Amitabh Bachchan biography – Amitabh Bachchan (Amitabh Harivansh Rai Srivastava) is the most popular hero of Bollywood, he is also called millennium hero. In this article, you will get all the information related to Amitabh Bachchan that you want to know about him. Amitabh is known not only to India but to the whole world.
Amitabh Bachchan was born on 11 October 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a famous Hindi litterateur. His mother was Teji Bachchan, Shyama (stepmother). His brother’s name is Ajitabh Bachchan. Amitabh means “a light that will never be extinguished”.
Amitabh Bachchan’s initial education was at Gyan Promotion, Boys High School, Allahabad, after which he passed the intermediate examination, then he went to Sherwood College, Nainital, for college studies, after which he studied at Kirori Mal College, New Delhi. After completing his studies, he moved to Mumbai from where he started his film career.
Amitabh Bachchan Biography
Some important things about Amitabh Bachchan that you should know about –
- Real Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Srivastava
- Current Name – Amitabh Bachchan (Millennium Hero)
- Nicknames – Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amit, Shahenshah
- Born (Amitabh Bachchan Birthday) – 11 October 1942 Allahabad (UP) India
- Father’s Name Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Famous Hindi Litterateur)
- Mother’s Name – Teji Bachchan
- (amitabh bachchan height) – 185 Cm 6’1 फीट (amitabh bachchan height in feet)
- Weight – 80 kg
- Age Amitabh Bachchan Age – 78 years (2020)
- Net Worth : $400 million (approx.)
Amitabh Bachchan House –
Jalsa, B/C 2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400094, Maharashtra, India
First Film Saat Hindustani 1969 – (Amitabh Bachchan First Movie)
Amitabh Bachchan Family –
- Amitabh Bachchan
- Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (wife), Indian politician (former Indian actress)
- Abhishek Bachchan (son)
- Shweta Bachchan and Nanda (daughter)
- Aishwarya Rai (daughter-in-law)
- Aaradhya Bachchan (granddaughter),
Amitabh Bachchan Internet Profile –
Bollywood Career – (Amitabh Bachchan Bollywood Entry)
It is said that Amitabh Bachchan’s film career started with his first film Saat Hindustani (1969), in the initial phase he did not get much success, later his films made a splash and he went on to become a good star.
In films like Anand, Namak Haram, Zanjeer, Shakti, he played an outstanding role and became a hit. By proving his superiority with Dilip Kumar, he established his empire on Hindi cinema. After that he started giving more than one hit film to Hindi cinema. Amitabh Bachchan had a good friendship with Rajiv Gandhi, as well as Indira Gandhi also respected him a lot. Amitabh Bachchan once worked in a shipping company. Apart from this, Amitabh ji has also sung songs in many films.
From the 1970s to the 1980s, Amitabh worked in about 100 films, there was a period when all the directors wanted to work with him, among them was director Prakash Menhra, in 1982, an incident happened with Amitabh during the shooting of the film Coolie, he suffered an internal injury in his stomach and he was hanging between life and death. At that time, the prayers of his fans paid off and he recovered.
In the 1990s, Amitabh’s magic stopped running at the box office, his films were not doing well at the box office. In 1999, four films flopped and its sinking company ABCL had a debt of more than 90 crores, which Amitabh was very upset about. At that time he made the film Mrityudata in his company ABCL and returned to the big screen in 1997 with it, later in 2000, he started hosting on TV or small screen with ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. The KBC program continues even today, which Amitabh Bachchan sir does every year.
Amitabh Saheb had to struggle a lot in his film career, then he came in front of the world as such a big superhero, for this he would have had to work hard, who else would know better than him.
Amitabh Bachchan’s hit films
- (First Film Saat Hindustani 1969)
- Anand (1970)
- Salt Haram (1973)
- ‘Zanjeer’ (1973)
- Shakti (1982)
- Deewar (Wall 1975)
- Sholay (Sholey 1975)
- Mohabbatein (Mohabbatein 2000)
- Baghban (Baghban 2003)
- Bhoothnath (Bhoothnath 2008)
- Pa (Paa 2009)
- Bhoothnath Returns (Bhoothnath Returns 2014)
- Piku (Piku 2015)
- Wazir (Wazir 2016)
Awards and Honors –
- Padma Shri (2005)
- Padma Bhushan (2015)
- Filmfare Awards (1992, 2005, 2006)
- national award
- Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2019)
- Filmfare Best Supporting Actor
- Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
- Zee Cine Award for Best Actor
- IIFA Award for Best Actor
- Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
- ITA Award for Best Anchor
Amitabh Bachchan has received so many such awards and even today he continues to get awards, the number of awards and honors he has received in Bollywood, perhaps any other hero has got such a great artist, he is a great artist, an artist like him will hardly be found in the world.
Amitabh Bachchan biography Amitabh Bachchan in politics
Once he contested the Allahabad Lok Sabha seat from Uttar Pradesh, three years later he resigned without completing his political term. His brother’s name appeared in the newspaper in the Bofors dispute, due to which he had to go to court in which he was found innocent. At that time, friend Amar Singh helped him during the financial crisis due to the failure of his company ABCL. After this, Bachchan started supporting Amar Singh’s political party Samajwadi Party. At that time, his wife Jaya Bachchan joined the Samajwadi Party and became a member of the Rajya Sabha.
Some more information related to Amitabh Bachchan –
- Along with acting, Bachchan is also a playback singer, filmmaker, TV host and an elected member of the Indian Parliament.
- Even today, he hosts the popular show “Kaun Banega Crorepati”.
- Amitabh Bachchan was married to actress Jaya Bachchan.
- Bachchan also cooperates with the government in polio eradication campaign and tobacco prohibition project and works to create awareness among the people.
- She was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for HIV/AIDS and Polio Eradication Campaign in April 2005.
- His first film was Saat Hindustani.
- Injury during the shooting of coolie
- Bachchan Sahab has a company named – Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL)
- Bachchan is known for his tremendous voice, he has been a speaker, playback singer in many programs.
- Even today, there is no bigger artist in India than this, he is a hero who is loved not only by India but by the whole world, the whole world appreciates his works.