Amitabh Bachchan first debuted in "Saat Hindustani" in 1969 . His role in film "Zanjeer" in 1972's made him an action Movie star. In 1990's he started his own production company.
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan , best known as Amitabh Bachchan, was born in Allahabad , India on October 11,1942. Bachchan's father was the renowned Hindi poet Dr. Harivansh Rai. His mother Teji Bechchan, was a sikh socialist. He has one younger brother, named Ajitabh.
From 1970s through the early 1980s , Big-B appeared in more than 100 films.
Bachchan married movie actress Jaya Bhaduri in 1973. The couple have two children, a daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and a son Abhishek Bachchan.
In 1982, Bachchan had a serious accident while filming, fans prayed for his recovery and the Big-B survived the accident. After this he decided to go to politics but it fails due to unexpected controversy.
By the 1990s the limelight surrounding Bachchan had begun to fade. But he decided to open a production company which put him back in the headlines.
He got full popularity and fame. By this his net worth also start boosting. His current net worth is around 400 million USD. He has lots of investment and properties.
In addition Bachchan devotes his time to charitable causes. In 2003 he was appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United nation children's fund (UNICEF ).