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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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Abhishek Bachchan at Pro Kabbadi League match- View pics! Jr Bachchan who owns the team Jaipur Pink Panthers at the league was attending the match yesterday His team might have lost the match, but Abhishek Bachchan is in good spirits about Jaipur Pink Panthers as he continues to root for their win. The league which is helmed in …
Amitabh Bachchan: I am ready to work on a tobacco campaign The Yudh actor recently stated that if any tobacco campaign is made, he wouldn't mind being associated with it The Bhoothnath Returns star has been actively campaigning for polio eradication since 2002 and was appointed a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador with a focus on HIV/AIDS and …
Om Puri to quit acting? Yes, the very talented actor may give up acting soon. Read on to know why... Om Puri says filmmakers here do not write roles for older actors which leaves them with no choice but to retire. "There are not many roles written for older actors and it gets difficult to get …
Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan: B-town celebs enjoy Kabaddi match – view pics! The who's who of Bollywood showed up at the opening of the Pro Kabaddi league held recently in the city Where the Indian Premiere League has had it's share of glory through the years with Cricket dominating the field, its now time for Kabaddi! The Pro Kabaddi League recently …
Amitabh Bachchan becomes the brand ambassador for fruit products! Big B was seen tweeting recently about his new found designation Amitabh Bachchan still stands as one of the most iconic figures in India today. Be it a luxury suiting brand, a hair oil or a beauty cream, Big B has played his part in endorsing them all with conviction. Well who …
Amitabh Bachchan enjoys a Kabaddi match with Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Sachin Tendulkar! Big B recently posted pictures with the stars stating that he had "great fun" at the Kabaddi match We are all aware of Amitabh Bachchan's keen interest in sports. The Yudh actor certainly enjoys his share of exciting games every now and then. Where he was seen visiting the FIFA …
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