Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava, best known as Amitabh Bachchan and “Big B” in bollywood, was born in Allahabad, India on October 11, 1942. His father was Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, the renowned Hindi poet. His mother, Teji Bachchan, was a Sikh socialite. He has one younger brother, named Ajitabh Bachchan. Bachchan married movie actress Jaya Bachchan in 1973. The couple have two children, a daughter and a son, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan. Abhishek Bachchan is also an Indian bollywood actor and is married to Miss World and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan is the most influential Bollywood actor who, in 1969 debuted in Saat Hindustani also known for his roles in action movies like ‘Zanjeer,’ and for hosting the Indian version of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. He has already acted in more than 180 Indian movies and at now 78 years old he also active film in the industry.

Amitabh Bachchan Biography & Wiki

  • Name: Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
  • Nick-name: Munna, Angry Young Man, Amith, Big B
  • Sex: Male
  • Date Of Birth: 11 October 1942
  • Age: 78 Years (as in 2020)
  • Profession / Occupation: Actor, TV Host, Former Politician (Hindi, Marath, Malayalam, Bojpuri, English)
  • Mother Tongue: Hindi
  • Religion: Hindu
  • Nation: Indian
  • Caste: Kayasta
  • Zodiac Sign: Libra
  • Height / Weight: 6′ 1” / 80kg
  • First Movie: Saat Hindustani (1969)

Amitabh Bachchan Physical Stats

  • Height in Centimeters: 185 cm
  • Height in Meters: 1.85 m
  • Height in Feet Inches: 6′ 1”
  • Weight: 80kg
  • Body Measurement: 40-34-12
  • Chest Size: 40 inches
  • Waist Size: 34 inches
  • Biceps Size: 12 inches
  • Eye Colour: Dark Brown
  • Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper

Amitabh Bachchan Family Members

  • Father: Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Hindi Poet)
  • Mother: Teji Bachchan, Shyama (Step-mother)
  • Brothers: Ajitabh Bachchan (Younger, Businessman)
  • Sisters: None
  • Marital Status: Married (3 June 1973)
  • Wife:Jaya Bachchan (Actor, Politician)
  • Daughters: Shweta Bachchan Nanda
  • Sons: Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
  • Daughter-in-law: Aishwarya Rai (Actress)

Amitabh Bachchan Wife, Girlfriends Affairs

  • Wife: Jaya Bachchan
  • Girlfriends: Praveen Babi, Rekha (Indian Actress)
  • Marital Status:Married

Amitabh Bachchan Favorites

  • Favorite Colour: White
  • Favorite Actor: Dilip Kumar
  • Favorite Actress: Waheeda Rehman
  • Favorite Food: Gulab Jamun, Jalibe, Kheer, Bhindi Sabzi
  • Hobbies: Reading, Blogging, Singing
  • Favorite Movies: Bollywood– Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Pyasa, Hollywood– Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Black, Scarface
  • Favorite Perfume: Lomani
  • Favorite Sport: Cricket
  • Favorite Destination: London, Switzerland, Saint Petersbrug

Amitabh Bachchan Education School and Colleges

  • Education Qualification: Bachelor of Science
  • School: Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad, UP
  • College / University: Kirori Mal College, Sherwood College, New Delhi

Amitabh Bachchan Awards, Honours, Achievements

Civilian Awards

  • 1984: Padma Shri (Government of India)
  • 2001: Padma Bhushan (Government of India)
  • 2007: Knight of the Legion of Honour (Government of France)
  • 2015: Padma Vibhushan (Government of India)

National Honours

  • 1980: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • 1994: Yash Bharti Award (Uttar Pradesh’s highest honour)
  • 2005: Deenanath Mangeshkar award
  • 2013: President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’

National Film Awards

  • 1990: Best Actor for Agneepath
  • 2005: Best Actor for Black
  • 2009: Best Actor for Paa
  • 2015: Best Actor for Piku

Interesting facts about Amitabh Bachchan

  • His father named him Amitabh which means unlimited brilliance. The other name that was chosen for him was Inquilab which meant revolution.
  • Amitabh Bachchan is a Bollywood Film Actor. Check this page for Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Age, wife, affairs, Salary, Family, Net Worth.
  • Amitabh wanted to become an engineer and wanted to join the Indian Air Force. The Indian Film Industry would have missed such talent.
  • Amitabh is the The first Asian actor whose wax effigy is placed at Madame Tussauds Museum, London.
  • Amitabh is the only actor who has played lots of double roles (Don, Kasme-vaade, Sooryavansham, Bade Mian – Chote Mian, Lal Badshah). In’Mahaan’ he had even played a triple role.
  • Amitabh is famous for his baritone(voice), but he was rejected by All India Radio.
  • Amitabh’s debut film was Saath Hindustani, and he gave a string of 12 flops, before Zanjeer became a hit.

Also See: Amitabh Bachchan Filmography


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