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

Big B records song till 4 a.m. (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   5:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Work keeps him on his toes -- time irrespective. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he finished recording a song early dawn after attending a wedding. View More..

Celebs hail Indian blind cricket team's win

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   1:38 pm
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) India's victory over Pakistan in the final of the 5th ODI Blind Cricket World Cup in Sharjah has filled Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan and Anupam Kher with immense pride. View More..

I'm biggest fan of my uncle Rajesh Roshan: Hrithik

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan says he is the biggest fan of his uncle and music composer Rajesh Roshan. View More..

Reunion of screen veterans: Rishi, Danny, Prem

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   11:20 am
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) It's a rare capture, Bollywood veterans like Rishi Kapoor, Danny Denzongpa, Prem Chopra, Jeetendra, Paintal and Ranjeet got together for a meeting during which they bonded over memories. View More..

You won our hearts: Bollywood celebs thank Netanyahu (Lead, rectifying para 9)

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   4:04 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bonding here with film celebrities -- who have described it an honour and privilege to meet him -- was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "wonderful". View More..

You won our hearts: Bollywood celebs thank Netanyahu

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   11:16 am
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bonding here with film celebrities -- who have described it an honour and privilege to meet him -- was lauded by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "wonderful". View More..

Netanyahu says 'Shalom' to Bollywood

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   11:32 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) "The world loves Bollywood, Israel loves Bollywood, I love Bollywood", said Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as he wished "Shalom" to the Hindi film fraternity at a glittering event where he was welcomed by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. View More..

India-Israel business doing wonders, Netanyahu tells India Inc

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   2:14 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said "the business partnership between India and Israel is doing wonders" and that he has developed "a strong personal friendship" with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan mourns W.B. Rao's demise

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   12:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has mourned the death of veteran cinematographer W.B. Rao, who worked on his movies like "Hum" and "Khuda Gawah". View More..

Netanyahu's 'chai pe charcha' with India Inc.

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   11:56 am
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Visiting Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hosted a power-breakfast and held discussions with a select group of top Indian CEOs, industrialists and bankers here on Thursday morning. View More..

Netanyahus to be star of 'Shalom Bollywood'

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:32 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - who arrived in Mumbai late on Wednesday - has a date with some of the biggest stars and film personalities at an exclusive 'Shalom Bollywood evening on Thursday. View More..

Feeling pressure to live up to expectations: Samir Soni

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Samir Soni, whose directorial debut "My Birthday Song" is releasing on Friday, says he is feeling the pressure to live upto the expectation of the audience and celebrities who have tweeted in favour of the film. View More..

Film celebs salute Indian soldiers on Army Day

    Updated On : Jan 15,2018   4:36 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Nimrat Kaur and Riteish Deshmukh wished the soldiers of the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day on Monday. View More..

Bollywood celebs hope for peace, prosperity on Lohri

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   5:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of "peace", "happiness" and "prosperity" on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. View More..

Honoured that cinema brings nations together: Big B

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   1:52 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has been invited to meet the ambassadors of several countries, here and the megastar feels honoured that cinema can bring nations together. View More..

Bollywood celebs spread peace, prosperity on Lohri

    Updated On : Jan 13,2018   1:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Madhur Bhandarkar and others have wished everyone a year full of "peace", "happiness" and "prosperity" on the occasion of Lohri, the harvest festival celebrated on January 13 every year with a lot of excitement in north India. View More..

Guddiji is Mother India: Jayashree (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Jan 11,2018   6:06 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Actress Jayashree Venkataramanan says veteran actress Guddi Maruti is like Mother India on the sets of "Hum Paanch Ab Aayega Asli Mazaa". View More..

Amitabh Bachchan supports Global Appeal 2018 against leprosy

    Updated On : Jan 10,2018   4:00 pm
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thrown his weight behind the 2018 Global Appeal against leprosy. View More..

BMC razes illegal construction in Shatrughan Sinha's home

    Updated On : Jan 09,2018   3:46 pm
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has targeted BJP MP and actor Shatrughan Sinha by razing several alleged illegal constructions inside his eight-storey residential bungalow 'Ramayan' in Juhu. View More..

Big B was 'privileged' to work with Waheeda Rehman in 'Adalat' (Lead, correcting headline)

    Updated On : Jan 08,2018   12:40 pm
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he was extremely privileged to work with veteran actress Waheeda Rehman in "Adalat". View More..