Amitabh Bachchan, born October 11, 1942, is an Indian actor, film producer, television presenter, occasional replay singer, and former politician known for his work in Hindi cinema. He is regarded as one of the most successful and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. He has been called the Shahenshah of Bollywood (referring to his 1988 film Shahenshah), Sadi ka Mahanayak (Hindi for “greatest actor of the century”), Star of the Millennium or Big B . , French director François Truffaut called it “a one-man industry”.
Bachchan has been married to veteran actress and politician Jaya Badri since 1973, and they have two children together. Actor Abhishek and writer, journalist, and former model Shweta. Abhishek is married to actress Aishwarya Rai and has a daughter named Aladhya.
Bachchan was born in Allahabad in 1942 to Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his wife, social activist Tej Bachchan. He was educated at Sherwood College, Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. His film career began in 1969 as a voice actor in Mrinal Sen’s film Bhuvan Shome. He first became popular in the early 1970s with films such as Zanjeer, Diwar, and Sholay, and in later years named India’s “angry youth” for several of his roles in Hindi films. Since then, he has appeared in over 200 Indian films in a career spanning over 50 years. He has won numerous awards during his career, including four National Film Awards for Best Actor, Dada Saheb his Falke Award Lifetime Achievement Award, and many international film festivals and awards ceremonies. He has won 16 Filmfare Awards and is the most nominated actor in all major Filmfare acting categories with a total of 42 nominations. In addition to his acting, Bachchan has also worked as a singer, film producer, and television host. He hosted several seasons of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Indian version of the game show franchise Who Want to be a Millionaire. He also briefly entered politics in the 1980s.
The Government of India awarded him, Padma Shri, in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001, and Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. In 2007, the French government awarded him the highest civilian award, the Knights of the Legion of Honor, for his extraordinary career in cinema and beyond. Bachchan also appeared in the Hollywood film, Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby (2013), playing the non-Indian-Jewish character Meyer Wolfsheim.
Bachchan is involved in many social causes. For example, in Andhra, he has donated INR 1.1 million to settle the debts of nearly 40 besieged farmers in, and INR 3 million to settle the debts of about 100 Vidarbha farmers. donated. In 2010, he donated INR 1.1 million to the Resul Pookuti foundation for a medical center in Kochi and INR 250,000, to the bereaved family of Delhi police officer Subbas Chand Tomar. It was the gang rape incident in Delhi in 2012 that spoke out against gang rape. In 2013, he founded Harivanshrai His Bachchan Memorial Trust, which bears his father’s name. The trust will partner with the Urja Foundation to provide solar power to 3,000 homes in India. In June 2019, he paid off the debts of his 2,100 Bihar farmers.
Amitabh Bachchan once said, “Bad luck can destroy you or reveal who you are.” His hard work and dedication to his goals have enabled him to overcome all rejections and achieve great success. From the beginning, Amitabh Bachchan is known in the industry as the only person who can fully respond to the tasks assigned to him. Learning from him, we need to know how to do our job 100 percent his way, try as hard as we can, and “feel our job.”