Amitabh Bachchan Biography Height Wife & Net Worth

Amitabh Bachchan

Full Name: Amitabh Bachchan
Birth Date: October 11, 1942
Birth Place: Allahabad, British India
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Residence: Mumbai, India
Occupation: Actor, producer, television presenter
Years active: 1969–present
Net Worth: $400 million
Spouse(s): Jaya Bhaduri
Children: Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Nanda
Zodiac sign: Libra
Religion: Hindu

Amitabh Bachchan is the most influential Indian film actor who made his debut in film career with acting in national award-winning film“Bhuvan Shome” in 1969. He already acted more than 180 Indian films and at now 71 years old he also active film in the industry. He won lots of awards in his career like National Film Awards, Filmfare Best Actor Award, and Asian Film Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Amitabh Bachchan Early Life:

Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India on October 11, 1942, to Dr. Harvansh Rai was a Hindi poet and mother, Teji Bachchan was a Sikh socialite. Bachchan attended Sherwood College boarding school then enrolled in Delhi University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Bachchan lost his father in 2003 and mother in 2007.

Amitabh Bachchan Career:

By the early 1970a, Bachchan showed his terrific performance in the acting arena and garnered popularity with the audience as the “angry young man”. He added a new dimension to the Indian film industry as an action-movie hero.  Bachchan has performed some amazing films like Laawaris, Coolie, Naseeb, Silsila, Shaarabi, and Jaadugar. From the 1970s through the early 1980s, Bachchan performed in more than 100 films and he has been work with India’s most highly praised directors, such as Prakash Mehra. Bachchan dominated the Indian film industry with films like Trishul, Sholay, and Chashme Buddoor.

In 1982, Bachchan had a serious accident while filming and after recovery, he persuades to change his career track. Then he joined politics but his political career was short-lived; again he came back in the film industry in 1997 with the film Mrityudaata, produced by ABCL.

Amitabh Bachchan Personal Life:

In 1973, Bachchan married movie actress Jaya Bhaduri and they have a daughter, Shweta Bachchan Nanda and a boy Abhishek Bachchan. Their son Abhishek Bachchan is also an actor and married to renowned actress Aishwarya Rai.

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