He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since Black. While questioning Shivam about his social media presence, Big B … Several books have been written about Bachchan. India's much-awaited vaccination drive began on January 16, as a part of which Covishield and Covaxin were given to healthcare workers. In 2000, Bachchan appeared in a supporting role in Aditya Chopra's Mohabbatein. Bachchan's portrayal of the wronged hero fighting a crooked system and circumstances of deprivation in films like Zanjeer, Deeewar, Trishul, Kaala Patthar and Shakti resonated with the masses of the time, especially the youth who harboured a simmering discontent owing to social ills such as poverty, hunger, unemployment, corruption, social inequality and the brutal excesses of The Emergency. Lack of sleep, overexertion, no proper diet and of course tension are the main reasons for hair loss, apart from ageing. The image features Amitabh, his mother Teji and brother Ajitabh. He holds a 3.4% equity in Stampede Capital, a financial technology firm specialising in cloud computing for financial markets. Bachchan towers through Pink – the way he bellows "et cetera" is alone worth having the heavy-hitter at play—but there are softer moments like one where he appears to have dozed off in court, or where he lays his head by his convalescent wife's bedside and needs his hair ruffled and his conviction validated. At one point Meenal hangs by Bachchan's elbow, words entirely unnecessary.  In 1973, he played the role of Inspector Vijay Khanna in Prakash Mehra's action film Zanjeer. It won him the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.  Teji Bachchan was a Punjabi Sikh from Lyallpur, Punjab, British India.  France's highest civilian honour, the Knight of the Legion of honour, was conferred upon him by the French Government in 2007 for his "exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond". He was framed in the scam and falsely alleged.  Although his surname was Shrivastava, Amitabh's father, who opposed the caste system, had adopted the pen name Bachchan ("child-like" in colloquial Hindi), under which he published all of his works.  Bachchan was performing his own stunts in the film and one scene required him to fall onto a table and then on the ground. In terms of work, Big B was last seen in Shoojit Sircar's Gulabo Sitabo, co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana. The film was a success at the box office.. A remake was made in 2012 with Hrithik Roshan and Sanjay Dutt in the roles played by Big B … His performance in Piku, without doubt, finds a place among the top 10 in his illustrious career.  The film is currently "shelved" indefinitely.. The fiasco and the consequent legal battles surrounding ABCL and various entities after the event, coupled with the fact that ABCL was reported to have overpaid most of its top-level managers, eventually led to its financial and operational collapse in 1997. During the recent episode, he got candid about social media criticism while speaking to one of the contestants on the hot seat.  When Bachchan finished his studies his father approached Prithviraj Kapoor, the founder of Prithvi Theatre, to see if there was an opening for him, but Kapoor "offered no encouragement". He was educated at Sherwood College, Nainital, and Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi. The last episode of the show got a lot of love as Farewell. ' The girls hang on to him with incredulous desperation, and he bats for them with all he has. He has hosted several seasons of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, India's version of the game show franchise, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Track Latest News Live on NDTV.com. Bollywood celebs kept it low key as they welcomed New Year 2021 and wished for a peaceful year ahead. Bachchan towers in every sense, but without a hint of showboating. The veteran actor took to his blog to inform fans that … Prime Panier. Recently, when Team India drew the third Test against Australia in Sydney, the veteran Bollywood actor heaped praises on the Ajinkya … , Bachchan made his film debut in 1969, as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen's National Award-winning film Bhuvan Shome.  In May 2014, La Trobe University in Australia named a Scholarship after Bachchan. The sixth season was also hosted by Bachchan, commencing on 7 September 2012, broadcast on Sony TV and received the highest number of viewers thus far. The film, directed and written by Manoj Kumar, addressed themes of honesty in the face of oppression and financial and emotional hardship and was the top-earning film of 1974. अमिताभ बच्चन की आयु 78 वर्ष है और वह अब भी सक्रिय हैl वह कई फिल्मों में अहम भूमिका निभाते नजर आते हैंl जल्द वह फिल्म ब्रह्मास्त्र में नजर आएंगेl इसके अलावा कौन बनेगा करोड़पति शो भी होस्ट कर रहे हैl जोकि सभी को पसंद भी आ रहा हैंl Big B's revelation came while he was interacting with a fan on Twitter. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, Sholay and Don (1978 film). Amitabh Bachchan revealed this while chatting with Raveena Tandon, who was the guest on KBC. He was once just a voice artist often discarded for his tall height and baritone to become an actor but little did people knew that he will become an impactful presence for many decades in the Indian film industry.  The film was a huge success and one of the highest-grossing films of that year, breaking Bachchan's dry spell at the box office and making him a star. The famous quizzing reality show, Kaun Banega Crorepati, might experience many intense moments throughout its run, but every now and then, there are sweet moments.  Notably, despite the lack of hits, it was during this era that Bachchan won his first National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance as a Mafia don in the 1990 cult film Agneepath. The Bombay high court, in April 1999, restrained Bachchan from selling off his Bombay bungalow 'Prateeksha' and two flats till the pending loan recovery cases of Canara Bank were disposed of. The actor did the scene two-three times but couldn't get it right. Beyond the Indian subcontinent, he acquired a large overseas following in markets including Africa (South Africa and Mauritius), the Middle East (especially UAE and Egypt Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan is an active social media user. 16 Years After Waqt, Amitabh Bachchan & Boman Irani To Play Best Friends In Upcoming Sooraj Barjatya Film It was earlier being said that the film is a big fat family drama and Amitabh … , In the early 80s, Bachchan authorised the use of his likeness for the comic book character Supremo in a series titled The Adventures of Amitabh Bachchan. He bickers with the maids, harrows his hapless helper, and expects that Piku stay unmarried so she can attend to him.  The Government of India awarded him with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. Abhishek married fellow actress Aishwarya Rai and together they have a daughter named Aaradhya. Host Amitabh welcomed Rahul's family member and his mother called Big B Bhopal's damaad (son-in-law). He will also be seen in the sports drama Jhund. , In 1982, he played double roles in the musical Satte Pe Satta and action drama Desh Premee which succeeded at the box office along with mega hits like action comedy Namak Halaal, action drama Khud-Daar and the critically acclaimed drama Bemisal. Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media, tweeted about the COVID-19 vaccination drive on Saturday night. Amitabh was required to use his singing voice for the first time in a song from the film Mr. Natwarlal in which he starred with Rekha.  Bachchan lent his voice as a narrator to the 2001 movie Lagaan which was a super hit. ' Mike McCahill of The Guardian remarked, "Among an electric ensemble, Tapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariang give unwavering voice to the girls’ struggles; Amitabh Bachchan brings his moral authority to bear as their sole legal ally.  A second season followed in 2005 but its run was cut short by Star Plus when Bachchan fell ill in 2006. He has won fifteen Filmfare Awards and is the most nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare, with 41 nominations overall. The Bachchan family also bought shares worth $252,000 in Meridian Tech, a consulting company in U.S. At one point, to ward off a possible suitor, he casually mentions that his daughter isn't a virgin; that she's financially independent and sexually independent too.  Bachchan has continued to do favours for the Samajwadi Party, including appearing in advertisements and political campaigns.  The other, released on 15 August 1975, was Sholay, which became the highest-grossing film ever in India at the time, in which Bachchan played the role of Jaidev. The show was well received. He also entered politics for a time in the 1980s. Big B shares tweet on future women's team as Virat-Anushka welcome baby girl. "That very special day when you simply had to get photographed .. Ma , younger brother and moi .. you wanted …  It is thought that his mother might have had some influence in Amitabh Bachchan's choice of career because she always insisted that he should "take centre stage". These days the actor was busy shooting 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 12'. The organisation noted that "Many people in the western world will not have heard of [him] ... [but it] is a reflection of the huge popularity of Indian films. Anything could have happened because they are working together."  Salim Khan wrote the story, screenplay and script of Zanjeer (1973), and conceived the "angry young man" persona of the lead role. Other hits followed, with Bachchan appearing as an older family patriarch in Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001) and Baghban (2003). , In 2003, he was conferred with the Honorary Citizenship of the French town of Deauville. Today, he has an uncountable number of films … Together they have two children Navil and Agastya. , In 1979, Bachchan starred in Suhaag which was the highest earning film of that year.  He received another National Award for Best Actor for playing a progeria patient in R. Balki's Paa (2009). Big B reckoned this after Virat-Anushka were blessed with a baby girl on Monday. Bachchan has denied the allegation. The film was the highest-grossing film of that year. The actor's upcoming projects include Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra, co-starring Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, and Chehre, alongside Emraan Hashmi. For example, he donated ₹1.1 million to clear the debts of nearly 40 beleaguered farmers in Andhra Pradesh and ₹3 million to clear the debts of some 100 Vidarbha farmers. Bonjour, Identifiez-vous. Updated Jan 14, 2021 | 20:05 IST Legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has made an interesting observation about the Indian cricketers after Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma became proud parents to their new-born daughter on Monday. Dostana proved to be the top-grossing film of 1980. His supporting role won him his second Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. The 78-year-old actor, who had contracted the virus in July, said that it would be a "proud moment" when the nation will become COVID-19 free. Last year, Amitabh Bachchan and three other members of his family - Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Big B's 9-year-old granddaughter announced in July that they had contracted the virus.  In 1983, he played a triple role in Mahaan which was not as successful as his previous films. Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan shared an old picture remembering his late mother Teji Bachchan. During the same year, he made his television debut as the host of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. Top Prize Winner(s)– Taj Mohammed Rangrez and Firoz Fatima (Rs.  There is a waterfall in Sikkim known as Amitabh Bachchan Falls. Irritated with it, by mistake, he shot a real bullet, which went past Big B's ear.  Salim-Javed soon discovered Bachchan and "saw his talent, which most makers didn't. It seems Big B just touched the sensitive spot of netizens with his recent Twitter post! Preet Mohan Singh revealed that he was around 10-years-old when the film released and he got so scared after watching it because of Gabbar …  In 1981, he starred in Yash Chopra's melodrama film Silsila, where he starred alongside his wife Jaya and also Rekha. Big B further wrote in his blog that everything is interlinked.   A government senior secondary school in Saifai, Etawah is called Amitabh Bachchan Government Inter College. , In June 2000, he became the first living Asian to have been modelled in wax at London's Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Amrita was nervous, but host Amitabh Bachchan made her comfortable and she managed to answer the questions swiftly.  Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Awadhi Hindu Kayastha,  who was fluent in Awadhi, Hindi and Urdu. Bhashkor's life and conversation may revolve around his constipation and fussy hypochondria, but there's no mistaking the scene-stealing energy that Mr. Bachchan, India's erstwhile Angry Young Man, musters for his new role of Cranky Old Man.  He was discharged from hospital on 2 August. Though Mrityudaata attempted to reprise Bachchan's earlier success as an action hero, the film was a failure both financially and critically.  After appearing in the romantic drama Kabhie Kabhie in 1976, Bachchan starred in Manmohan Desai's action comedy Amar Akbar Anthony (1977).  Indiatimes Movies ranks Deewaar amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films. Amitabh Bachchan revealed that people often advise him to put a lock on his mouth. The next year, he played the role of a grumpy father suffering from chronic constipation in the critically acclaimed Piku which was also one of the biggest hits of 2015. While Big B hasn't tagged either Anushka or Virat in his tweet, it'll sure be an interesting conversation if the new parents respond. Responding to Big B's revelation, Raveena Tandon said that Kanta Prasad has now opened a restaurant and such support from all quarters has changed Prasad's … , In 2000, Bachchan hosted the first season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian adaptation of the British television game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The Government of France honoured him with its highest civilian honour, Knight of the Legion of honour, in 2007 for his exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond. Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's deep and intense voice is unique and loved by one and all. Bachchan also made an appearance in a Hollywood film, Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby (2013), in which he played a non-Indian Jewish character, Meyer Wolfsheim. However in a BBC interview, director Yash Chopra, when speaking about the film Silsila, confirmed that the two had an affair saying "I was always on tenterhooks and scared because it was real life coming into reel life.  He has spent a lot of time working in this industry. In 1972, he made an appearance in the road action comedy Bombay to Goa directed by S. Ramanathan which was moderately successful.  In October 2014, Bachchan was summoned by a court in Los Angeles for "allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh community".  Many of Bachchan's films during this early period did not do well. Jaya is his wife and Rekha is his girlfriend and the same story is going on. Amitabh gave bad news to the fans, this thing of Big B will also make you sad. Taking advantage of this resurgence, Amitabh began endorsing a variety of products and services, appearing in many television and billboard advertisements. In 1975, he starred in a variety of film genres, from the comedy Chupke Chupke and the crime drama Faraar to the romantic drama Mili. Posted By: Daliya Ghose On Thursday, 24th December 2020,18:12 , Bachchan was struggling, seen as a "failed newcomer" who, by the age of 30, had twelve flops and only two hits (as a lead in Bombay to Goa and supporting role in Anand). Big B’s upcoming roster also has “Mayday,” co-starring Ajay Devgn and Rakul Preet Singh, and directed by Devgn.  It earned him his fourth National Film Award for Best Actor. 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