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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First day box-office collection of ‘Bhootnath Returns’

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan returns with the sequel to 2008 super-hit film, ‘Bhootnath’. The film has been released in India and Pakistan on Friday and since it is an Amitabh’s film, the excitement for viewing the film is high. Audience especially children had liked Amitabh Bachchan as the friendly ... read more

‘Bhoothnath Returns’ earns 18 crore in the opening weekend

Despite great promotions, ‘Bhoothnath Returns’ could not manage to have a splashing start, but the positive reviews of the movie helped footfalls to increase in the evening and night shows. Therefore ‘Bhoothnath Returns’, after making a dull start, picked up pace on the second day and scored quit ... read more

Shweta, Ash-Abhi ring in Jaya Bachchan’s birthday

Shweta Nanda flew down to Mumbai with children Navya Naveli and Agasthya and husband Nikhil Nanda to ring in mother and veteran actress Jaya Bachchan’s 66th birthday. The house is buzz with the noise and laughter of the entire family members and a private dinner party was arranged by A ... read more

Big B, Akshay, Anil at Prem Chopra's biography launch

Generations have grown up listening to the dialogue from Hindi movies, “Prem Naam Hai Mera….” — by one of the meanest baddie in B’town, Prem Chopra!The villain of yesteryear, launched his biography titled, ‘Prem Naam Hai Mera’ over the weekend attended by Bollywood’s biggest celebrities to ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for KBC 8 promos

The eight season of the popular quiz show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is about to begin and megastar and host Amitabh Bachchan has started shooing the promos of the show. Big B has been hosting the season since its inception and in between Shahrukh Khan took over the host seat but in the next season ... read more

A snake found at Big B’s residence Jalsa

Not only human beings but animals are also a big fan of the megastar Amitabh Bachchan. If you don’t believe it, here is the full story. A snake was found at the backyard of Amitabh Bachchan’s residence Jalsa and it scared th ... read more

Jaya to celebrate birthday with Big B in Dubai

Jaya Bachchan will celebrate birthday with husband and megastar Amitabh Bachchan in Dubai on April 9. Dubai has been the second home of many Bollywood stars and they love to spend time with their dear ones in the exotic location of Dubai. Amitabh will be in Dubai for ‘Bhootnath Returns’ ar ... read more

Rajinikanth touches Amitabh Bachchan’s feet

Superstar Rajinikanth shares a great rapport with megastar Amitabh Bachchan and at the trailer launch of ‘Kochadaiiyaan’, Rajinikanth fell on Amitabh Bachchan’s feet to seek his blessings for the film’s success. Directed by his daughter Soundarya, ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ marks the return of Rajini after ... read more

Comedy Nights With Kapil: Amitabh Bachchan kisses Dadi

Dadi (Ali Asgar) of ‘Comedy Nights With Kapil’ never let her guests go with giving her trademark kiss but in the recent episode, she has got a surprise from none other than the megastar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan. Before Dadi embarrassed Big B with her kiss, Amitabh cast a plant on Dadi’s che ... read more

Big B, Akshay to walk the ramp for Shabana Azmi

Star icon Amitabh Bachchan and actor Akhsay Kumar are ready to walk the ramp in apparels designed by under-privileged women of Mizwan village for Shabana Azmi’s charity fashion show.Amitabh Bachchan, 71, and Akshay, 46, will be joined by Farhan Akhtar, Ranbir Kapoor Sidharth Malhotra and m ... read more