Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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Big B in deep grief and shock over staff member’s death

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is down with fever for few days got the deepest shock today when one of his sincere staff members passed away. He laments as his close staff member who is serving his Delhi office and home for 30 years sudden embraced death. Big B took to his blog Friday nigh ... read more

Amitabh and Abhishek together in Milan Lutharia's next

Filmmaker Milan Lutharia is keen to make the father-son duo of megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan a part of his next film. The film is said to be a drama set in contemporary times. A source close to the project has said, "Milan is very keen on casting Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Ba ... read more

Big B reaches mark of 10 million on Twitter

The battle for gaining popularity among Bollywood stars is a common phenomenon. The saga continues over the social media sites too. It is the war to have the most number of followers! Bollywood buffs, it is your turn to guess who is winning that race! Read on. Well…its none other than the ... read more

Kaun Banega Crorepati Back with a Bang!

The Grand Premiere of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ Season 8 (KBC-8), on Sunday 17th August 2014, was a huge success, even bigger than we suspected it might be. The veteran actor, Amitabh Bachchan, did not fail to spread his charm once again. The legendary actor is said to have embraced the smal ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan shakes his bootiya with Deepika

Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor appear on the popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan and guess what! Big B put on his dancing shoes for a jig with Deepika and Arjun and shook his bootiya with Deepika and Arjun, a popular track from ‘Finding Fanny’. ... read more

Sharukkh to step into Big B’s shoes in ‘Hum’ remake

After the super-duper success of ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Singham Returns’, 100 crore director Rohit Shetty has zeroed on his new project which is going to a remake of 1991 hit, ‘Hum’ starring Amitabh Bachchan in the original. Mukul Anand’s ‘Hum’ was one of the biggest hits of the 90’s. Now Rohit S ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan’s Facebook page crosses 15 million likes

The popularity of Amitabh Bachchan among film lovers is beyond doubt. But even after being years past his prime, Big B is still going strong and has a very strong appeal among new generation of fans as well. After dominating the silver screen and TV, Big B has also made his presence felt on socia ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan reveals ‘Shamitabh’ secrets

Not long time back, Amitabh Bachchan created a buzz in the industry when he revealed his unusual look for his upcoming film ‘Shamitabh’. Some say that the look is similar to the one he put on for 1986 film ‘Aakhree Raasta’. He is seen sporting a rugged look and wearing shabby clothes which he fou ... read more