The legendary and awe-inspiring Amitabh Bachchan is well popular as Big B in the Indian film fraternity. His magnificent contribution to Bollywood during five decades of existence has made anyone fall at the feet of this revered soul. The charm and charisma of this personality have made him unique, and the most sought-after actor in Bollywood till date. Born in October 1942 as the son of renowned Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan is regarded as the most popular Super Star for his dialogue delivery, acting skills and versatile personality. Looking into these factors more millions are Fan to Amitabh Bachchan. Here read more about Amitabh Bachchan life Biography.
He went to Sherwood College, a boarding school in Nainital and earned an Arts degree from Delhi University. Mr. Bachchan resumed his work-life as a Business Executive in Calcutta and performed in theater before making a career in Bollywood. Appearing as a debutant in “Saat Hindustani” in 1969, Amitabh Bachchan has started his long journey in the history of Cinema, which is going on till now with pride and brilliance.
It was he who successfully broke the long ongoing tradition of Romanticism led by superstars like Rajesh Khanna and Dharmendra and introduced the image of an “angry young man.” He acted in a pool of action films like, Zanjeer, Deewar, Sholay and Don, which became super hit and cherished as most adored movies till now. All these movies reflect Mr. Bachchan’s finest skill of acting and grace. As an actor, there is a lot to learn from this multitalented actor. He is regarded as a renowned person all over the world not only because of his acting skill, but also for his versatile personality. He has earned the glory not only through action flicks, but also through romantic, serious, and comic performances.
While it comes to the voice of this superlative persona, anyone can feel the depth, the maturity and a kind of magnetism that makes everyone spellbound. In television shows like “Kaun Banega Crorepati,”, Mr. Bachchan’s breathtaking persona steals the show. The show became popular and one of India’s top television programs only because of his eloquence, presentation of the content, and the great sense of humor.
Amitabh Bachchan has done more than 35 films by the end of 1970’s and is regarded as India’s number one film star. During the days of 70’s, everyone wanted to adorn his style be it his hair style or dressing sense. The fan following of Amitabh Bachchan was so profound that when he confronted a near fatal accident on the set of the film “Coolie” in 1982, a national prayer vigil had been seen across India.
The excellence of Amitabh Bachchan was not limited to the realm of cinema only as he entered the politics at the insistence of his acquaintance Rajiv Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India. He was elected to India’s parliament by a majority of votes in 1984, but he resigned from the seat in 1989 and started shooting for the movie “Agneepath”. This film gave him National Award for his spectacular portrayal of a Mafia don. Some amazing movies of Amitabh Bachchan from 90’s and 20th’s include, Hum (1991), Mahabbatein (2000; Love Stories) that came with a popular musical. “Black” was another great movie inspired by Helen Keller’s life story published in 2005 that provided Amitabh Bachchan with national accolades. “Paa” released in 2009 was a movie with innovative theme where Amitabh Bachchan played the role of 12 years old boy who suffers from an aging disease similar to Progeria.
After making a nationwide influence through five decades of stunning skill, Mr. Bachchan made his Hollywood debut in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby in the year 2013 through a minor character.
Apart from the enormous success Amitabh Bachchan received through his performance, wit, and articulacy, the most appealing part is his down to earth nature. He is very practical and advanced person to get rarely affected by praises or awards. He is headstrong and a strict follower of time. He reaches the shooting set before the scheduled time and practices his dialogs repeatedly up to the time he does not feel satisfied. He is a dedicated person and strives hard to come up 100% to the expectation of the director. There are lots that can be learned from this stunning personality. Being the man of the 21st century, he remains updated through regular tweets and blogs and takes an interest in his surrounding world from politics, economics, society, technology to entertainment. At the age of 70+, also Big B is revered by critics, politicians, celebrities, and common laity.
For Amitabh Bachchan’s contribution to more than 175 films in the genre of comedy, action, romanticism, and others, he is regarded as the jewel of Indian Cinema. This desired national figure has been innitiated the splendid journey in Indian Cinema during the 70’s and still sailing the boat creating many milestones with simplicity and sense of honor.