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 makes it a point to share all the special moments of his life with his fans. The megastar keeps his fans updated with all that goes on- thanks to the social media! Just a glimpse of the youngest Bachchan- Aaradhya is enough to create loads of buzz. And it seems Amitabh Bachcha ... read more
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Amitabh Bachchan had a memorable day recently. Just like always, the actor took to Twitter to share it with his followers. The occasion was the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in London. Amitabh graced the event with his presence. A magnificent bronze statue of bapu now stands ... read more
Bollywood celebrities congratulated team India over India’s first big win against Pakistan at the World Cup. Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn and many more celebrities took to the social media to congratulate Indian team for defeating Pakistan in a World Cup pool match in Ad ... read more
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan turns commentator for Indo-Pak cricket match. Big B had an exciting time, doing commentary for the for the One Day International match between India and Pakistan on Sunday in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Amitabh shared his happiness with the tweet#T 177 ... read more
Sonakshi Sinha had experienced a ‘mini Bachchan’ moment when a group of young girls from Gujarat gathered outside her residence ‘Ramayan’ and shouted her name on Sunday. For many years, hundreds of fans gather outside Amitabh Bachchan’s residence on Sunday in Mumbai to get a glimpse of th ... read more