• Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is one of the most popular Indian film actors, also called as the Superstar of the Century by many media outlets.
  • He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Zanjeer and Deewar, and was dubbed India’s first “Angry Young Man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood.
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Also Known As / Nickname : Big B, Shahenshah, Munna, AB Sr.

Birthday / Date of Birth : 11 October, 1942

Zodiac / Star Sign / Sun sign : Libra

Age (As of 2016) : 74

Residence (Lives in) : Mumbai, India

Native Place / Hometown : Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Educational Qualifications : Double M.A.

School : Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad

College : Sherwood College, Nanital and Kirori Mal College, Delhi

Religion : Hindu

Languages Spoken : Hindi, English, Bhojpuri, Marathi

Family Relationships

Marital Status : Married

Anniversary Date : June 3, 1973

Wife Name : Jaya Bachchan (nee Jaya Bahaduri)

Dating and Affairs (Unconfirmed Based on News Reports) : Rekha and Parveen Babi

Children (Son Name) : Abhishek Bachchan

Children (Daughter Name) : Shweta Nanda

Grand Children (Grand Daughter Name) : Ananya Bachchan

Parents (Dad / Father Name) : Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Parents (Mom / Mother Name) : Teji Bachchan

Siblings (brother) : Ajitabh Bachchan

Siblings (sister) : NA

Career Graph

Debut Movie : Saat Hindustani

Filmography / Best Most Popular Films :

  • Anand
  • Deewaar
  • Abhiman
  • DON
  • Sholay
  • Namak Halal
  • Zanjeer
  • Agneepath
  • Piku
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham

Debut TV Serial : NA

Most Popular TV Shows : Kaun Banega Crorepati

Brand Endorsements / Ads : ICICI, Pepsi, Justdial, Cadbury, Tanishq, Parker Pens, Reid & Taylor, Emami Boro Plus, Sahara City Homes, Binani Cement, Navaratan Oil, Gujrat State, Maggi etc

Best Most Popular Songs :

  • O Saathi Re
  • Kabhie Kabhie
  • Chookar Mere Mann Ko
  • Khaike Paan Banaraswala
  • Tere Mere Milan Ki Ye Raina
  • Rang Barse
  • Inteha Ho Gayi

Awards :

  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor (Anand)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Amar Akbar Anthony)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Don)
  • National Film Award for Best Actor(Agneepath)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor (Mohabbatein)
  • National Film Award for Best Actor (Black)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Black)
  • National Film Award for Best Actor (Paa)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor (Paa)
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor (Piku)

Net Worth :50 Million Dollars

Owned Cars : Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Honda CRV, Hyundai Sonata,  Hyundai Santro Zing, Range rover, Mercedes SL500,Mercedes E 240,Mercedes S 320 (silver),Mercedes S 600, Lamborghini Murceilago

Owned House (s) : : Jalsa, Pratiksha and Janak( All in Juhu, Mumbai)

Fee Per Movie : 6-8Crores

Brand Endorsement Fee : 1 Crore

Physical Stats and Measurements

Height in cm : 188 cm

How tall is Amitabh Bachchan in feet : 6 feet 2 Inches

Weight : 75 – 77  kg

Eye Colour : Black

Hair Colour : Black

Build : 

  • Chest : 40 Inches
  • Biceps : 14 inches
  • Waist : 36 Inches

Fun Facts

  • Amitabh is ambidextrous – he can write equally well with both his hands
  • He began his career in films in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvan Shome
  • He wanted to become an engineer and was also keen to join the Indian Air Force.
  • Amithbh, famous for his bartone, ironically was rejected by All India Radio (AIR).

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