Amitabh Bachchan

Actor, Producer
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Basic Details

Personal Details
Other Name / Also Known As : Big B, Angry Young Man, Ab Sr, Shahenshah
Profession : Actor, Producer
Gender : Male
Birthdate : 11th October, 1942
Birth Place : Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Status : Married
Height : 6 feet 1 inch(es) - (1.85 meter)
Debut Year : 1969
Active Years : 1969 - till date
Family Details
Spouse Details : Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (m. 1973) - Married
Number of Children : 2
Children : Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Father : Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother : Teji Bachchan
Siblings : Ajitabh Bachchan

Biography

Early Life

<p><b>Tale behind ‘Inqailab’ to Amitabh</b></p><p>When Amitabh Bachchan was born, his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan, who was a famous poet and through his poems contributed towards India’s freedom, decided to name his first born son Inquilab (Freedom). Perhaps Harivansh Rai Bachchan anticipated that with the birth of his son, India will get Freedom. <br></p><p>But it was Amitabh’s mother, Teji Bachchan, who purposed the name Amitabh, overwhelmed by the infant’s astounding aura. The word Amitabh is a Sanskrit word which means ‘limitless luster’.<br></p><p>Call it a mother’s vision because Amitabh Bachchan is indeed a symbol of ‘limitless luster’ whose light shall guide generations of actors in coming future! <br></p><p><b>Mother played a vital role in grooming Young Bachchan</b><br></p><p>Besides rechristening him as Amitabh, Bachchan’s mother played a lion’s share in grooming young Amitabh. <br></p><p>His father wanted him to join a Hindi school but his mothers send him to English medium Sherwood College at N

Personal Life

<p><b>Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri – </b></p><p>Made for each other couple</p><p>When Amitabh Bachchan met Jaya Bhadhuri, Bachchan was a struggling actor while Jaya Bhaduri was a name to reckon as she was Gold Medalist of FTII and eminent filmmaker Hrishikesh Mukherjee had introduced her in the film Guddi. <br></p><p>Amitabh Bachchan first saw Jaya Bhadhuri in a film magazine and was left dazed by her stunning photograph in the magazine. He called the magazine editor and got information about the beautiful lady. <br></p><p>When he came to know she was working in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s film Guddi (1971), he went on the set and met her as Hrishikesh Mukherjee had given him a break in Anand(1970). <br></p><p>The first meeting was fruitful as Jaya too was attracted to Bachchan. Later during the making of the films like Bansi Birju (1972) and Ek Nazar (1972) the two came close. <br></p><p>Further when Zanjeer was being made they decided to get married if the film succeeded. <br></p><p>Zanjeer was released on

Career

<p><b>At Mother’s encouragement </b></p><p><b>Amitabh Bachchan joined Bollywood</b></p><p>After working in Kolkata at reputed companies like Shaw Wallace and at Bird and Co. when Amitabh Bachchan did not get job satisfaction and returned home, it was his mother who understood the inner emotions of Bachchan and his silence.<br></p><p>She perceived Bachchan’s inclination towards a career in acting but since in those days acting in cinema was considered derogatory hence Bachchan was hesitant to take permission from his father but it was her mother who encouraged Bachchan to try luck in Bollywood. <br></p><p>She also advised her husband to write a recommendation letter to K.A. Abbas, (Khwaja Ahmad Abbas) his close friend and a filmmaker in Bollywood. <br></p><p><br></p><p><b>Amitabh Bachchan wins National Award</b></p><p><b>in his debut film</b></p><p>When Amitabh Bachchan came to Mumbai with his father’s letter and met K.A. Abbas, he acknowledged and gave Amitabh Bachchan his first break in his movie Saat Hindus

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Filmography

Type of Filmography Movie Name Release Year Worked as Casted as Status
Movie Aankhen 2 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Brahmastra 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Thugs of Hindostan 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie 102 Not Out 2018 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dragon 2018 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Sarkar 3 2017 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Pink 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Te3n 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ki & Ka 2016 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Wazir 2016 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Piku 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hey Bro 2015 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Shamitabh 2015 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bhoothnath Returns 2014 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Satyagraha 2013 Lead Actor - Released
Movie English Vinglish 2012 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Department 2012 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mr Bhatti On Chutti 2012 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Aarakshan 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap 2011 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Teen Patti 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Rann 2010 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Paa 2009 2009 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aladin 2009 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zor Lagaa Ke Haiya 2009 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Delhi 6 2009 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie The Last Lear 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie God Tussi Great Ho 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sarkar Raj 2008 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bhoothnath 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Yaar Meri Zindagi 2008 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Om Shanti Om 2007 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Aag 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Swami 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Shootout at Lokhandwala 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Cheeni Kum 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Nishabd 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Eklavya The Royal Guard 2007 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Baabul 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ganga 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Darna Zaroori Hai 2006 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Family Ties of Blood 2006 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ek Ajnabee 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dil Jo Bhi Kahey 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ramji Londonwaley 2005 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Viruddh Family Comes First 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sarkar 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Paheli 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bunty Aur Babli 2005 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Waqt The Race Against Time 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Black 2005 2005 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Veer Zaara 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hum Kaun Hai 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kyun Ho Gaya Na 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Deewaar 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Lakshya 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dev 2004 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Khakee 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aetbaar 2004 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Baghban 2003 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Boom 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Armaan 2003 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kaante 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Agni Varsha 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hum Kisise Kum Nahin 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aankhen 2002 2002 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 2001 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ek Rishtaa 2001 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aks 2001 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Mohabbatein 2000 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kohram 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hindustan Ki Kasam 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Biwi No 1 1999 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Sooryavansham 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Lal Baadshah 1999 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bade Miyan Chote Miyan 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Major Saab 1998 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mrityudata 1997 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mrityudata 1997 Lead Actor - Upcoming
Movie Tere Mere Sapne 1996 Producer - Released
Movie Insaniyat 1994 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Khuda Gawah 1992 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Akayla 1991 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Indrajeet 1991 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ajooba 1991 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hum 1991 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aaj Ka Arjun 1990 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kroadh 1990 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Agneepath 1990 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Main Azaad Hoon 1989 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jaadugar 1989 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Toofan 1989 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Gangaa Jamuna Saraswati 1988 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hero Hiralal 1988 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Soorma Bhopali 1988 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Shahenshah 1988 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aakhree Raasta 1986 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mard 1985 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Geraftaar 1985 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sharaabi 1984 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Inquilaab 1984 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Coolie 1983 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Pukar 1983 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mahaan 1983 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Andha Kanoon 1983 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Nastik 1983 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Shakti 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Khud Daar 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Namak Halaal 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Desh Premee 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bemisal 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Satte Pe Satta 1982 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kaalia 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Yaarana 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Silsila 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Lawaaris 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Naseeb 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Chashme Buddoor 1981 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Barsaat Ki Ek Raat 1981 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Commander 1981 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Shaan 1980 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Dostana 1980 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Do Aur Do Paanch 1980 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ram Balram 1980 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mr Natwarlal 1979 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ahsaas 1979 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Suhaag 1979 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Manzil 1979 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Gol Maal 1979 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Kaala Patthar 1979 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Jurmana 1979 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Muqaddar Ka Sikandar 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Besharam 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Don 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kasme Vaade 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Trishul 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ganga Ki Saugandh 1978 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Parvarish 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Amar Akbar Anthony 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Alaap 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Khoon Pasina 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Aadalat 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Chala Murari Hero Banne 1977 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Immaan Dharam 1977 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Chhoti Si Baat 1976 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Kabhi Kabhie 1976 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Do Anjaane 1976 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Hera Pheri 1976 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Mili 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Faraar 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Deewaar 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Chupke Chupke 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Sholay 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zameer 1975 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Roti Kapda Aur Makaan 1974 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Benaam 1974 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Kunwara Baap 1974 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Kasauti 1974 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bandhe Haath 1973 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bada Kabutar 1973 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Abhimaan 1973 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Zanjeer 1973 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Namak Haraam 1973 Supporting Actor - Released
Movie Gehri Chaal 1973 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Saudagar 1973 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Piya Ka Ghar 1972 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Raaste Kaa Patthar 1972 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bawarchi 1972 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Sanjog 1972 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Ek Nazar 1972 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Bombay to Goa 1972 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Garam Masala 1972 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Bansi Birju 1972 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Parwana 1971 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Reshma Aur Shera 1971 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Pyar Ki Kahani 1971 Lead Actor - Released
Movie Guddi 1971 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Anand 1971 Supporting Actor - Upcoming
Movie Bombay Talkie 1970 Guest Appearance - Released
Movie Saat Hindustani 1969 Lead Actor - Released

Awards

Award Year For Category Status
IIFA Awards 2001 Mohabbatein Best Supporting Actor won
2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Supporting Actor nominated
Aks 2001 Best Actor nominated
2003 Kaante Best Actor nominated
2004 Baghban 2003 Best Actor nominated
2005 Veer Zaara Best Supporting Actor nominated
2006 Sarkar Best Actor nominated
Black 2005 Best Actor won
2007 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna Best Supporting Actor nominated
2010 Paa 2009 Best Actor won
2012 Aarakshan Best Actor nominated
2016 Piku Best Actor nominated
2017 Wazir Best Supporting Actor nominated
Pink Best Actor nominated
Filmfare Awards 2001 Mohabbatein Best Supporting Actor won
2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Supporting Actor nominated
Aks 2001 Best Actor nominated
2003 Aankhen 2002 Best Supporting Actor nominated
Kaante Best Actor nominated
2004 Baghban 2003 Best Actor nominated
2005 Khakee Best Actor nominated
Veer Zaara Best Supporting Actor nominated
2006 Sarkar Best Actor nominated
Bunty Aur Babli Best Supporting Actor nominated
Black 2005 Best Actor won
2010 Paa 2009 Best Actor won
2012 Aarakshan Best Actor nominated
2016 Piku Best Actor nominated
2017 Pink Best Actor nominated
Zee Cine Awards 2002 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham Best Supporting Actor nominated
Aks 2001 Best Actor nominated
2003 - Lifetime Achievement Award won
Aankhen Best Actor nominated
2004 Baghban 2003 Best Actor nominated
2005 Khakee Best Actor nominated
Veer Zaara Best Supporting Actor nominated
2006 Sarkar Best Actor nominated
Black 2005 Best Actor won
2008 Cheeni Kum Best Actor nominated
2017 Wazir Best Supporting Actor nominated
Pink Best Actor won
Star Screen Awards 2006 Black 2005 Best Actor won
2010 Paa 2009 Best Actor won
2014 - Lifetime Achievement Award won
2016 Piku Best Actor won
2017 Pink Best Actor won
National Film Awards 2006 Black 2005 Best Actor won
2010 Paa 2009 Best Actor won
2016 Piku Best Actor won

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