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Amitabh Bachchan

Name in Native Language: "अमिताभ बच्चन" (Hindi/HI)
Film Producer / Actor | * 10/11/1942 (81) | Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh,British India
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Amitabh Bachchan (pronounced [əmɪˈt̪ɑːbʱ ˈbətːʃən] ; born as Amitabh Srivastava; 11 October 1942) is an Indian actor who works in Hindi cinema. With a cinematic career spanning over five decades, he has played pivotal roles in over 200 films. Widely recognised as one of the greatest actors of all time, he is considered to be amongst the most accomplished and influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. Bachchan is often hailed as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Sadi Ke Mahanayak (translated as "Greatest actor of the century" in Hindi), Star of the Millennium, or simply Big B. His dominance in the Indian film industry during the 1970s–80s led the French director François Truffaut to describe it as a "one-man industry". Bachchan was born in 1942 in Allahabad (now Prayagraj) to the Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his wife, the social activist Teji Bachchan. He was educated at Sherwood College, Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. His film career started in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen's film Bhuvan Shome. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films, such as ()
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Amitabh Bachchan, is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema, and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. Bachchan has won numerous major awards in his career, including four National Film Awards, three of which are in the Best Actor category, and fourteen Filmfare Awards. He is the most-nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 36 nominations overall. In addition to acting, Bachchan has worked as a playback singer, film producer and television presenter, and was an elected member of the Indian Parliament from 1984 to 1987.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Amitabh Bachchan

Padma Bhushan Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award National Film Award for Best Actor CNN–News18 Indian of the Year Officer of The Legion of Honour Padma Vibhushan Padma Shri in Arts Dadasaheb Phalke Award
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Movies with Amitabh Bachchan as Actor(223)

as Self (commentator)2023 Ghoomer
as Amit Shrivastava2022 Uunchai
as Narrator2022 Fakt Mahilao Maate
as Narayan Vedant2022 Runway 34
as Vijay Borade2022 Jhund
as Self (Spl. appearance)2022 Chup
as Harish Bhalla2022 Goodbye
as Lateef Zaidi2021 Chehre
as Chunnan "Mirza" Nawab2020 Gulabo Sitabo
as Amitabh Bachchan (AB)2020 AB aani CD
as Badal Gupta2019 Badla
as Gosayi Venkanna (uncredited)2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy
as Self (Cameo Appearance)2018 Helicopter Eela
as Dattatraya Vakharia2018 102 Not Out
as Khudabaksh Azaad2018 Thugs of Hindostan
as himself2018 Pad Man
as Narrator (Voice)2017 The Ghazi Attack
as Narrator2017 Begum Jaan
as Subhash Nagre / Sarkar2017 Sarkar 3
as John Biswas2016 Te3n
as Self (Special Appearance)2016 Ki & Ka
as Deepak Sehgal2016 Pink
as Pandit Omkarnath Dhar2016 Wazir
as Amitabh Sinha2015 Shamitabh
as Special Appearance in "Birju" Song2015 Hey Bro
as Bashkor Banerjee2015 Piku
as Khailash Nath (Bhoothnath)2014 Bhoothnath Returns
as Pratap (Special Appearance)2014 Manam
as Meyer Wolfsheim2013 The Great Gatsby
as Dwarka Anand2013 Satyagraha
as Himself (uncredited)2013 Bombay Talkies
as Narrator2013 Krrish 3
as Bheeshma (voice)2013 Mahabharat
as Sarjeroa Gaikwad2012 Department
as A passenger in flight (uncredited)2012 English Vinglish
as Prabhakar Anand2011 Aarakshan
as Self - Narrator (voice)2011 Ra.One
as Lokanatha Sharma2010 Kandahar
as Vijay Harshvardhan Malik2010 Rann
as Prof. Venkat Subramanium2010 Teen Patti
as (voice)2009 Zor Lagaa Ke... Haiya!
as Genius2009 Aladin
as Auro2009 Paa
as Dadaji2009 Delhi-6
as Subhash Nagare 'Sarkar'2008 Sarkar Raj
as Self - Narrator (voice)2008 Jodhaa Akbar
as Bhootnath (Kailash Nath)2008 Bhoothnath
as Self (archive footage) (uncredited)2008 Slumdog Millionaire
as Harish Mishra2008 The Last Lear
as Defence Lawyer Dhingra2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala
as Vijay2007 Nishabd
as Self (uncredited)2007 Om Shanti Om
as Dancer / Singer2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
as Buddhadev Gupta2007 Cheeni Kum
as Professor Sunil Khanna2006 Darna Zaroori Hai
as Balraj Kapoor2006 Baabul
as Shekhar Sinha2006 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...
as Samarjit 'Sam' Talwar2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
as Virendra 'Viren' Sahi2006 Family: Ties of Blood
as Dashrath Singh2005 Bunty Aur Babli
as Self (Guest Appearance)2005 Ramji Londonwaley
as himself2005 Sunset Bollywood
as Narrator2005 Parineeta
as Subhash Nagre (Sarkar)2005 Sarkar
as Self (Special Appearance)2005 Amrithadhare
as Col. Suryaveer "Surya" Singh2005 Ek Ajnabee
as Ishwarchand Thakur2005 Waqt
as Vidhyadhar Patwardhan2005 Viruddh... Family Comes First
as Debraj Sahai2005 Black
as Gadariya (Special Appearance)2005 Paheli
as DCP Anant Kumar Shrivastav2004 Khakee
as Dr. Ranveer Malhotra2004 Aetbaar
as Major General Amarjeet Singh2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo
as Diya's Uncle2004 Kyun...! Ho Gaya Na
as Major Frank John Williams / Frank James Williams (Spec. App.)2004 Hum Kaun Hai
as Chaudhary Sumer Singh2004 Veer-Zaara
as JCP Dev Pratap Singh2004 Dev
as Maj. Ranvir Kaul2004 Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home
as Col. Sunil Damle2004 Lakshya
as Dr. Siddharth Sinha2003 Armaan
as Narrator2003 Khushi
as Narrator (voice)2003 Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost
as Bade Mia2003 Boom
as Raj Malhotra2003 Baghban
as Dr. Malhotra2002 Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin
as Vijay Singh Rajput2002 Aankhen
as Yashvardhan 'Major' Rampal2002 Kaante
as Indra2002 Agni Varsha
as Manu Verma2001 Aks
as Yashvardhan “Yash” Raichand2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
as Vijay Kapoor2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love
as Narayan Shankar2000 Mohabbatein
as Lal 'Baadshah' Singh / Ranbhir Singh1999 Lal Baadshah
as Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh / Heera Singh1999 Sooryavansham
as Col. Balbir Singh Sodi, aka Devraj Hathoda / Dada Bhai1999 Kohram
as Kabeera1999 Hindustan Ki Kasam
as Narrator1998 Hero Hindustani
as Major Jasbir Singh Rana1998 Major Saab
as Dual Role (Insp. Arjun Singh & Bade Miyan)1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
as Dr. Ram Prasad Ghayal1997 Mrityudaata
as Insp. Amar Pal Singh1994 Insaniyat
as Baadshah Khan1992 Khuda Gawah
as Indrajeet1991 Indrajeet
as Tiger/Shekhar Malhotra1991 Hum
as Ajooba / Ali1991 Ajooba
as Vijay Verma1991 Akayla
as himself1990 Kroadh
as Bhim Singh1990 Aaj Ka Arjun
as Vijay Dinanath Chavan1990 Agneepath
as Toofan / Shyam1989 Toofan
as Goga1989 Jaadugar
as Azaad1989 Main Azaad Hoon
as Ganga Prasad1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
as Vijay Kumar Srivastava / Shahenshah1988 Shahenshah
as himself1988 Hero Hiralal
as himself1987 Jalwa
as David / James D'Costa1986 Aakhree Raasta
as Karan Kumar Khanna1985 Geraftaar
as Narrator1985 Ghulami
as Raju Singh (Mard)1985 Mard
as A.C.P. Amar Nath1984 Inquilaab
as Narrator1984 Kanoon Kya Karega
as Self (Guest Appearance)1984 Pet Pyaar Aur Paap
as Vicky Kapoor1984 Sharaabi
as Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan (Guest Appearance)1983 Andhaa Kaanoon
as Amit / Rana Ranveer, Guru & Insp. Shankar1983 Mahaan
as Shankar (Sheru)/Bhola1983 Nastik
as Iqbal Khan1983 Coolie
as Ramdas / Ronnie1983 Pukar
as Govind1982 Khud-Daar
as Master Dinanath / Raju1982 Desh Premee
as Vijay A. Kumar1982 Shakti
as Arjun Singh1982 Namak Halaal
as Dr. Sudhir Roy / Adhir Roy1982 Bemisal
as Ravi Anand / Babu1982 Satte Pe Satta
as John Jaani Janardhan1981 Naseeb
as Kishan Kumar1981 Yaarana
as Abhijit1981 Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
as Amit Malhotra1981 Silsila
as Kallia1981 Kaalia
as himself1981 Chashme Buddoor
as Heera1981 Laawaris
as Vijay1980 Do Aur Do Paanch
as Vijay Varma1980 Dostana
as Police Inspector Balram Singh1980 Ram Balram
as Vijay Kumar1980 Shaan
as Amit1979 Suhaag
as Special Appearance1979 Ahsaas
as Inder Saxena1979 Jurmana
as Mr. Natwarlal1979 Mr. Natwarlal
as Vijay Pal Singh1979 Kaala Patthar
as Jay / Insp. Vijay1979 The Great Gambler
as himself1979 Cinema Cinema
as himself1979 Gol Maal
as Ajay Chandra1979 Manzil
as Amit / Shankar1978 Kasme Vaade
as Don / Vijay1978 Don
as Sikandar1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
as Jeeva1978 Ganga Ki Saugand
as Vijay Kumar1978 Trishul
as Ram Kumar Chandra / Prince Chandrashekar1978 Besharam
as Ahmed Reza1977 Immaan Dharam
as Shiva / Tiger1977 Khoon Pasina
as Alok Prasad1977 Alaap
as Narrator (voice)1977 The Chess Players
as Anthony1977 Amar Akbar Anthony
as Liyaqat Ali Quwwal1977 Charandas
as Amit1977 Parvarish
as Self (Guest Appearance)1976 Chhoti Si Baat
as Amitabh Malhotra1976 Kabhi Kabhie
as Vijay1976 Hera Pheri
as Adult Amal (voice)1976 Balika Badhu
as Amit Roy/Naresh Dutta1976 Do Anjaane
as Thakur Dharam Chand 'Dharma' / Raju1976 Adalat
as Vijay Verma1975 Deewaar
as Badal1975 Zameer
as Rajesh1975 Faraar
as Professor Sukumar Sinha1975 Chupke Chupke
as Jai1975 Sholay
as Shekhar Dayal1975 Mili
as Ravi Khanna1974 Majboor
as Amit Srivastav1974 Benaam
as Guest Appearance1974 Dost
as Narrator1974 Espousal
as Amitabh Sharma1974 Kasauti
as Augustine1974 Kunwara Baap
as Moti1973 Saudagar
as Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj1973 Namak Haraam
as Ratan1973 Gehri Chaal
as Insp. Vijay Khanna1973 Zanjeer
as Shyamu / Deepak1973 Bandhe Haath
as Subir Kumar (Beeru)1973 Abhimaan
as Narrator (uncredited)1972 Bawarchi
as Ravi Kumar1972 Bombay to Goa
as Manmohan Akash Tyagi1972 Ek Nazar
as Robert Taylor (Special Appearance)1972 Garam Masala
as Jai Shankar Rai1972 Raaste Kaa Patthar
as Birju1972 Bansi Birju
as Guest Appearance1972 Piya Ka Ghar
as Dalajit (Guest Appearance)1972 Jaban
as Mohan1972 Sanjog
as Dr. Bhaskar K. Bannerjee / Babu Moshai1971 Anand
as Asha Varma1971 Parwana
as Ram G. Chandra1971 The Story of Love
as Chhotu1971 Reshma Aur Shera
as Self (a scene from "Parwana (1971)") (uncredited)1971 Guddi
as Anwar Ali Anwar1969 Saat Hindustani
as Narrator (voice)1969 Bhuvan Shome

TV Shows/Series with Amitabh Bachchan as Actor(7)

as himself2023 The Romantics
as Self - Host2022 The Journey Of India
as himself2012 Satyamev Jayate
as Self - Presenter2006 Bigg Boss
as himself2004 Koffee with Karan
as Self - Host2000 Kaun Banega Crorepati

Movies with Amitabh Bachchan as Crew(11)

Sound/Playback Singer2019 Badla
Crew/Thanks2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy
Sound/Playback Singer2018 102 Not Out
Production/Producer2015 Shamitabh
Production/Producer2009 Paa
Sound/Playback Singer2006 Baabul
Sound/Playback Singer2003 Baghban
Production/Producer2001 Aks
Production/Producer1997 Ullasam
Production/Producer1996 Tere Mere Sapne

TV Shows/Series with Amitabh Bachchan as Crew(1)

Crew/Presenter2006 Bigg Boss

Additional Information

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Full Name: Amitabh Bachchan
Citizenship: India
Born: Sunday, 10/11 1942 (October) in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh,British India (current age: 81 years + 252 days)
Zodiac sign: Libra (Chinese zodiac sign: Horse)
Languages: English (EN), Hindi (HI, native language)
Educated at: Sherwood College, Kirori Mal College, Boys' High School & College, Post Graduate Government College – 11, Chandigarh
Net worth estimate: 470,000,000 USD
Spouses (current/former): Jaya Bachchan
Children: Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Siblings: Ajitabh Bachchan
Father: Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Mother: Teji Bachchan
Other names for Amitabh Bachchan (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan"
"Big B" (Nickname)
"Padmashree Amitabh Bachchan"
"Shri Amitabh Bachchan"
"अमिताभ बच्चन"
Amitabh Bachchan frequently works together with these people:
Kader Khan (34x, Actor)
Prem Chopra (24x, Actor)
Javed Akhtar (22x, Crew)
Goga Kapoor (21x, Actor)
Amjad Khan (19x, Actor)
Hema Malini (19x, Actress)
Asrani (19x, Actor)
Ram Gopal Varma (18x, Crew)
Satyendra Kapoor (18x, Actor)
R. Balki (18x, Crew)
Salman Khan (9x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2638, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 05/27/2024