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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GQ Awards: Big B, Ranveer Singh, Kangana Ranaut bag top honours

Amitabh Bachchan, Ranveer Singh, Kangana Ranaut, Tiger Shroff and Radhika Apte bagged top honours at the GQ Awards for the Men of the Year 2016, held on Tuesday night, September 27. It was a glitzy event with Bollywood stars gracing the red-carpet in their stylish best. Ranveer, who has a ... read more

Big B, Sachin wish Lata Mangeshkar on 87th birthday

As the nightingale of India Lata Mangeshkar turns 87 on Thursday, wishes pour in from every corner. Celebrities from every arena wished Lataji on her87th birthday. Celebrities like Amitabh Bachhcan, Sachin Tendulkar and A.R. Rahman send wishes of good health and a long life to Lata ... read more

It’s a rumour: Varun Dhawan on film with Big B

Varun Dhawan has rubbished reports that he will share screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan, but added that he would love to work with the legendary actor. There were reports that Big B and Varun will feature in Pradeep Sarkar’s film ‘Dabba Gul’, to be produced by Yash Raj Films. It ... read more

Here's what Navya Naveli said about Big B’s open letter

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had recently penned an open letter filled with wisdom, advice and life lessons to his grand-daughters Aaradhya and Navya Naveli Nanda. In the letter, the 73-year-old spoke about the challenges women face in the society and the best possible ways to deal with them. ... read more

People calling India “land of rapes” is embarrassing: Big B

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he feels “embarrassed” when he travels abroad and people there tell him that India is a third world country and a “land of rapes.” “It’s very embarrassing when we visit abroad and people there say, ‘You are from India, the land of rapes’. I want tha ... read more

Aaradhya Bachchan chants Ganesh aarti, makes modak for festival

The cute Aaradhya Bachchan, granddaughter of megastar Amitabh Bachchan is a bundle of talent. The four-and-half-year old daughter of Abhishek and Aishawarya Rai already knows the Ganesh aarti and the Gayatri Mantra by heart, and can even make modaks, the traditional sweet offered to Ganesha. ... read more