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

'Villian' Raza Murad turns a new leaf in 'Pyaar On The Rocks' web series

    Updated On : Sep 26,2017   11:18 am
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) He's played a variety of roles in his over-five-decade journey in Bollywood, but is remembered primarily as a ferocious villain. Now, Raza Murad is all set to emerge in a new avatar in the "Pyaar On The Rocks" web series, a romantic comedy with an urban twist, and confesses he was surprised when he was approached to play the stubborn uncle of the lead actress. View More..

Stop segregating cinema into regions: Karan Johar

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   8:54 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar said there was need to stop segregating cinema into regions and start projecting, promoting and platforming Indian cinema. View More..

'Thugs Of Hindostan' cast asked to wear masks to avoid common cold

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   4:16 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for "Thugs of Hindostan" alongside superstar Aamir Khan here, says the cast and crew of the upcoming film have been advised to wear masks on the set after a few of them took leave due to common cold. View More..

'Newton' an eye opener: Big B

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   11:46 am
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the latest release "Newton" was an eye opener and a treat to watch. View More..

Big B calls cleaners Swachch Bharat 'ambassadors'

    Updated On : Sep 21,2017   3:44 pm
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised the cleaners of the city here, and called them the true flag bearers of Swachch Bharat ambassadors. View More..

Film celebs laud Sindhu's Korea Open Superseries victory

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   2:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Film celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Javed Akhtar, Anupam Kher and Shraddha Kapoor have congratulated Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu on her win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries. View More..

Big B congratulates Sindhu for winning Korea Open Superseries

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   12:02 pm
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lauded star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries. View More..

ANR award impetus to work harder: Rajamouli

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   9:22 pm
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who was conferred with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) National Award on Sunday, said the honour will be a "burden" but also an impetus to work harder. View More..

Nation mourns death of hero Marshal Arjan Singh (Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   6:18 pm
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led the nation in mourning the death of Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh, who will be given a state funeral on Monday morning. View More..

Big B mourns death of Arjan Singh

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   1:30 pm
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday condoled the death of the "iconic" Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh. View More..

KBC episode featuring maths genius tops TRP rating

    Updated On : Sep 17,2017   12:58 pm
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) An episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season nine featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of educational programme Super 30, has topped the Target rating points (TRP). View More..

My dad wishes to work with Rajkummar: Varun Dhawan

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   2:48 am
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan says a 'star' is a big word for his achievements to be tagged as and he believes that actors like Ayushman Khurana, Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar are some of the new-age stars in making. View More..

President kick-starts 'Swacchta Hi Seva' drive from Kanpur

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   10:08 pm
Kanpur, Sep 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday kick-started the "Swacchta Hi Seva" campaign from Ishwariganj village of Kanpur -- his home district -- and administered the oath of cleanliness to the large gathering. View More..

Kangana Ranaut kisses Raghav Juyal on TV show (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 15,2017   6:00 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut kissed Raghav Juyal on his cheek during an appearance on dance reality show "Dance + Season 3". View More..

Now get Amitabh Bachchan-themed jukebox

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ricatech, a luxury audio electronic brand from the Netherlands, will launch a limited edition megastar Amitabh Bachchan-themed signature jukebox. View More..

MJ, Marilyn Monroe's wax statues in Madame Tussauds Delhi

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A life size wax figure of late King of Pop Michael Jackson and late actress Marilyn Monroe among other Hollywood and sports celebrities will be a part of the Madame Tussauds museum here. View More..

Farhan Akhtar touched Robert De Niro's feet (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   5:36 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he once touched legendary Hollywood actor Robert De Niro's feet. View More..

SRK scores 28 million Twitter followers

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   1:56 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan now has a Twitter family of 28 million. View More..

Delight to find many women working harder than men on sets, says Big B

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   11:32 am
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently busy with his upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan", says he finds it great to see many women on the set working harder than men. View More..

NFAI acquires 6-hour documentary on Mahatma Gandhi

    Updated On : Sep 13,2017   9:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) As Mahatma Gandhi's 148th anniversary approaches next month, the National Film Archive of India has acquired the original negative footage comprising a six-hour documentary on the Father of the Nation, an official said here on Wednesday. View More..