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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan's biography

Amitabh Bachchan is 80 years old film actor born at Allahabad. He was born on Sunday 11th of October 1942. He is often nicknamed as Big BMunnaAngry Young ManBollywood's ShahenshahAmithAB Sr.One Man IndustrySuperstar of the MilleniumThe Last EmperorMahanayakAmit ji. According to year of birth 1942 he belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 11th of October means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is native hindi speaker. He is an adherent of hinduism. His primary profession is to be film actor. You can know him also as film producer, singer, television actor. He is recently known as actor.

Amitabh Bachchan's dad

Amitabh Bachchan's father's name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan. He is known as poet. His father was born on Wednesday 27th of November 1907 in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh. His father died on Saturday 18th of January 2003 in New Delhi. Harivansh Rai Bachchan was 61 years old, when this happened.

Amitabh Bachchan's mom

Amitabh Bachchan's mother's name is Teji Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan's family

Amitabh Bachchan's spouse

She is known as actor. His spouse was born on Friday 9th of April 1948 in Jabalpur.

Amitabh Bachchan's ex spouse

He has 1 son and 1 daughter

Amitabh Bachchan's son: Abhishek Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan's son's name is Abhishek Bachchan. He is known as film actor. His son was born on Thursday 5th of February 1976 in Mumbai.

Amitabh Bachchan's daughter: Shweta Bachchan-Nanda

Amitabh Bachchan's daughter's name is Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. She is known as journalist. His daughter was born on Sunday 17th of March 1974 in Mumbai.

Amitabh Bachchan's schools

We found 4 schools He attended. Complete list of schools: Sherwood College, Kirori Mal College, Boys' High School & College, Post Graduate Government College – 11, Chandigarh.

Amitabh Bachchan's career

His main focus is to be film actor. You could see him also in Agneepath.

Awards and competitions

Amitabh Bachchan's Awards

  • In 1984, he was honored by the Indian government with the Padma Shri Award for his outstanding contribution to the Hindi film industry.
  • Won the National Award for Best Newcomer for Saat Hindustani (1969).
  • He has won the National Award for Best Actor four times for 'AGNEEPATH', 'BLACK', 'PAA' and 'PIKU'.
  • In 2007, the French government bestowed upon Bachchan it's highest civilian award, Knight Of The French Legion Of Honor.
  • Received the highest recognition in Indian Cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, in 2019 from President Ramnath Kovind.

Amitabh Bachchan's Rankings

  • In 2003, he was ranked #92 as one of Channel 4 UK's "Top 100 Movie Stars Of All Time". The only two other Asian actors on the list are Jackie Chan (#41) and Bruce Lee (#49).

What Amitabh Bachchan has done for a first time

  • The first Asian actor having a wax model of his likeness displayed at Madame Tussaud's in London, UK
  • Amitabh Bachchan was the first choice of Rakesh Roshan's King Uncle (1993). But since the actor wasn't signing films then, Roshan opted for Jackie Shroff.
  • Amitabh Bachchan is the first Indian actor to be paid over Rs 1 crore in remuneration for films. Till 1990s, Amitabh Bachchan was the only star paid in crores.
  • He had 10 releases - including - 8 flops, one hit (Anand) and one above average grosser (Bombay to Goa) before his first big hit, Zanjeer (1973). Zanjeer made him a star and marked the beginning of the "Amitabh Bachchan Phenomenon".
  • When Puneet Issar punched him on the sets of Coolie, the actor first bowed to the entire crew for a perfect shot before crumpling in pain outside minutes later.
  • His father's first wife's name was Shyma.
  • Amitabh Bachchan sang a song titled " Mehenga Rupaiya" in his album with Aby Baby with Bally Sagoo. Amitabh first performed the song in his album "Amitabh Bachchan with Kalyanji Anandji - Live Tonight" in 1982.
  • Was the first choice for the film Himalay Se Ooncha.

Amitabh Bachchan's Donations

  • Following a near fatal accident while shooting Coolie (1983), during which he suffered internal bleeding and required 17 bottles of blood, he became a champion for the cause of encouraging more people to donate blood.

Amitabh Bachchan's quotes

  • I have never really been confident about my career at any stage.
  • Everyone must accept "that we will age and age is not always flattering".
  • I wish I had time to learn all the languages of our country, I wish I knew how to play a musical instrument. There are many things that I feel I have missed out on.
  • (Referring to Abhishek Bachchan) "Like any other father I feel proud to see my son on the silver screen."
  • The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don't know why something's happening to you and you don't know how you bounced back.

Amitabh Bachchan's body shape

Lets describe how Amitabh Bachchan looks. We will focus on his body shape. Body build is average.

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