Amitabh Bachchan hieght, age, net worth, movies, house, biography and more

Amitabh Bachchan Height, Movies, Age, Net Worth, House, Family, Biography & More

Amitabh Bachchan hieght, age, net worth, movies, house, biography and more
Amitabh Bachchan Biography

 

Amitabh Bachchan Bio/Wiki
Full NameAmitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Also Known AsBig B, AB Sr., Shahenshah, Amit
ProfessionActor, Producer, TV host, Politician
Net Worth₹1000 Crores
Salary₹20 Crore/film
Marital StatusMarried(3 June 1973)
Physical Statistics
Height (approx)in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”
in centimeters- 185 cm
in meters- 1.85 m
Weight (approx)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorGrey and Black
Body Measurement(approx)
Chest40 Inches
Waist32 Inches
Biceps14 Inches
Personal Info
Born11 October 1942
Age76
BirthplaceAllahabad, United Provinces, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh
AddressJalsa,
B/2, Kapol Housing Society,
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
ZodiacLibra
ReligionHinduism
NationalityIndian
HobbiesSinging, Blogging, Reading
Alma Mater
School(s)Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
Sherwood College, Nainital, India
CollegeKirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational QualificationB.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)
Career
DebutFilm- Saat Hindustani (1969)
Tv DebutKaun Banega Crorepati (2000)
Affairs/GirlfriendsParveen Babi (Actress)
Rekha (Actress)
Jaya Bhaduri (Former Actress, Indian Politician)
Family
WifeJaya Bhaduri Bachchan
ParentsHarivansh Rai Bachchan (Father, Poet)
Teji Bachchan (Mother)
Shyama (Step-mother)
SiblingsAjitabh Bachchan (brother)
ChildrenAbhishek Bachchan (son)
Shweta Bachchan Nanda (daughter)
ControversiesHe had to face legal lawsuit for organising Miss World competition inappropriately.
He was charged for submitting false documents as a farmer.
His was surrounded with controversies when his name appeared in Bofors scandal but later was declared not guilty.
Cars & Bikes
CarsBentley Continental GT
Lexus LX 470
Bentley Arnage R
Range Rover SUV
Rolls Royce Phantom
Mini Cooper
Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG
Porche Cayman S
Mercedes Benz E240
Mercedes Benz S600
Mercedes Benz S320
Toyota Land Cruiser
BMW X5
Favourites
ActorDilip Kumar
ActressWaheeda Rehman
SingerKishore Kumar
Lata Mangeshkar
ColorWhite
SportCricket
FoodBhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
DestinationsLondon
Switzerland

 

Overview

  • Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor,  producer, and TV personality And is best known for his work in movies like Zanjeer (1973), Deewaar (1975), Sholay (1975), Shahenshah, Baghban (2003),  Great Gatsby, Black (2005), Don (1978), Agneepath (1990), Abhimaan (1973), Anand (1971), pink (2016), Sarkar (2005), Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Satte Pe Satta (1982), Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978), Namak Haram (1973), Te3n (2016) and many more.
  • He is most widely recognized as “Shahenshah of Bollywood”.
  • He has done over 190 Bollywood movies spanning over 5 decades.
  • The Indian government honored him with Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contribution to the Indian cinema.
  • The Government of France honorarium with its highest civilian honor, Knight of the Legion of Honour in 2007.
  • He was born to the famous Indian poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his mother Teji Bachchan.
  • When Amitabh was young he wanted to become an engineer and was very keen to join the Indian Air Force.
  • Very little people know that Amitabh made his film debut as a voice narrator before his acting debut in Saat Hindustani in an award-winning National Film “Bhuvan shome” in 1969 by Mrinal Sen.
  • He was a good athlete in his college days and a boxing champion when he was in Sherwood in Nainital.
  • He got popular and Rose to stardom after his film Zanjeer (1973) by Prakash Mehra in which he played the role of Inspector Vijay Khanna. This film gave him the title of “angry young man” and his performance in this film is considered one of the most iconic performances in the history of Bollywood.
  • Amitabh can write with both of his hands.
  • He was the first living Asian whose statue was modeled at the London’s Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in June 2000.
  • When his movie Insaniyat (1994) failed at the box office, he didn’t appear in any of the films for 5 years.
  • Amitabh Bachchan was appointed as the UNICEF Ambassador for the hepatitis B awareness campaign.

Early Life

  • Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 11 October 1942 in British Raj India.
  • His ancestors on his father’s side were from a village called Babupatti in Pratapgarh district, Uttar Pradesh.
  • His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a well-known Awadhi dialect-Hindi Poet while his mother Teji Bachchan was a Sikh.
  • He was initially named as Inquilab inspired from a phrase “Inquilab zindabad” which translates to “Long Live The Revolution”.  but his father changes his name to Amitabh which means “the light that will never die”.
  • Amitabh Bachchan’s album order was Sherwood College, Nainital.
  • He later attended Kirori Mal College, the University of Delhi for his graduation in Bachelor of Science.
  • Amitabh’s real surname was Srivastava but his father replaced it with Bachchan which was his official sir-name.
  • Big B has done playback singing in his various films, produced in various forms and is a television presenter ( Kaun Banega Crorepati).

Civilian Awards

  • 1984: Padma Shri by the Government of India
  • 2001: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
  • 2007: Knight of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest civilian honour from the Government of France
  • 2015: Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India

National Honours

  • 1980: Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh
  • 1994: Yash Bharti Award, Uttar Pradesh’s highest honour
  • 2005: Deenanath Mangeshkar award
  • 2013: President of India ‘Medallion of Honour’

National Film Award

  • 1990: Best Actor for Agneepath
  • 2005: Best Actor for Black
  • 2009: Best Actor for Paa
  • 2015: Best Actor for Piku

Polls

  • 2002: Voted the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
  • 2008: Voted “Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian man”
  • 2012: Voted the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” for the fourth time by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)