Amitabh Bachan, whose born name was Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan, is a versatile Indian actor. He ruled the Bollywood film industry for four decades and still appearing in films, reality shows and other programs. He also performs as a narrator and a playback singer. He hosted a famous reality show series “Kaun banayga Crorepati”. Recently, he has also appeared in television series “Yudha” as a businessman.
He was nominated in many awards for the leading role and also won the majority of them. He had won 14 film fare awards and 3 national film awards. The government of India has also admired his acting skills by awarding him different awards, including Padma Shri, Padma Bushan and Padma ViBushan.
Amitabh Bachan was born on 11th October, 1942 in Allahabad, British India. He is the eldest son of his parents Harivanch Rai Bachan, who was a poet and Teji Bachan. He has also a younger brother named Ajitabh Bachan. He attended the Sherwood college, Nainital and later completed his studies from Kirori Mal college, Delhi. Then he came to Mumbai to try his luck in Bollywood industry.
He was married to a Bollywood actress Jia Bhaduri. They have a daughter named Shweta and a son named Abhishek. Abhishek Bachan has also married to a famous film actress Ashwaria Rai.
Film industry Career:
In start, he did not get a positive response from the film industry, so he did a voice-over in the movie “Bhuvan shome”. Later, he performed his debut role in the movie “Saat Hindustani”. “Deewar”, “Zanjeer”, “Sholay” and many others. He also appears in the famous Hollywood movie “The Great Gatsby”.
Amitabh Bachan is not limited to films only. He also appears in many commercials and television programs. It seems that his talents bounds no limits.