Amitabh Bachchan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

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Amitabh Bachchan a Bollywood actor also popularly known for his roles in action movies like ‘Zanjeer,’ ‘Deewar’ and for hosting the Indian TV Serial ‘kaun banega crorepati?’

About Amitabh Bachchan “The Shahenshah of Bollywood”

Amitabh Bachchan aka Inquilaab Srivastava was born in 11 October 1942. He is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Television host and a singer. First he gained his popularity in early 1970’s with films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, Sholay and Amar Akbar Anthony and at the same time people use to call him as India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Some times he also referred as Shahenshah of Bollywood or Sadi ka Mahanayak, Star of the Millennium, or Big B.

Full NameAmitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname(s)Munna, Amith, Big B, Angry Young Man, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40 inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 October 1942
Age (as in 2020)78 Years
BirthplaceAllahabad, United Provinces, British India (now, Uttar Pradesh, India)
Zodiac sign/Sun signLibra
SignatureAmitabh Bachchan Signature
HometownAllahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
SchoolJnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College/University• Sherwood College, Nainital, India
• Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science
DebutBollywood Film– Saat Hindustani (1969)
Amitabh Bachchan in Saat Hindustani
Hollywood Film– The Great Gatsby (2013)
Amithabh Bachchan's Hollywood Debut Film- The Great Gatsby
As A Producer– Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
Amitabh Bachchan produced Tere Mere Sapne (1996)
As a Television Star– Kaun Banega Crorepati – KBC (2000)
Amitabh Bachchan Kaun Banega Crorepati
Food HabitNon-vegetarian
Home NameJalsa,
Home AddressB/2, Kapol Housing Society,
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
HobbiesSinging, Blogging, Reading, Writing
Awards, Honours, Achievements 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 Government of France, France’s highest civilian honour.
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
2015: Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa

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

In 2002: He Voted as one of the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” by ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
In 2008: He Voted as one of the “Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man”
Again In 2012: He Voted as one of the “Hottest Male Vegetarian” regularly on fourth time ‘People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals’ (PETA)
Controversies • His name came out in the Bofors scandal in which later on he declated non-guilty.
• His name also involve in submitting a false documents to prove that he is a farmer.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Parveen Babi (Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Parveen Babi
Rekha (Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Rekha
Jaya Bhaduri (Indian Politician & Former Indian Actress)
Amitabh Bachchan with Jaya Bhaduri
Marriage Date3 June 1973
Wife/Spouse Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife
ChildrenSon– Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
Daughter– Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan with his family
Daughter-in-law– Aishwarya Rai (Actress)
ParentsFather– Harivansh Rai Bachchan (Hindi Poet)
Mother– Teji Bachchan, Shyama (Step-mother)
SiblingsBrother– Ajitabh Bachchan (Younger, Businessman)
Sister– None
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer, Gulab Jamun
Favourite Sweet ShopJhama Sweets, Chembur, Mumbai
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film(s)Bollywood– Mother India, Guru Dutt’s “Kaagaz Ke Phool”
Hollywood– Gone With The Wind, Godfather, Black, Scarface
Favourite Singer(s)Lata Mangeshkar & Kishore Kumar
Favourite SportCricket
Favourite PerfumeLomani
Favourite Destination(s)London & Switzerland
Car CollectionsBentley Arnage R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760Li, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz S320, Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz E240

Assets/PropertiesImMovable Assets– worth over 460 crore
Movable Assets– worth over 540 crore
Jewellery– worth over 62 crore
Vehicles– worth over 13 crore
Watches– worth over 3.5 crore
Pen(s)– worth over 9 lakh
Residential Properties– A 3,175 square metre residential property in Brignogan Plage in France. Plush Properties in Bhopal(MP), Noida (UP), Delhi, Pune and Mumbai (Maharashtra), and in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad cities of Gujarat
Agricultural Land– a 3 acre plot worth 5.7 crore in Daulatpur area of Barabanki and 2.2 crore agricultural land of 1.22 hectare in Kakori area in Lucknow.
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)Up to Rs. 20 Crores/film (As in 2021)
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 1200 Crores (as in 2021)

Who Is Amitabh Bachchan?

Amitabh Bachchan debuted his movie in Bollywood in 1969 from Saat Hindustani but that was not too much popular movie and after that around 7 movie flopped back to back in 1972’s he did action role in Zanjeer which made him an action movie star. In 1990s, he also started his own production house ABC company (Amitabh Bachchan Corporation). Again in 1997 he return in Bollywood with the popular movie Mrityudaata and In 2000 he also hosted Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” or “Kaun Banega Crorepati.”

Early Life

He was born in Allahabad, UP, India and initially his full name was Inquilaab SrivastavaAmitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan, Katrina Kaif and Other Bollywood Celebs Who Changed Their Names but later on he changed his name and keep it as Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan but popularly known as Amitabh Bachchan, Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan was was one of the renowned poet at that time also was a professor in Allahabad University. His Mother Name was Teji Bachchan, He also have one younger brother, named Ajitabh Bachchan. He did his schooling from Sherwood Sherwood College boarding school and then enrolled himself in Delhi University where he studied Bachelor of Arts degree and then started his career as a frieght broker in Calcutta but later on he moved back to Bombay and started working in Bollywood Industry and got his first break from “Saat Hindustani”Saat Hindustani

Early Film Career

He debut his filmy career from “Saat Hindustani” but the movie were unsuccessful and didn’t get enough attention of Audience but he managed to grab the attention of many directors and got many offers just after that movie by then 1970’s his image become more as “angry young man” his movie Zanjeer launched him as action hero and he then did many other action movies like LaawarisCoolieNaseebSilsilaShaarabi and Jaadugar untill 1980 he did more then 100 movie. He was the favourite actor of Prakash Mehra and under his direction he made many popular films like TrishulSholay and Chashme Buddoor.

Politics and Business

In 1982, he faced a serious accident when he was doing movie called “Cooli” and that prompted him to change his career path and he started his career as politician but soon in 1987 he left his seat and again started acting career. He also started his own production house with the name called ABC and make himself CEO of that company but that didn’t worked and he again back to the Acting career in 1997 and make the popular film Mrityudaata and later on hosted TV Serial “kaun banega crorepati?Amitabh Bachchan returns to work after hospital that help him to back again and till 2000 he again become one of the most popular and most demanded actor in Bollywood. He earned Filmfare and International Film Award nominations for his work on films like Baghban (2003), Khakee (2004) and Paa (2009).

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  • Amitabh Bachchan Height, Age, Wife, Family, Caste, Biography & More

    Amitabh Bachchan aka Inquilaab Srivastava was born in 11 October 1942. He is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Television host and a singer. First he gained his popularity in early 1970’s with films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, Sholay and Amar Akbar Anthony and at the same time people use to call him as India’s “angry…

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