Thursday, June 26, 2008
Big B and Vinod Khanna
Big B and Vinod Khanna.
In the 70s, with the advent of action films, Vinod Khanna became the greatest competitor of Big B. Both of them acted in many films together and in most of the cases they were rivals of each other. In Amar Akbar Anthony, Big B was a smuggler, and Vinod Khanna a police officer. Both of them also fought against each other in their search for a wanted person Robert
Amar Akbar Anthony was a muli-starrer film where Rishi Kapoor also was prominent and gave memorable lips in the successful songs of Rafi in the film. Vinod Khanna was the elder brother of Big B in the film and got united at the end of the film. In Khoon Paseena, Vinod Khanna acted as the rival of Big B, and their misunderstanding was resolved at the end of the film. Before that Vinod Khanna wanted to kill Big B in the film.
Even in Parvarish, Big B played the role of police officer where as Vinod Khanna played the role of law-breaker. The mystery related to the blood relation of Shammi Kapoor was solved at the end of the film. Both the actors showed their action skills in the film and the film became extremely successful.
They also acted in romantic films like Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, where Big B admired Rakhee but she loved Vinod Khanna. Big B got attached with Rekha who played the role of a tawaif in the film but who had feelings for Big B. At the end of the film Big B died in a clash against the villain Amzad Khan and Vinod Khanna revealed the truth about the amount of love he had devoted for Rakhee
The other successful films where Big B and Vinod Khanna acted together include Hera Pheri and Zameer. Both of them were equally brilliant in their performances in the action films excepting Big B excelling with his baritone voice in some cases. Later on Akshay Kumar and Sunil Shetty had performed together in many action films, but still the combination of Big B and Vinod Khanna is admired by viewers of different ages.