes Shekhar’s attitude towards life completely and once he starts meeting her he sees a change in himself from the depressed alcoholic to a happy man. But his happiness is short lived as he gets to know that Mili the happy go lucky girl is suffering from a rare disease which has no cure.
The film is worth watching to see acting of Jaya and Amitabh in this film, Flawless and natural acting just comes easy with these two stars.
Lot of the scenes from this film brings a similarity with Hrishkesh’s earlier film Anand but the good part is the film doesn’t end on an sad note like Anand ,wherein Rajesh Khanna dies of cancer, here Mili is taken by Shekhar out of India for her treatment and the film ends on that note.
The writer of the film are Bimal Dutta and Dr. Rahi Masoon Raza. In this film, Amitabh Bachchan has for the first time acted as a drunkard. Jaya Bhaduri was nominated for the Best Actress award for this film. Other than that there were no other awards bagged by this film. But the Bengali Film Journalist Association Awards was given to Amitabh Bachchan for the Best Actor for this film.
This film was also remade in Telugu with the name ‘Jyoti’ and Jaya Bachchan’s role was essayed by Jayasudha in the remake. Music was rendered by legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman and it was his last film. So friends here we end another interesting tale on Amitabh Bachchan’s filmy career.