Date of Birth: 11 October 1942, Allahabad, India
Nickname: Big B, Munna, Young Angry Man.
Address: Pratiksha, 10th Road, J.V.P.D. Scheme Mumbai- 400 049
Height: 6' 2" (1.88 m)
Education: Master Of Arts (M A)
Debut Film: "Saat Hindustani"
Best Actor Critics for "Aks"
Best Supporting Actor for "Mohabatein"
Best Supporting Actor for "Anand"
Best Supporting Actor for "Veer-Zaara"
Best Actor for "Hum"
Best Actor for "Don"
Super star of the millenium
National Film Awards, India
Best Actor for "Agneepath"
Bolywood super star Amitabh Bachchan is son of the famous Hindi poet
late Harivansh Rai Bachchan. He was born at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.
After completing his studies from Sherwood College, Nainital and Kirori
Mal College, Delhi University, he shifted to Kolkata to work in Shaw
Wallace Company (a shipping firm). Later he moved to Mumbai to try his
hand in Hindi film Industry.
Initial years of Amitabh Bachhan were full of struggle, as he was tall
and of dark complexion, he could not match to the requirement of film
directors as lover boy. Amitabh Bachchan Started his acting journey with
the film "Saat Hindustani". He won his first National Film
Award as Best Newcomer. Amitabh Bachchan gave his first hit film "Zanzeer"
in 1973 with his real life love and future wife Jaya Bhaduri. This film
established Amitabh in a new persona - the "angry young man"
action hero of Bollywood. For the next one decade Amitabh gave almost
one hit film every year that includes "Deewaar ", "Sholay
", "Trishul ", "Muqaddar Ka Sikander ", "Don
", "Kasme Vaade ", "Kaala Patthar ", "Mr.
Natwarlal", "Ram Balram ", "Shaan ", "Lawaaris
" and "Shakti ". Besides doing action films, Amitabh also
did comic roles in "Chupke Chupke", "Amar Akbar Anthony"
and "Namak Halal". As romantic hero he gave notable
performance in the movies "Kabhie Kabhie" and "Silsila".
This great actor of Hindi film industry has got tremendous fan following
across all age groups. Amitabh Bachhan was fatally injured while
shooting for the film "coolie". His fans prayed for his early
recovery and some of them even offered their one limb for his recovery.
Nevertheless, Amitabh recovered soon and resumed shooting for the film.
Later the film "coolie" was released and it was a big hit at
Amitabh Bachchan took break from acting and entered politics with the
support of his friend Late Rajiv Gandhi. He was elected Member of
Parliament from Allahabad in 1984 but soon he realized that politics was
not his cup of tea and he decided to quit. After returning to the film
industry Amitabh turned towards production of films and established
Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd (ABCL) for production and distribution
of films. Besides acting in films, Amitabh Bachchan has also hosted
popular game show "Kaun Banega Karorpati" (KBC) on TV.
Saat Hindustani, Anand, Reshma Aur Shera , Bombay to Goa, Zanjeer, Namak
Haraam , Roti Kapda Aur Makaan , Chupke Chupke , Deewar, Sholay, Kabhie
Kabhie , Hera Pheri , Amar Akbar Anthony, Shatranj Ke Khiladi, Adalat ,
Parvarish , Besharam , Ganga Ki Saugandh, Kasme Vaade , Trishul , Don,
Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, The Great Gambler Golmaal , Jurmana , Mr.
Natwarlal , Kaala Patthar , Suhaag , Do Aur Do Paanch, Dostana, Ram
Balram , Shaan , Naseeb, Barsaat Ki Ek Raat , Lawaaris, Silsila, Yarana,
Kalia , Satte Pe Satta, Bemisaal , Namak Halaal , Shakti, Andha Kanoon ,
Coolie , Inquilaab , Sharaabi, Giraftaar , Mard , Aakhree Raasta ,
Shahenshah, Toofan, Main Azaad Hoon Azaad , Agneepath , Aaj Ka Arjun ,
Hum, Ajooba, Khuda Gawah, Major Saab , Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan,
Mohabbatein , Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Baghban, Khakee , Deewaar ,
Veer-Zaara , Bunty Aur Babli , Sarkar , Viruddh , Ek Ajnabee , Eklavya ,
Cheeni Kum andRam Gopal Varma Ki Aag.