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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Shilpa Shetty shoots KBC 9 with Amitabh Bachchan

Shilpa Shetty will grace the popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ season 9, hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. Shilpa looks ravishing in a white printed saree. The actress shot the episode for a noble case. She cleaning the Versova beach in Mumbai, an initiative started by lawyer Afroz Shah. ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC shoot with Kapil Sharma postponed

Well, it is highly disappointing that Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ episode with Kapil Sharma got postponed. The ardent desire of the fans to see Amitabh Bachchan warm up ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ couch dampens as the shooting did not take place. It got postponed due to scheduli ... read more

Navya Naveli spotted on a dinner date with her mystery man again

It was only recently that Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda was seen coming out with a mystery guy after watching a movie. Now, the youngster has once again been clicked with the same guy. Navya and her mystery man apparently went on a dinner date and were spotted exiting ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan scolds Ranveer Singh on Twitter

After Sonam Kapoor, megastar Amitabh Bachchan vents his anger on Ranveer Singh for not replying to his birthday greetings. "Sent you SMS greetings on your birthday. Did not get a reply. Did you see it?" Mr Bachchan asked Ranveer Ranveer in his reply said, "Except that I totally re ... read more

First Picture: Amitabh Bachchan returns as KBC host

The ninth season of the most popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is back and with much bigger and grandeur way. Megastar and host Amitabh Bachchan, who is so active on social media shared the first glimpse of the set, showing him performing puja and proudly occupying the host seat. ... read more

Jaya Bachchan wins Best Parliamentarian Award, Big B feels proud

Jaya Bachchan has made the Bachchan parivaar feel proud of her. She has bagged the Best Parliamentarian award. Amitabh on Wednesday night took to his Twitter account to share the news of Jaya’s big achievement. "Best Parliamentarian Award to Jaya. A proud moment for all of us in the family", ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan slaps legal notice on Kumar Vishwas

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sent a legal notice to AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in "copyright infringement" case for unlawful use of a poem penned by his late father, the poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. While paying a tribute to renowned Hindi poets, Kumar Vishwas mouthed few lines of Harivansh R ... read more