Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

Amitabh Bachchan is the reigning Shahenshah of Bollywood since the early 1970s. He is best known for his performances in the Bollywood films. Like Zanjeer (1973), Deewaar (1975), Sholay (1975), Don (1978), and Agneepath (1990). He faced lots of challenges during his acting career from physical to financial. Which broke him deeply but due to his hard work and determination. He now has become the Bollywood megastar. Check out Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Wife. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

Amitabh Bachchan Biography, Age, Height, Wiki, Wife, Son, Family. Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Singer and Television Presenter. He was born on 11 October 1942 in Allahbad, United Provinces, British India. Amitabh Bachchan referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Star of The Millennium or Big B. His Real Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava Bachchan we know his Stage name Amitabh Bachchan. His is Very Talented and Most popular Bollywood Actor from 1669 to Present. Amitabh Bachchan established himself as a leading & commercial successful Actors of India. His Net Worth US$400 million and His Salary 20 Crore Rupees Per film.

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

He was born as Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava on 11 October 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is known by different names such as Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith, and Shahenshah of Bollywood. Amitabh received several popular awards from the Government of India such as Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001, and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

Amitabh Bachchan Physical Appearance

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

During his initial days in Bollywood, he was often rejected by the filmmakers due to his huge height of 6’1”, but after winning the National Film Award for Best Newcomer for his debut film Saat Hindustani, he broke the shackles and was widely accepted in the film industry. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

Amitabh Bachchan Family, Caste & Girlfriend

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

He belongs to a Kayastha Hindu family. And was born to Hindu father Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Sikh mother Teji Bachchan. Shyama is his step-mother.  Initially, Amitabh was named Inquilaab, inspired by an Urdu phrase Inquilab Zindabad. But his father changed his name to Amitabh on the suggestion given by his father’s fellow poet Sumitranandan Pant. His surname was Shrivastava but his father replaced it with the pen name Bachchan. He has a younger brother Ajitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan Wiki

Amitabh had a short fling with some Indian actresses Parveen BabiRekha, and Jaya Bhaduri. On 3 June 1973, he got married to Jaya Bhaduri. And the couple has a daughter Shweta Bachchan. And a son Abhishek Bachchan, who is also an actor.

Amitabh Bachchan Career

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

He did his schooling at Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad. And graduation (B.Sc.) from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India. Initially, he wanted to become an engineer. And was keen to join the Indian Air Force. After completing studies, he started working with Shaw Wallace. He later started working as a freight broker for the shipping firm Bird and Co. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

In 1969, he made his first break as an actor in the Bollywood film Saat Hindustani. In which he played the role of Anwar Ali.

Year 1984, he joined the politics to support his friend Rajiv Gandhi. He contested for the Allahabad seat against Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna in the eighth Lok Sabha elections. He got the seat with the highest victory margin in the history of the general election. That is, 68.2% of the vote. Amitabh resigned after three years in politics and calling politics a cesspool.

He took a temporary break from his acting career to set up his own company. Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd. (ABCL) with the purpose to introduce services. And products that covers a whole cross-section of the entertainment industry of India. The company started in 1996 and produced several films but none of which did well.

In 1997, he made his comeback as an actor with the Bollywood film Mrityudata. That was produced by ABCL but the film was failed both critically and financially. ABCL was the main sponsor of the 1996 Miss World beauty pageant in Bangalore but the company lost millions. Later, ABCL went into administration and was declared a failed company by the Indian Industries board. During that time, Indian politician Amar Singh helped him financially. And later Amitabh started supporting him and his party Samajwadi PartyAmitabh Bachchan Wiki

He hosted the popular Indian TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9. He also hosted the famous reality show Bigg Boss Season 3 (2009). And Indian entertainment talk show Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi (2015-2016). Apart from that, he acted in some TV shows like Yudh (2014) as Yudhisthir Sikarwar. And Astra Force (2016-2017) as Astra (Voice Role).

Amitabh Bachchan Facts

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Affairs, Children, Family, Death

  • He is ambidextrous and can write well with both hands.
  • He once gave audition test in All India Radio but was rejected. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki
  • During his struggling day. a popular comedian Mehmood offered him to stay in his own house.
  • He had also spent few nights on a bench at Marine Drive, Mumbai.
  • Once director Sunil Dutt signed him for a film Reshma Aur Shera (1971) only because he got a letter of introduction from late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
  • He is known for his baritone voice and lent his voice as a narrator to many films. Like Balika Badhu (1975), Tere Mere Sapne (1996), Lagaan (2001), Parineeta (2005), etc.
  • He also sung several songs like Do Lafzon Ki of film The Great Gambler (1979), Mere Pas Aao of film Mr. Natwarlal (1979), Chal mere bhai of film Naseeb (1981), Neela Aasman of film Silsila (1981), etc.
  • During his peak acting years, Stardust imposed a 15-year press ban against him. Later, he claimed to have banned the press from entering his sets until late 1989. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki
  • Before his first superhit film Zanjeer (1973), he has consecutively given 12 flops.Amitabh Bachchan in film Zanjeer
  • He worked in 8 different languages like Hindi, English, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Bhojpuri, and Malayalam.
  • He featured in numerous TV commercial advertisements. Like ICICI, Emami Boro Plus, Eveready, Justdial, Pepsi, Nerolac, Navaratan Oil, Cadbury, Sahara City Homes, Kalyan Jewellers, Maggi, Dabur, etc.
  • During the shooting of film Coolie (1983). He was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis after which he suffered a near fatal intestinal injury.
  • Amitabh used his screen name Vijay in over 20 films. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki
  • He is the first living Asian who have been modeled in wax at London’s Madame Tussauds wax museum in 2000. There are also many other places where his statue was modeled like New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Washington, and Delhi.

    Amitabh Bachchan statue

    Amitabh Bachchan statue

  • In 2001, he was honored with the Actor of the Century award. At the Alexandria International Film Festival held in Egypt for his contribution to cinema.
  •  The government of French honored him with its highest civilian honor Knight of the Legion of Honour.
  • Many things in India are named after him. Like Amitabh Bachchan Sports ComplexAmitabh Bachchan Road, and Amitabh Bachchan Government Inter College, Saifai.
  • In Kolkata, there is a temple made after him where he is worshipped as a God. Amitabh Bachchan Wiki

    Amitabh Bachchan temple

    Amitabh Bachchan temple

  • In 2012, he was named Hottest Vegetarian by PETA India.
  • In PETA Asia’s contest poll, he won the Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian title.
  • Year 2013, he was conferred with the Honorary Citizenship of the French town of Deauville.
  • His first car was a second-hand Fiat.
  • Amitabh and his son Abhishek Bachchan holds the Guinness World record. For being the only father-son duo to have played reversed roles on-screen in the Bollywood film Paa (2009). Amitabh Bachchan WikiAmitabh Bachchan in film Paa
  • The famous French director Francois Truffaut called him one-man industry.
  • A number of books have been written about him. Like Amitabh Bachchan: the LegendTo be or not to be: Amitabh BachchanAB: The LegendAmitabh Bachchan: Ek Jeevit KimvadantiAmitabh: The Making of a SuperstarLooking for the Big B: Bollywood, Bachchan & Me; and Bachchanalia.

    Book on Amitabh Bachchan

    Book on Amitabh Bachchan

  • Amitabh also wrote a book Soul Curry for you and me – An Empowering Philosophy That Can Enrich Your Life that was published in 2002.Book written by Amitabh Bachchan
  • He is a pure vegetarian.
  • He likes collecting pens and has a collection of over thousand pens. Amitabh Bachchan Wikib
  • His favorite car is Lexus.
    Amitabh Bachchan Lexus Car

Amitabh Bachchan Wiki


Full Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname(s) Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Profession Actor

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.) in centimeters- 185 cm
meters- 1.85 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
Weight (approx.) in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.) – Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 14 inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Life

Date of Birth 11 October 1942
Age (as in 2017) 75 Years
Birthplace Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Signature Amitabh Bachchan Signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (presently lives in Mumbai)
School Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College/University Sherwood College, Nainital, India
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science
Debut Film– Saat Hindustani (1969)
Amitabh Bachchan Debut Film Saat Hindustani
Television– Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)- 2000
Amitabh Bachchan in Kaun Banega Crorepati
Religion Hinduism
Caste Kayastha
Food Habit Vegetarian (quit eating non-vegetarian; few years ago)
Address Jalsa,
B/2, Kapol Housing Society,
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
Hobbies Singing, Blogging, Reading
Likes Collecting Pens, Travelling to London & Switzerland
Dislikes He hates the word Bollywood and Beti B (for her granddaughter)
Awards/Honours/Achievements Civilian Awards
1984: Padma Shri by the Government of India
2001: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
2007: Knight of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian honour from the Government of France
2015: Padma Vibhushan by the Government of IndiaNational 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

2002: Voted the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
2008: Voted “Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian man”
2012: Voted the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” for the fourth time by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)

Controversies • His name appeared in the Bofors scandal in which he was later declared not-guilty.
• He was indicted for submitting false-documents to prove that he is a farmer.
• Stardust imposed a 15-year ban on him during his peak acting years.
• In 1996, he had to face a legal battle for organizing Miss World competition inappropriately.

Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Parveen Babi, Indian Actress
Rekha, Indian Actress
Amitabh Bachchan with Rekha
Jaya Bhaduri, Indian Politician (former Indian Actress)
Marriage Date 3 June 1973


Wife/Spouse Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Indian Politician & Former Indian Actress
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife
Children Son– Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
Daughter– Shweta Bachchan-Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan with his family
Daughter-in-law– Aishwarya Rai
Parents Father– Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Poet
Mother– Teji Bachchan, Shyama (step-mother)
Amitabh Bachchan with his parents
Siblings Brother– Ajitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan with his brother Ajitabh Bachchan
Sister– None

Favourite Things

Favourite Food(s) Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Favourite Sweet Shop Jhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s) Kagaz Ke Phool, Gone With The Wind, Ganga Jamuna, Black, Godfather, Scarface, Pyasa
Favourite Singer(s) Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Favourite Sport Cricket
Favourite Colour White
Favourite Destination(s) London, Switzerland
Favourite Perfume Lomani

Style Quotient

Cars Collection Bentley Arnage R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760Li, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz S320, Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz E240
Assets/Properties Movable Assets– worth over ₹460 crore
Immovable Assets– worth over ₹540 crore
Jewellery– worth over ₹62 crore
Vehicles– worth over ₹13 crore
Watches– worth over ₹3.5 crore
Pen(s)– worth over ₹9 lakh
Residential Properties– a 3,175 sqm residential property in Brignogan Plage in France (in addition, properties in Noida, Bhopal, Pune, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar)
Agricultural Land– a 3 acre plot worth ₹5.7 crore in Daulatpur area of Barabanki district

Money Factor

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

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