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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Nepal Earthquake: Big B mourns loss of life, heritage damage

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan mourned the loss of so many lives in Nepal earthquake and he also expressed his grieve over the damage of Nepal heritage. He recalls about shooting ‘Mahan’ song with Zeenat Aman in 1983. The song was shot at the Durbar Square, a Unesco World Heritage site in old Kathmand ... read more

‘37 years of 'DON' today’, Amitabh Bachchan gets nostalgic

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan gets nostalgic as his cult movie; ‘Don’ completes 37 years. Big B took to the social media to express his feelings about the film, his working experience with the producer Nariman Irani ‘Don’ and the appreciation he received for the song, ‘Pan Banaras Wala...’. "3 ... read more

Big B records special video message for Shashi Kapoor

Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor share a great personal and professional bond. The duo together delivered many blockbusters in the past and now when veteran actor Shashi Kapoor has been conferred with prestigious the Dadasaheb Phalke Award next month, Big B’s special recoded message for the 77- ... read more

Big B says granddaughter Aaradhya talks non-stop

Grandpa and megastar Amitabh Bachchan is spending the best moment of his life, he is enjoying time with his granddaughter, Aaradhya. Amitabh Bachchan wrote on his blog that his three and a half year old granddaughter, Aaradhya talks non-stop and he enjoys listening to her ‘homemade stories’. ... read more

Big B watches ‘OK Kanmani’ with daughter Shweta

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had a movie date with his loving daughter Shweta Nanda. The father-daughter duo stepped out on Thursday night to watch Mani Ratnam’s Tamil flick, ‘O Kadhal Kanmani’ in Mumbai. Big B, who will be next seen in Soojit Sircar’s ‘Piku’ as Deepika Padukone’s father wave ... read more

Amitabh, bahu Aishwarya launch Kalyan Jewellers store

Kalyan Jewellers have roped in megastar Amitabh Bachchan as their brand ambassador for a new store launch in Chennai. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was already the brand ambassador and now Big B joined. Apart from Big B and Ash, Tamil film actor Prabhu, Nagarjuna and Shiva Rajkumar were spo ... read more

Watching ‘Fast & Furious 7' is so inspiring, Amitabh Bachchan

Last night, megastar Amitabh Bachchan saw ‘Fast & Furious 7’ and Big B finds the movie very inspiring. The 72-year-old actor is all praise for the movie and referring to the death of Hollywood star Paul Walker, he said no one “passes away”. “Watching ‘Fast & Furious 7? is so i ... read more

Big B gets Padma Vibhushan, feels honoured and humbled

Amitabh Bachchan and 49 others were honoured with the prestigious Padma Award. The megastar received the award from honourable president of India, Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Wednesday. Amitabh Bachchan received the Padma Vibhushan award in the attenda ... read more