Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Biography & More!

0
163
Bio
Real Name Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava
Nickname Munna, Big B, Angry Young Man, AB Sr., Amith, Shahenshah of Bollywood
Profession Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
Weight in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth 11 October 1942
Age (as in 2016) 74 Years
Birth Place Allahabad, United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh),
British India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Libra
Signature Amitabh Bachchan Signature
Nationality Indian
Hometown Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh (presently lives in Mumbai)
School Jnana Pramodhini, Boys High School, Allahabad
College Sherwood College, Nainital, India
Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Science
Debut Film– Saat Hindustani (1969)
Saat Hindustani
Television– Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)- 2000
Kaun Banega Crorepati
Family Father– Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Poet
Mother– Teji Bachchan, Shyama (step-mother)
Amitabh Bachchan with his parents
Brother– Ajitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan with his brother Ajitabh Bachchan
Sister– N/A
Religion Hinduism
Address Jalsa,
B/2, Kapol Housing Society,
VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India
Amitabh Bachchan House Jalsa
Hobbies Singing, Blogging, Reading
Likes Collecting Pens, Travelling to London & Switzerland
Dislikes He hates the word Bollywood and Beti B (for her granddaughter)
Controversies • His name appeared in the Bofors scandal in which he was later declared not-guilty.
• He was indicted for submitting false-documents to prove that he is a farmer.
• Stardust imposed a 15-year ban on him during his peak acting years.
• In 1996, he had to face a legal battle for organizing Miss World competition inappropriately.
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Bhindi Sabzi, Jalebi, Kheer
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Actress Waheeda Rehman
Favourite Film Kagaz Ke Phool, Gone With The Wind, Ganga Jamuna, Black, Godfather, Scarface, Pyasa
Favourite Cars Rolls-Royce Phantom, Bentley Arnage R
Amitabh Bachchan with Rolls Royce
Favourite Sport Cricket
Favourite Book Madhushala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Favourite Colour White
Favourite Destination London, Switzerland
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Marriage Date 3 June 1973
Affairs/Girlfriends Late Parveen Babi, Indian Actress
amitabh-bachchan-ex-girlfriend-parveen-babi
Rekha, Indian Actress
Amitabh Bachchan with Rekha
Jaya Bhaduri, Indian Politician (former Indian Actress)
Wife/Spouse Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan, Indian Politician & Former Indian Actress
Amitabh Bachchan with his wife
Children Son– Abhishek Bachchan (Actor)
Daughter– Shweta Bachchan-Nanda
Amitabh Bachchan with his family
Style Quotient
Cars Collection Bentley Arnage R, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL 500 AMG, Porche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760Li, BMW X5, Mercedes Benz S320, Mercedes Benz S600, Mercedes Benz E240
Money Factor
Salary 20 Crores/film (INR)
Net Worth $400 million (approx.)

Amitabh Bachchan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Amitabh Bachchan

  • Does Amitabh Bachchan smoke?: No (quit smoking since early 1980s)
  • Does Amitabh Bachchan drink alcohol?: No (quit drinking since early 1980s)
  • He was born to Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan in Allahabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • His forefathers belonged to a village- Babupatti of Pratapgarh district in Uttar Pradesh.
  • His mother, Teji Bachchan, was a Sikh and hailed from Lyallpur (now Faisalabad), Punjab.
  • His father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a renowned Hindi poet.
  • Initially, he was named- Inquilab but after the suggestion of Sumitranandan Pant (fellow poet of Harivansh Rai Bachchan) changed to Amitabh which means- The light that will never die.
  • Although his real surname was Srivastava but his father replaced it with Bachchan, which was his pen name.
  • His mother had interest in theaters and she was even offered a feature film role which she denied later and preferred her domestic duties.
  • When he was young, he wanted to become an engineer and was eager to join the Indian Air Force.
  • Amitabh, known for his Baritone voice, was rejected by All India Radio.
  • Before making his acting debut in Saat Hindustani, he made his film debut as voice narrator in the National Award winning film- Bhuvan Shome (1969) by Mrinal Sen. Bhuvan Shome
  • For his role as a Doctor in the 1971 film- Anand, he was awarded with his first Filmare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • He 1st time shared screen with his future wife Jaya Bhaduru in the film- Guddi (1971) in which he made a guest appearance. Amitabh Bachchan with Jaya Bachchan in Guddi
  • He rose to stardom after the 1973 film- Zanjeer by Prakash Mehra in which he played the role of Inspector Vijay Khanna. This film gave him the nickname- Angry Young Man and was considered one of the most iconic performances in the history of Bollywood. Amitabh Bachchan in Zanjeer
  • He got the fee of 1 lakh INR for his role of Jai in the iconic Indian film- Sholay. Amitabh Bachchan in Sholay
  • On 26 July 1982, he suffered a near-fatal injury while filming Coolie at the University Campus in Bangalore.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here