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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.

News & Gossip:

Amitabh Bachchan conferred ANR award! Big B was awarded for his decades of dedication to Indian cinema Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) award on Saturday (December 27) for his decades of dedication to Indian cinema at a glittering ceremony at the Annapurna Studios. The ANR …
Shamitabh new poster: Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush’s silence speaks volumes- view pic! A brand new poster of the duo’s upcoming film is out. The visuals are a perfect example of the phrase ‘when pictures speak a thousand words.’ Read on to know more! Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush’s upcoming film, Shamitabh has already created tremendous buzz. Directed by R …
Who trained Kapil Sharma for his acting debut? The Comedy Nights With Kapil host has managed to impress the biggies of B-town. So, when it was his turn to enter Bollywood who played his mentor? Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan or Amitabh Bachchan - who helped Kapil Sharma get in shape for his debut film? Well, the answer is none …
Amitabh Bachchan honoured with Yash Chopra Memorial Award- view pics! Sr Bachchan talks about the award on a social networking website Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred with the Yash Chopra Memorial Award here, and said that he is still striving to deliver his best in the Indian film industry.Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao …
Anurag Kashyap blames ad breaks for Amitabh Bachchan starrer Yudh’s failure The Ugly director shares his experience about the TV show Anurag Kashyap's Yudh did not strike the right chord with the audience despite the presence of Amitabh Bachchan and the creator of the mini-series attributes the failure to ad-breaks and the public's refusal to accept …
Here’s why Amitabh Bachchan is not celebrating Christmas and New Year… While most of our Bollywood celebs have taken an off for New Years, Big B decides to skip the whole festive season, this year. Read on to find out the full story! With Christmas and New Years around the corner, the news has been constantly abuzz with celebrity celebrations and …
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