Height 6′ 3″ (1.91 m)
Weight 75 kgs
Nickname Big A, BIG B, Munna, One Man Industry, Angry Young Man
Amitabh Bachchan Biography/Profile
Amitabh Bachchan, the legendary hero of the Bollywood world of Hindi movies, has had an illustrious career spread over four decades with fourteen Filmfare awards, three National Film Awards as Best Actor. Born in 1942, he first came to notice in the 1970s and till then has acted in over 180 films. He holds the famous angry young man image of the 1970s. Amitabh Bachchan has had 37 nomination is major acting categories at Filmfare, which is considered the most number of nominations anyone has received.
Bachchan was awarded the Padma Shri in 1984 and Padma Bhushan in 2001 by the Government of India for his outstanding contribution towards Indian Art. He was the first actor to receive Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. He was also honoured with the title of Superstar of the Millennium in 2000. He received the Actor of the Century award at the Alexandria International Film Festival in Egypt. He was the first Asian whose wax figure was carved out in the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in 2000.
He also has equal proficiency as a television anchor in Kaun Banega Crorepati and has also tried his luck as a film producer and playback singer, unfortunately without success. He had turned a producer and set up Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited in 1996. His production house was chiefly involved in commercial movie production and the subsequent distribution, audio cassettes and video discs releases, production and marketing of television software, and event management.
He was a member of Indian Parliament elected during the period 1984 to 1987. Rajiv Gnadhi was his long-time family friend and he entered politics in 1984. He had contested for Allahabad’s seat in the eight Lok Sabha and own the contest by gaining 68.2 percent voted that has been a highest victory margin ever in the general election history.
His wife Jaya Bhaduri is a legendary vivacious and charming actress of yester years. His son Abhishek Bachchan has established himself as a successful Bollywood hero and is married to the beautiful and famous model-cum-actress Aishwarya Rai. Several books have been written on this famous personality till date.
Popular/Hit songs of Amitabh Bachchan
Sona Sona and Tere Pyar Mein, Major Saab
Jiska Koi Nahin, Kab Ke Bichhde Hue and Mere Angne Men, Laawaris
Om Jai Jagdish and Main Yahan Tu Wahan, Baghban
Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai and Take Lite, Nishabd
Amar Akbar Anthony, Parda Hai Parda and My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves, Amar Akbar Anthony
Dilbar Mere, Zindagi Milke Bitayenge and Pyar Hamen Kis Mod Pe, Satte Pe Satta
Hichki Hichki and Udhi Udhi Ittefaq Se, Paa
Alla Rakha and Sari Duniya Ka Boj, Coolie
Jab Se Tumko Dekha, Jahan Teri Ye Nazar Hai and Tum Saath Ho Jab Apne, Kaalia
Bana Ke Kyon Bigada Re, Yari Hai Imaan Mera and Dil Jalon Ka Dil Jala Ke, Zanjeer
Nach Baliye, Kajra Re and Bunty Aur Babli, Bunty Aur Babli
Koi Mar Jaye and Kehdoon Tumhen, Deewaar
Yeh Dosti, Mehbooba Mehbooba and Holi Ke Din, Sholay
Popular/Hit movies of Amitabh Bachchan
Bunty Aur Babli
Satte Pe Satta
Amar Akbar Anthony
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