Amitabh Bachchan (Biography) : Age, Height, Wife, Family!

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Amitabh Bachchan is an actor of Hindi films. Amitabh Bachchan, who has spent more than four decades in Hindi cinema, has received the title of ‘Angry Young Man’ from his films. He is considered the biggest and most influential actor of Hindi cinema. People also know him as the ‘Mahanayak of the century’ and fondly called Big B, Shahenshah.
This great hero of the century had also tried his luck in politics, he was a close friend of Rajiv Gandhi, so he joined the Congress party and defeated the mighty leader HN Bahuguna in the eighth general election from Allahabad. But he liked this world of politics very much and he took goodbye from it in just three years. 


Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh. His father’s name was Harivansh Rai Bachchan. His father has been a famous poet of Hindi world. His mother’s name was Teji Bachchan. He also has a younger brother named Ajitabh. Amitabh was earlier named Inquilab but at the behest of poet Sumitranandan Pant, who was his father’s companion, he was named Amitabh.


Amitabh Bachchan has been a student of Sherwood College, Nainital. After this he did his studies from Kirori Mal College of Delhi University. He was also very good in studies and was counted among the good students of the class. Somewhere these qualities came from his father as he was also a well known poet. 


Amitabh Bachchan is married to Jaya Bachchan with whom he has two children. Abhishek Bachchan is his son and Shweta Nanda is his daughter. His affair with Rekha was also discussed a lot and became the subject of people’s gossip. 


Amitabh Bachchan started as a voice narrator in films with the film ‘Bhuvan Shome’ but his career as an actor started with the film ‘Saat Hindustani’. After this she did many films but she was not very successful. The film ‘Zanjeer’ proved to be the turning point of his career. After this, he not only made a flurry of hit films, along with this he became popular in every audience and also proved his acting iron in the film industry. Filmography of Amitabh Bachchan 

Famous Movies

Saat Hindustani, Anand, Zanjeer, Abhiman, Saudagar, Chupke Chupke, Deewar, Sholay, Kabhi Kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Trishul, Don, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr. Natwarlal, Unclaimed, Silsila, Kalia, Satte Pe Satta, Namak Halal, Shakti, Coolie, Drunken, Man, Shahenshah, Agneepath, God Witness, Mohabbatein, Baghban, Black, Time, Sarkar, Chinese cum, Bhootnath, Pa, Satyagraha, Shamitabh Such great films made him the hero of the century. 
unseen pictures of amitabh bachchan 


He has won the National Film Award for Best Actor thrice. Apart from this, he has also received the Filmfare Award 14 times. Apart from films, he has also been a singer, producer and TV presenter. The Government of India has also honored him with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. Upcoming movies of Amitabh Bachchan  

Interesting facts about Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is called the ‘megastar of the century’. He is considered the biggest superstar of Hindi films. 
He got his real identity from the film ‘Zanjeer’. This film was offered to many big actors before Amitabh, including famous actor Rajkumar, but Rajkumar turned down the film saying that the director’s hair oil did not smell good. 
In the 70’s and 80’s era, Amitabh Bachchan dominated the film scenes. Because of this, the French director François Truffeau dubbed him the ‘One Man Industry’.
During his career, he has won many awards, including 3 National Film Awards for Best Actor. He has been honored with many awards at International Film Festivals and many award ceremonies. He has also won 14 Filmfare Awards. He has been nominated for the maximum number of 39 times in Filmfare.  
His dialogues spoken in films are still fresh in the hearts of people. The dialogues of his films have also played an important role in his superhit career. 
He has received honors from the Government of India like Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. 
He had to face a lot of difficulties in the early stages of his career. His films were constantly booming, then he had made up his mind to return home, but the film Zanjeer became the turning point of his career and ‘Angry Young Man’ emerged in the film industry. 
Today, the whole world of Amitabh Bachchan’s voice is convincing, there was a time when his voice was becoming a hindrance in his career and he was rejected, but later his voice became his strength and his voice was very different and heavy from others. Because of this, many directors got him to narrate his story in many films. He also hosted many programs. 

Bad phase of Amitabh’s career 

His films were doing good business that suddenly on July 26, 1982, during the shooting of the film Coolie, he suffered a serious injury. Actually, in an action sequence of the film, actor Puneet Issar had to punch Amitabh and he had to fall on the ground after hitting the table. But as soon as he jumped towards the table, the corner of the table hit his intestines, due to which he bleed a lot and the condition became so serious that it seemed that he was near death but due to the prayers of the people, he was fine. Have become. 

Enter Politics 

After the injury in the porter, he felt that he would no longer be able to do films and he extended his feet in politics. He contested the 8th Lok Sabha elections from his home constituency of Allahabad from Uttar Pradesh. He defeated former Chief Minister HN Bahuguna by a huge margin of votes. 
He could not last long in politics and then he considered films suitable for himself. 
When his company ABCL was facing financial crisis, his friend and politician Amar Singh helped him a lot. Later, Amitabh also supported Amar Singh’s Samajwadi Party a lot. His wife Jaya Bachchan joined the Samajwadi Party and became a member of the Rajya Sabha. Amitabh also did several advertisements and political campaigns for the party. 
Once again he made a comeback from films and the film ‘Shahenshah’ became a hit. After this, his performance in Agneepath was also highly appreciated and for this he also got the National Film Award, but during that time many other films could not show any special feat.

Strong comeback in films

Mohabbatein, which came in 2000, proved to be very helpful in saving his sinking career and the film and his acting were highly appreciated. After this, he worked in many films, which were well-liked by the critics as well as the audience.
He did a brilliant performance in the 2005 film ‘Black’ and he was once again honored with the National Film Award. 
In the film Pa, he played the role of his son Abhishek Bachchan’s only son. The film was well received and once again he was awarded the National Film Award. 
He is also the brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism for a long time. 
He has also set the flags of heights in the world of TV and the KBC hosted by him became very popular. It broke all the records of TRP and through this program many people became millionaires.

Ahead in social work

Apart from all this, Amitabh Bachchan always stands ahead to help people. They are very much ahead in social work. Amitabh helped 40 farmers in debt-ridden Andhra Pradesh with Rs 11 lakh. Similarly, he helped the farmers of Vidarbha with Rs.30 lakhs. Apart from this, there have been many other occasions in which Amitabh has shown generosity and helped people. 
In June 2000, he was the first person from Asia to have a wax statue installed at Madame Tussauds, London.

Many books have also been written on him

Amitabh Bachchan: The Legend in 1999, To Be or Not to Be: Amitabh Bachchan in 2004, AB: The Legend (A Photographer’s Tribute) in 2006, Amitabh Bachchan: A Living Legend in 2006, Amitabha: The Making of a Superstar in 2006 , Looking for the Big B: Bollywood, Bachchan and Me in 2007 and Bachchanalia in 2009. 
He is a pure vegetarian and was named as the ‘Hottest Vegetarian’ by PETA India in 2012. He also won the title of Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian in a contest poll conducted by PETA Asia. 

The most active child even in the era of technology

Today’s era is of social media. The news is uploaded on the internet moment by moment. So where is our Bigby going to be behind? They also use Facebook, Twitter fiercely and this is the reason that the number of their fans on both social networking sites is in millions. They never disappoint their fans and they share the incidents from moment to moment through these mediums.

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