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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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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 …
If not Ranveer Singh, who took Deepika Padukone out on a date? Miss Padukone was lately out on a blind date with someone. Read on to find out her mystery man... If you thought Deepika Padukone could only sneak out on dates with lover boy, Ranveer Singh then well, here’s a twist. The Ram Leela actress recently ventured out on a special …
OMG! Did Amitabh Bachchan suffer from TB? Sr Bachchan revealed some unknown fact about his life. Read on to know more... Amitabh Bachchan was roped in as the brand ambassador of BMC's TB awareness campaign. Sr Bachchan, who was at the campaign launch event yesterday (December 22) made some shocking revelations. Big …
Shamitabh audio teaser: Amitabh Bachchan reveals why R Balki’s film should not be called picture! R Balki's team has found a unique way to promote the film, by releasing an audio teaser backed by Big B's damdaar voice Shamitabh starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan has been in the news for quite a few months now, thanks to the unique mix of talented actors …
After PK, Sanjay Dutt is gearing up for Kaante sequel Ace filmmaker Sanjay Gupta wants to get the Agneepath star back onscreen with a bang... Sanjay Dutt has been garnered with a lot of praises for his role as Rajisthani Bhaiyo for Rajkumar Hirani's Aamir Khan starrer, PK. The actor, who is soon to be out of jail, is now gearing …
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