Amitabh Bachchan one of the most well-known celebrities out of India and is known worldwide as the most influential Bollywood actor of all time. He was born Amitabh Harivansh Bachchanon the 11th of October 1942 in Allahabad, United Provinces, British India. The actor attended the Sherwood Collegein Nainitaland later on attended Kirori Mal Collegeof the Delhi University. He is most recognized not only for his acting but also his deep, baritonevoice.
His first movie was BhuvanShome, where he was the voice narrator. His first acting venture was in the movie Saat Hindustani, where he was one of seven protagonists. His first major success was a film named Zanjeer in 1973 and it earned him the title of ‘AngryYoung Man’ due to his character in the film. After that, he acted in several movies, proving to be a dominant force in Bollywood. His second major high after many successful movies came in the form of Deewar1975. In the same year, he also appeared in the movie Sholay, which went on to become the highest grossing film in India to date, earning close to$60 million.
The following years saw ups and downs in his career as well as his personal life. He attempted a foray into politics and resigned three years later when he found the option as distasteful. In the recent years, he starred in some acclaimed movies in Bollywood.
Amitabh Bachchan Parents
Amitabh Bachchan was born to the acclaimed poet HarivanshraiBachchan, originally Shrivastava, and his wife Teji Bachchan. His mother was a homemaker while his father enjoyed great success as a poet in the Chayavaad movement of literature. He was awarded the coveted PadmaBhushan for his contribution to literature of India.
TejiBachchan is credited to being the support that pushed her son into acting, encouraging him to pursue his dream.
He also has a younger brother by name, AjitabhBachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan Spouse
Amitabh married the fellow actress JayaBhaduri, with who he had appeared in several movies. The couple married on June3, 1973. At that time, Jaya was highly successful and an in demand actress who was claimed to be more successful than her husband. Shortly after their marriage, the couple starred together in a movie, Abhimaanand it was a major hit. The couple are together since 40 years, making their liaison of the most successful marriages in Bollywood.
The couple now reside in their bungalows named as Jalsa and Pratheeksha.
Amitabh Bachchan Children
Amitabh and Jaya have two children, the eldest being Shweta, who married businessman and Raj Kapoor’s grandson, NikhilNanda and the youngest being AbhishekBachchan, who is married to the highly successful actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
FromShweta, he has two grandchildren. He has a grandson by the name of Agastya Nanda and a granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda.
From Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan, he has a granddaughter, Aaradhya Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth
Amitabh Bachchan has the net worth of $400 million.