Amitabh Bachchan

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Birth Name : Amitabh Harivansh Srivastav
Birthday : 11 October 1942, Allahabad, India
Nickname : BIG B Munna Bollywood’s Shahenshah Amith Big A
Height : 6′ 2″ (1.88 m)

Mini Biography :
Son of well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, in vain though, as film-makers preferred someone with a fairer skin, and he was not quite fair enough.

But they did use one of his other assets – his deep baritone voice – which was used for narration and background commentary. He was successful in being cast in Saat Hindustani. He got his break in Bollywood after a letter of introduction from the then Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi, as he was a friend of her son Rajiv Gandhi. This is how Amitabh made an entry in Bollywood, starting with Zanjeer, co-starred with his future wife-to-be Jaya Bhaduri, and since then there has been no looking back.

He married Jaya Bhaduri, an actress in her own rights, he has two kids, Shweta and Abhishek. Shweta has been married, lives a non-filmy life and has a child. Being friends with Rajiv Gandhi, got him to decide to run for seat in the Congress from his hometown but had to leave midterm because of controversies, particularly after Rajiv and he were implicated in the now infamous “Bofors” case along with the U.K. based Hinduja Brothers.

After a four year break, he was back in the unsuccessful Mrityudaata (1997), a comeback which the actor wanted to forget. Critics written him off but his career was saved with Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998). But four flops in 1999 and incurring debt of over 90 Crores rupees of his sinking company ABCL saw him at an all-time low.

To make matters worse, after the defeat of the Congress party, Amitabh lost considerable political support, the opposition made him a target, and his credit rating deteriorated to such an extent that a leading nationalized bank, Canara Bank, sued him for outstanding loans. He did bounce back, presenting the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire called “Kaun Banega Crorepati?” (2000).

After a series of hits with Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) and Baghban (2003) and his most recent Khakee (2004), a 60 plus Bachchan is showing no signs of slowing down and proving the critics wrong once again. His son Abhishek is also an actor by his own rights.

Amitabh and Jaya were interested in getting Abhishek married to Karishma Kapoor, the daughter of Babita and Randhi Kapoor, they went through a formal engagement, but later broke it off. The former Miss World and Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai, and Abhishek, were formally engaged on Sunday January 14, 2007, at the Bachchan residence in Juhu, Bombay, with the marriage taking place at the Bachchan residence on April 20, 2007.

Currently, he is one of the most busiest actors and singers in Bollywood as well as on TV, as can be seen from the commercials that he appears on, especially on Sahara One. Looks like there are no limits for this super-star and once the “Angry Young Man”. of Bollywood.


Filmography :

  1. Shantaram (2008) (pre-production) (rumored) …. Khader Bhai
  2. Bhootnath (2007) (filming)
  3. God Tussi Great Ho (2007) (post-production)
  4. Sarkar Raj (2007) (post-production) …. Subhash Nagare ‘Sarkar’
  5. Zamaanat (2007) …. Shiv Shankar
  6. The Last Lear (2007) …. Harish ‘Harry’ Mishra
  7. Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag (2007) …. Babban
  8. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007) …. Special Appearance
  9. Swami (2007) …. Narrator
  10. Cheeni Kum (2007) …. Budhadas Gupta
  11. Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007) …. Dhingra
  12. Nishabd (2007) …. Vijay
  13. Eklavya (2007) …. Eklavya
  14. Baabul (2006) …. Balraj Kapoor
  15. Ganga (2006) …. Thakur Vijay Singh
  16. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) …. Samarjit ‘Sam’ Talwar
  17. Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) …. Professor
  18. Family: Ties of Blood (2006) …. Viren Sahi
  19. Ek Ajnabee (2005) …. Col. Suryaveer Singh
  20. Dil Jo Bhi Kahey… (2005) …. Shekhar Sinha
  21. Viruddh… Family Comes First (2005) …. Vidhyadar Ramkrishna Patwardhan
  22. Sarkar (2005) …. Subhash Nagre ‘Sarkar’
  23. Paheli (2005) …. The Shepherd
  24. Parineeta (2005) …. Narrator
  25. Bunty Aur Babli (2005) …. DCP Dashrath Singh
  26. Waqt: The Race Against Time (2005) …. Ishwarchand Thakur
  27. Black (2005) …. Debraj Sahai
  28. Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo (2004) …. Major General Amarjeet Singh
  29. Veer-Zaara (2004) …. Chaudhary Sumer Singh (Special Appearance)
  30. Hum Kaun Hai? (2004) …. Major Frank John Williams/Frank James Williams
  31. Kyun…! Ho Gaya Na (2004) …. Raj Chauhan (Uncle)
  32. Deewaar (2004) …. Maj. Ranvir Kaul
  33. Lakshya (2004) …. Col. Sunil Damle
  34. Dev (2004) …. JCP Dev Pratap Singh
  35. Insaaf: The Justice (2004) …. Narrator
  36. Rudraksh (2004) …. Narrator
  37. Aetbaar (2004) …. Dr. Ranveer Malhotra
  38. Khakee (2004) …. DCP Anant Kumar Shrivastav
  39. Fun2shh… Dudes in the 10th Century (2003) …. Narrator
  40. Baghban (2003) …. Raj Malhotra
  41. Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003) …. Narrator
  42. Boom (2003/I) …. Bade Mia
  43. Armaan (2003) …. Dr. Siddharth Sinha
  44. Khushi (2003) …. Narrator
  45. Kaante (2002) …. Yashvardhan ‘Major’ Rampal
  46. Agni Varsha (2002) …. Indra (Special Appearance)
  47. Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002) …. Dr. Rastogi
  48. Aankhen (2002) …. Vijay Singh Rajput
  49. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) …. Yashvardhan ‘Yash’ Raichand
  50. Aks (2001) …. Insp. Manu Verma
  51. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001) …. Narrator
  52. Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001) …. Vijay Kapoor
  53. “Kaun Banega Crorepati Junior” (2001) TV Series …. Host
  54. Mohabbatein (2000) …. Narayan Shankar
  55. Hello Brother (1999) …. Voice of God
  56. Kohram (1999) …. Col. Balbir Singh Sodi, aka Devraj Hathoda/Dada Bhai
  57. Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999) …. Kabeera
  58. Sooryavansham (1999) …. Dual Role (Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh, Heera Singh)
  59. Lal Baadshah (1999) …. Dual Role (Lal ‘Baadshah’ Singh, Ranbhir Singh)
  60. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (1998) …. Dual Role (Insp. Arjun Singh, Bade Miyan)
  61. Major Saab (1998) …. Major Jasbir Singh Rana
  62. Mrityudaata (1997) …. Dr. Ram Prasad Ghayal
  63. Tere Mere Sapne (1996) (voice) (as Mr. Amitabh Bachchan) …. Narrator
  64. Insaniyat (1994) …. Police Insp. Amar Pal Singh
  65. Akka (1994) …. Special Appearance (Song)
  66. Khuda Gawah (1992) …. Baadshah Khan
  67. Zulm Ki Hukumat (1992) …. Narrator
  68. Akayla (1991) …. Insp. Vijay Verma
  69. Indrajeet (1991) …. Indrajeet
  70. Ajooba (1991) …. Ajooba/Ali
  71. Hum (1991) …. Tiger/Shekhar
  72. Sadhu Sant (1991) Aaj Ka Arjun (1990) …. Bhim Singh
  73. Agneepath (1990) …. Vijay Dinanath Chavan
  74. Jaadugar (1989) …. Goga
  75. Toofan (1989) …. Dual Role (Toofan Shyam)
  76. Batwara (1989) …. Narrator
  77. Main Azaad Hoon (1989) …. Azaad
  78. Shahenshah (1988) …. Vijay Kumar Srivastava/Shahenshah
  79. Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi (1988) …. Ganga Prasad
  80. Soorma Bhopali (1988) …. Police Inspector (Sp Appearance)
  81. Aakhree Raasta (1986) …. David D’Costa/Insp. Vijay Sandaliya
  82. Mard (1985) …. Raju Singh (Mard)
  83. Geraftaar (1985) …. Insp. Karan Kumar Khanna
  84. Ghulami (1985) (uncredited) …. Narrator
  85. Inquilaab (1984) …. A.C.P. Amar Nath
  86. Kanoon Kya Karega (1984) …. Narrator
  87. Sharaabi (1984) …. Vicky Kapoor
  88. Coolie (1983/I) …. Iqbal A. Khan
  89. Film Hi Film (1983) …. (Special Appearance)
  90. Mahaan (1983) …. Triple role (Amit/Rana Ranveer, Guru Insp. Shankar)
  91. Nastik (1983) …. Shankar (Sheru)/Bhola
  92. Andhaa Kanoon (1983) …. Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan (Guest Appearance)
  93. Pukar (1983) …. Ramdas/Ronnie
  94. Shakti (1982) …. Vijay Kumar
  95. Desh Premee (1982) …. Master Dinanath/Raju
  96. Bemisal (1982) …. Dual Role (Dr. Sudhir Roy Adhir Roy)
  97. Satte Pe Satta (1982) …. Ravi Anand/Babu
  98. Khud-Daar (1982) …. Govind Srivastav (‘Chhotu Ustad’)
  99. Namak Halaal (1982) …. Arjun Singh
  100. Silsila (1981) …. Amit Malhotra
  101. Laawaris (1981) …. Heera
  102. Naseeb (1981) …. John Jaani Janardhan
  103. Barsaat Ki Ek Raat (1981) …. Inspector Abhijeet Rai
  104. Yaarana (1981) …. Kishan Kumar
  105. Commander (1981) (uncredited) …. Punjabi truck driver
  106. Kaalia (1981) …. Kallu/Kaalia
  107. Walayati Babu (1981) …. Jagga (Special Appearance)
  108. Shaan (1980) …. Vijay Kumar
  109. Dostana (1980) …. Vijay Varma
  110. Do Aur Do Paanch (1980) …. Vijay
  111. Ram Balram (1980) …. Insp. Balram Singh
  112. Suhaag (1979) …. Amit Kapoor
  113. Kaala Patthar (1979) …. Vijay Pal Singh
  114. Manzil (1979) …. Ajay Chandra
  115. Jurmana (1979) …. Inder Saxena
  116. The Great Gambler (1979) …. Dual Role (Jay Insp. Vijay)
  117. Mr. Natwarlal (1979) …. Natwarlal
  118. Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978) …. Sikandar
  119. Trishul (1978) …. Vijay Kumar
  120. Don (1978) …. Don/Vijay
  121. Kasme Vaade (1978) …. Dual Role (Amit Shankar)
  122. Ganga Ki Saugand (1978) …. Jeeva
  123. Besharam (1978) …. Ram Kumar Chandra/Prince Chandrashekar
  124. Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977) (voice) …. Narrator
  125. Khoon Pasina (1977) …. Shiva/Tiger
  126. Immaan Dharam (1977) …. Ahmed Reza
  127. Alaap (1977) …. Alok Prasad
  128. Amar Akbar Anthony (1977) …. Anthony Gonzalves
  129. Charandas (1977) …. Quwwali Singer (Special Appearance)
  130. Parvarish (1977) …. Amit
  131. Hera Pheri (1976) …. Vijay
  132. Kabhi Kabhie – Love Is Life (1976) …. Amitabh “Amit” Malhotra
  133. Aadalat (1976) …. Dual Role (Dharma/Thakur Dharam Chand Raju)
  134. Balika Badhu (1976) (voice) …. Adult Amal
  135. Do Anjaane (1976) …. Amit Roy/Naresh Dutt
  136. Faraar (1975) …. Rajesh (Raj)
  137. Sholay (1975) …. Jai (Jaidev)
  138. Zameer (1975) …. Badal
  139. Chupke Chupke (1975) …. Professor Sukumar Sinha
  140. Deewaar (1975) …. Vijay Verma
  141. Mili (1975) …. Shekhar Dayal
  142. Majboor (1974) …. Ravi Khanna
  143. Kunwara Baap (1974) …. Augustine (Guest Appearance)
  144. Benaam (1974) …. Amit Srivastav
  145. Kasauti (1974) …. Amitabh Sharma (Amit)
  146. Dost (1974) (uncredited) …. Anand
  147. Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974) …. Vijay
  148. Namak Haraam (1973) …. Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj
  149. Abhimaan (1973) …. Subir Kumar (Beeru)
  150. Gehri Chaal (1973) …. Ratan
  151. Zanjeer (1973) …. Insp. Vijay Khanna
  152. Bada Kabutar (1973) …. Guest appearance
  153. Bandhe Haath (1973) …. Dual Role (Shyamu Deepak)
  154. Saudagar (1973) …. Moti
  155. Bombay to Goa (1972) …. Ravi Kumar
  156. Piya Ka Ghar (1972) …. Guest Appearance
  157. Bansi Birju (1972) …. Birju
  158. Bawarchi (1972) (voice) …. Narrator
  159. Ek Nazar (1972) …. Manmohan Akash Tyagi
  160. Garam Masala (1972) (uncredited) …. Robert Taylor
  161. Jaban (1972) …. Dalaljit (Guest Appearance)
  162. Raaste Kaa Patthar (1972) …. Jai Shankar Rai
  163. Pyar Ki Kahani (1971) …. Ram Chand
  164. Anand (1971) …. Dr. Bhaskar K. Bannerjee/Babu Moshai
  165. Parwana (1971) …. Kumar Sen
  166. Reshma Aur Shera (1971) …. Chhotu
  167. Sanjog (1971) …. Mohan
  168. Bombay Talkie (1970) (scenes deleted) …. Mourner in funeral
  169. Bhuvan Shome (1969) (voice) (as Amitabh) …. Commentator
  170. Saat Hindustani (1969) …. Anwar Ali Anwar
Nomination And Awards
Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2002 Won Popular Award Personality of the Year

Nominated Popular Award Actor in a Leading Role
for: Aks (2001)

Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001)

2001 Won Popular Award Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Mohabbatein (2000)

Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Won Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Black (2005)

Best Actor – Critics
for: Black (2005)

Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Sarkar (2005)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Bunty Aur Babli (2005)

2005 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Khakee (2004)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Veer-Zaara (2004)

2004 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for:Baghban (2003)

- Power Award
2003 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for:Kaante (2002)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
for:Aankhen (2002)

2002 Won Filmfare Award Best Actor – Critics
for: Aks (2001)

Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Aks (2001)

Best Supporting Actor
for: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001)

2001 Won Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
for:Mohabbatein (2000)

2000 Won Special Award Superstar of the Millennium

1992 Won Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Hum (1991)

1991 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for:Agneepath (1990)

- Lifetime Achievement Award
1983 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for:Bemisal (1982)
Also forNamak Halaal (1982) and Shakti (1982).
1979 Won Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Don (1978)

Nominated Filmfare Award Best Actor
for: Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978)

Best Actor
for: Trishul (1978)

1978 Won Filmfare Award Best Actor
for:Amar Akbar Anthony (1977)

1974 Won Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
for:Namak Haraam (1973)

1972 Won Filmfare Award Best Supporting Actor
for:Anand (1971)

Marrakech International Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2003 - Honorary Award of the Festival
National Film Awards, India
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
1991 Won Silver Lotus Award Best Actor
for: Agneepath (1990)

Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Screen Best Actor
for: Dev (2004)

2004 Won Special Award Jodi No. 1
for:Baghban (2003)
Shared with:
Hema Malini

Nominated Screen Best Actor
for: Baghban (2003)

2003 Nominated Screen Best Performance in a Negative Role
for: Aankhen (2002)

2002 Nominated Screen Best Actor
for: Aks (2001)

Best Supporting Actor
for: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001)

2001 Nominated Screen Best Supporting Actor
for: Mohabbatein (2000)

Zee Cine Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Popular Award Best Actor
for: Khakee (2004)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role
for: Veer-Zaara (2004)

2004 Nominated Popular Award Best Actor
for:Baghban (2003)

- Golden Grade Award
2002 Nominated Popular Award Best Actor
for:Aks (2001)

Best Supporting Actor
for: Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001)

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