Amitabh Bachchan

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  • Name: Amitabh Bachchan ( Amitabh Shrivastav )
  • Date of birth: 20 September 1942
  • Age: 74 years
  • Place of birth: Allahabad, India
  • Height: 188
  • Activities: actor, film producer, television presenter, politician
  • Marital status: married

    Amitabh Bachchan: biography

    Of Amitabh bacchan called fading Bollywood star. Also known as a TV presenter, producer and politician. Born in a family of poet and translator in Hindi and ardent fighter against religious and class prejudices of Harivansh Rai bacchan. Mother Taji Suri, belonged to another religion (cochinita). Social activist and a teacher later became a confidant of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

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    Amitabh Bachchan | DailyExcelsior

    The real name of the actor Shrivastav and Bachchan is a nickname his grandmother on the father gave his son in a temper. The Amitabh in 70 years was known as an angry man – Angry Young Man.

    Date of birth – 11 October 1942, Allahabad of Uttar Pradesh. The education of the future actor got to Sherwood College boarding school in Nainital, completed in Kirori Small College at the University of Delhi.

    Amitabh Bachchan in his youth
    Amitabh Bachchan in his youth | Apherald

    Career in the movie Amitabh dreamed of since childhood. He had everything for it – a striking appearance, tall and strange pleasant velvety baritone. Bachchan recorded Studio songs.

    Career in bollywood

    His voice he got a job as an announcer on the radio. But to get on the big screen, he at first failed because of their appearance. The creators of the films she seemed particularly menacing. The reason was very dark skin of the tiger and the specific structure of his brow. So first he was only voicing others ‘ roles and characters.

    Amitabh Bachchan in his youth
    Amitabh Bachchan in his youth | Imageban

    Amitabh used the connections of his parents and received a letter of introduction from Indira Gandhi. This allowed him to make his debut in the movies from starring in the 1969 film «Seven Indians». Despite the fact that the tape did not bring big box office, Bachchan received his first national award in the category «Best new actor».

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    Amitabh Bachchan in the film «the Black Prince Adjuba» | Movie-Theater

    The second picture – «Anand» brought him the award for Filmfare Award in the category «Best male role of the second plan». However, the real popularity and fame came to the actor after the release of the film «the Protracted payback» in 1973, where he played a COP, resists the evil. After the actor and received his nickname «angry young man».

    This picture was the development in bollywood not only romantic genre, but detectives and militants. 70 years of the Indian dream factory took place under the No. 1 star of Amitabh bacchan. He becomes the highest-grossing actor. He gradually formed the image of a knight who knows no fear and do not know what the criticisms are, is always able to lend a helping hand to the weak and the oppressed.

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    Amitabh Bachchan | Mignews

    A huge success and universal love is largely due to the personality of the actor that has a genuine human and manly charm, the desire to bring to every role plausibility and value of life. Indian Bachchan became a symbol of the nation.

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    Amitabh Bachchan | Gobollywood

    In 1977, the famous Indian film Director Satyajit ray was so fascinated by the baritone of the actor, invited him scoring in the painting «the chess Players», which was subsequently awarded the prize «Golden bear» during the 28th Berlin international film festival.

    In the 2005 film March of the penguins French Director Jean-Luc with sound bacchan was awarded the «Oscar».


    However, a brilliant career was interrupted in 1982, a severe injury received by Amitabh during the shooting of film «Coolie». He volunteered to perform their own stunts and suffered a strong blow against the corner of the table in the fight scene. This led to the ruptured spleen, the actor’s life was under threat.

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    Amitabh Bachchan in the movie «Coolie» | Bordoisila

    He was in a coma for several weeks, but managed to get to his feet. The whole country with a sinking heart and hope every day waiting for news about the health of their idol. What happened to the actor prompted the filmmakers to rewrite the script. First, the hero tiger died. But in the new version he was still alive.

    Politics and business

    The popularity of Amitabh has grown even more and helped him win election to Parliament. He got the mandate of the Deputy from his native town of Allahabad, with 68,2% of the vote. Bachchan maintained a longtime family friend of Rajiv Gandhi.

    At the time of his political career, Amitabh leave the cinema, but in 1987, returns to acting, at the time having dealt with politics. His attitude was initiated by the investigation of judicial Bofors, in which the actor was acquitted.

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    Amitabh Bachchan at the rally | India News.

    Subsequently, experiencing financial difficulties, Bachchan got help from his old friend Amar Singh. The actor has become a member of a political party «, Samajwadi party», and then to the upper house of the Parliament of India «Rajya Sabha». Although his film career was quite successful, in the filmography there is a new picture, in 1994 the actor announced his retirement from the movies.

    Together with his brother he began to develop a satellite-TV, then was engaged in the production of films and their hire. He founded the film company «Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd» is one of the largest in India. Amitabh also tried his hand at becoming a singer, writing a successful pop album «Aby Baby».

    In 1997, five years after his retirement from cinema, he returned triumphantly in Indian films with the main role in the film «death». Just shot more than 200 films with his participation.

    He was the host of the Indian version of the TV show «Who wants to be a millionaire?». The national Association of filmmakers of India in 2000 recognised the Amitabh Bachchan the actor of the Millennium.

    Personal life

    Amitabh married Jaya Bhaduri, they have two children. Son Abhishek is also a popular Indian actor.

    The actor was long affair with the actress Rachoy, who was a friend of his wife. However, it ended when Amitabh came out of the coma, saw a woman near his bed.

    Amitabh Bachchan with wife
    Amitabh Bachchan with wife | Newsofrajasthan

    The growth of Amitabh equal to 188 centimeters, age 74 years. He became the first Asian actor whose wax figure even during his lifetime appeared in the famous London Museum Madame Tussauds. In 1984, the government of India handed over Baccano order «Bronze Lotus», which is considered fourth in importance.

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    Amitabh Bachchan | DailyExcelsior

    The merits of the actor marked France, in 2001 he received the «Silver Lotus» — the highest state award. And in 2007, the same country noted for its contribution to world cinema «Legion of honor», which is the highest civilian award of France.

    On it is written a few books. He is also the author of «Soul Curry for you and me — Favorable philosophy that can enrich your life.»


    Amitabh Bachchan in his youth

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