Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11th, 1942 in Allahabad. He has been performing various roles in Indian cinema as an actor, producer, playback singer and a major contributor to the success of the film industry.
Amitabh Bachchan has acted as a leading politician, in 1980. Along with that, he has been a host for TV show KBC- version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. He handled different seasons of Kaun Banega Crorepati, starting from the year 2000.
Biography of Amitabh Bachchan
|Full Name||Inquilaab Srivastava|
|Birthdate||11th October 1942|
|Birth Place||Allahabad, British India|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||Actor, Film producer, TV Host|
|Daughter||Shweta Bachchan Nanda|
Origin of Legend
His original name was Inquilaab Srivastava, which was inspired by the revolutionary movement initiated by the Indians against British rule. His father was a great literary artist, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, and mother was Teji Bachchan. His brother’s name is Ajitabh Bachchan. The pseudo name of Bachchan was adopted by the whole family, due to Amitabh.
He studied in the Sherwood College, Nainital. After which, he completed his qualifications from Kirori Mal College Delhi University. Amitabh Bachchan bagged 15 Filmfare Awards, 4 National Film Awards. Along with that, he was bestowed with the Padma Shri Award by Government of India in 1984. Post which, Padma Bhushan Award in the year 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He was also honored with the Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2007, by the Government of France.
He has been a famous public figure, who is working for a lot of social and humanitarian causes for a long time. He has also supported a group of farmers, by paying off their debts and making them survive in a better manner. Amitabh Bachchan has stood as an ambassador for the Polio eradication campaign. Also worked on different brand endorsements.
Amitabh Bachchan has received a range of titles while delivering dynamic performances in the Bollywood. Such as Star of the millennium and Big B. His journey to film industry started in 1969, as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvan Shome. That won a national award. In the whole of his career, he has performed in more than 190 movies.
First Step To Success
He performed as an actor, in Saat Hindustani directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. Amitabh Bachchan earned an image of Angry Young Man during 1970, with his performance in the movies Deewar, Sholay, Zanjeer, etc. Post his success of Zanjeer, and he got married to Jaya Bhaduri in 1973.
Success was not easy for him to gain; he has faced 12 flop movies in a row. Still, he didn’t step back and kept struggling towards the heights of the sky. Among super hit films like Naseeb, Laawaris, Kaalia, Yaarana, Chupke Chupke, Desh Premee, Coolie and other remarkable performances, Amitabh is seen and appreciated in mind-blowing roles.
Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth and Assets 2019
Bachchan family has constructed five bungalows in Mumbai, i.e., Jalsa- Janak- Prateeksha- Vatsa and the latest one. Amitabh Bachchan’s net worth is $400 million approximately, estimated at the end of 2018.
Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan have a total wealth of 1000 crores, some time ago. In addition to that, Amitabh with his son Abhishek has made 112 crores in the deals of cryptocurrency.
Along with other assets, he has a lot of land and property to be counted that is for commercial- residential and agricultural purposes. Also a good list of vehicles, that is parked in the grand garage of Bachchans. Amitabh Bachchan also owns watches and pens, worth a big fortune of crores.
He is being worshipped in a temple of Kolkata, as a God for the worshippers. Being an ideal for masses, he taught people to come out as a winner in all circumstances of life.