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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Hrithik Roshan’s fan moment with Big B: Photo goes viral

Here we bring to you the priceless childhood picture of Hrithik Roshan. When Roshan Jr. is a boy he met his matinee idol Amitabh Bachchan and now one of the superhero’s fans shared the picture on social media and it has gone viral.Hrithik Roshan shared the picture and captioned it, #Sweet! ... read more

Big B wishes Ash-Abhi on 9th wedding anniversary

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to the social networking site to wish Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan on their 9th anniversary. Big B said that it is not only a bond of two persons but for elders too. "As tomorrow dawns, the wedding bells ring of 9 years of togethern ... read more

Priyanka to replace Amitabh as ‘Atulya Bharat’ face

According to the latest buzz, Priyanka Chopra might replace Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador of ‘Atulya Bharat’ (Incredible India). In the wake of Panama papers leak, Amitabh Bachchan endorsing the campaign ‘Incredible India’ was kept on hold and government is giving a second thought on t ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan shares his look in ‘Pink’

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is starring in Soojit Sircar’s production ‘Pink’ is currently shooting the final leg of its schedule. Big B took to Twitter and shared his look in the film. He plays the role of a lawyer and is seen in a black jacket and barrister’s band. "Ba ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan denies being approached for ‘Atulya Bharat’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said that he was never “formally approached” for the Incredible India campaign. Big B’s statement came in the wake of reports that the government is reconsidering its decision to sign the actor as the brand ambassador for the tourism campaign after his name figured i ... read more