Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Career, & More
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Amitabh Bachchan Biography
Luckily Amitabh Bachchan made his acting debut in Saat Hindustani film (1969). In a film career spanning over five decades, he has starred in more than 200 films. His popularity was such that he became something of a cultural phenomenon, drawing large crowds of screaming fans wherever he went. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the most successful and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. Bachchan returned to film and won a National Film Award for his portrayal of a mafia don in Agneepath (1990; “Path of Fire”).
|Full Name||Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava|
|Nickname AKA||Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith|
|DOB (Date of Birth)||11 October 1942|
|Birthplace||Allahabad, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)|
|Hometown||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|School||Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad|
|College/ University||Sherwood College, Nainital, Government College Sector- 11, Chandigarh (attended for only 25 days), Kirori Mal College, New Delhi|
|Qualification||Bachelor of Science|
|Feet & Inches||6’ 2”|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Father Name||Harivansh Rai Bachchan|
|Mother Name||Teji Bachchan|
|Sibling||Brother- Ajitabh Bachchan|
|Children||Son- Abhishek Bachchan
Daughter- Shweta Bachchan Nanda
|Girlfriend||Rekha, Jaya Bhaduri, Parveen Babi|
|Profession||Actor, TV Host, Former Politician|
|Net Worth||Rs. 3390 Crore|
|Food||Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun|
|Actors/Actress||Waheeda Rehman, Dilip Kumar|
|Sweet Shop||Jhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai|
|Destination||London, Switzerland, Saint Petersburg|
|Movies||Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Pyasa|
Bachchan was born on 11 October 1942 in Allahabad to the Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, and social activist Teji Bachchan. Amitabh’s mother Teji Bachchan was a social activist and was from Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. Bachchan has a younger brother, Ajitabh, who is 5 years younger than him. His father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a famous poet.
He was born on 11th October 1942. Now he is 80 years old.
He is attending Delhi University Amitabh Bachchan went to Sherwood College boarding school. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree. Amitabh became a freight broker in Calcutta after his graduation.
Wife & Children
He is married to actress Jaya Bhaduri and the couple has two children– Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan-Nanda.
Daughter in Law
His daughter-in-law’s name is Aishwarya Rai’. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is an Indian actress who is primarily known for her work in Hindi and Tamil films. Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai’s daughter Aaradhya is one of the most loved star kids in town.
Luckily Amitabh Bachchan made his acting debut in Saat Hindustani film (1969). His first acting debut was with the film Saat Hindustani. Bachchan rose to instant fame and popularity, especially with his starring role in the Zanjeer film which made him a big star. By 1973, Amitabh Bachchan was seen as a failed actor, having twelve flops and two hits. From the 1970s to the 1980s, Amitabh appeared in more than 100 movies and got the wonderful opportunity to work with some of India’s most renowned directors such as Prakash Mehra. In 1975, he starred seen in a variety of films– Chupke Chupke, Faraar, Mili, Deewaar, Sholay, etc. His yet another popularity is because he used to host a Television show known as ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, the Indian version of the Television game “.
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Honorary awards List
|Result||Category / Year|
|Won||Lifetime Achievement Award – 1991|
|Won||Superstar of the Millennium – 2000|
|Won||Power Award – 2004|
|Won||Special Award (for completing 40 years in the Indian film industry) – 2011|
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth is Rs. 3390 Crore. His work is appreciated all across the globe.
Here is a film-list actor of Amitabh Bachchan.
- Andha Kanoon (1983)
- Anusandhan (1981)
- Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981)
- Bemisal (1982)
- Chashme Buddoor (1981)
- Cinema Cinema (1979)
- Commander (1981)
- Coolie (1983)
- Desh Premee (1982)
- Do Aur Do Paanch (1980)
- Dostana (1980)
- Kaala Patthar (1979)
- Kaalia (1981)
- Khud-Daar (1982)
- Lawaaris (1981)
- Mahaan (1983)
- Manzil (1979)
- Natwarlal (1979)
- Namak Halaal (1982)
- Naseeb (1981)
- Nastik (1983)
- Pukar (1983)
- Ram Balram (1980)
- Satte Pe Satta (1982)
- Shaan (1980)
- Shakti (1982)
- Silsila (1981)
- Vilayati Babu (1981)
- Yaarana (1981)
- And other
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