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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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Kapil Sharma first guest on Amitabh Bachchan’s Kaun Banega Crorepati 8! The duo shot for this special episode in Surat Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will have comedian Kapil Sharma as his first guest on the season 8 of his hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Kapil will feature on the opening episode of the show, which will air from August 2 on …
Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra or Katrina Kaif – who should have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds, London? Vote! Read on to know how you can vote for one of these B-town beauties Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Hrithik Roshan have already got their wax figures at Madame Tussauds, London. And looks like the …
3 reasons why Kapil Sharma is the hottest property on television! The man has found the perfect mantra to rule the hearts of zillion people Kapil Sharma has indeed changed the face of Indian television with his show, Comedy Nights with Kapil. With his spot-on sense of humour, the man has won fans of all ages. The stand-up comedian is …
Amitabh Bachchan launches Shekhar Ravjiani’s new single Hanuman Chalisa-view pics! The popular singer and composer from the Vishal-Shekhar duo recently launched the single with Big B Shekhar Ravjiani from the popular music duo Vishal(Dadlani)-Shekhar recently launched his own interpretation of the Hanuman Chalisa which happens to be his fourth single after …
Yudh: Five reasons why Amitabh Bachchan’s debut show did not garner enough TRPs It was one of the most awaited TV shows of the year, but the series has been unable to meet the tastes of Indian audiences – we wonder why Everyone wants to experiment and showcase hatke shows. They follow the international pattern and create soaps that are different. A while …
Shah Rukh Khan wishes his fans a happy Eid-view pics! The Happy New Year actor was seen wishing his fans Eid Mubarak from his balcony It is a common tradition for Big Wigs of B-town to come out to their balcony and greet their fans. Be it Amitabh Bachchan's birthday or Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan's Eid wishes, the trend has …
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