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Amitabh Bachchan

Fullname: Amitabh Bachchan

Nicknames: Big B, Angry Man, Sr Bachchan

Date of Birth: October-11-1942

Zodiac: Libra

Height: 6-3

Marital Status: Jaya Bachchan

Bio:Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Amitabh was the elder son of Harivansh Rai Bachchan (father), a Hindi poet and Teji Bachchan (mother). Amitabh has a younger brother Ajitabh who stays in London with wife Ramola. They have two children, Shweta Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan. Shweta is married to industrialist Nikhil Nanada and Abhishek has married Aishwarya Rai who gave birth to Aaradhya Bachchan on November 16, 2011. Amitabh shot to fame with Zanjeer (1973), where director Prakash Mehra casted Amitabh in the lead role of inspector Vijay Khanna. And for this Amitabh earned the Filmfare nomination for Best Actor. In the same year, Amitabh married Jaya Bhaduri on June 3, 1973. Amitabh delivered many hits such as Deewar, Sholay, Silsila, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar in the years that followed. From 1984-1987 Amitabh dabbled in politics while supporting friend Rajiv Gandhi, a phase that was short-lived. The political phase was followed by a slump that led to Amitabh’s temporary retirement from the industry. During this time he launched Amitabh Bachchan Corporation, Ltd. (A.B.C.L.) in 1996 that sponsored 1996 Miss World beauty pageant and lost millions of rupees. Kaund Banega Croroepati? And Mohabbatein in the year 2000 marked a successful comeback of Bollywood’s greatest superstar. Since then Amitabh regained his image of a bankable star and is currently the highest paid actor of Bollywood.

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Kaun Banega Crorepati 8: Amitabh Bachchan strikes a happy pose with Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor -view pic! The Finding Fanny actors were on the sets of India's biggest game show to promote their upcoming film Amitabh Bachchan is back with a brand new season of the hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati and the legend has been hosting the same with some rather starry guests at the hot …
Abhinaya enters Bollywood with Dhanush’s Shamitabh! The South Indian actress is said to be playing a crucial role in R Balki's film Making  breakthrough in Bollywood in a short span of time is every hottie's dream down south. And you know things can't get better, when you have Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush as your co-stars in …
Mollywood opening up to younger stars as the legendary superstars start to fade! New talent is now slowly edging out the ageing Malayalam superstars It's time for the three ageing superstars of Malayalam cinema to make way for fresh faces. With influx of youngsters, growing popularity of Tamil films and the expansion of digital platforms, the heydays of the …
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Want to know how Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Sidharth Malhotra and Bipasha Basu scored? Here is a report card showcasing the scores of all the B-town celebs who took up the challenge. Read on to find out... The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was created to help create awareness and funds for the treatment of the illness. It was simple enough challenge. Bathe in ice …
Amitabh Bachchan starts shooting for Shoojit Sircar’s Piku! Big B posted the news on his blog Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is all set to shoot for filmmaker Shoojit Sircar’s Piku. The actor has just returned from Jaipur where he was accompanied by his granddaughter Aaradhya and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai to cheer for Jaipur …
Who looks closest to their wax statues at Madame Tussauds Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit Nene or Aishwarya Rai Bachchan? Among all the B-Town celebs who are present in the prestigious London wax museum we wonder as to who found a lookalike. Vote! With Kareena Kapoor Khan's second wax statue being installed at Madame Tussauds a few days back, we decided to have a look at all those who have a …
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