Amitabh Bachchan, born on October 11, 1942 is a famous Indian actor. He came to fame in the 1970s for movies like Deewaar and Zanjeer. Referred to as the “Big B” and “Shahenshah of Bollywood” Bachchan has worked in more than 190 Indian films in a career spanning to 5 decades. Bachchan is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors of Indian cinema
Amitabh Bachchan Parents/Family
Born on Uttar Pradesh, India, his father’s name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a Poet and writer who passed away 2003 and his mother name is Teji Bachchan, a social activist who Passed away in 2007.
Amitabh Bachchan Affairs/Wife/Spouse
Bachchan has dated: Parveen Babi, Rekha, Jaya Bhaduri (1973-Present). His wife name is Jaya Bahaduri Bachchan. They have one son named Abhishek Bachchan and one daughter named Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. For more info, contact Bachchan on Twitter and Instagram.
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Inquilaab Shrivastava
- Nicknames: Angry Young Man, Big B, Bollywood’s Shahenshah, Munna, AB Sr., One Man Industry, Mahanayak, Superstar of the Millenium, The Last Emperor,
- Birthday: October 11, 1942
- Age: 75 years old
- Gender: Male
- Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh, India
- Current Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra
- Education: University of Delhi
- Profession: actor
- Nationality: Indian
- Ethnicity/Race: Indian
- Religion: Hinduism
- Wife/Spouse: Jaya Bahaduri Bachchan
- Children: Abhishek Bachchan (son) and Shweta Bachchan-Nanda (Daughter)
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Salt and pepper
- Zodiac: Libra
- Net Worth: 400 Million USD
- Earnings: Not Available
- Height: 6 feet 2 inch (188 cm)
- Weight: 80 kg (176 lbs.)
- Biceps: N/A
- Waist: N/A
- Shoe Size: N/A
- Chest Size: N/A
Trivia/ Facts that you may not know about Amitabh Bachchan
- Bachchan has served as one of the judges for the Miss World pageant held in Sun City, South Africa in November 1995.
- While shooting for the movie called Coolie, Bachchan suffered a life-threatening injury when he was hit in the stomach during a fight scene. He had to undergo emergency splenectomy where he remained close to dead for few months in the hospital.
- Before acting career, he worked as a freight company executive. He had also worked as a radio announcer.
- He is the first Asianactor to have a wax statue installed at the iconic Madame Tussaud’s in London.
- Inquilaab Shrivastava is his real name.
- He is the first film artist to have bagged 39 nominations in the acting category at the Filmfare Awards.
- The Government of France awarded Bachchan highest civilian honor, “Knight of the Legion of Honor” in 2007, in honor of his achievements.
- In 2002, Bachchan was appointed as Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF for Polio Eradication Campaign.
- In 2003, in honor of his achievements in film industry, Bachchan was awarded Honorary Citizenship of the French town of Deauville.