Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan
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Bachchan in 2013
Born Inquilaab Srivastava[1]
(1942-10-11) 11 October 1942 (age 75)
Allahabad, United Provinces, British India (present-day Uttar Pradesh, India)
Residence Jalsa, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India[2]
Nationality Indian
Other names Angry Young Man, Shahenshah of Bollywood, Star of the Millennium, and Big B
Alma mater Sherwood College, Nainital
Kirori Mal College, Delhi University[3]
Occupation Actor, producer, singer, television presenter
Years active 1969–present
Jaya Bhaduri (m. 1973)
Children Shweta Bachchan Nanda, Abhishek Bachchan
Parent(s) Harivansh Rai Bachchan (father)
Teji Bachchan (mother)
Relatives See Bachchan family
Awards Padma Vibhushan 2015
Padma Bhushan 2001
Padma Shri 1984
Website Official blog
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Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian movie actor. He has been in over 190 Indian movies in more than forty years.[4][5] Bachchan is widely thought of as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema.[6][7]

Bachchan has won many major awards in his career. His awards include three National Film Awards as Best Actor and fourteen Filmfare Awards.

Bachchan made his Hollywood debut in 2013 with The Great Gatsby.[8]

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  3. "Alumni meet at Kirori Mal College". The Times of India. 26 February 2010. 
  4. "Amitabh Bachchan: A Life in Pictures". Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  5. "Film legend promotes Bollywood". BBC News. 23 April 2002. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  6. greatest actors, bollywood's alltime. "bollywood's alltime greatest actors". boxofficenews. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  7. Wajihuddin, Mohammed (2 December 2005). "Egypt's Amitabh Bachchan mania". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2013. 
  8. "The Great Gatsby (2013)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 

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