Amitabh Bachchan: A Biography of Amitabh Bachchan!

“Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh. His ancestors also came to Allahabad from Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. His father Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan was one of the well known Hindi poets”.

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Country                                         India
Full Name of Amitabh Bachchan        Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan
Nick Name of Amitabh Bachchan       Munna, AB Sr. , Big B, Amit, Angry Young Man, Bollywood Shahenshah
Born of Amitabh Bachchan                   11 October 1942
Born Place of Amitabh Bachchan     Allahabad, UP (india)
Father of Amitabh Bachchan             Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother of Amitabh Bachchan            Teji Bachchan
Brothers of Amitabh Bachchan         1 (Ajitabh bachchan)
Married                                            Yes
Wife of Amitabh Bachchan               Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (1973)
Son of Amitabh Bachchan                 1  (Abhishek Bachchan)
Daughter of Amitabh Bachchan        1 (Shweta Bachchan-Nanda)
Grandson Of Amitabh Bachchan 1 (Agstya Nanda by Shweta Bachchan)
Granddaughter  of Amitabh Bachchan 1 (Aaradhya Bachchan Daughter Abhisek Bachchan)

Biography in details of Amitabh Bachchan:


Amitabh Bachchan is a name of Hindi cinema without which Hindi cinema is incomplete. Since the beginning of films from Angry Young Man who ruled the hearts of the people from the 80s, so far, through various characters, the audience got enthralled, which is why they are called Bollywood’s Shahanshah. Many film stars, however, get away from the cinema after crossing the 60’s, but they have never left the cinema and today they have performed a lot in many films because of their strong acting. After Rajesh Khanna, the magic of Amitabh Bachchan, who is known as Bollywood’s superstar, is still on the lips of the people. Amitabh Bachchan is still ruling the hearts of the people due to the amazing personality, lively voice, sharpness on the face. Let’s get you today today with the whole biography of the same century man Amitabh Bachchan.


Early Life of Amitabh Bachchan:

Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh. His ancestors also came to Allahabad from Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh. His father Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan was one of the well known Hindi poets. His father was a culturally rich North Ward of Awadh district. Amitabh Bachchan still regards his biggest achievement as the son of Harivansh Rai Bachchan, his father discipline was a dear, independent person. He had supported them in every decision of his son.

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The name of Amitabh Bachchan’s mother was Teji Bachchan, who was from the Sikh family of Karachi. She was a Western thought woman, but she had strong faith in her beliefs. His parents were both related to different cultural backgrounds. This mix of different cultures is clearly visible in Amitabh. He has found good nature from his parents while he has inherited his own color from his mother.

Amitabh Bachchan’s parents had named him Inquilab in the beginning of the year as the slogan of “Inquilb Zindabad” was very strong during that period of freedom struggle and his father was inspired by him. But on the suggestion of Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s friend Sumitranandan Pant, he named his son Amitabh, which means “a light whose never ending”. Though his surname was Srivastava, Amitabh’s father used to write his short name Bachchan in all his poems, which also gave him the name of Bachchan in front of Amitabh.

Education of Amitab Bachchan:

Amitabh Bachchan’s early education was in Allahabad only. After that, Amitabh received further education at a boarding school in Nainital. Amitabh was so impressed with science that he wanted to become a scientist. At the same time, he continued to participate in the drama etc. in the form of self. During this time he also won many awards. In this way, the talent of an artist was only from the beginning. His interest grew so much in science that he got enrolled in science at Kirori Mal College instead of the famous St. Stephen College of Delhi.

In college, he got a master’s degree in two subjects. Along with that, Amitabh also participated in the college theater “The Players”. Here he got an opportunity to refine his acting and from there he was born a great artist. His father started translating Shakespeare’s dialogues into Hindi in “The Little Theater Gallery” in Delhi. He also started a theater institution. Amitabh also acted in drama. His “Othello” and “Julius Caesar” dramas were greatly appreciated.


In many places in Delhi, he searched for a job, but he did not find any convincing results. Even in Akashwani, he was not able to get a job because of his heavy voice. This made him very sad. One day discouraged by unemployment, he decided to go to Kolkata with friends of his college and continued to find a job there. When he did not get anything in Kolkata, he decided to try his luck in Bombay, which proved to be a turning point in his life.

Starting carrier of Amitab Bachchan In 1969–1972:

When Amitabh Bachchan got frustrated with his job, he considered his talent and thought of trying his hand in acting. Bachchan made his career debut in the National Award winning film “Bhuvan Shome” by Mrs. Mrinal Sen in the voice narrator for which he had earned Rs 300. At the same time, the famous director Abbas of that period identified a jeweler like Amitabh and gave him an opportunity to act in the film “Saat Hindustani” which came in 1969, which was his first film as an actor. But unfortunately, the film is not successful No one’s attention has taken place on  Amitabh’s acting. But they did not give up and continued the effort.

After his first film, one after another, his films were flop, then in 1971 his fate broke when he got an opportunity to work in the film “Anand” with Rajesh Khanna, the superstar of that period. By that time, Rajesh Khanna had become a superstar and his fame was at the peak. It also benefited Amitabh Bachchan, Amitabh and introduced his strong acting in “Anand”, in which he performed his doctor’s character well and proved his talent. For this film, he was awarded the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.

Seeing his performance in “Anand”, the filmmakers began to make films with him, and in 1971, he played his first negative role in the film “Parvana”, in which he becomes a killer from a loving person. This year Sunil Dutt’s film “Resham Or Sherra” came in which he played Dump Actor Role. After this, he appeared in a guest appearance of his future wife Jai Bhaduri’s film Guddi. He played the role of the facilitator on Rajesh Khanna’s superhit film, Bawarchi. In 1972, he appeared in the comedy film “Bombay to Goa”. Many of his early films were not successful, but his fate was going to change now.

Rise to stardom of Amitab Bachchan:

His first successful film came after a long wait after repeatedly clashing with bad times. The movie in which he changed the life of his life by ending his three years of failure life. That movie was in 1973, the film “Zanjeer” of Prakash Mahora. This was his thirteenth movie. This movie was the story of an orphan who sees the blood of his parents while being grown and becomes a police officer. Indian cinema has changed the image of the hero in this film.

Amitabh was known as “Angry Young Man” from this movie and a new hero was born. After this Film, Amitabh never looked back and went on moving ahead. This film was one of the most successful films of that period and became the highest-grossing film of that year. Amitabh Bachchan became the night superstar from this movie. After this, in 1973, he again worked with Rajesh Khanna in the movie “Namak Haram”.

“Salt Haram” is based on the story of two friends produced by Rishikesh Mukherjee, in which Amitabh played the role of son of an industrialist. in this film, Rajesh Khanna was played by his friend role, but in this movie, Again Amitabh Bachchan was able to attract the attention of everyone, and he was again honored with the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for this film.

1974 Amitabh Bachchan appeared in guest appearances in many films such as Kunwara Baap and Dost. This year he appeared as a supporting actor in Manoj Kumar’s super hit film “Ratti Kapda or makan” which was quite successful. This year he played a key role in the film “Majboor”, which was very successful. At the beginning of 1975, he started working in different types of films, from which he worked in the comedy film “Chupke Chupke” to the romantic drama film “Mili”.

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In 1975, he appeared as a major actor in two major films of his film career and Hindi cinema. His first film in 1975 was Yash Chopra’s guided “Deewar” film in which he worked with Shashi Kapoor. This film was not only a super hit but it was selected by Indiatimes in Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. His dialogue can never be forgotten in this movie, in which the most famous dialogue is “mere Pass gadi hai bangal ahai bank balance hai”. Tumare pass kya hai?

His second major film, “Sholay”, in 1975, in which he played the lead actor along with Dharmendra. The film was also selected in “Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films” like “Deewar”, and the BBC has Declared  “Film of the Millennium “. Who can forget the role of “Jai” played by him in this movie, which is also spoken very little by saying low. Sholay gave Amitabh Bachchan a four-moon to Amitabh’s career, and after one success, his performance became better.

In 1976, Yash Chopra again played the role of the main actor in his film “Kabhi Kabhi”, and through this film, his image turned out to be “Angry Young Man” and became a romantic hero. He also received Filmfare Best Actor Award for this film. This year, he did a double role of father-son in Adalat film. In 1977, he again released his biggest film “Amar Akbar Anthony” in which he played Anthony and laughed at the audience. This movie was the highest earning movie of that year. This year his second successful film “Parvarish” and “Khoon Paseena” came.

In 1978, again two big films were seen playing double roles in “Kasme Vaade” and “Don”. From Don, he showed all the colors of acting, due to which he also got the Filmfare Best Actor Award. After this, his strong acting was also seen in “Trishul” and “Mukkadar ka Sikandar”. In 1979, Amitabh Bachchan appeared in a super hit film “Suhag” and this year he went to Films like Mr. Natwarlal, Kala Patthar, and The Great Gambler. In 1980, “Dostana” was his most successful movie.

In the 1980s, Amitabh Bachchan made successful films like Silsila, Shaan, Shakti, Balram, Naseeb and Lavaris. In 1982, he once again performed a double role in the film “Satte Pe Satta” and that same year “Desh Premi” was his second successful movie. In 1983, for the first time in the Mahan Film, he played Triple Roll and the same year came the “Coolie” film which was a very successful film, but due to The accident of that film, his career had taken a break.

Amitabh Injury During Coolie Movie:

While shooting a scene of “Coolie” in the film on 26 July 1982, while shooting a scene with Puneet Issar, during shooting, he suffered a lot in the stomach. In the film, Puneet Issar’s pistol accidentally hit her stomach and blew her blood. He was immediately taken to the hospital and he reached near death. At that time it seemed as though the time has passed. This incident had proved how much people wanted them. All the people of Amitabh started praying for Amitabh’s long life, started fasting and many people even made a havan.

Even a rickshaw puller came to Mumbai to spend his lifetime earning and he started asking for God to begged for his life. In this difficult time, he was saved by the prayers of the people and after that his crowd of devotees stood in the hospital. For this reason, in 1983, his film “Coolie” had immense success and “Coolie” became the highest-grossing film of that year. The end of this film was changed by Manmohan Desai, because according to the real script, Amitabh dies at the end of the film, but Manmohan Desai thought that how a man who can win died in the real-life how can they show died on the screen. That’s why he had changed the end of the film.

Amitabh Bachchan in Politics:

In 1984, he took a break from films and tried his luck in Politics and in this he supported his family friend Rajiv Gandhi. Rajiv Gandhi gave him the seat of Allahabad in the eighth Lok Sabha election and defeated former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Bahuguna with a big margin. Although he did not come to the political level and he resigned from the post of MP three years later.

During this time, he started his film company ABCL which went into a lot of losses. During this, his old friend Amar Singh helped him. For this reason, Amitabh Bachchan started contributing to his political party “Samajwadi Party”. Amitabh Bachchan’s wife Jaya Bachchan got a Samajwadi Party ticket and she became a Rajya Sabha member. After this Bachchan began to support only the Samajwadi party of politics.

Career slope and temporary retirement period 1988-1992:

In 1988, Amitabh Bachchan again made his debut in film career, and started the film with “ShaanShah”. This film was a huge hit at the box office, but only after that, his magic got faded in the movies. In 1989, the movie Jadoogar, Toufan and Mai Azad Hun box office fell silent. Meanwhile, in the 1991 “Hum” movie he got an opportunity to watch his acting, but his gloom was fading. In 1990, Unnao’s unique avatar appeared in “Agneepath”, and for the role of Mafia Don, he got the first National Film Award for Best Actor. After the release of Khuda Gawah in 1992, he had taken a temporary retirement from films for five years.

Financial crisis due to loss of ABCL:

During his permanent retirement in 1996, he bought his (ABCL) company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation, Ltd. for 10 billion rupees. The first film directed by ABCL was “Teri Mere Sapne” which was unsuccessful, and then directed several films on ABCL, but none of them succeeded at the box office. For this reason, 1997, he himself turned towards acting from the movie “Mrtudata” to pursue his company, but this film was also flopped at the box office, causing huge financial loss to him.

By the end of 1997, Indian Industries Board declared ABCL a failed company, due to which they suffered substantial economic losses. For this reason, in 1999, it came at a time when they came to sell their bungalow “Prtiksha” and two flats but they raised money by saving enough money to save their bungalow. After this, Amitabh Bachchan again started his acting career with “Bade Miyan Chote Miyan” in 1998 and Suryavansham got a positive review in 1999, but this year the films “Lal Badshah” and “Hindustan Ki Kasam” flopped.

Second round of glow in film career (2000):

With the beginning of the 21st century, Amitabh Bachchan’s Stardom came again with “Mohabbatein” from 2000, but now he is seen by an old character in place of a young actor. Yash Chopra’s role in this film was very much appreciated and he got the third Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his life. After this there was Yek Rista in 2001 and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Bagvaan in 2003 was his superhit film. As an actor, he made films such as Aksh, Annkhe, Khaki and Deb.

For the first time in 2005, he worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali in the film “Black” in which he reads a dumb-blind girl. His performance in this film was highly appreciated and he got his second National Film Award for Best Actor of his life. Taking advantage of his stardom, he started working in many TV shows and commercials too. In 2005, for the first time, he worked with his son Abhishek Bachchan in “Bunty Aur Babli”. Hi worked with his son in 2005 from Sarkaar and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, which were all successful films.

Later in 2009, in the film “Paa”, he showed that no roll is difficult for him. In this film, he appeared as the son of his son Abhishek, who won the third National Film Award for Best Actor Found. In 2013, he made a debut in Hollywood with The Great Gatsby. In 2014 he worked in Bhootnath Returns. In 2015, he showed his strong acting in the film “Piku”, for which he got the fourth National Film Award for Best Actor of his life.

Television career of Amitabh Bachchan:

When Amitabh Bachchan was struggling for the loss of his ABCL company, his career got a new place because of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” and due to the show he paid all his outstanding debts. 2000 saw the first season of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” which was based on a British game show. Except for just one season, Amitabh Bachchan has hosted the show throughout the season. In 2011, the fifth season of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” was the most successful act, which broke all TRP records. In 2009, he hosted the third season of Big Boss. In 2014, he made his acting debut on TV via “Youdh” on Sony. Amitabh Bachchan is also the brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism since 2010.

There are no two opinions that Amitabh Bachchan is still the Shanhanshah, Big B and One Main Show of the film world. Amitabh is an ideal who has been ruling the hearts of the people for three decades and will continue to do so. The less you can say about them. Today, everyone is loved by children and young people. Actually Amitabh Bachchan has given a new dimension to the film world. Despite his busy dining room, he takes time out for his family. He has given the initiation of high ideals to children like him and he is an ideal husband and father. The head of the film industry believes him as his ideal.

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Achievements of Amitabh Bachchan:

  • Padma Bhushan-2001
  • Film fair award-1992, 2006, 2010
  • National award- 2007, 2010, 2016
  • Padamashree-1984
  • Padma Vibhushan-2015






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