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, Jaya, Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya celebrate Diwali

Amitabh Bachchan celebrated the festival of lights with his family at Jalsa. Diwali pictures from the Bachchan household was circulated on net and it shows Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya, Aaradhya Bachchan all decked up in white embellished outfits for the occasion. ... read more

#MeToo movement: Sapna Bhavnani lashes out at Amitabh Bachchan

The #MeeToo movement in India exposed many faces of Bollywood which include big names like Alok Nath, Vikas Bahl, Nana Patekar, Sajid Khan, Anu Malik, Kailash Kher and many more. Many celebrities like Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Akshay Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan suppo ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya, Shweta Nanda seek Maa Durga blessings

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, his wife Jaya Bachchan and daughter Shweta Nanda was seen at Khar in Mumbai. They sought the blessings of Maa Durga. Shweta looked elegant in a saree while Amitabh donned a traditional attire. The megastar was dressed in a white kurta pyjama with a sunflower ... read more

Binita Jain from Assam becomes first crorepati of season 10

The popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ season 10 gets its first crorepati. Binita Jain from Assam, Guwahati becomes first crorepati of this season. She successfully answered the 14th question and won a whopping prize money of Rs one crore. Binita, mother of two will ans ... read more