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Amitabh Bachchan Life Biography-The ‘Shahenshah’ Of Bollywood

Amitabh Bachchan Life Biography

Amitabh Bachchan Life Biography – Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician. He gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as ZanjeerDeewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of BollywoodSadi ka MahanayakStar of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 Indian films in a career spanning almost five decades. Amitabh Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as world cinema.

This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, profile, career, Physical Stats, Personal Life, Relationships, Family, Favourite Things, Money Factor, Awards, Achievements, History, Wiki, Height, Weight, Son, Daughter, Age, Girlfriends, Children, Wife, Story and timeline.

Biography & Wiki

Full NameAmitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname(s)Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Profession(s)Actor, TV Host, Former Politician

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.)centimeters- 188 cm
meters- 1.88 m
Feet Inches- 6’ 2” [1]
Weight (approx.)Kilograms- 80 kg
Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 40 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper

Personal Life

Date of Birth11 October 1942
Age (as in 2018)76 Years
BirthplaceAllahabad, United Provinces, British India (Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolJnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College/University• Sherwood College, Nainital, India
• Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
DebutBollywood Film– Saat Hindustani (1969)
Hollywood Film– The Great Gatsby (2013)
As A Producer– Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
Television– Kaun Banega Crorepati – KBC (2000)
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Political InclinationIndian National Congress (INC)
B/2, Kapol Housing Society, 
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesSinging, Blogging, Reading
Awards, Honours, AchievementsCivilian Awards
1984: Padma Shri
2001: Padma Bhushan
2007: Knight of the Legion of Honour (From the Government of France)
2015: Padma Vibhushan

National Honours
1980: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
1994: Yash Bharti Award (Uttar Pradesh’s highest honour)
2005: Deenanath Mangeshkar award
2013: President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’

National Film Award
1990: Best Actor for Agneepath
2005: Best Actor for Black
2009: Best Actor for Paa
2015: Best Actor for Piku

Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends 

Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsParveen Babi 


Jaya Bhaduri 
Marriage Date3 June 1973

Family and Relatives

Wife/SpouseJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
ChildrenSon– Abhishek Bachchan 
Daughter– Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Daughter-in-law– Aishwarya Rai
ParentsFather– Harivansh Rai Bachchan 
Mother– Teji Bachchan, Shyama
SiblingsBrother– Ajitabh Bachchan
Sister– None


Favourite Food(s)Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Favourite Sweet ShopJhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai
Favourite ActorDilip Kumar
Favourite ActressWaheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood– Kagaz Ke Phool, Ganga Jamuna
Hollywood– Godfather, Black, Scarface
Favourite Singer(s)Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Favourite ColourWhite
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite PerfumeLomani
Favourite Destination(s)London, Switzerland


Salary (approx.)Rs. 20 Crores/film (As in 2018)
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1000 Crores (as in 2018)

Amitabh Bachchan Life Biography – Known Facts About Amitabh Bachchan

  • Does Amitabh Bachchan smoke?: No (quit smoking in 1980s)
  • Does Amitabh Bachchan drink alcohol?: No (quit drinking in 1980s)
  • His forefathers belonged to the village- Babupatti of Pratapgarh District in Uttar Pradesh.
  • His mother, Teji Bachchan, was a Sikh and hailed from Lyallpur (now, in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan).
  • His father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a renowned Hindi Poet.
  • Initially, he was named- ‘Inquilab,’ but after the suggestion of Sumitranandan Pant, it was changed to ‘Amitabh,’ which means- ‘The light that will never die.’
  • His real surname is ‘Srivastava,’ his father replaced it with ‘Bachchan, because his father abandoned the surname ‘Shrivastava’ to protest against the caste system in India.
  • Amitabh, known for his Baritone voice, was once rejected by All India Radio.

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Contact AddressJalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai, India
Phone Number022-26206162, 26207579
House AddressNot Available
Email IdNot Available
Fax NumberNot Available
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