Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician. He first 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. Early Life and Careers: Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan, best known as Amitabh Bachchan, was born in Allahabad, India on October 11, 1942. India was still a British colony at the time, and would not achieve independence until five years later. Bachchan's father was the renowned Hindi poet Dr Harivansh Rai. His mother, Teji Bachchan, was a Sikh socialite. He has one younger brother, named Ajitabh. Bachchan went to Sherwood College boarding school before enrolling in Delhi University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Once he graduated, he became a freight broker in Calcutta. After a few years in Calcutta, Bachchan was ready for a change. He decided to move to Bombay and take a stab at Bollywood show business. By this time, India had been independent for nearly two decades, and Hindi cinema was thriving. He made his big-screen debut with 1969's Saat Hindustani Hindi movie which directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas. He will next be seen in Brahmastra Hindi Movie, Butterfly Kannada movie, Jhund Hindi Movie, Uyarndha Manithan Tamil movie, AB Aani CD Marathi movie, Chehre Hindi Movie, and Gulabo Sitabo Hindi Movie. Personal Info: Real Name Inquilaab Srivastava Stage Name Amitabh Bachchan Birthday 11 October 1942 Age years Father Name Harivansh Rai Bachchan Mother Name Teji Bachchan Siblings Ajitabh Bachchan (Younger brother) Birthplace Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Hometown Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Current City Mumbai, Maharashtra, India School Jnana Pramodini Boy High School, Allahabad College Sherwood College, Nainital, India Government College Sector-11 Kirori Mal College, New Delhi, India Eduction BSc Debut film Saat Hindustani Hindi Movie (1969) Zodiac sign Libra Marital status Married Spouse name Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan Children Abhishek Bachchan, Shweta Bachchan Nanda Daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Hobbies & Interest Travelling, Watching movies, Writing, Reading Religion Hindu Nationality Indian Amitabh Bachchan Instagram Instagram Amitabh Bachchan Facebook Facebook Amitabh Bachchan Twitter Twitter Amitabh Bachchan Youtube Youtube Amitabh Bachchan Mobile Number N.A. Email Address N.A. Amitabh Bachchan's Lesser Known Facts \/ Rumors\/ Controversies \tAmitabh's name appeared in Bofors scandal in which he was later declared not guilty. \tHe was indicted for submitting false documents to prove that he is a farmer. \tHis father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a renowned Hindi poet. Additional information about Amitabh Bachchan \tDoes Amitabh Bachchan know cooking? - Yes. \tDoes Amitabh Bachchan smoke? - Quit smoking in the early 1980s \tDoes Amitabh Bachchan drinks alcohol? - Quit drinking in the early 1980s \tDoes Amitabh Bachchan go to the gym? - No. \tWho is Amitabh Bachchan's girlfriend ( Amitabh Bachchan's lover)? - Ravin Babi (Actress), Rakha (Actress), Jaya Bhaduri (Actress) \tWho is Amitabh Bachchan's wife? - Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan. \tAmitabh Bachchan's shoe size is 10. \tAmitabh Bachchan's height is 6'2" \tAmitabh Bachchan' mother tongue is Hindi. \tAmitabh Bachchan' father name is Harivansh Rai Bachchan. \tAmitabh Bachchan' mother name is Teji Bachchan. \tAmitabh Bachchan' brother name Ajitabh Bachchan. \tAmitabh Bachchan' birthday date is 11 October 1942. \tAmitabh Bachchan' age is years \tAmitabh Bachchan' hometown is Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India. \tAmitabh Bachchan' debut film was Saat Hindustani Hindi movie which released in 1969.