Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Wiki, and Secret Details

(Last Updated On: July 6, 2022)

Amitabh Bachchan, who was born on October 11, 1942, is an Indian actor, film producer, television host, playback singer, and former politician. The roles he played in Sarkar, Amar Akbar Anthony, Mohabbatein, Paa, Black, and 102 Not Out made him famous.

 

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Wiki, and Secret Details

 

In the early 1970s, he became known as the “angry young man” of Hindi films. Since then, he has been in more than 190 Indian films over a career that has lasted almost 50 years. Bachchan has won many awards over the course of his career, including four National Film Awards for Best Actor and many more. In 1984, the Indian government gave him the Padma Shri. In 2001, it gave him the Padma Bhushan. In 2015, the International Indian Film Academy gave him the Indian Film Personality of the Year Award.

 

Amitabh Bachchan in signature pose
Amitabh Bachchan in signature pose

On October 11, 1942, Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, his father, was a Hindi poet, and Teji Bachchan, his mother, was a social activist. Bachchan’s first name was Inquilaab, which came from the phrase “Inquilab Zindabad,” which was often used during India’s movement for independence. Harivansh Rai changed the boy’s name to Amitabh, which means “the light that never goes out,” after fellow poet Sumitranandan Pant suggested it.

 

Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan and his wife Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan

Bachchan made his acting debut in Khwaja Ahmad Abbas’ 1969 film Saat Hindustani, in which he appeared with Utpal Dutt, Anwar Ali, Madhu, K. N. Singh, Jalal Agha, and A. K. Hangal as one of seven protagonists. Even though his performance in the film was panned by reviewers, he soon gained fame as a supporting actor in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1971 drama Anand, in which he starred with Rajesh Khanna and Sumita Sanyal. Actor Amitabh Bachchan got his first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in this blockbuster smash.

 

Amitabh Bachchan and Daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan and daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Actor Amitabh Bachchan had a string of hits in the 1980s, including Zanjeer, Coolie, and Shahenshah. In 1983, he co-starred with Sanjeev Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, and Rekha in the drama Silsila, which was directed by Yash Chopra and included a cast that included the aforementioned actors as well. Agneepath, Khuda Gawah, Hum, and Mohabbatein were among Bachchan’s most popular films of the 1990s. The 1996 film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, directed by David Dhawan and starring Govinda and Raveena Tandon, won him the Filmfare Best Actor Award.

 

Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha
Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha

Biography of Big B

 

Amitabh Bachchan  Wiki & Biography
Real Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname Unna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith,  Shahenshah of Bollywood
Profession Actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer, and former politician
Known As Sarkar, Amar Akbar Anthony
Age 80 years (2023)
Date of Birth 11 October 1942
Birthplace Allahabad, United Provinces, British India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Indian
Religion Hindu
Gender Male
Height, Weight & Body Measurements
Height in Centimeters 188 cm
Height in meters 1.88 m
Height in Inches 6 feet 2 inches
Weight in Kilograms 80 kg
Weight in Pounds 176 lbs
Body Measurements 40-34-38
Chest Size 40
Waist Size 34
Biceps Size 13
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Bodytype Average
Family and Relatives
Father Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother Teji Bachchan
Brother Will update
Sister Ajitabh Bachchan
Affairs, Girlfriends and Marital Status
Marital Status Married
EX-Girlfriend Parveen Babi, Rekha, Jaya Bhaduri
Wife/ Spouse Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Son Abhishek Bachchan
Daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai
Grand-daughter Aaradhya Bachchan, Navya Naveli Nanda
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science
School Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College/ University Kirori Mal College, New Delhi
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favorite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favorite Color White
Favorite Food Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Favorite Movie Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Black, Scarface, Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Pyasa
Hobbies Singing, Blogging, Reading
Money Factor
Net Worth  $ 430 million(Approx)
Social Media
Instagram Instagram.com
Facebook Facebook.com
Twitter Twitter.com
Wikipedia Wikipedia.org
IMDB IMDB.com
Youtube Channel Youtube.com
Website srbachchan.tumblr.com
Whole Bachchan Family
Whole Bachchan Family
Amitabh Bachchan with brahmastra cast
Amitabh Bachchan with brahmastra cast
Amitabh Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is one of India’s best-known and most-loved performers. More than 180 films have been part of his career that spans over five decades, winning him four National Film Awards and the Filmfare Best Actor Award. The Government of India has also awarded Bachchan the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.

 

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Where is Amitabh Bachchan from or Born?

Allahabad, United Provinces, British India.

Is Amitabh Bachchan Married or in a Relationship?

Married to Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan.

How much is Amitabh Bachchan’s Net Worth?

 $ 430 million (Approx).

How old is Amitabh?

80 years (2023).

How tall is Amitabh?

6 feet 2 inches.

What are the hobbies of Amitabh?

Singing, Blogging, Reading.

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