Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan
Date of Birth
11-10-1942
Also Listed In
Politics
Sun Sign
Libra
Nationality
Indian
Negative Place
Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Mother Language
Hindi
Education
Bachelor of Arts degree
Spouse
Jaya Bhaduri
Siblings
Ajitabh Bachchan
Awards
Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri

Short biography

Amitabh Bachchan was born to Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a well known Hindi poet and Teji Bachchan in the year 1942. He got married to actress Jaya Bhaduri on June 3, 1973 and has two children, actor Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Nanda.

He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades. Amitabh Bachchan is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema.

Big B has won numerous major awards in his career, including four National Film Awards, three of which are in the Best Actor category, and fourteen Filmfare Awards. He is the most-nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 37 nominations overall.