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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Subhash Nagre is back: Big B starts ‘Sarkar 3’ shoot

Ram Gopal Varma’s ‘Sarkar 3’ rolled and the megastar Amitabh Bachchan again stepped into Subhash Nagre’s shoes after eight years. The shooting kick-starts at Filmistan Studio on Tuesday.  “Sarkar has moved to a new home since the old residence kept reminding him of his late son Shanka ... read more

Amitabh, Anil Ambani pay tribute to Parmeshwar Godrej

Amitabh Bachchan with daughter Shweta Nanda, industrialist Anil Ambani and wife Tina Ambani with their mother Kokilaben paid their last tribute to socialite and entrepreneur Parmeashwar Godrej, who passed away on Monday at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospita ... read more

PM Modi, celebs wish Amitabh Bachchan on 74th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bollywood celebrities took to their social media account to wish megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his 74th birthday. He took to his official Twitter account and wrote a post that read, “Dear SrBachchan (Amitabh Bachchan), wishing you a very happy bi ... read more

Photo alert: Big B’s granddaughter Navya Naveli parties hard

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s grandaughter Navya Naveli is a party girl. She loves partying and outing with friends. Often pictures of Navya’s get together with friends are shared on social media. Navya, daughter of Shweta Bachchan and Nikhil Nanda recently graduated from Sevenoaks School, ... read more

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