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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Fading colors of Holi from Bollywood movies

Holi has been a significant part of Bollywood- and sadly, this is a thing of just the past. Numerous films of the bygone era are still loved for the festivities of Holi they featured. As the years have passed by, the colors of Holi have gradually faded from filmdom. This beautiful aspect of India ... read more

Rekha wears sindoor for Big B, reveals Puneet Issar’s wife

In various occasions, Rekha was spotted wearing a sindoor on her forehead. Being a widow, she sports vermillion and it is regarded that it is Rekha’s style statement but veteran actor and ‘Bigg Boss 8’ Puneet Issar’s wife Deepali Issar’s latest remark on Rekha wearing sindoor has added a new angl ... read more

Deepika calls Big B ‘Baba’, Big B calls Deepika ‘Deepiku’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone have wrapped up the shooting of Soojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ and the duo shares a great relationship. This is the second time Big B and Deepika are playing the role of a father-daughter after ‘Aarakshan’ and they really bonds well on and off the screen. ... read more

Yay!! We won, Bollywood congratulates team India

Bollywood celebrities congratulated team India over India’s first big win against Pakistan at the World Cup. Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and many more celebrities took to the social media to congratulate Indian team for defeating Pakistan in a World Cup pool match in Ad ... read more

Emotional Aishwarya hugs Big B after ‘Shamitabh’ screening

The entire family of the megastar Amitabh Bachchan was present at the special screening of ‘Shamitabh’ directed by R Balki. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan were present among others to cheer for Big B at the ‘Shamitabh’ screening. After the screening, Aishwarya got emotio ... read more

‘Shamitabh’ mints in Rs 12.75 crore in the opening weekend

Opened with a mixed review, Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush starrer ‘Shamitabh’ earned Rs 12.75 crore in the opening weekend. Released last Friday, ‘Shamitabh’ earned around Rs. 3. 5 Crore (35 million), on the first day. The film managed to pull in around Rs. 5 Crore (50 million) on its second day. ... read more

Bachchans, Akshay, Deols at Smita Thackeray’s son

Smita Thackeray’s son tied the knot last week and the reception was held on 13th February. Rahul Thackeray got married to Aditi Redkar in Sahara Star in Andheri, a suburb in western Mumbai. The bride dazzled in a black dress, while Smita Thackeray wore a shiny golden outfit. The wedding was atten ... read more

Amitabh reacts to niece Naina Bachchan’s wedding

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s niece Naina got married to her long time beau and Bollywood actor Kunal Kapoor in a private ceremony in Seychelles and Big B tweets about the nuptial in the family and commented that marriage is not only the union of two souls but it is a union of two families. ... read more

Bollywood goes gaga over Big B’s commentary excellence

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan turns commentator for Indo-Pak cricket match. Big B had an exciting time, doing commentary for the for the One Day International match between India and Pakistan on Sunday in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Amitabh shared his happiness with the tweet#T 177 ... read more

Sonakshi Sinha tweets about her ‘Mini Bachchan’ moment

Sonakshi Sinha had experienced a ‘mini Bachchan’ moment when a group of young girls from Gujarat gathered outside her residence ‘Ramayan’ and shouted her name on Sunday. For many years, hundreds of fans gather outside Amitabh Bachchan’s residence on Sunday in Mumbai to get a glimpse of th ... read more