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 Bachchan prays for Shashi Kapoor

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has prayed for the speedy recovery of former co-star Shashi Kapoor.  Big B wrote on Twitter, "May the Almighty be by the side of one that has been ill in Hospital for a few days and make him his usual self again ..!"  Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor have act ... read more

Narula brothers from Delhi win 7 crore on KBC

The popular quiz show, Kaun Banega Crorepati gets its first ever 7 crore winner in two Delhi brothers, Achin and Sarthak Narula. Achin is a marketing manager and Sarthak is a student. The two brilliant brothers pays confidently and calmly and emerged as winner by correctly answering 14 questions. ... read more

Rekha will mimic Big B in ‘Super Nani’

The flick ‘Super Nani’ is the comeback film for the glamorous yester year screen diva, Rekha. She is playing the role of a conventional nani (grandmother) in the film. However, her life changes when her grandson (played by Sharman Joshi) inspires her to rise above the mundane life. She transforms ... read more

Amitabh suffers from cough and cold, recovering

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who was under the influence of cough and cold for the past few days due to change of weather is recovering now. Big B took to twitter to update his fans about his heath and informs he is on the road to recovery and thanked his fans for their good wishes. He sai ... 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

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

Amitabh describes 14years of KBC longevity “alluring”

Amitabh Bachchan ventured into television with the popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ and as KBC turns 14 years, megastar and host Big B has also completed 14 years association with ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. Amitabh describes the longevity "alluring". "KBC an association of 14 year ... read more