Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Age, Measurements, Net Worth, Bio & More

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan Biography – Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Age, Measurements, Net Worth, Bio & More – Amitabh Bachchan Biography (Bachchan Biography) – Amitabh Bachchan, the famous actor of Hindi cinema, does not know well. Amitabh Bachchan, who gave hits like Zanjeer Namak Haram Deewar and Sholay, is called a superhero. Amitabh made his debut in Hindi cinema with the film Saat Hindustani. He won the National Film Award for Best Newcomer for this film. After doing Anand film with Rajesh Khanna, she got a new identity in the cinema world.

He also won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Dr. Kumar Bhaskar Banerjee/Babu Moshai in the film. Amitabh Bachchan is the son of famous litterateur Harivansh Rai Bachchan, husband of actress and Rajya Sabha MP Jaya Bachchan and father of actor Abhishek Bachchan.

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Amitabh Bachchan was born on 11 October 1943 in Prayagraj. His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a well-known litterateur of India. His mother’s name was Teji Bachchan. Bachchan took his early education from Gyan Prabodhini and Boys High School in Allahabad. After this he did his further studies from Sherwood College in Nainital and Kirori Mal College in Delhi University.

Amitabh Bachchan Biography

Born Name Amitabh Bachchan
Nick Name Bollywood’s Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amit, Shahenshah
Date Of Birth 11 Oct , 1942
Age Big B is currently 75 according to his birth date.
Sun Sign Aquarius
Birth Place Allahabad, United Provinces (Uttar Pradesh), British India
Sexual Orientation Tula
Nationality Indian
Residence New Mumbai , India
Religion Hinduism
Best Known For Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) – 2000

Amitabh Bachchan’s childhood name was Inquilab but later poet Sumitranandan Pant changed his name to Amitabh. Amitabh Bachchan’s surname was Srivastava but his father started adding Bachchan after his name, so Amitabh also started adding Bachchan surname to his name. Amitabh Bachchan was married on 3 June 1973 to actress Jaya Bhaduri, from whom Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan were born. Amitabh Bachchan has an elder brother named Ajitabh. Amitabh’s father died in the year 2003 while his mother died in 2007.

Film career of Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan started his film career with the film Saat Hindustani. In this film he acted with well-known actors like Utpal Dutt Jalal Agha and Madhu. The film did not earn much but Amitabh Bachchan won the National Film Award for Best Newcomer. After this, the 1971 film Anand with Rajesh Khanna proved to be very important for his career.

In this film, he played the role of Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for this film. After this, Parwana, Reshma and Shera also worked in the film, but these films fell flat at the box office. After this he did the film Bombay to Goa which proved to be good at the box office.

Amitabh Bachchan gained a lot of popularity with the 1973 film Zanjeer, after which he became known as the Angry Young Man. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for this film. After this he also worked in films like Abhimaan Namak Haram. After this, he also made guest appearances and supporting actors in several films. But those films proved to be average at the box office.

He then acted in the film Deewar directed by Yash Chopra for which he also received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. After this, Sholay, which released on 15 August 1975, proved to be a blockbuster at the box office and became the highest-grossing film at that time. Actors like Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Sanjeev Kumar and Amjad Khan worked with him in this film.

After the success of Sholay, Amitabh Bachchan started being called the superhero of Hindi cinema, after which he worked in films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Don, Trishul, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Mr. Natwarlal, Dostana, Kala Patthar Ram Balram, Shaan, Laawaris and Shakti. Which proved to be a tremendous hit at the box office.
After this, he also suffered an injury during the shooting of the film Coolie in 1982, after which he was hospitalized for several months and fought to the death. Later the ending of the story of this film was also changed. Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan was supposed to die in the story of this film but later it was changed to show Amitabh Bachchan alive.

Physical Stats:

Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Ethnicity Indian
Height
  • In Feet – 6 feet 1 inches
  • In Meters – 1.80 m
  • In Centimeters – 185cm
Weight
  • In Kilograms – 70 Kg
  • In Pounds – 150 lbs
Body Measurements
  • – Chest: 42 inches
  • – Waist: 34 inches
  • -Biceps: 13 inches

Educational:

Qualification Bachelor of Science
School Gyan Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad, India
College Sherwood College, Nainital, India
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India

Money Factor:

Car Collection : Bentley Arneaz R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porsche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760 LI, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz S 320 , Mercedes Benz S 600, Mercedes Benz E 240

Salary 20 crores/film (Indian Rupees)
Net Worth $400 million (approx)

Political Career of Amitabh Bachchan

In 1984, after taking a break from the film industry for some time, he entered the field of politics in support of his friend Rajiv Gandhi. He immediately defeated Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from Allahabad seat by a huge margin of votes. However, in 1987 he left politics. The biggest reason for this was that the name of his elder brother Ajitabh started being taken in the Bofors scam. However, he was found not guilty in this case.

After this, when his old friend Amar Singh started going through a period of economic crisis, he started supporting the Samajwadi Party by supporting him. After this his wife Jaya Bachchan joined the Samajwadi Party and became a Rajya Sabha member. Jaya Bachchan is still a Rajya Sabha member from the Samajwadi Party.

Return to Film Industry

After leaving politics, Amitabh Bachchan played the lead character in the 1988 film Shahenshah which proved to be a box office hit. After this, his popularity kept on decreasing as many upcoming films started falling flat at the box office. After this he did the film Form in 1991 which also proved to be a hit.

After this, he did Agneepath in 1990 and Khuda Gawah in 1992, which proved to be box office hits. After this he took retirement from the film world for 5 years. After retirement, one of his pending film Insaniyat was released which fell on the box office.

After this he opened a production company named Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL). This production company released a film called Tere Mere Sapne in which actors like Arshad Warsi and Simran played the lead roles. This was followed by the production of the film Mritydata in 1997 which proved to be a failure.

After this the production company started going into losses and later it was mortgaged to Bangla Sahara India Finance. After this, Amitabh Bachchan once again returned to acting and played the lead role in films like Bade Miyan Chote Miyan Sooryavansham which were moderately successful. After this, the films Lal Badshah and Hindustan Ki Kasam in 1999 proved to be flops at the box office.

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