Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Amitabh Bachchan biographyAmitabh Bachchan, a great personality and mega star in Bollywood since four decades. This renowned actor was born in the holy city of Allahabad, UP and son of prominent Hindi poet Dr. HarivanshRaiBachchan and Teji Bachchan.

He took college education in art stream from Nainital's Sherwood School and later he studied in Kirori Mal College in Delhi University.

Before entering to film industry, he was employed as freight broker for the shipping firm, Bird and Co., based in Calcutta. He left the job to choose career in acting.

He tied knot with famous actress Jaya Bhaduri in 1973 as per Bengali tradition. They both have two kids, daughter Shweta and son Abhishek who is also a popular bollywood star.

Amitabh first appeared in film Saat Hindustani in 1969 in which he got national film award but it could not generate much revenue. He was highly praised in the film “Anand” that was a bumper hit at box office. In this movie he appeared in supporting role with the superstar of that time Rajesh Khanna. He won a Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his excellent performance.

After Anand, Amitabh did some good films such as Reshma Aur Shera (1971) and Parwaana (1971) but were unsuccessful at box office. In the era of 70s, Amitabh created his image as "angry young man" and that image still linger on. His first box office hit was Zanjeer directed by by PrakashMehra in which Amitabh had lead role. His other hits were ‘Laawaris’, ‘Coolie’, ‘Naseeb’, ‘Silsila’, ‘Sharabi’ and ‘Jaadugar. All these movies had good theme and people can never forget his superb acting. He played lead role in ‘Shahenshah that shivered the whole country and majority of Indian became fan of Amitabh.

Amitabh Bachchan biography When he was at the peak of acting career, Amitabh entered in the politics and elected member of the Indian Parliament from the year 1984 to 1987.

Bachchan established a company named Amitabh Bachchan Corporation, Ltd. (A.B.C.L.) in 1996. It was India's premier entertainment company in 2000 and this company launched products and services covering the entire range of the India's entertainment industry.

In 2000, Amitabh Bachchan hosted very popular television show Kaun Banega Crorepati and earned applauds for his marvellous performance as a host. This show is still television and Amitabh is hosting with great enthusiasm and energy to entertain the viewers.

Amitabh gave highly praised performance in award winning film Paa which enhanced his image in Indian as well as international film arena.

Recently he played a lead role in political film Satyagraha produced by Prakash Jha. It is based on the current political situation of India where Bachchan protested against flawed government system of India. His highly motivated acting was appreciated by the Indian viewers.

The speciality of this mega star is that he is continuously working in cinema to give his best and maintaining the popularity.

Amitabh Bachchan Latest News

Polish girl sings 'Kajra re' for Big B in Malta

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   4:32 pm
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got a sense of the "spread of Hindi cinema" when a girl from Poland broke into a song and dance sequence on the Bollywood chartbuster "Kajra re" in front of him on the set of "Thugs of Hindostan" in Malta. View More..

BJP fawn club: How Bollywood seeks to cosy up to government

    Updated On : Jun 23,2017   2:54 pm
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) "One Nation, One Tax, One Market", affirms Amitabh Bachchan in a video on the virtues of GST, while Akshay Kumar is out to make his "humble contribution to Swachh Bharat" through his new film "Toilet: EK Prem Katha". View More..

Andrea Tariang made an incomparable debut: Taapsee Pannu

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   1:14 pm
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has wished her "Pink" co-star Andrea Tariang on her birthday and said that she made an incomparable acting debut last year. View More..

Celebrity endorsements won't help GST implementation: Congress

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   11:42 pm
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Congress on Wednesday said that celebrity endorsements are not going to help roll out or facilitate implementation of the upcoming GST as it evaded a direct reply whether megastar Amitabh Bachchan should refrain from acting as its brand ambassador as the party's Mumbai unit had demanded. View More..

Don't endorse GST, Congress urges Amitabh

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   7:32 pm
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The Congress' Mumbai unit on Wednesday asked megastar Amitabh Bachchan to refrain from acting as the Brand Ambassador for the upcoming Goods & Services Tax (GST) being rolled out from July 1. View More..

Big B remembers his time shooting with DiCaprio

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   2:32 pm
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has gone down memory lane and has remembered the time he shot with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, whom he calls the "most humble and down to earth" person. View More..

Titillate is a very relative word: Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   12:52 pm
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who has used graphic dialogues and nudity in his debut digital web series "Guns and Thighs", based on the Mumbai underworld, says he has used the freedom offered by the new age entertainment platform. View More..

Romancing, fighting in films is no heroism: Rishi Kapoor

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   11:22 am
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has called the police, fire fighters and the medics "real heroes" and added that romancing or fighting in films is no heroism. View More..

Working with Yash Chopra was a picnic: Amitabh Bachchan

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   2:12 pm
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has reminisced about the times when he was working in Yash Chopra's "Kaala Patthar", says being on the late filmmaker's set was like a picnic. View More..

Big B goes out for movie with Aamir, Fatima

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:50 pm
Valletta (Malta), June 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for upcoming highly anticipated project "Thugs of Hindostan" alongside Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Shaikh in Malta, took some time off from work to go out for a movie here with his co-stars. View More..

Sonam 'never replied' to Big B (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:20 pm
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan seems to be unhappy with Sonam Kapoor as he says he didnt get any reply from the actress when he wished on her birthday. View More..

My choice of films dictated by my emotional interest: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   11:34 am
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Aamir Khan's filmography boasts of blockbusters like "Lagaan", "Rang De Basanti" and "Dangal". The credit, he says, goes to his heart, which he religiously follows while signing on the dotted line. View More..

Registration for 'KBC 9' to begin June 17

    Updated On : Jun 10,2017   5:20 pm
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) For those looking to try their luck at becoming a 'crorepati' by taking the 'hot seat' of reality TV game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati", the registrations will open from June 17. View More..

Aamir joins hands with Siddharth Roy Kapur, Screwvala

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   6:14 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has associated with producers Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala for "Salute", a biopic on India's first astronaut Rakesh Sharma. View More..

Rani surprises 'Hichki' crew with gifts to celebrate wrap (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   1:20 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji surprised her "Hichki" team with goodies from luxury designer labels as a gesture of gratitude. View More..

Modern filmmaking is a delight to be part of: Big B

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   1:08 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been busy working on "Thugs of Hindostan", has lauded the modern style of filmmaking. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan releases teaser of Dhanush's 'VIP 2'

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   6:00 pm
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday released the teaser of actor Dhanush's upcoming Tamil action-drama "VIP 2" and wished him good luck. View More..

Amit Sadh meets hockey player Sandeep Singh

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   4:38 pm
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh met former hockey star Sandeep Singh and says the latter is a star in the real sense. View More..

'102 Not Out' to clash with 'Tumhari Sulu'

    Updated On : Jun 06,2017   4:20 pm
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor-starrer "102 Not Out", directed by Umesh Shukla, will release on December 1 and will be clashing with Vidya Balan-starrer "Tumhari Sulu". View More..

B-Town celebs ecstatic over Indian cricket team's victory

    Updated On : Jun 05,2017   11:22 am
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) A string of Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Varun Dhawan have shared their excitement over India's win against Pakistan in the Champions Trophy 2017. View More..