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, Jaya, Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya perform Laxmi Puja

The Bachchan family skipped any big Diwali celebration this year because of bahu Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s father’s demise in March this year. The family performed Laxmi puja at their residence and spend quality time together. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared picture of Laxmi puja cele ... read more

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Big B to star in ‘Brahmastra’

Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan will star in Dharma productions fantasy drama titled, ‘Brahmastra’. The mega project will have three series. The film will be helmed by Ayan Mukherjee of ‘Wae Up Sid’ fame. Sharing the details of the picture, Alia Bhatt wrote# Can't wait for t ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan breaks down on the set of ‘KBC 9'

Amitabh Bachchan got teary-eyed while shooting for a special episode of the popular quiz show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 9’. The superstar will turn 75 on October 11 and the team of ‘KBC 9’ has organised a surprise for the megastar. A special video was made on Sherwood College of Nainital fro ... read more

Matinee idol Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 today

The idol of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 75th birthday today. Though the Shahenshah is miles away from his Indian fans celebrating birthday in Maldives with his family, wishes pour from every corner and reaching the thespian though social media. Amitabh Bachcha ... read more

Big B to ring in 75th birthday with Jaya, Ash-Abhi in Maldives

Amitabh Bachchan’s 75th birthday on October 11 will be a totally family affair. The megastar along with his family will be flying to Maldives to celebrate the D-day. Apart from Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya and Aaradhya, Big B’s daughter Shweta Nanda and her daughter Navy ... read more