- 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.
- 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).