Amitabh Bachchan is still the center of attraction of Bollywood. Born on October 11th, 1942 and named Amitabh Harivansh Srivastav by his parents, Amitabh has been active in the Bollywood film industry from 1969 to date(2008). Amitabh is also called Big B by his fans and Indian media. Amitabh is married to (former) actress Jaya Bhaduri. The couple have got one daughter named Shweta Nanda and one son named Abhishek Bachchan, who is also a prominent actor is Bollywood at present. Abhishek is married to former Miss World Aishwarya Rai, who is also a busy actress in Bollywood film industry.
This Bollywood legend has won 3 National Film Awards and 12 Filmfare awards and holds the record for most “Best Actor” award nomitations at the Filmfare awards. Besides acting, Amitabh has also worked as a playback singer, film producer, and television presenter. Amitabh also founded a company named Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL) with which he produced a couple of films, but is said to have lost a lot of money that he invested in the company. His financial situation forced him back to the film industry, in which he was inactive for a couple of years. At the moment Amitabh Bachchan is acting in many pictures and is really busy in Bollywood film industry.