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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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is over the moon about winning award with son Abhishek Bachchan in the same award show. 72-year-old Amitabh, was nominated for ‘Bhootnath Returns’ with son Abhishek, 38 at Big Star Entertainment Awards, 2014. Jr Bachchan was nominated for  'Happy New Year' in t ... read more

Big B beats Shahrukh Khan to become Twitter king

Amitabh Bachchan’s fans are truly elated with the recent report regarding Twitter. The analysis done on Bollywood stars revealed Big B as the number one celeb on Twitter, in terms of both his activity and popularity as well. Amitabh has a whopping 12 million followers; no doubt he topped t ... read more

ABCL went into debt. I was bankrupt, Amitabh Bachchan

Passion for acting, hard work and strong determination helped megastar Amitabh Bachchan overcome the difficult phase of life when he run into bankruptcy. He was bankrupt when his production company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL) run into loss incurring huge financial crisis. But he g ... read more

Rajinikanth thanks PM Modi, Big B for birthday wishes

Superstar Rajinikanth who celebrated his 64th birthday on 12th December thanked all who wished him on his D-day. The ‘Lingaa’ star thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his good friend Amitabh Bachchan and millions of fans who wished him on his 64th birthday. In a st ... read more

‘HNY’ tops Stardust Awards, Big B named international icon

It came as a pleasant surprise to the ‘Happy New Year’ cast and crew, as the Farah Khan directed movie won the maximum number of awards at Stardust Award ceremony held in Mumbai last Sunday. The big budget film claimed a total of five awards. With Farah winning Dream Director, King Khan bagged tw ... read more

Amitabh rubbishes Dilip Kumar's death hoax, says he is fine

Veteran actor Dilip Kumar was rumoured to have passed away on Monday. The condolence messages took Twitter by storm. However, it has now been revealed that the reports were false. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan himself took to Twitter to clarify the state of the actor’s health. Big B twitted ... read more

Big B, Aishwarya, Abhishek visit Aaradhya’s preschool

Megastar and grandfather Amitabh Bachchan might have missed granddaughter Aaradhya’s third birthday celebration but he attended Grandparents' Day celebrations held at his granddaughter Aaradhya's preschool, the Kookaburra Learning Center. Big B took time off from his busy schedule to visit Aaradh ... read more

Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan remember Deven Verma

Aamir Khan, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, veteran actress Asha Parekh condoled the death of veteran actor and noted Bollywood comedian Deven Verma. Asha Parekh remembers Deven Verma as a jovial taskmaster. "He was great fun to work with. Always full of life and ready with his deadpan humour all the ... read more

Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh mourn Sitara Devi’s death

‘Kathak Goddess’ Sitara Devi breathed her last today. She was 94. She was a Kathak genius and gave classical dance a new meaning. She nurtured and flourished Kathak dance. Her death has not only moved her close ones but Bollywood also filled with grief with the departure of Sitara Devi. Ce ... read more

Amitabh, Rajinikanth light up IFFI 2014 in style

The 45th International Film Festival of India being held in Goa had a star studded beginning. The occasion was graced by two of the reigning superstars of Indian cinema – Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth. The festival was opened by Mr. Arun Jaitley, Minister of Information and Broadcasting. Bachc ... read more