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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Amitabh Bachchan to feature in social ads for DD Kisan

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Amitabh Bachchan warns fans against fake Twitter account

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has huge followers on the social media, Twitter asked his fans to be aware of his fake account and refrained from using it. A 'fake' user by the account name of @SrBachchanc has been re-tweeting the 72-year-old's posts to its 13,800 followers. T 1874 ... read more

Shootout at Mumbai Filmcity, I injured, Tweets Big B

A businessman was reportedly shot at in Mumbai's Film City, a large Bollywood studio. The man who was shot was identified as Raju Shinde, 45, owner of a security agency in Mumbai. He was rushed to the hospital. He was shot by bike riders. The assailants are not yet identified. The bikers ... read more

Shraddha, Varun, Deepika, Big B at ‘Piku’ success bash

Soojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ released last Friday performed quite well at the box-office. The movie is nearing to 50 crore club and a grand party was hosted in Mumbai on Saturday to celebrate the film’s success. 'Piku' opened with rave reviews and good words of mouth dragged audience to the theatre. &n ... read more

John Abraham to fill in Akshay’s shoes in Aakhen 2

The sequel to the 2002 crime thriller Aankhen that was announced way back in 2006 will finally see the light of day. However, the characters and actors in Aankhen 2 have undergone a complete transformation. Only Amitabh Bachchan is retained from the initial 2002 movie. Besides Amitabh Bach ... read more

Box-Office: 'Piku' earns Rs18 crore in the opening weekend

‘Piku’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan has done a business of Rs 18 crore approximately in its first weekend. Its total collection in three days was estimated to be approximately Rs 15 crore, which the movie managed to cross.   The Soojit’Sircar comedy film ... read more