Amitabh Bachchan, known as “Super Star”, “King of Films”, “Angry Youngman” and “Big B” in the Hindi film industry. He is a star who has earned international fame, not just national. His appearance on the TV show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ has given a new status to his career. The waxing effigy of this great star is made in the museum of London. He gave the acting world a new height and a new dimension. He is also known as the ‘great hero of the century.
His father did his MA in English at that time, due to which special attention was given to education in his home from childhood. He was equally interested in studies, he was very smart. Amitabh received his early education from Gyan Prabodhini, Boyce High School Allahabad. Amitabh was then educated from Sherwood College, Nainital to high school. He completed his education at Kirori Mal College, Delhi, where he received the degree of Bachelor of Science and Arts.
After completing his studies, he went to Calcutta, Amitabh worked with a shipping firm in Kolkata in 1968. he worked there for seven years, after that he came to Mumbai. Amitabh applied for a job at All India Radio but was reportedly denied due to his heavy voice, the same voice has now become his identity. Amitabh was earlier named Inquilab but he was named Amitabh at the behest of poet Sumitranandan Pant, his father’s companion. His true surname was Srivastava, his father changed it to Bachchan and since then his surname was Bachchan.
Biography & Wiki
|Amitabh Bachchan Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Birth Name||Inquilaab Shrivastava|
|Real Name||Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan|
|Nickname||Munna, Big B, Amit, AB Sir, Angry Young Man, Shahanshah of Bollywood|
|Profession||Actor, Former Politician, TV Host|
|Debut||Bollywood Film- Saat Hindustani (1969)
Hollywood Film- The Great Gatsby (2013)
Television- Kaun Banega Crorepati KBC (2000)
As A Producer- Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
|Language Known||Hindi, English, Urdu, Punjabi & Bengali|
|Date Of Birth||11 October 1942|
|Age (as in 2021)||79 Years|
|Birthplace||Allahabad, United Provinces, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Hometown||Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Libra|
|Amitabh Bachchan Height & Physical Overview|
|Height in Centimetres||185 cm|
|Height in meters||1.85 m|
|Height in Inches||6’1″|
|Weight in Kilograms||80 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||176 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx)||Chest-40
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Salt & Pepper|
|Shoe Size (approx)||9 (US)|
|Family & Relatives|
|Father||Harivansh Rai Bachchan ( Hindi Poet)|
|Mother||Teji Bachchan, Shyama (Step-Mother)|
|Brother||Ajitabh Bachchan (Businessman)|
|Affairs, Boyfriends, and Marital Status|
|Marriage Date||3 June 1973|
|Affairs/Girlfriend||Praveen Babi (Indian Actress), Rekha (Indian Actress)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Jaya Bachchan (Indian Politician & Former Indian Actress)|
|Son||Abhishek Bachchan ( Actor)|
|Daughter-in-law||Aishwarya Rai ( Actress)|
|Daughter||Shweta Bachchan Nanda|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate ( Bachelor of Science)|
|School||Jnana Pramodhini Boys High School, Allahabad|
|College||Sherwood College, Nainital India
Government College Sector-11, Chandigarh
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
|Favorite Actor||Dilip Kumar|
Lata Mangeshkar, Kishor Kumar
|Favorite Music Instrument||
|Favorite Comedian||Mehmood Ali, Kapil Sharma, Sunil Grover|
|Favorite Film||Bollywood- Kagaj Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Pyasa
Hollywood- Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Black, Scarface
|Favorite Sport||Cricket, Lawn Tennis|
|Favorite Tennis Player||Novak Djokovic|
|Favorite Football Club||Chelsea|
|Hobbies||Singing, Blogging, Reading|
|Food Habit||Non- Vegetarian|
|Favorite Food||Bhindi Sabji, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun|
Bentley Arnage R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes Benz SL 500AMG, BMW760Li, BMWX5, Mini Cooper,
|Favorite Holiday Destination||London, Switzerland, Saint Petersburg|
|Salary (approx)||Rs. 20 crores/film (As in 2018)|
|Net Worth (approx)||$400 Million|
Amitabh Bachchan has a healthy physique and he is 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 80 Kg (176 lbs). Amitabh Bachchan always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 40 Inches, Waist is approx. 34 Inches & biceps measurement is 12 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Salt & Pepper Hair and Dark Brown Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
He was born on 11 October 1942 in the Kayastha family in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a very big and famous poet. His mother’s name was Teji Bachchan. He also has a younger brother named Ajitabh. He was married to Jaya Bachchan on June 30, 1973. They have two children, the elder daughter is Shweta Bachchan and the younger son is Abhishek Bachchan. His daughter-in-law’s name is Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and his granddaughter’s name is Aaradhya Bachchan.
The megastar Amitabh Bachchan made his Bollywood debut in his 1969 film Bhuvan Shome directed by Mrinal Sen. Amitabh Bachchan was not seen in Bhuvan Shome but his voice was used. In 1969, he was given the first break by director Khwaja Ahmed Abbas in his film “Saat Hindustani”. The film was a failure. After this, he worked with superstar Rajesh Khanna in Anand(1971), In which he was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the role of Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee.
Bachchan later worked in the film Parvana in 1971, in which Bachchan played the role of a villain. After this, he worked from Bombay to Goa in 1972, Namakharam in 1973. Zanjeer was also formed in 1973, Which was a film directed by Prakash Mehra. In this film, he earned the title of Angry Youngman. The film was a huge hit. After this, he never looked back. In the following years, he gave many major hit films like Deewar (1975), Sholay (1975), Kabhi Kabhi (1976), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Trishul (1978), Don (1978), Natwarlal (1979), Apart from this, he has done great films like Suhag (1979), Shaan (1980), The Great Gambler (1980), Kalia (1981), Silsila (1981), Namak Halaal (1982), Shakti (1982), Coolie (1983).
During the shooting of the film Coolie in 1982, an incident happened with Bachchan. Due to which his bowels were hurt and Bachchan was injured, Bachchan’s life was in danger in this film, but the love of people and the help of doctors saved Bachchan’s life.
From 1984 to 1987, Bachchan took a break from films for some time and he went into the world of politics with Rajiv Gandhi. Bachchan contested elections from Allahabad Lok Sabha’s seat and he defeated the former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister H.N. Bahuguna but Bachchan later retired from politics. Bachchan’s closest friend is Amar Singh. After leaving politics, Bachchan gave many hits to the Hindi cinema and won many awards.
Bachchan also worked as a director of films Bachchan founded Bachchan Corporation Limited named ABCL The purpose of which was to make the Hindi cinema and entertainment industry popular in products and services for all classes. In 1996, Bachchan launched a film at the box office titled “Tere Mere Sapne” but the film failed to do anything and failed. But later Bachchan took his career forward. Bachchan brought the films “Badhe Miyan Chhote Miyan” and films like Surya-Vansham, Lal Badshah, and Hindustan Ki Kasam, etc. which did not prove to be a hit. Bachchan’s Kaun Banega Crorepati show became a big hit on television. All its seasons proved to be very hit.
He played the role in many movies the movies are Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), Ek Rishtaa (2001), Aks (2001), Kaante (2002), Aankhen (2002), Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002), Baghban (2003), Boom (2003), Armaan (2003), Veer Zaara (2004), Lakshya (2004), Khakee (2004), Deewar (2004),
Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Sathiyo (2004), Kyun Ho Gaya Na (2004), Dev (2004), Aitbaar (2004), Hum Kaun Hai (2004), Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Black (2005), Sarkar (2005), Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005), Viruddh (2005), Ek Ajnabee (2005), Dil Jo Bhi Kahey (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Baabul (2006), Family (2006), Darna Zaroori Hai (2006).
Shootout At Lokhandwala (2007), Cheeni Kum (2007), Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007), Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (2007), The Last Lear (2007), Nishabd (2007), Sarkar Raj (2008), Bhootnath (2008), God Tussi Great Ho (2008), Paa (2009), Aladin (2009), Rann (2010), Teen Patti (2010), Aarakshan (2011), Buddha Hoga Tera Baap (2011), Department (2012), Satyagraha (2013), Bhoothnath Returns (2014), Sholay 3D (2015), Piku (2015), Shamitabh (2015), Wazir (2016), Te3n (2016), Pink (2016), Sarkaar 3 (2017), Thugs of Hindostan (2018), 102 Not Out (2018), Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019), Badla (2019), Gulabo Sitabo (2020)’.
- 1971- Best Supporting Actor (Anand)
- 1973- Best Supporting Actor (Namak Haram)
- 1977- Best Actor (Amar Akbar Anthony)
- 1978- Best Actor (Don)
- 1990- Filmfare Life Time Achievement Award
- 1991- Best Actor (Hum)
- 2000- Millenium Superstar
- 2000- Best Supporting Actor (Mohabbatein)
- 2001 – Critics Award (AKS)
- 2003 – Filmfare Power Award
- 2005 – Critics Award (Black)
- 2005- Best Actor (Black)
- 2010 – Best Actor (Paa)
- 2011– Filmfare Special Award (to complete 40 years in the film world)
- 2016- Best Actor (Piku)
- 2000- Special Honorary Award
- 2001 – Best Supporting Actor (Love)
- 2002 – Best Personality of the Year
- 2006 – Best Actor (Black)
- 2010- Best Actor (Paa)
- Padma Bhushan – 2001
- Padma Shri – 1984
- Life Time Achievement Award at the fourth Asian Film Awards in 2010
- Padma Vibhushan – 2015
Contact and Social Media Information
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Some Lesser Known Facts About Him
- Amitabh Bachchan has done a double Masters’s Degree in Arts.
- Bachchan wanted to become an engineer and wanted to join the Indian Air Force.
- He has joined his first job as an executive of a shipping firm in Kolkata.
- His first salary was Rs 500.
- He started his acting career with the film ‘Saat Hindustani’ in 1969.
- Bachchan met his wife Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan first time in Pune’s Film and Television Institute.
- He is the only actor who has played lots of double roles (Don, Kasme-vaade, Sooryavansham, Bade Mian – Chote Mian, Lal Badshah). In the movie ’Mahaan’ he had even played a triple role.
- Big Bachchan considered Vahida Rahman as the most beautiful actress in Hindi films.
- Amitabh Bachchan can write with both rights as well as left hands.
- Indian comic character ‘supremo’ is based on him.
- Amitabh Bachchan is suffering from asthma.
- ‘Jalsa’ was a gift from director Ramesh Sippy to Amitabh.
- His favorite car is Lexus, which is bulletproof.
- Big B loves the most to visit London and Switzerland.
- Amitabh‘s mother Teji Bachchan mostly called her the name of Munna.
- Amitabh was also the judge of the Miss World beauty contest in 1995.
- He is the only actor who is not a singer still he has given his voice in more than 20 films as a singer.
- From 1973 to 1984, Amitabh’s about 19 films have celebrated Golden Jubilee.
- His only black and white film are ‘Saat Hindustani’.