He is a jewel of the person with charismatic personality. Today, he turned 75 and still young and energetic. Holding the status of Superstar of Bollywood is not an easy task but he is just flawless. Yes…. you got it right. We are talking about legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. It is his birthday today. Big B is himself a symbol of brand and trust. People really adore this magical superstar. Mr. Bachchan has a huge fan following on Twitter too.
Looking at Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, one can understand how a classic Bollywood actor should be. At the age of 75, most of the people take retirement and relax. But, Amitabh Bachchan is undoubtedly an exception encouraging generations to emulate him. Talking about his fan following, he occupies a special place in hearts of all generations. Not only old generation but also youngsters really appreciate him.
In fact, social scientist Shiv Visvanathan says, “He has done everything he wanted to do. And he is still doing them. Bachchan is the perennial man.”
Born on 11 October 1942 at Allahabad (U.P.), he is son of famous poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He initially got the name Inquilab which later changed to Amitabh.
He is an alumnus of Sherwood College Nainital and then pursued double MA degree from Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. Before joining Bollywood, he was a former stage actor, radio announcer and freight company executive in Calcutta, India.
Amitabh Bachchan is married to his co-actress Jaya Bhaduri and became father of Shweta Nanda and actor Abhishek Bachchan. Both of his children are happily married. He is also grandfather of three now. And he is playing that role very well.
Career It is not that this superstar has always seen good times but his life and career have undergone several ups and downs. Talking about his career, he began his career in films in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s ‘Bhuvan Shome’.
After working with director Hrishikesh Mukherjee, he was only sensitive Bard types roles. But when Prakesh Mehra and Salim-Javed spotted the anger in the upcoming star’s eyes, his life changed. Film Zanjeer changed Mr. Bachchan’s life. He is also called ‘Shahenshah of Bollywood’.
He has always been ready to experiment with his looks and roles. Even at this age, he is ready to take all sorts of roles and works dedicatedly.
Honours and Awards
He holds several awards and honours. National Film Awards, Filmfare awards and many other national and international awards won by him. In fact, Government of India also honoured him with Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
His 75 Birthday Celebration at Maldives
For his 75 birthday, Amitabh Bachchan and family took off to Maldives. Yesterday, Big B with his son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai along with granddaughter Aaradhya were photographed at the security check of a Mumbai airport. Later, his daughter Shweta Nanda along with her children Navya Naveli and Agastya will also join them in Maldives.