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Amitabh Bachchan


Son of well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, in vain though, as film-makers preferred someone with a fairer skin, and he was not quite fair enough. But they did use one of his other assets, his deep ... See full bio »
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Known For

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby Meyer Wolfsheim
(2013)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... Yashvardhan Raichand
(2001)
Black
Black Debraj Sahai
(2005)
Mohabbatein
Mohabbatein Narayan Shankar
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Padman (filming)
 2017 102 Not Out (filming)
 1984 Khabardar (announced)
 2017 Sarkar 3
Subhash Nagre / Sarkar
 2017 Begum Jaan
Narrator
 2017 The Ghazi Attack
Narrator
 2016 Veergatha
Dharma Chakra (voice)
 2016 Astra Force (TV Series)
Astra
 2016 Wah Taj
Voiceover
 2016/III Pink
Deepak Sehgal
 2016 Te3n
John Biswas
 2016 Ki & Ka
 2016/I Wazir
Pandit Omkarnath Dhar
 2015 Piku
Bhaskor Banerjee
 2015 Hey Bro
Special Appearance
 2014 Na Upaaya Se Kahin Behtar Hai Saavdhaani (Video short)
Doctor
 2014 Prevention Is Better Than No Cure (Video short)
Doctor
 2014 Yudh (TV Mini-Series)
Yudhishthir Sikarwar / Yudhisthir Sikarwar
- Episode #1.20 (2014) ... Yudhishthir Sikarwar
- Episode #1.19 (2014) ... Yudhishthir Sikarwar
- Episode #1.18 (2014) ... Yudhishthir Sikarwar
- Episode #1.17 (2014) ... Yudhishthir Sikarwar
- Episode #1.16 (2014) ... Yudhishthir Sikarwar
 2014/I Manam
Pratap
 2014 Bhoothnath Returns
Bhoothnath
 2013 Mahabharat
Bheeshma (voice)
 2013 Krrish 3
Narrator (voice)
 2013/I Boss
Narrator
 2013/I Satyagraha
Dwarka Anand
 2012 English Vinglish
Guest Appearance (Hindi Version)
 2012 Ganga Devi
 2012 Bol Bachchan
Item
 2012 Department
Sarjeroa Gaikwad
 2011 Aarakshan
Prabhakar Anand
 2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap
Vijju 'Bbuddah'
 2010 Kandahar
Lokanatha Sharma
 2010 Teen Patti
Professor Venkat Subramaniam
 2010 Rann
Vijay Harshvardhan Malik
 2009 Paa
Auro
 2009 Aladin
Genius
 2009 Zor Lagaa Ke... Haiya! (voice)
 2009 Delhi-6
Annapurna's husband
 2008 God Tussi Great Ho
God
 2008 Yaar Meri Zindagi
Dr. Ajay Singh
 2008 Jodhaa Akbar
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Gangotri
Thakur Vijay 'Thakur Kaka' Singh
 2007 The Last Lear
Harish 'Harry' Mishra
 2007 Jhoom Barabar Jhoom
Dancer / Singer
 2007 Swami
Narrator
 2007 Cheeni Kum
Buddhadev Gupta
 2007 Shootout at Lokhandwala
Dhingra
 2007 Nishabd
Vijay
 2007 Eklavya: The Royal Guard
Eklavya
 2006 Baabul
Balraj Kapoor
 2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna
Samarjit Talwar
 2006 Darna Zaroori Hai
Professor
 2006 Family: Ties of Blood
Virendra 'Viren' Sahi
 2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...
Shekhar Sinha
 2005 Paheli
The Shepherd
 2005 Parineeta
Narrator (voice)
 2005 Bunty Aur Babli
DCP Dashrath Singh
 2005 Waqt: The Race Against Time
Ishwarchand Thakur
 2005 Oye Bubbly (Short)
 2004 Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo
Major General Amarjeet Singh
 2004 Veer-Zaara
Chaudhary Sumer Singh (Special Appearance)
 2004 Hum Kaun Hai?
Major Frank John Williams / Frank James Williams
 2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...
Raj Chauhan
 2004 Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home
Maj. Ranvir Kaul
 2004 Dev
JCP Dev Pratap Singh
 2004 Insaaf: The Justice
Narrator
 2004 Rudraksh
Narrator
 2004 Aetbaar
Dr. Ranveer Malhotra
 2004 Khakee
DCP Anant Kumar Shrivastav
 2003/I Boom
Bade Mia
 2003 Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost
Narrator
 2003 Armaan
Dr. Siddharth Sinha
 2003/I Khushi
Narrator
 2003 Aa Ae O (Short)
 2002 Agnivarsha: The Fire and the Rain
Indra (Special Appearance)
 2002 Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin
Dr. Rastogi
 2002 Kabhi Nahi (Short)
 2001 Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham...
Yashvardhan Raichand
 2001 Aks
Insp. Manu Verma
 2000 Mohabbatein
Narayan Shankar
 1999 Hello Brother
God (voice)
 1999 Kohram
Col. Balbir Singh Sodi, aka Devraj Hathoda / Dada Bhai
 1999 Hindustan Ki Kasam
Kabeera
 1999 Sooryavansham
Dual Role (Thakur Bhanu Pratap Singh & Heera Singh)
 1999 Lal Baadshah
Dual Role (Lal 'Baadshah' Singh & Ranbhir Singh)
 1998 Hero Hindustani
Narrator
 1998 Bade Miyan Chote Miyan
Dual Role (Insp. Arjun Singh & Bade Miyan)
 1998 Major Saab
Major Jasbir Singh Rana
 1997 Mrityudaata
Dr. Ram Prasad Ghayal
 1997 Eer Bir Phatte (Short)
 1997 Kabhi Kabhi (Short)
 1996 Tere Mere Sapne
Narrator (voice, as Mr. Amitabh Bachchan)
 1994 Akka
Special Appearance (Song)
 1994 Insaniyat
SSP Amar Nath Singh
 1992 Zulm Ki Hukumat
Narrator
 1992 Khuda Gawah
Baadshah Khan
 1991 Indrajeet
Indrajeet
 1991 Ajooba
Ajooba / Ali
 1991 Hum
Tiger / Shekhar
 1990 Aaj Ka Arjun
Bhim Singh
 1990 Naya Andaz (Video)
 1989 Main Azaad Hoon
Azaad
 1989 Jaadugar
Goga
 1989/I Toofan
Dual Role (Toofan & Shyam)
 1989 Batwara
Narrator
 1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi
Ganga Prasad
 1988 Soorma Bhopali
Police Inspector (Sp Appearance)
 1988 Shahenshah
Vijay Kumar Srivastava / Shahenshah
 1986 Aakhree Raasta
David D'Costa / Insp. Vijay Sandaliya
 1985 Mard
Raju Singh (Mard)
 1985 Geraftaar
Insp. Karan Kumar Khanna
 1985 Ghulami
Narrator (uncredited)
 1984 Kanoon Kya Karega
Narrator
 1984 Inquilaab
A.C.P. Amar Nath
 1984 Paan khaye Saiyan Hamaar
Nahar Singh ( Special Appearance)
 1983/I Coolie
Iqbal A. Khan
 1983 Pukar
Ramdas / Ronnie
 1983 Mahaan
Triple role (Amit / Rana Ranveer, Guru & Insp. Shankar)
 1983 Andhaa Kanoon
Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan (Guest Appearance)
 1983 Nastik
Shankar (Sheru) / Bhola
 1982 Shakti
Vijay A. Kumar
 1982 Khud-Daar
Govind Srivastav ('Chhotu Ustad')
 1982 Desh Premee
Master Dinanath / Raju
 1982 Bemisal
Dr. Sudhir Roy / Adhir Roy
 1982 Satte Pe Satta
Ravi Anand / Babu
 1981 Kaalia
Kallu / Kaalia
 1981 Yaarana
Kishan Kumar
 1981 Commander
Punjabi truck driver ( Special Appearance) (uncredited)
 1981 Walayati Babu
Jagga (Special Appearance)
 1981 Silsila
Amit Malhotra
 1981 Laawaris
Heera
 1981 Naseeb
John Jaani Janardhan
 1981 Barsaat Ki Ek Raat
Inspector Abhijeet Rai
 1980/I Ram Balram
Police Inspector Balram Singh
 1980 Do Aur Do Paanch
Vijay / Ram
 1979 Suhaag
Amit Kapoor
 1979 Ahsaas
Special Appearance (uncredited)
 1979 Manzil
Ajay Chandra
 1979 Mr. Natwarlal
Natwarlal
 1979 Jurmana
Inder Saxena
 1979 The Great Gambler
Dual Role (Jay & Insp. Vijay)
 1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar
Sikandar
 1978 Don
Don / Vijay
 1978 Kasme Vaade
Dual Role (Amit & Shankar)
 1978 Besharam
Ram Kumar Chandra / Prince Chandrashekar
 1978 Ganga Ki Saugand
Jeeva
 1977 Charandas
Liyaqat Ali Quwwal
 1977 Parvarish
Amit
 1977 Amar Akbar Anthony
Anthony Gonzalves
 1977 Alaap
Alok Prasad
 1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari
Narrator (voice)
 1977 Khoon Pasina
Shiva / Tiger
 1977 Immaan Dharam
Ahmed Reza
 1976 Aadalat
Thakur Dharam Chand 'Dharma' / Raju
 1976 Do Anjaane
Amit Roy / Naresh Dutt
 1976 Hera Pheri
Vijay
 1976 Balika Badhu
Adult Amal (voice)
 1976 Kabhie Kabhie
Amitabh Malhotra
 1975 Faraar
Rajesh (Raj)
 1975 Sholay
Jai
 1975 Mili
Shekhar Dayal
 1975 Chupke Chupke
Professor Sukumar Sinha
 1975 Zameer
Badal
 1975 Deewaar
Vijay Verma
 1974 Parinay
Narrator
 1974 Majboor
Ravi Khanna
 1974 Kunwara Baap
Augustine (Guest Appearance)
 1974 Benaam
Amit Srivastav
 1974 Roti Kapada Aur Makaan
Vijay
 1974 Kasauti
Amitabh Sharma (Amit)
 1974 Dost
Anand ( Special Appearance) (uncredited)
 1973 Namak Haraam
Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj
 1973 Saudagar
Moti
 1973 Abhimaan
Subir Kumar (Beeru)
 1973 Bandhe Haath
Dual Role (Shyamu & Deepak)
 1972 Jaban
Dalaljit (Guest Appearance)
 1972 Raaste Kaa Patthar
Jai Shankar Rai
 1972 Bansi Birju
Birju
 1972 Ek Nazar
Manmohan Akash Tyagi
 1972 Bawarchi
Commentator (voice)
 1972 Garam Masala
Robert Taylor (Special Appearance) (uncredited)
 1972 Bombay to Goa
Ravi Kumar
 1972 Sanjog
Mohan
 1972 Piya Ka Ghar
Guest Appearance
 1971 Reshma Aur Shera
Chhotu
 1971 Parwana
Kumar Sen
 1971 Pyar Ki Kahani
Ram G. Chandra
 1971 Anand
Dr. Bhaskar K. Bannerjee / Babu Moshai
 1969 Saat Hindustani
Anwar Ali Anwar
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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Amitabh | Mr. Amitabh Bachchan | Padmashree Amitabh Bachchan | Shri Amitabh Bachchan | Shri Amitabh Bachchanji

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The amount of things I have been through and the remarkable ways in which the body has reacted is just phenomenal. No wonder I became religious, because you don't know why something's happening to you and you don't know how you bounced back. See more »

Trivia:

On his 61st birthday, he relaunched ABCL as AB Corp. ABCL had to be closed after debts of more than millions of rupees. However, Amitabh has decided to relaunch it with a name change. See more »

Trademark:

His baritone voice

Nickname:

AB Sr. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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