New Delhi: Though he may be turning a year older, actor Amitabh Bachchan's name will never leave the limelight. On October 11, 1942, filmstar Amitabh Bachchan was born to parents Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan in Allahabad. The star turns 73-year old on Sunday.
Talking cinema, who can ever forget Amitabh Bachchan, a.k.a Big B? He was the sole name in the industry for a significant time and we still recall many of his popular dialogues and dwell in awe. Forget the fact that Amitabh had plenty of flops before having his first hit, 'Amitabh' - the name was enough to transpire a kind of admiration among the viewers that looked promising even in his hay days. The 'Angry Young Man' of Bollywood, who keeps a humble demeanour wherever he goes and maintains that he is allergic to too much of praise, has a myriad of movies and achievements in his kitty.
The actor has earned many awards and accolades. He has won 3 National Film Awards as Best Actor, 14 Filmfare awards, several awards at international film festivals, and the government of India bestowed upon him the Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001 and Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
The star made his entry in Hollywood with 2013 movie 'The Great Gatsby'.
Many of his memorable movies include: 'Deewar', 'Sholay', 'Zanjeer', 'Mard', 'Coolie', 'Muqaddar ka Sikandar', 'Agneepath', 'Sarkar', 'Kaala Patthar', 'Laawaris'. He has also surprised his fans with playback singing and film producing.
We wish Amitabh Bachchan, a very happy birthday!