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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Big B, Shahrukh, Rajinikanth condole Jayalalithaa’s demise

J Jayalalithaa fondly called Amma by the people of Tamil Nadu passed away at Chennai Apollo Hospital on Tuesday. She was 68. Tamil film industry along with Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan condoled the death of Jayalalithaa. While mourning the death of AIADMK chief and Tamil Nadu Ch ... read more

Star Screen Awards: ‘Pink’, Big B, Alia Bhatt win big

Amitabh Bachchan’s his critically acclaimed film ‘Pink’ was a big winner at the 22nd annual Star Screen Awards held in Mumbai last night (Dec 4). The Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury directorial bagged as many as four awards, including the Best Film, Best Actor, Best Editing and Best Dialogue. The Best Ac ... read more

Looking back: Incidents that grabbed limelight in 2016

It is already the last month of the year and in no time, we will bid good bye to 2016. As we look forward to welcome a new year, let us also look back at some of the important incidents of the Indian film and television industry that made headlines in 2016. Hrithik Roshan and Kanga ... read more

Alia, Deepika, Aishwarya dazzle at Ambani's bash

Mukesh and Nita Ambani hosted a star-studded pre-wedding celebration for their niece Isheta at their plush residence Antilla, last Thrusday (Nov 24). Isheta, daughter of Dipti Ambani and Raj Salgaocar is set to wed diamantaire Nirav Modi’s brother Neeshal Modi in December in Goa. Several B ... read more

Big B’s outing with daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was spotted with his daughter-in-law and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Bandra. The duo drove together for the a close friends' engagement ceremony. Aishwarya looks ravishing in an orange-peach embellished salwar suit while Big B wore a white kurt py ... read more

Big B granddaughter Navya Naveli rocks in kala chashma

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s grandaughter Navya Naveli Nanda is making a lot of buzz on internet. She is quite active on Instagram and often posts picture of her and her friends. Her latest picture on Instagram is quite interesting, it shows Navya donning a kala chasma and relaxing. ... read more

Finally, Big B breaks his silence on Aishwarya's ‘ADHM’

So much has been said and written about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ and the Bachchan parivaar but finally megastar Amitabh Bachchan breaks his silence and praised Aishwarya’s performance in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. At the inauguration of the Kolkata Film Festival where Big B ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan’s fan moment with Coldplay's Chris Martin

British rock Band Coldplay is all set to perform live at the debut India edition of the charity music festival Global Citizen Concert in Mumbai tonight (Nov 19) and ahead of the performance, many Bollywood celebrities partied Coldplay’s Chris Martin partied. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan also ha ... read more