Amitabh Bachchan Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Biography, Movies List, Controversies and More!!
Amitabh Bachchan is the old and highly paid actor in Bollywood. Amitabh's occupation is Actor, Producer, Host, Singer, and Presenter. Amitabh Bachchan was born as Inquilaab Srivastava. He is the top actor in Hindi movies and he received too many awards. He 1st gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed India's "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Amitabh Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Sadi ka Mahanayak (Hindi for, "Greatest actor of the century"), Star of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 Indian movies in a career spanning almost five decades. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Bollywood cinema as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Bollywood movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director Fran├žois Truffaut called him a "one-man industry". Beyond the Indian subcontinent, he also has a large overseas following in markets including Africa (such as South Africa), the Middle East (especially Egypt), United Kingdom, Russia and parts of the United States.

Bachachan was born on 11 October 1942 in Bombay in Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (present-day Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India). His father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan was a poet, writer; his mother, Teji Suri Bachchan was a social activist. Amitabh Bachchan having one brother Ajitabh Bachchan. Bachchan has won many accolades in his career, including four National Film Awards as Best Actor, Dadasaheb Phalke Award as lifetime achievement award and many awards at international film festivals and award ceremonies. He has achieved fifteen Filmfare Awards and is the most nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 41 nominations overall. In addition to movie acting, Bachchan has worked as a playback singer, film producer and television presenter. Amitabh has hosted several seasons of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, India's version of the game show franchise, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Amitabh also entered politics for a time in the 1980s.

The Government of India honoured him for appreciation with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the arts. The Government of France honoured him for appreciation with its highest civilian honour, Knight of the Legion of Honour, in 2007 for his exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond. Bachchan also made a debut in a Hollywood film, Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby (2013), in which he played a non-Indian Jewish character, Meyer Wolfsheim.

Apart from movies Amitabh Bachchan also worked in TV shows and web series. He worked in the 2014 TV show Yudh as the character of Yudhisthir Sikarwar. Amitabh got big attention from this show. He was praised for his acting in Yudh. Yudh was a psychological thriller starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role. Yudh revolves around a businessman who wants to expand his business by hiding some secrets.

Amitabh Bachchan Controveries:
Aamir Khan Comment on Black movie: Khan commented on Amithab Bachan black movie, saying "Movie was over the top". Amitabh responded and said, "Yes it was over the top of Aamir's head". Khan also said, "Black movie does not show any sympathy towards Handicap person". For this Amithab responded as "Lagaan also showed Handicap playing cricket and not shown any sympathy".
Affais with Rekha: He found having affairs with Zeenat Aman(Actress), Parveen Babi(Actress), Rekha (Actress). This relationship got so much controversies in media.
Comment of Markandey Katju(Supreme Court Judge): Supreme court judge, commented on a pink movie. Saying "Amitabh having no brain", in reply Amitabh with cool replied, "That's true".
Amitabh and Kader Khan: Kader Khan in 2010 said Amitabh challenged him and told him that he will make him lose in politics. Later when Kader Khan was unhealthy his son was said: "Amitabh not helped his father financially when he needed."
Shatrughan Sinha and Amitabh: Shatrughan said he fears to work with Amitabh. Shatrughan mentioned Amitabh's anger and said he never appreciated my work. Also he mentioned Amitabh not wanted I work with him.
Amar Singh and Amitabh: Politician Amar Singh, once a close friend, had called Amitabh Bachchan “greedy” and claimed that he had helped the actor when he was bankrupt but the latter refused to help him in times of need.
Karan Thapar interview: Karan Thapar said in his book, Amitabh loses his cool will interview in 1990. Karan asked Amitabh about his affairs and Amitabh got angry.
Nana Patekar and Tanushree: Amitabh commented on Tanushree and Nana Patekar sexual harassment case saying "Na toh mera naam Tanushree Dutta hai aur na hi Nana Patekar." On this Tanushree Dutta show her anger on Amitabh for not supporting her.