Abhishek Bachchan was born in Mumbai, in India on the 5th of February in 1976. His original name was Abhishek Amitabh Srivastav, but his screen name is Abhishek Bachchan. He is also nicknamed Junior B, Abhi and AB Baby. Abhishek Bachchan is the son of Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri. He is Shweta Nanda’s(nee Bachchan) brother and grandson of Urdu and Hindi poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

Abhishek Bachchan was enrolled in Bombay Scottish School and Jamnabhai Narsee, both in Mumbai; as well as Modern School in Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. After schooling he went to Aiglon College, Switzerland for further studies. In the United States, he studied Business in Boston University. Later, he gave it up, and came to Bollywood to try his luck.

He jump started his career with J.P. Dutta’s movie ‘Refugee’ in the year 2000. It also starred Kareena Kapoor. He delivered 17 flops before the hit ‘Dhoom’. His first critical appreciation was for the movie ‘Yuva’ by Mani Ratnam, and later for his movies “Sarkar”, “Bunty aur Babli” and “KANK”. He did lots of movies with Rani Mukherjee. He even did playback for the movies “Bluffmaster” and “Dhoom”.

He has won 6 awards. On Amitabh Bachchan’s 60th birthday, Karisma Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan announced that they were engaged. But, it was called off in 2003. After a number of alleged relationships, Abhishek announced on Feb 14, 2007 that he was engaged to Aishwarya Rai. On April 20th, 2007, they tied the knot. He is 6’3” and very active on Twitter.

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Anniversary Special: Aishwarya, Abhishek's complete love story

Bollywood’s famous couple, Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan, celebrated their 7th wedding anniversary on Sunday, April 20. The tinsel town’s glamour couple fit the image of the belief that marriages are made in heaven. The couple reportedly took to micro blogging site Twitter to ... read more

Ash-Abhi ‘truly touched’ by anniversary wishes

Bollywood’s most cherished couple, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan celebrated their seventh years of successful married life on April 20th and the happily married couple is flooded with best wishes from fans all over. Ash and Abhi is highly moved with the best wishes which ... read more

Jacqueline, Akshay, Abhishek to star in 'Housefull 3'

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is likely to team up with Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh and Abhishek Bachchan for the next part of the hit comedy film ‘Housefull’. The makers of the ‘Housefull’ franchise have been planning to come up with ‘Housefull 3’. The first part of the series wa ... read more

Photo: Abhishek clicked with mom Jaya Bachchan on birthday

Veteran actress turned politician Jaya Bachchan turned 66 on April 9th and a private dinner party was arranged by her family members, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and husband and megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Shweta Nanda flew all the way from Delhi with son Agasthya, daughte ... read more

Abhishek Bachchan buys Jaipur Kabaddi team

Since the launch of the IPL, many B-town celebrities have joined the world of sports. While most of the celebs have invested in cricket teams, Abhishek Bachchan has taken a new course and has in fact acquired a pro-kabaddi team. Confirming the acquisition Abhishek reportedly twitted, “It i ... read more

Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan team up for ‘Housefull 3’

Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwalla has managed to bring on board Akshay Kumar and Abhishek Bachchan for his upcoming film, ‘Housefull 3’ after a gap of about 12 years, according to a report in a daily.Apparently this will be Sajid –Farhad’s second directorial venture, their first film, ‘It’s Ente ... read more

Aaradhya visits aunt Shweta with Ash, Abhi and Big B

Shweta Nanda celebrated her 40th birthday on Holi on March 17 and little Aaradhya Bachchan covered all the distance from Mumbai to Delhi with her family to wish her aunt, a ‘Happy Birthday’. Spotted at the airport was Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan sans Jay ... read more

Abhishek Bachchan set to invest in kabaddi league

Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan is following the footsteps of Shah Rukh Khan, but in kabaddi. Similar to SRK who is the co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL, Abhishek has invested in the Jaipur franchise of the IPL version of the Kabaddi League scheduled to be held in eight centre ... read more