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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 to interact with fans via #BachchanBol on Twitter! The Yudh actor will be seen sharing fun facts and trivia with his fans every Wednesday on Twitter Amitabh Bachchan is one of the most active celebrities on Twitter and doesn’t shy away from posting whatever he thinks necessary on the worldwide social networking site. The Yudh …
Amitabh Bachchan’s intense look from Shamitabh – View pic! Big B shared the picture on the popular social networking site Twitter Not too long ago, Amitabh Bachchan's first look from his upcoming film Shamitabh was leaked. But recently the superstar posted a picture of his on Twitter wherein he is seen in a completely different avatar. …
Amitabh Bachchan launches new phone by a popular brand- view pics! The Yudh actor was seen launching a new model of a mobile phone Donning a black suit with a white- blue polka dotted tie and the signature style specs, Amitabh Bachchan made a perfect picture with his unique gentlemanly style at the launch of a mobile phone by a well known …
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 to focus on stories of bonding! The eight season of the reality game show will focus more on the hopes of people The eighth season of popular TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 8, which will see megastar Amitabh Bachchan returning to the host's chair, promises to touch people's hearts with the stories of …
Why did Amitabh Bachchan find it difficult to hide his Shamitabh look? Sr Bachchan posted his views about the paparazzi on his blog Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shared his intense look for his upcoming film Shamitabh. The 71-year-old actor, who will be seen in a rugged look with grey unkempt moustaches and beard, said it has become difficult …
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8: Amitabh Bachchan’s show to get a new lifeline After successfully running the show for seven years, KBC is back in a new avatar and some fresh concepts We recently showcased the new promo of Amitabh Bachchan’s Kaun Banega Crorepati. This year, the makers have a new theme for the show - Yahan Sirf Paisa Nahi, Dil Bhi Jeete …
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