Amitabh Bachchan B’day: Who does not know Amitabh Bachchan in today’s time, Amitabh Bachchan is a well-known Bollywood actor. Due to his acting, Amitabh Bachchan has made his mark not only in the country but also in the whole world. Amitabh has won numerous awards in his career, including the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, three National Film Awards and twelve Filmfare Awards. Amitabh holds the record for most Best Actor Filmfare Awards. Apart from acting, Bachchan is also a playback singer, film producer and TV presenter. Also, Bachchan has been hosting the famous Indian TV show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” for many years.
Amitabh Bachchan was born on 11 October 1942 in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. His father’s name was Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan who was a famous poet. Amitabh Bachchan’s father, Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, born in a Takayastha family, was a famous Hindi poet. Big B’s childhood name was Inquilab, which was derived from the inspirational phrase ‘Inquilab Zindabad’ used during the Indian independence struggle. But later the famous poet Sumitranandan Pant named him ‘Amitabh’. ‘Amitabh’ means “eternal light”. His surname was Srivastava but his father changed this surname to Bachchan after publishing his works.
Amitabh Bachchan married actress Jaya Bhaduri on June 3, 1973.
Amitabh Bachchan has two children, daughter Shweta and son Abhishek Bachchan.
Amitabh started his career in films as one of the seven actors in the film Saat Hindustani, directed by Khwaja Ahmed Abbas. In 1973, when Prakash Mehra played the role of Inspector Vijay Khanna in his film Zanjeer, his career took a new turn. After this, after playing a supporting role in the biggest film of 1974, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Bachchan played the role of a guest artist in many films. In 1979, for the first time, Amitabh had to sing a song while working with his co-star Rekha for the film Mr. Natwarlal.
Amitabh Bachchan has received many awards, Amitabh Bachchan was honored with Padma Bhushan in the field of arts by the Government of India in 2001. Also Bachchan received 2002 – Kishore Kumar Samman, 2019 – Dadasaheb Phalke Samman.
Today everyone is stunned to hear about the lifestyle and wealth of Amitabh Bachchan, according to a report, Amitabh Bachchan has a total wealth of Rs 2950 crore. As of 2021, Big B’s net worth was said to be $400 million. Amitabh Bachchan earns more than Rs 5 crore in a month and his income in a year is more than Rs 60 crore. Big B is very active on both small and big screen.