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The Life and Times of Amitabh Bachchan

AMITAB BACHGTAN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HE'S THE GREATEST STAR IN THE HISTORY OF HINDI CINEMA; BUT DO YOU KNOW EVERYTHING THERE IS TO KNOW ABOUT AMITABH BACHCHAN? 1942 AMITABH HARIVANSH BACHCHAN IS BORN OCT. 11, 1942, IN ALLAHABAD, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA. His father was renowned Hindi poet DR. HARIVANSH RAI DID YOU KNOW and his mother was TEJI ВАСНCHAN. He earned double Masters of Arts degrees from Delhi, but he Inspired by the struggle for Indian independence, Amitabh is named Inquilaab, meaning "revolution," by his mother. At the suggestion of a poet friend of his father's, his name is changed to Amitabh, which means "the light that will never die." wanted to become an engineer and was interested in joining the Indian Air Force. 1969 1960s After completing his education in Delhi, he moves to First acting role comes in DID YOU KNOW His first job was in Kolkata as an DID YOUD KNOW Calcutta and then Bombay to find work as a film star, but finds filmmakers aren't He is executive at Bird and interested in putting him on the screen because he's too tall and his skin isn't fair enough. But they do find a use for him-in 1969, his deep baritone voice is used for narration in ambidextrous. Co., where he earned only INR 500 A MONTH! SAAT HINDUSTANI, his only black and white film, MRINAL SEN'S BHUVAN SHOME. 1971 WINNER OF PRESDLMME DID YOU KNOW! Only two films after his first acting role comes his breakout portrayal in Anand, FOR He appeared in an average of SIX MOVIES A YEAR DURING THE 1970s! Bhüvan Shome WHICH HE EARNS HIS FIRST FILMFARE AWARD FOR BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR. MARRIES ACTRESS JAYA BHADURI AFTER A LONG COURTSHIP. 1973 They go on to become the only real-life couple to have starred on-screen for 30 years from Ek Nazar to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. ANTIH BACD PRAN zanJeer এ His 13th film, ZANJEER, is a breakthrough role that catapults him to fame - giving Hindi cinema its "Angry Young Man. 1975 Stars in his two biggest blockbusters to date-SHOLAY AND DEEWAR Sholay opens to a lukewarm reception but quickly becomes one of the highest-grossing Hindi films ever with a theater run of more DID YOU KNOW ! than five years. After Deewar, he was well on his way to becoming a one-man industry. SHOLAY was declared "FILM OF THE MILLENNIUM" by BBC India and Internet polls in 1999. 1978 977) 1976 DIRECTOR WINS FIRST FILMFARE BEST ACTOR AWARD EARNS SECOND FILMFARE BEST ACTOR YASH CHOPRA introduces Amitabh DID YOU KNOW FOR AMAR AKBAR as a romantic hero in ANTHONY. KABHIE KABHIE. AWARD FOR HIS DON REAL-LIFE PARENTS can be seen in the opening song and credits, DID YOU KNOW DID YOU KNOW! His At 1.88 m, he's the TALLEST-EVER favourite screen 1980 name is VIJAY, as seen 1982 in more than 20 movies, top star in Hindi Another common cinema. name has been AMIT. SUFFERS A NEAR-FATAL INJURY while filming a fight scene on the set of COOLIE, eliciting prayers MR. NATWARLAL MARKS THE FIRST TIME HE'S RECORDED AS A PLAYBACK SINGER; from millions of fans he earns nominations for Best all over the world. In Shakti, Actor and Best Male Playback Singer as a result. he shares screen time with his idol, DILIP 1999 KUMAR. (2000 1988 IS NAMED ACTOR OF THE MILLENNIUM IN A BBC Hosts the first DID YOU KNOW season of the Indian NEWS POLL, AHEAD OF SIR ALEC GUINNESS AND SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER. version of the TV Returns to films after a game show WHO WANTS TO BE A DID YOU KNOW HE HATES THE WORD BOLLYWOOD. four-year break but doesn't find wide commercial success. MILLIONAIRE, Kaun Banega Crorepati, reaching He is the TENS OF MILLIONS only actor to star in a REMAKE OF HIS OWN FILM AS HERO AS WELL OF FANS ON TELEVISION. AS VILLAIN. МОНАВBАТEIN DID YOU 2005 KNOW 2001 He has played more double roles than any ROMANTIC MUSICAL MOHABBATEIN RETURNS other actor. IN KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE TIME MAGAZINE EUROPE BACHCHAN TO THE MAHAAN, HE SELECTS BLACK AS ONE GHAM pairs AMITABH AND JAYA on-screen after 18 years and becomes one of the biggest-grossing DOMAIN OF BLOCKBUSTER STARS. HAD A TRIPLE OF THE 10 BEST FILMS OF ROLE. THE YEAR, AND AMITABH WINS ANOTHER FILMFARE movies outside of India. BEST ACTOR AWARD. 2012 DID YOU ARLLYMOOD 2013 KNOW! He ANNOUNCES HE'S DONATING CARRIES suffers from DID YOU KNOW THE OLYMPIC 2.5 MILLION INR a rare muscular TORCH during its relay for the 2012 SUMMER disorder known He holds as MYASTHENIA the record for TO CHARITIES AIMED AT THE GRAVIS. MOST NUMBER HEALTH OF GIRLS IN INDIA. OLYMPICS IN OF BEST ACTOR MAKES HIS HOLLYWOOD DEBUT LONDON. NOMINATIONS IN THE GREAT GATSBY. FOR POPULAR FILM AWARDS. DID YOU KNOW 2014 HE IS A VEGETARIAN 3D VERSION OF HIT FILM SHOLAY AND A TEETOTALER. RELEASED. EADING LADIES JAYA BACHCHAN PARVEEN BABI RAAKHEE Guddi Majboor Kabhie Kabhie Mili Deewaar Kasme Vaade Silsila Amar Akbar Anthony Trishul Zanjeer Shaan Kaala Patthar Abhimaan Kaalia Sholay Mahaan Kabhi Khushi - Kabhie Gham Do Aur Do Paanch HEMA RERHA MALINI Do Anjaane Satte Pe Satta Mr. Natwarlal Naseeb Muqaddar - Ka Sikandar Desh Premee - (Double Roll) Suhaag Nastik Ram Balram Baghban Silsila Veer-Zaara **GLOBAL AUDIENCE SOCIAL MEDIA PRESENCE FACEBOOK TWITTER INSTAGRAM OFFICIAL BLOG ill 10.1 8.1 60,720 7.3 MILLION LIKES MILLION FOLLOWERS FOLLOWERS MILLION LIKES -1,000,000 = 1,000,000 10,000 = 1,000,000 SOURCES India Today • IMDB • • • BBC • Wikipedia Green Olive Digital Level 14, Boulevard Plaza Tower 1, Sheikh Mohammed PIGITA Bin Rashid Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, PO Box 334155, +971 4 444 9529 Dubai, United Arab Emirates OLIVE GREE

The Life and Times of Amitabh Bachchan

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