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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:

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Amitabh Bachchan prays for the victims! Big B voiced his concern on his blog Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is shocked by the devastation caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir and says nothing can compensate the "mammoth" losses the people have suffered. The toll in the floods stands at over 200. “The ... shocking …
Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor go gaga about Arjun Kapoor-Deepika Padukone’s Finding Fanny! Homi Adajani's latest offering has been receiving rave reviews from masses as well as B-town celebs Homi Adajania’s Finding Fanny has been in news for it’s quirky appeal, ever since its trailer came out. The film, which stars Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Naseeruddin …
Nothing is cute about Amitabh Bachchan’s red tracksuit! The veteran actor was spotted catching a quick show of Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone starrer Finding Fanny last evening Amitabh Bachchan maybe old but his charm continues to floor the ladies. The veteran is young at heart and has an incredible zest for all things Bollywood! …
Amitabh Bachchan praises Arjun Kapoor and Deepika Padukone’s Finding Fanny! Mr Bachchan congratulated the cast and crew on Twitter Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who attended the screening of Homi Adajania's satire Finding Fanny, is all praise for the starcast and the director of the film. The 71-year-old actor took to Twitter to post some candid images …
Amitabh Bachchan prepares for Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next! The film which is about a chess player also stars Farhan Akhtar Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has commenced preparations for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next production venture to be directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Besides the 71-year-old actor, the film, which is a story about a chess …
Amitabh Bachchan shares a light moment with Mika Singh and Shaan at Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya’s music launch-view pics! The Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 host was seen attending the music launch of film Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, starring Mika Singh and Shaan. Read on to know more about his goofy moment with the singers... Amitabh Bachchan is a Bollywood legend who is worshiped across the nation. …
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