Benaam 1974 Amitabh Bachchan And Moushumi Chatterjee
A thriller film released in 1974, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Moushmi Chatterjee, Prem Chopra, Madan Puri. This film by Amitabh Bachchan was made in such a way by the director that till the end the audience will not who the real villain is and what is the climax of this film ?
Welcome you to Amitabh Bachchan’s filmy Safar once again and today we talk about Amitabh Bachchan in the film Benaam which means ‘ Nameless’ . Until he had signed this film, Amitabh Bachchan had not signed for Zanjeer in 1973 which made him the superstar. He was not a star when he signed the film Benaam opposite Moushmi Chatterjee and Prem Chopra in the lead roles. The film was directed by NarendraBedi. The film maker wanted to hide the identity of the villain till the end of the film keeping the suspense on for the audience.
Story Starts With Amitabh Bachchan
The story starts with Amitabh Bachchan receiving telephone calls from unknown number giving him threats. Till the end the caller is a mysterious person and not revealed by the makers of this suspense thriller film. Even the voice of the caller has been changed to hide his identity and the audience will not get a clue from the voice if revealed during the film. However the film ends with suspense as the real caller is not identified and ending note for film is……Please Don’t reveal The End.
The dialogues of this film are by writer Kader Khan and music is rendered by R D Burman. Some of the dialogues in this film were very catchy and had got popular. Amitabh has essayed the role of Amit Srivastava in this film whose son gets kidnapped one night on their way to the party. He and his wife Moushmi Chatterjee are a couple and they witness a murder attempt. Amit helps the injured victim to the hospital. Soon after he receives anonymous threats to hand over the evidence that they presume is with Amitabh Bachchan but because his son is in their hands he has to follow their instructions, unveiling the suspense as the film goes forward.
The film is based on the resemblance of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1956 film, ‘The Man who knew Too Much’