Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is the son of the famous Indian poet, HarivanshRaiBachchan and wife TejiBachchan. After completing his education from Uttar Pradesh, Mr. Amitabh moved to Bombay(Mumbai) to seek employment as a film star.
However, due to slight issues with his complexion film stars at that time did not see him as one capable of being shown on the big screen. But, his deep voice was appealing to the producers and thus it was used for narration and background commentary. This is where his career began. He became even more popular in the film industry once he was introduced formally by Mrs. Indira Gandhi (Prime Minister at that time) since he was the friend of her son, Rajiv Gandhi. His first movie, Zanjeer was when he first began his acting career with his future wife-to-be Jaya Bhaduri.
The couple married soon enough and had two children, Shweta and Abhishek Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan also has a brother of his own named Ajitabh Bachchan. Both his children are happily married with Abhishek Bachchan being the husband of the gorgeous Miss World, Aishwariya Rai Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan is one of the busiest actors in Bollywood and you might also or might not be aware of his singing talent as well. His song, “Right here right now”, from the movie Bluffma sterhas been sung in his very own deep baritone voice and is quite old yet famous even today. He has been awarded India’s second Super Star award right after Rajesh Khanna. Along with this Mr. Bachchan is the CEO of a multi-faceted commercial enterprise, Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited which is involved in the production and distribution services in the movie industry.
There are certain very other important and interesting facts about Mr. Bachchan that many of us tend to overlook. For instance, did you know that Mr. Amitabh Bachchan suffers from asthma? Or, that he is a vegetarian? Also, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was one of the judges at the Miss World beauty pageant in 1995. Not only this, but multi-talented Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has been a stage actor, radio announcer as well as a freight company executive in Calcutta, India.
Who can forget Amitabh Bachchan’s famous show Kaun Banega Crorepatti? The show became quite popular and Mr. Bachchan became a popular game show host to it as well. He is also the first Asian actor having a wax model of his own displayed at Madame Tussaud’s in London.
Moreover, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has over the years been so successful that he had been named actor of the Millennium in BBC News Poll just ahead of Charlie Chaplin, Lawrence Olivier and Marlon Brando. The highest paid actor in 1980 continues to live his luxurious life devoting most of his earning to charity and the needy ones.
Any guesses on who did he first became quite famous as a screen couple with? Yes, you’re absolutely correct. It was Rekha and their couple was much rejoiced on screen back in the days.
Another intersting fact about Mr. Bachchan is that he enjoyed his screen name Vijay the most which has been used as his casted name in over 20 movies. Also, his favourite actor and actress are namely Dilip Kumar and Waheea Rahman. Also, the actor has been awarded with the Padma Shri Award by Indian government for his outstanding contribution to the Bollywood industry. Oh and just by the way, Amitabh Bachchan hates the word “Bollywood”. Living a triumphant life uptil today, we wish the Shehensha of the Bollywood Industry all the best for all future endeavors.