One of the finest and talented actor in the Hindi Film industry. Amitabh Bachchan was best known for the hosted the first season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian adaptation of the British television game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. To know more about Amitabh Bachchan Birthdate, Amitabh Bachchan Age & all information about Amitabh Bachchan please read down below information.
|Full Name||Amitabh Harivansh Rai Srivastava|
Angry Young Man
Shahenshah of Bollywood
|Real Name||Inquilaab Srivastava|
|Birth Date||11 October 1942|
|Birth Place||Allahabad, India|
|Occupation||Actor, Former Politician. TV Host|
|Native Place||Allahabad, India|
|Age||78 years (as of 2021)|
|School Education||Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad|
|College||Sherwood College, Nainital|
Government College Sector- 11, Chandigarh
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi
|Qualification||Bachelor of Science|
Amitabh Bachchan who born on 11 October 1942 and belong to a Hindu (Kayastha) family. Let’s get more details about Amitabh Bachchan’s professional life. what was his career as a Producer, Actor in Serials, Movies?
|Debut Film||Saat Hindustani (1969)|
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Tere Mere Sapne (1996) (Producer)
|TV||Kaun Banega Crorepati (2000)|
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, occasional playback singer, film producer, television personality, and former politician who works in Hindi films. Bachchan made his film debut in 1969, as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s National Award-winning film Bhuvan Shome. His first acting role was in the film Saat Hindustani.
In 1973, Bachchan played the role of Inspector Vijay Khanna in Prakash Mehra’s action film Zanjeer. During the same year, he appeared in Abhimaan and Namak Haraam. He gave the nickname “angry young man” for his roles in Deewaar and Zanjeer.
Later he appeared in Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay (1975), which is considered to be one of the greatest Indian films of all time. Bachchan starred in Manmohan Desai’s action-comedy Amar Akbar Anthony (1977). 1978 is arguably considered his most successful year at the box office since all of his six releases the same year, namely Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Trishul, Don, Kasme Vaade, Ganga Ki Saugandh, and Besharam were massive successes. In 1979, Bachchan starred in Suhaag which was the highest-earning film of that year.
In the 1980s, Bachchan starred in numerous films, including the action films: Dostana (1980), Shaan (1980) and Kaalia (1981), the romantic film Silsila (1981); and the drama Shakti (1982) with Dilip Kumar.
He returned to the screen after a five-year absence with the box-office success Shahenshah (1988). Bachchan played the role of gangster Vijay Deenanath Chauhan in Mukul S. Anand’s Agneepath and later starred in Hum (1991). He then played Badshah Khan in Anand’s 1992 drama Khuda Gawah.
In 1996, he started his film production company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation whose first release Tere Mere Sapne (1996) was a hit. In 2000, he appeared in a supporting role in Mohabbatein. He then played the roles of a short-tempered banker in Aankhen (2002), a disappointed father in Baghban (2003), and a conflicted cop in Khakee (2004). In 2005, he played the role of a teacher of a blind and deaf girl in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Black. he played the role of a progeria patient in R. Balki’s Paa (2009). He also played the role of a friendly ghost in Bhoothnath (2008), and its sequel Bhoothnath Returns (2014), and played a hypochondriac in the comedy-drama Piku (2015).
Bachchan has also narrated several films including Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977), Lagaan (2001), Parineeta (2005), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), Ra. One (2011), and Krrish 3 (2013).
he appeared in the film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998) and Major Saab (1998), and received positive reviews for Sooryavansham (1999), but other films such as Lal Baadshah (1999) and Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999) were box office failures.
In 2005 and 2006, he starred with his son Abhishek in the films Bunty Aur Babli (2005), the Godfather tribute Sarkar (2005), and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006). All of them were successful at the box office. His later releases in 2006 and early 2007 were Baabul (2006), Ekalavya and Nishabd (2007),
|Channel||Serial Name/ Show||Roll||Year|
|DD National||Dekh Bhai Dekh||Producer||1993–1994|
|Star Plus (seasons 1–3)||Kaun Banega Crorepati||Host||2000–2006, 2010–2021|
|Colors TV||Bigg Boss 3||Host||2009|
|BBC One||The One Show||Himself||2011|
|Sony Entertainment Television||Bharat Ka Veer Putra – Maharana Pratap||Himself||2013|
|Sony SAB||Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah||Himself||2014|
|Sony Entertainment Television||Yudh||Yudhisthir Sikarwar||2014|
|Sky Living (Series 1)|
Sky 1 (Series 2)
|STAR Plus||Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi||Host||2015–2016|
|Disney Channel India||Astra Force||Astra||2016–2017|
|Do Lafzon Ki (The Great Gambler)||1979|
|Mere Pas Aao (Mr. Natwarlal)||1979|
|Chal Mere Bhai (Naseeb)||1981|
|Neela Aasman (Silsila)||1981|
|Mile Sur Mera Tumhara||1988|
|Phir Mile Sur Mera Tumhara||2010|
Let get some more information that how people appreciate his work through the award.
Amitabh Bachchan Awards
Bachchan has won numerous awards in his career, including four National Film Awards as Best Actor, Dadasaheb Phalke Award as a lifetime achievement award. He has won sixteen Filmfare Awards and is the most nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, and also won 11 Screen Awards.
Bachchan was crowned as Superstar of the Millennium in 2000 at the Filmfare Awards. The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001, and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
In October 2003, he was conferred with the Medal of Honour of Morocco, given to him by King Mohammed at the Marrakech International Film Festival.
|Honorary Doctorate by the Jhansi University, India||2004|
|Honorary Doctorate Degree on by his alma mater University of Delhi, India||2006|
|The honorary degree of Doctor of Arts by De Montfort University in Leicester, UK||2006|
|The honorary degree of Doctor of Arts by The University Brandan Foster by the Leeds Metropolitan University in Yorkshire, UK||2007|
|Honorary Doctorate by the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia||2011|
|Honorary Doctorate by the Jodhpur National University, India||2013|
|Honorary Doctorate from the prestigious Academy of Arts (Egypt)||2015|
|Honorary Doctorate from Rabindra Bharati University||2018|
|Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh||1980|
|“Dayawati Modi” Award||2002|
|National Kishore Kumar Award by the Government of Madhya Pradesh||2002|
|“Living Legend” Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI)||2004|
|Deenanath Mangeshkar award||2005|
|IIFA-FICCI Frames, “Most Powerful Entertainer of the Decade Award”||2009|
|“Abhinaya Chakravarthy” Award by the President of India Pratibha Patil||2011|
|“Maharashtrian of the Year-the Maanbindu” Award by the President of India Pratibha Patil||2011|
|President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’ for contribution to 100 Years of Indian Cinema||2013|
|ANR National Award||2014|
|Government of India confers Dadasaheb Phalke Award||2019|
Let’s know some more information about Amitabh Bachchan personal life
|Father||Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Hindi Poet)|
|Son||Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)|
|Daughter||Shweta Bachchan Nanda|
|Daughter in law||Aishwarya Rai (Actress)|
|Girlfriend||Parveen Babi (Actress)|
Jaya Bhaduri (Politician and Former Indian Actress)
|Salary (approx)||INR 20 crores/film|
Let see some books have been written by Amitabh Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan the legend; To be or not to be: Amitabh Bachchan; AB: the legend; Amitabh Bachchan: Ek Jeevit Kimvadanti; Amitabh: The Making of Superstar; Looking for the Big B: Bollywood; Bachchan & Me and Bacchanalia.
He also wrote a book, Soul Curry for you and me- An Empowering Philosophy That Can Enrich Your Life that was published in 2002.
In 1984, he entered politics to support his friend Rajiv Gandhi. He also contested for the Allahabad seat in the 8th Lok Sabha elections against H.N. Bahuguna and won with the highest victory in the history of the general elections.
A 15-year press ban against Bachchan was imposed during his peak acting years by Stardust and some of the other major film magazines. In defense, Bachchan claimed to have banned the press from entering his sets until late 1989.
Bachchan has been accused of using the slogan “blood for blood” in the context of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Bachchan has denied the allegation.
In October 2014, Bachchan was summoned by a court in Los Angeles for “allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh community”. Bachchan in an interview with journalist Arnab Goswami offered to fight the case in court and asked the accusers to file the same as also present proof.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Hobbies, Other Business, Some More Personal
|Height||6′ 2″ Feets|
|Body Shape||Chest: 42 inches|
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 13 inches
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|Hobbies||Singing, Blogging, Reading|
|Car||Bentle Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Porche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760Li, Bentley Arnage R, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Mercedes Benz S320, Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz E240|
Food: Bhindi Sabzi, Gulab Jamun, Kheer, Jalebi
Actors: Dilip Kumar
Actresses: Waheeda Rehman
Film: Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna, Black, Scarface, Gone With the Wind, Pyasa
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Music Instrument: Sarod
Sports: Lawn Tennis, Cricket
Travel Destination: Switzerland, London, Saint Petersburg
Amitabh Bachchan can write well with both hands.
During the 1970s–1980s, he was the most dominant actor in the Indian movie scene; the French director François Truffaut called him a “one-man industry”.
Before his first superhit film Zanjeer (1973), he has given 12 flops.
During the shooting of the film Coolie (1983), He suffered a near-fatal injury, he was also declared clinically dead for 11 minutes by the doctors till they plunged injections into his chest saving his life.
After the Coolie incident, he was diagnosed with Myasthenia gravis.
In 2017, during the casting of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati”, he said about his tryst with Hepatitis B in which he lost 75% of his liver due to a late diagnosis of the disease.. he also said that he was infected with Tuberculosis (TB) on the set of KBC in 2000. he was also appointed the UNICEF ambassador of the hepatitis B awareness campaign.
Amitabh and his son Abhishek Bachchan hold the Guinness World Record for being the only father-son due to having played reversed roles on-screen in the Bollywood film Paa.
He likes collecting pens and has a collection of over a thousand pens.
There is a temple dedicated to Amitabh Bachchan in Tiljala, near South Kolkata. The statute of Mr. Bachchan has been crafted in his Sarkar Avatar by artist Subrata Bose.
In June 2000, he became the First living Asian whose statue was modeled at the London’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.
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