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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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Amitabh Bachchan: Peshawar tragedy needs no sympathy, but prayers The megastar expressed his feelings on a social networking website The gruesome Taliban attack on a school in Pakistan's Peshawar city has left Bollywood in a state of shock and megastar Amitabh Bachchan says instead of sympathising, the world should pray for the survivors and …
Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Shah Rukh Khan attend Stardust Awards 2014 – view pics! Here are the red carpet pictures from Stardust Awards 2014. Check them out! The awards season has officially begun with the Stardust Awards that were held yesterday (December 14). The event was star studded with Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh hosting the show and Shah Rukh …
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gets felicitated at Miss World 2014- View Pics And our Bachchan bahu gets to relive her Miss World title, once again! The much acclaimed, International beauty pageant, Miss World 2014 shot its honour in London last evening with Miss South Africa, 22-year-old, Rolene Strauss, winning the coveted, Miss World 2014 title. …
Stardust awards 2014 winners list: Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone walk away with the trophies Here’s the complete winning list of Stardust Awards 2014…Check it out! The much awaited awards season has finally begun. COLORS Stardust Awards was held in Mumbai last night, which witnessed Bollywood biggies including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, …
Farhan Akhtar: Being a fan of Mr Bachchan and Robert De Niro influenced me! Read on to know what esle the ace director-turned-actor has to say about his two favourite stars Farhan Akhtar says he would love to work with Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who has been a huge influence on him. The 40-year-old star, who will be seen with Amitabh Bachchan in …
Amitabh Bachchan NOW has 12 million followers on Twitter! With each passing day the Piku actor's popularity on social media is only growing stronger Amitabh Bachchan is a pro when it comes to social media tool and his popularity can be estimated from the fact that he has touched 12 million followers on the micro-blogging site …
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