Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Career, & More

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer, and former politician. Born on 11th October 1942, Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan is one of the most iconic film stars in the history of Indian cinema. You can discover the entire Amitabh Bachchan biography within this article.

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”).

Amitabh Bachchan Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Picture

Personal Information

Full Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname AKA  Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith
DOB (Date of Birth) 11 October 1942
Age 80 Years
Birthplace Allahabad, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign Libra
Nationality Indian
Hometown Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Religion Hinduism


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

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 6’ 2”
Meter 1.88 m
Centimeters 188 cm
Weight N/A
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Body Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name  Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother Name Teji Bachchan
Sibling Brother- Ajitabh Bachchan
Marital Status Married
Wife Jaya 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


Color White
Food Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Actors/Actress Waheeda Rehman,  Dilip Kumar
Sweet Shop Jhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai
Hobbies Reading, Traveling
Destination London, Switzerland, Saint Petersburg
Movies  Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Pyasa
Amitabh Bachchan Childhood Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Childhood Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Young Age Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Young Age Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Family Picture
Amitabh Bachchan Family Picture
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife (Jaya Bachchan)
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife (Jaya Bachchan)
Amitabh Bachchan with his Son (Abhishek Bachchan)
Amitabh Bachchan with his Son (Abhishek Bachchan)
Amitabh Bachchan with his Daughter (Shweta Bachchan Nanda)
Amitabh Bachchan with his Daughter (Shweta Bachchan Nanda)
Amitabh Bachchan Girlfriend (Rekha)
Amitabh Bachchan Girlfriend (Rekha)
Amitabh Bachchan Relationship with (Parveen Babi )
Amitabh Bachchan Relationship with (Parveen Babi)


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.

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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 “.

Award List

Year Film
1974 Zanjeer
1976 Deewaar
1977 Kabhie Kabhie
1978 Adalat
Amar Akbar Anthony
1979 Don
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
1980 Kaala Patthar
Mr. Natwarlal
1981 Dostana
1982 Lawaaris
1983 Bemisal
Namak Halaal
2005 Khakee
2004 Baghban
2003 Kaante
2002 Aks
1993 Khuda Gawah
1992 Hum
1991 Agneepath
1989 Shahenshah
1986 Mard
1985 Sharaabi
2006 Black
2022 Uunchai
2021 Gulabo Sitabo
2017 Pink
2016 Piku
2012 Aarakshan
2010 Paa

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

Net Worth

Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth is Rs. 3390 Crore. His work is appreciated all across the globe.

Film List

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)
  • Suhaag
  • Vilayati Babu (1981)
  • Yaarana (1981)
  • And other

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