Common Man roles played with a little Swag

This will be our last article covering Bollywood, common man and commute. And we thought what better way than to end it with a little swag.  So we put together a list of famous dialogues from times now and then, from movies local and from beyond. Hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did getting them in one place.

1. Dev Anand as a taxi driver in Taxi Driver (1954)

“Motor ameeron ki naukar hoti hai … taxi gareebon ki ann daata”


2. Robert De Niro as a taxi driver in Taxi Driver (1976)

  “I go all over. I take people to the Bronx, Brooklyn, I take ’em to Harlem. I don’t care. Don’t make no difference to me. It does to some.Some won’t even take spooks. Don’t make no difference to me.”

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3. Amitabh Bachchan as a coolie in Coolie (1983)

“Bachpan se hain sar par Allah ka haath, aur Allah Rakha hai mere saath, baazu par hai saat sau chhiyaasi ka billa, bees number ka beedi peeta hoon, kaam karta hoon coolie ka aur naam hai Iqbal.”


4. Arshad Warsi as a Taxi driver in Tere Mere Sapne (1996)

“Paro! Apne bhai ke liye itna nahi kar sakti? Paro!”

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5. Aamir Khan as a Taxi driver in Raja Hindustani (1996)

“Aap ki aankhen meri taxi ki headlight ki tarah hai memsaab”


6. Sanjay Kapoor as an auto-rickshaw driver in Sirf Tum (1999)

“Madam, aap subah se hi kisi ko dhund rahi hain aur use bina mile hi vapis ja rahi hain.”


7. Aamir Khan as a Tourist Guide in Fanaa (2006)

“Kehte hai pyar mein neend udh jaati hai …koi humse bhi mohabbat kare … kambhakt neend bahut aati hai”


8. Hillary Swank as pilot Amelia Earhart in Amelia (2009)

“Who wants a life imprisoned in safety?”


Image credits and links – Pic 1,  Pic 2, Pic 3, Pic 4, Pic 5, Pic 6, Pic 7, Pic 8 


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