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Amitabh Bachchan

  • Full Name:
    Inquilab Harivansh Srivastav
  • Birthday:
    October 11, 1942.
  • Sun sign:
    Libra
  • Birth place:
    Allahabad
  • Nationality:
    Indian
  • Height:
    6’ 3”

BIOGRAPHY

Big B hails from a Kayastha Hindu family. His father, Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a well-known Hindi poet, while mother, Teji Bachchan was a Sikh from Karachi (now in Pakistan). He completed his schooling from Sherwood College, Nainital. Later he pursued a science degree in science from Kirori Mal College of the Delhi University. He has a double MA (Master of Arts) degree. In his twenties, Bachchan gave up a job as freight broker for the shipping firm, Bird and Co, based in Calcutta, to pursue a career in acting.He debuted in ‘Saat Hindustani’ (1979) and won the Best Newcomer Award. His career graph was rising steadily until ‘Sholay’ happened, which catapulted him to stardom. It became the highest grossing film of all time in India, earning Rs. 2,36,45,00,000, equivalent to US$ 60 million (after adjusting for inflation). In 1999, BBC India declared it the "Film of the Millennium" and, like ‘Deewar’, it has been cited by Indiatimes movies as amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. In that same year, it got a special Filmfare award for Best Film of 50 Years. His first English language film, Rituparno Ghosh`s ‘The Last Lear’ premiered at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9, 2007. He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since ‘Black’ supporting role in his first international film titled ‘Shantaram’ which is directed by Mira Nair and stars Hollywood actor Johnny Depp in the lead In 1984, he briefly entered politics. He contested Allahabad`s Lok Sabha seat and won by highest victory margin in general election history (68.2% of the vote). However, he resigned after three years.

Filmography

  • 1969 Saat Hindustani
  • 1969 Bhuvan
  • 1970 Bombay Talkie
  • 1971 Parwaana
  • 1971 Anand
  • 1971 Reshma Aur Shera
  • 1971 Guddi
  • 1971 Pyar Ki Kahani
  • 1971 Sanjog
  • 1972 Bansi Birju
  • 1972 Piya Ka Ghar
  • 1972 Ek Nazar
  • 1972 Bawarchi
  • 1972 Raaste Kaa Patthar
  • 1972 Bombay to Goa
  • 1973 Bada Kabutar
  • 1973 Bandhe Haath
  • 1973 Zanjeer
  • 1973 Gehri Chaal
  • 1973 Abhimaan
  • 1973 Saudagar
  • 1973 Namak Haraam
  • 1974 Kunwara Baap
  • 1974 Dost
  • 1974 Kasauti
  • 1974 Benaam
  • 1974 Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
  • 1974 Majboor
  • 1975 Chupke Chupke
  • 1975 Faraar
  • 1975 Mili
  • 1975 Deewaar
  • 1975 Zameer
  • 1975 Sholay
  • 1976 Do Anjaane
  • 1976 Chhoti Si Baat
  • 1976 Kabhie Kabhie
  • 1976 Hera Pheri
  • 1977 Alaap
  • 1977 CharandasQawwali
  • 1977 Amar Akbar Anthony
  • 1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari
  • 1977 Adalat
  • 1977 Immaan Dharam
  • 1977 Khoon Pasina
  • 1977 Parvarish
  • 1978 Besharam
  • 1978 Ganga Ki Saugandh
  • 1978 Kasme Vaade
  • 1978 Trishul
  • 1978 Don
  • 1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
  • 1979 The Great Gambler
  • 1979 Gol Maal
  • 1979 Jurmana
  • 1979 Manzil
  • 1979 Mr. Natwarlal
  • 1979 Kaala Patthar
  • 1979 Suhaag
  • 1980 Do Aur Do Paanch
  • 1980 Dostana
  • 1980 Ram Balram
  • 1980 Shaan
  • 1981 Chashme Buddoor
  • 1981 Commander
  • 1981 Naseeb
  • 198 1Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
  • 1981 Walayati
  • 1981 Lawaaris
  • 1981 Silsila
  • 1981 Yaraana
  • 1981 Kaalia
  • 1982 Satte Pe Satta
  • 1982 Bemisal
  • 1982 Desh Premee
  • 1982 Namak Halaal
  • 1982 Khud-Daar
  • 1982 Shakti
  • 1983 Nastik
  • 1983 Andha Kanoon
  • 1983 MahaanRana
  • 1983 Pukar
  • 1983 Coolie
  • 1983 Film Hi Film
  • 1984 Inquilaab
  • 1984 Sharaabi
  • 1984 Khabardar
  • 1985 Geraftaar
  • 1985 MardRaju "Mard"
  • 1986 Aakhree Raasta
  • 1987 Jalwa
  • 1987 Kaun Jeeta Kaun Haara
  • 1988 Soorma
  • 1988 Shahenshah
  • 1988 Hero Hiralal
  • 1988 Gangaa Jamunaa
  • 1989 Batwara
  • 1989 Toofan
  • 1989 Jaadugar
  • 1989 Main Azaad Hoon
  • 1990 Agneepath
  • 1990 Krodh
  • 1990 Aaj Ka Arjun
  • 1991 HumTiger
  • 1991 Ajooba
  • 1991 Indrajeet
  • 1991 Akayla
  • 1992 Khuda Gawah
  • 1994 Insaniyat
  • 1996 Tere Mere Sapne
  • 1997 Mrityudaata
  • 1998 Major Saab
  • 1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
  • 1999 Lal Baadshah
  • 1999 Sooryavansham
  • 1999 Hindustan Ki Kasam
  • 1999 Kohram
  • 1999 Hello Brother
  • 1999 Biwi No.1
  • 2000 Mohabbatein
  • 2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love
  • 2001 Lagaan
  • 2001 Aks
  • 2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
  • 2002 Aankhen
  • 2002 Hum Kisise Kum Nahin
  • 2002 Agni
  • 2002 Kaante
  • 2003 Khushi
  • 2003 Armaan
  • 2003 Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost
  • 2003 Boom
  • 2003 Baghban
  • 2003 Fun 2shh: Dudes In the 10th Century
  • 2004 Khakee
  • 2004 Aetbaar
  • 2004 Rudraksh
  • 2004 Insaaf
  • 2004 DevD
  • 2004 Lakshya
  • 2004 Deewaar
  • 2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
  • 2004 Hum Kaun Hai?
  • 2004 Veer-Zaara
  • 2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo
  • 2005 Black
  • 2005 Waqt: The Race Against
  • 2005 Bunty Aur Babli
  • 2005 Parineeta
  • 2005 PaheliGadariya
  • 2005 Sarkar
  • 2005 Viruddh... Family Comes First
  • 2005 Ramji Londonwale
  • 2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey
  • 2005 Ek Ajnabee
  • 2005 Amrithadhare
  • 2006 Amrutha Varsham
  • 2006 Family — Ties of Blood
  • 2006 Darna Zaroori Hai
  • 2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
  • 2006 Baabul
  • 2007 Eklavya: The Royal Guard
  • 2007 Nishabd
  • 2007 Cheeni Kum
  • 2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala
  • 2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
  • 2007 Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag
  • 2007 Om Shanti Om
  • 2008 Jodhaa Akbar
  • 2008 Bhoothnath
  • 2008 Sarkar Raj
  • 2008 The Last Lear
  • 2008 God Tussi Great Ho
  • 2008 Yaar Meri Zindagi
  • 2009 Delhi-6
  • 2009 Aladin
  • 2009 Paa
  • 2010 Rann
  • 2010 Mr. Bhatti On Chutti
  • 2010 Teen Patti
  • 2010 Kandahar
  • 2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap
  • 2011 Aarakshan
  • 2012 Department
  • 2012 Bol Bachchan
  • 2012 English Vinglish
  • 2013 Bombay Talkies Himself
  • 2013 The Great Gats by Meyer
  • 2013 Satyagraha
  • 2013 Krrish 3
  • 2013 Mahabharat 3D Film
  • 2013 Zamaanat
  • 2014 Bhoothnath Returns
  • 2014 R. Balki`s
  • 2014 102 Not Out