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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Abhishek to have private birthday with family in Maldives

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who turns 40 on Friday, February 5, will ring in his birthday in the exotic location of Maldives. There were also reports that his gorgeous wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has planned a surprise for her hubby. Abhishek’s birthday is usually celebrated at thei ... read more

Big B, Dharmendra to launch Hema Malini’s maiden music video

Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini is one of the most successful and talented actresses and is also a trained Bharatnatyam dancer. But only a few people might be aware that the veteran actress is a brilliant singer too. And the talented artiste is all set to bring out her maiden music video. ... read more

Ranveer Singh croons for beloved Deepika Padukone

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is a real charmer and he knows how to hit the right notes when it comes to his ladylove Deepika Padukone. A beautiful and fine actress that she is, Deepika won the NDTV Indian Actor of the Year, 2015 Award ... read more

Big B suffers withdrawal symptoms as ‘Te3N’ wraps up

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has wrapped up the shooting for the Kolkata scheduled of upcoming thriller ‘Te3N’ and the actor seems to be really missing it. The 73-year-old actor said the he experienced “withdrawal symptoms” while closing the shoot and described his feelings on his blog. ... read more

Stars glitters at 61st Filmfare Awards: Deepika, Sonam, Big B

Bollywood celebrities walked the red carpet of the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards with style and panache. The beauties took the best outfit and glam the event with their big smile. The Filmfare nigh saw reunion of the ‘Piku’ star Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone. Deepika looked stunning a re ... read more

Big B, Priyanka replace Aamir to be ‘Incredible India’ new face

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and versatile Priyanka Chopra have been roped in for ‘Incredible India’ campaign. The duo was directly appointed by the Central Government unlike Aamir Khan who was hired by McCann Worldwide agency for ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ campaign, a contract which was given to the agenc ... read more

Big B turns showstopper for designer Vikram Phadnis

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan turned showstopper for designer Vikram Phadnis who organised a grand fashion show to celebrate his 25 years in the fashion industry. The ‘Wazir’ actor looks royal in a red Indian attire as he walked the ramp at the big night. His wife Jaya Bachan and dau ... read more