Amitabh Bachchan-Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Personal Stats, Filmography, Awards, Biography

By Sonali Panda

May 20, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:


Name

Amitabh Bachchan

Nickname

Munna, Big B

Profession

Actor, producer, singer, television presenter

Age

76 years

Date of Birth

11 october 1942

Birthplace

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Nationality

Indian

Zodiac sign

Libra

Signature

School

Jnana Pramodini, Boys High School, Allahabad

College

Sherwood College, Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, University of  Delhi.

Education

Graduation from Sherwood College in Nainital and did a double major in Science and Arts from Kirori Mal College, New Delhi.


HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:


Height

185cm, 1.85 meters, 6’.2” inch

Weight

80 Kg

Shoe Size

11 (US)

Eye Colour

Black

Hair Colour

Black


MOVIE STATS:


Debut Film

Saat Hindustani(1969)

Highest Grossing

Sholay(1975)-1730 crores

Most popularly Paired With

Rekha

Biggest Hit

Sholay(1975)-1730 crores

Biggest Flop

Yaar Meri Zindagi(2008)

Popular Characters Played by

Iqbal in Coolie,    Sikandar, Vijay/Don in Don

         

Brand Endorsements

Firstcry.com, Kalyan Jewellers, Dabur, Emami, Parker Pen, ICICI Bank, Maggi, Lux Innerwear, Navratna Oil, Cadbury- brand endorsements value of Rs 2.5 crore a day.

SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:

Parents

Father-Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Mother-Teji Bachchan

Brother

Ajitabh Bachchan

Sister

N/A

Relatives

Ritu Nanda Kapoor,          Raj Kapoor,

                    

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

  

Friends

Rajiv Gandhi

Charity and associations

He Donates Rs 25 lakh for charity towards the upliftment of the girl child in India.


PERSONAL STATS:


Religion

Hindu

Address

Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai – 400049, Maharashtra, India

Hobbies

Blogging, Reading


LIFESTYLE:


House

Jalsa

Cars and bikes

Bentley Arnage, Bentley Continental GT, Lexus LX 470, Mercedes-Benz SL500 AMG, Porsche Cayman S, Range Rover SUV, Mini Cooper, Rolls Royce Phantom, Toyota Land Cruiser, BMW 760LI, BMW X5, Mercedes-Benz S320, Lamborghini Murcielago

Pets

Sihanouk-dog, breed-Deutsche Dogge

FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Bhindi Ki Sabzi, Kheer

Favourite beverage

Coffee

Favourite actors

 Dilip Kumar  

     

Favourite actresses

Waheeda Rehman       

    

Favourite films

Gone With The Wind,   Kagaz Ke Phool, Black

                    

Judgement At Nuremberg,                   Scarface,                                          

The Godfather 1, 2 and 3  Anupama, Ganga Jamuna,      

                                  

On the Waterfront,           Giant

               

Favourite song

N/A

Favourite singer


N/A

Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

White

Favourite sport

Cricket

Favourite perfume

No Specific one

Favourite sportsman

Sachin Tendulkar

Favourite book

Madhushala by Harivansh Rai Bachchan


Favourite co-stars

Hemamalini      

Favourite hotel

St James’ Court London

Favourite holiday destination

London, Switzerland

Favourite designer

Narendra Kumar Ahmed

Favourite vehicle

Bentley Arnage R, Rolls-Royce Phantom

Favourite brand

N/A


WEALTH:


Net worth

$400 million

Salary

20 crores INR


RELATIONSHIPS:


Marital Relationships

Married- Jaya Bachchan

Past relationship

Parveen babi

Extramarital

Rekha

Children

Abhishek Bachchan(Son),

Shweta Bachchan Nanda(Daughter)


5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:


1. Amitabh Bachchan began his career in films in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen`s Bhuvan Shome.                                          

2. He wanted to join the Indian Air Force.                                              

3. Amitabh Bachchan Was Rejected by India Radio for his baritone.

4. Mahmood was the mentor of Amitabh Bachchan in his careers struggling days

5. Amitabh Bachchan’s actual surname was Shrivastava, his father adopted the name, Bachchan.


5 FAMOUS QUOTES:


1. No one is perfect, and criticism is always welcome and expected.

2. Don`t let anyone make you believe the length of your skirt is a measure of your character.

3. Life is a blur when one is essaying different roles; it is so fulfilling.

4. As a professional, I cannot afford to be complacent.

5. Whatever free time I get, I love to catch the news and sports shows.


5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:


1. Don ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi, namumkin- Don

2. Tumhara naam kya hai basanti?-Sholay

3. Rishte mein toh hum tumhara baap lagte hain, naam hai Shahenshah- Shahenshah

4. main aaj bhi phenke hue paise nahin uthata-Deewar

5. Agar apni maa ka doodh piya hai to saamne aa.- Laawaris


CONTROVERSIES:


Bachchan had a good relationship with Rajiv Gandhi. the bachchan family is closed to Gandhi`s family. the relation turned bitter when Amitabh Bachchan is accused of a corruption scam and Gandhi`s did not help them.                                        

A triangle love: The last film with Rekha in "Silsila" also features with wife jaya.which is said to be a reel and real-life love triangle. since Rekha started wearing sindoor                                         


DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:


Work out type

Yoga

Diet type

Pure-Vegetarian


PERSONAL HABITS:


Smokes or not

No

Illness

Tuberculosis (TB) and liver cirrhosis

Other Businesses

He has his own entertainment company naming Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Ltd.


AWARDS

National Film Awards:

Year

Category

Film

1990

Best actor

Agneepath

2005

Black

2009

Paa

2015

Piku


Asian Film Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2010

Lifetime Achievement Awards



IIFA Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2000

IIFA Special Honorary Award


2001

IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award

Mohabbatein

2002

IIFA Personality of the Year


2006

IIFA Wall of Fame


IIFA Best Actor Award

Black

2010

Paa


Stardust Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2000

Best Artist of the Millennium by Hero Honda and file Stardust (magazine)


2003

Stardust Award for Lifetime Achievement


2004

Stardust Special Award for the film

Baghban

2005

Stardust Special Award for the film

Black

2006

Stardust Star of the Year Award - Male

2009

Stardust Best Actor Award

The Last Lear

2010

Stardust Star of the Year Award – Male

Paa

2011

Stardust "Pride of the Industry" Award


2013

Stardust "Star of the Century" Award.


2014

Stardust "International Icon of the Year" Award


2015

Stardust Star of the Year Award – Male

Piku (along with Shamitabh)

2016

Pink


Bengal Film Journalists` Association Awards:

Year

Category

Film

1971

Best Actor in Supporting Role

Anand

1975

Best Actor

Mili

2003

Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award


2005

Best Actor

Black


Zee Cine Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2003

Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement

All of his film

2004

Zee Cine Golden Grade Award


2006

Zee Cine Award for Best Actor – Male

Black

2016

Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor – Male

Piku

2017

Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor – Male

Pink

2018

Zee Cine Award for Legend Extraordinaire

Special Award


Bollywood Movie Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2001

Bollywood Movie Award - Critics Award Male

Mohabbatein

2003

Bollywood Movie Award - Most Sensational Actor

Kaante

2006

Bollywood Movie Award - Best Actor

Black


Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2006

Apsara Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Black.

2010

Apsara Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award.


2011

Apsara Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Paa.

2012

Apsara Awards: Guild Honor For Excellence On TV

Kaun Banega Crorepati.


BIG Star Entertainment Awards:

Year

Category

Film

2010

Big Star Complete Entertainer of The Decade


2011

Best Actor (Social Role)

Aarakshan

Big Star Complete Entertainer


2013

Star of the Millennium


Best Actor (Social Role)

Satyagraha

2014

Best Actor (Social Role)

Bhoothnath Returns

2015

Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Role (Male)

Piku


People`s Choice Awards:

Year

Category

Show

2012

Best non-Fiction Show Host

Kaun Banega Crorepati


Indian Television Academy Awards:

Year

Category

Show

2001

Best Host

Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 1)

Best Anchor of a Game Show

2005

Best Anchor of a Game Show

Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 2)

2006 

2007

The ITA Laurel For `ULTIMATE EMINENCE


2010

Best Anchor Talk/Chat Show

Bigg Boss (season 3)

2011

Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show

Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 5)

The ITA Achiever of The Year


2013

Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show

Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 7)


Indian Telly Awards:

Year

Category

Show

2001

TV Personality of the Year 2000

Kaun Banega Crorepati

2002

TV Anchor of The Year

2005

Best TV Anchor

2012 


Indian Television Awards:

Year

Category

Show

2000

Screen Videocon Awards: Best Anchor

Kaun Banega Crorepati


BIG Television Awards:

Year

Category

Show

2011

Shakhsiyat of the year

Kaun Banega Crorepati

2011

Distinguished Personality

Kaun Banega Crorepati


STAR Parivaar Award:

Year

Category

Show

2003

Pitamah of Star Parivaar

Kaun Banega Crorepati

 




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