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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:

Dhanush and Akshara’s Shamitabh look revealed! Amitabh Bachchan posted the pictures on Twitter Amitabh Bachchan created a buzz in the industry by releasing his look from his upoming film Shamitabh, and now Big B revealed his co-stars' looks on the micro blogging site Twitter. On Twitter, he has posted pictures with …
Kaun Banega Crorepati 8: Amitabh Bachchan promote Rani Mukerji’s Mardaani! Big B and Rani depicted the story of a trafficked girl's brave fight on KBC A brave girl, trafficked at the age of nine in the name of marriage, has won kudos from megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Fatima Khatoon's tale would be featured in the game …
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Riteish Deshmukh, Bipasha Basu, Sania Mirza dump ice water over their heads! Here is all you need to know about the ongoing fever of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on social media... What's it about: The Ice Bucket Challenge is actually a charitable movement on social media to increase awareness about the Lou Gehrig's disease. The rules are: Dump …
Avinash Tiwari: Prior to Yudh I had done nothing worth mentioning! Avinash who plays a negative role in Yudh talks about the show starring Amitabh Bachchan Avinash Tiwari, who played Azad Shatru, the main villain in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer TV series Yudh, says prior to the show his experience was limited to doing short films and …
Amitabh Bachchan wraps up Shamitabh! Big B announced the news on his blog Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for R. Balakrishnan’s directorial Shamitabh and is ready to take up the next project. “Shamitabh hits the last day for me ... after a hard day on location several miles away from the …
Janmashtami Special: Celebrate this Dahi handi with Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Sonakshi Sinha! Bollywoodlife brings you a look at how Dahi handi has been celebrated over the years in Bollywood Come Janmashtami, the only thing which fascinates everyone except for mouth watering sweet treats, is Dahi Handi. The exhilarating climb over a pyramid of humans, to break the a …
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