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Amitabh Bachchan: His appearance on the TV show 'Kaun Banega He was born on October 11, , to eminent poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji. Take a look at Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, star of the movie Zanjeer and host of the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, at salelive.info Living Legend Amitabh Bachchan (A Brief Biography). By Moony Suthan Available ebook formats: epub mobi pdf rtf lrf pdb txt html. First 9%.
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Later, Bachchan played the role of Vikram, once again along with Rajesh Khanna, in the film Namak Haraam , a social drama directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee and scripted by Biresh Chatterjee addressing themes of friendship.
His supporting role won him his second Filmfare Best Supporting Actor award. 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 Bachchan then played the leading role in the film Majboor.
The film was a success at the box office. In , he starred in a variety of film genres, from the comedy Chupke Chupke and the crime drama Faraar to the romantic drama Mili. This was also the year in which Bachchan starred in two films regarded as important in Hindi cinema history, both written by Salim-Javed, who again insisted on casting Bachchan. The film became a major hit at the box office in , ranking in at number four.
Deewaar and Sholay are often credited with exalting Bachchan to the heights of superstardom, two years after he became a star with Zanjeer , and consolidating his domination of the industry throughout the s and s. In , he was cast by Yash Chopra in the romantic family drama Kabhie Kabhie. Bachchan starred as a young poet, Amit Malhotra, who falls deeply in love with a beautiful young girl named Pooja Rakhee Gulzar who ends up marrying someone else Shashi Kapoor. The film was notable for portraying Bachchan as a romantic hero, a far cry from his "angry young man" roles like Zanjeer and Deewar.
The film evoked a favourable response from critics and audiences alike. Bachchan was again nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award for his role in the film. That same year he played a double role in the hit Adalat as father and son. The film was the highest-grossing film of that year. His other successes that year include Parvarish and Khoon Pasina. He once again resumed double roles in films such as Kasme Vaade as Amit and Shankar and Don playing the characters of Don, a leader of an underworld gang and his look-alike Vijay.
His performance won him his second Filmfare Best Actor Award. In , Bachchan starred in Suhaag which was the highest earning film of that year. In the same year he also enjoyed critical acclaim and commercial success with films like Mr. 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. He also received Best Actor nomination for Kaala Patthar and then went on to be nominated again in for the Raj Khosla directed film Dostana , in which he starred opposite Shatrughan Sinha and Zeenat Aman.
Dostana proved to be the top-grossing film of In , 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.
On 26 July , while filming Coolie , in the University Campus in Bangalore, Bachchan suffered a near fatal intestinal injury during the filming of a fight scene with co-actor Puneet Issar. However, as he jumped towards the table, the corner of the table struck his abdomen, resulting in a splenic rupture from which he lost a significant amount of blood.
He required an emergency splenectomy and remained critically ill in hospital for many months, at times close to death. The overwhelming public response included prayers in temples and offers to sacrifice limbs to save him, while later, there were long queues of well-wishing fans outside the hospital where he was recuperating. Nevertheless, he resumed filming later that year after a long period of recuperation.
The film was released in , and partly due to the huge publicity of Bachchan's accident, the film was a box office success and the top-grossing film of that year. The director, Manmohan Desai , altered the ending of Coolie after Bachchan's accident. Bachchan's character was originally intended to have been killed off but after the change of script, the character lived in the end.
It would have been inappropriate, said Desai, for the man who had just fended off death in real life to be killed on screen. Also, in the released film the footage of the fight scene is frozen at the critical moment, and a caption appears onscreen marking this as the instant of the actor's injury and the ensuing publicity of the accident.
Later, he was diagnosed with Myasthenia gravis. His illness made him feel weak both mentally and physically and he decided to quit films and venture into politics. At this time he became pessimistic, expressing concern with how a new film would be received, and stating before every release, "Yeh film to flop hogi!
After a three year stint in politics from to , Bachchan returned to films in , playing the title role in Shahenshah , which was a box office success. Successes during this period like the crime drama Aaj Ka Arjun and action crime drama Hum , for which he won his third Filmfare Best Actor Award, looked like they might reverse the trend, but this momentum was short-lived and his string of box office failures continued.
These years would see his last on-screen appearances for some time. After the release of the critically acclaimed epic Khuda Gawah in , Bachchan went into semi-retirement for five years.
With the exception of the delayed release of Insaniyat , which was also a box office failure, Bachchan did not appear in any new releases for five years. Bachchan turned producer during his temporary retirement period, setting up Amitabh Bachchan Corporation , Ltd.
ABCL in ABCL's strategy was to introduce products and services covering an entire cross-section of India's entertainment industry. ABCL's operations were mainstream commercial film production and distribution, audio cassettes and video discs, production and marketing of television software, and celebrity and event management.
Though Mrityudaata attempted to reprise Bachchan's earlier success as an action hero, the film was a failure both financially and critically.
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 The Bombay high court, in April , restrained Bachchan from selling off his Bombay bungalow 'Prateeksha' and two flats till the pending loan recovery cases of Canara Bank were disposed of. Bachchan had, however, pleaded that he had mortgaged his bungalow to raise funds for his company.
Bachchan attempted to revive his acting career, and eventually had commercial success with Bade Miyan Chote Miyan and Major Saab ,  and received positive reviews for Sooryavansham ,  but other films such as Lal Baadshah and Hindustan Ki Kasam were box office failures.
He played a stern, elder figure who rivalled the character of Shahrukh Khan. Other hits followed, with Bachchan appearing as an older family patriarch in Ek Rishtaa: As an actor, he continued to perform in a range of characters, receiving critical praise for his performances in Aks , Aankhen , Kaante , Khakee and Dev The film starred Bachchan as an aging teacher of a deaf-blind girl and followed their relationship.
Taking advantage of this resurgence, Amitabh began endorsing a variety of products and services, appearing in many television and billboard advertisements.
All of them were successful at the box office. In May , two of his films: Shootout at Lokhandwala did well at the box office and was declared a hit in India, while Cheeni Kum picked up after a slow start and was a success.
He received positive reviews from critics who hailed his performance as his best ever since Black. The film was due to begin filming in February but due to the writer's strike, was pushed to September Vivek Sharma 's Bhoothnath , in which he plays the title role as a ghost, was released on 9 May Sarkar Raj , the sequel of the film Sarkar , released in June and received a positive response at the box-office. Paa , which released at the end of was a highly anticipated project as it saw him playing his own son Abhishek's Progeria-affected year-old son, and it opened to favourable reviews, particularly towards Bachchan's performance and was one of the top-grossing films of In , he debuted in Malayalam film through Kandahar , directed by Major Ravi and co-starring Mohanlal.
In , he played the role of the friendly ghost in the sequel Bhoothnath Returns. 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 His performance in Piku, without doubt, finds a place among the top 10 in his illustrious career.
Bhashkor's life and conversation may revolve around his constipation and fussy hypochondria, but there's no mistaking the scene-stealing energy that Mr. He bickers with the maids, harrows his hapless helper, and expects that Piku stay unmarried so she can attend to him.
In , he appeared in the women centric courtroom drama film Pink which was highly praised by critics and with an increasingly good word of mouth, was a resounding success at the domestic and overseas box office. According to Raja Sen of Rediff. Like we know from Prakash Mehra movies, into each life some Bachchan must fall.
The girls hang on to him with incredulous desperation, and he bats for them with all he has. At one point Meenal hangs by Bachchan's elbow, words entirely unnecessary.
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. Bachchan towers in every sense, but without a hint of showboating.
His histrionics come primarily in the form of his well-modulated baritone, conveying his emotions and of course, from the well-written lines. In , he appeared in the third installment of the Sarkar film series: Ram Gopal Varma 's Sarkar 3. In , Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics in support of long-time family friend, Rajiv Gandhi. He contested Allahabad 's seat for the 8th Lok Sabha against H. Bahuguna , former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and won by one of the highest victory margins in general election history The resignation followed the implication of Bachchan and his brother in the " Bofors scandal " by a newspaper, which he vowed to take to court.
He was framed in the scam and falsely alleged. This was cleared by Swedish police chief Sten Lindstrom. Thereafter Bachchan started supporting the Samajwadi Party , the political party to which Amar Singh belonged. These activities have recently got him into trouble in the Indian courts for false claims after a previous incident of submission of legal papers by him, stating that he is a farmer.
A year press ban against Bachchan was imposed during his peak acting years by Stardust and some of the other film magazines. In defence, Bachchan claimed to have banned the press from entering his sets until late Bachchan has been accused of using the slogan "blood for blood" in the context of the anti-Sikh riots. Bachchan has denied the allegation.
The show was well received. In , Bachchan hosted the third season of the reality show Bigg Boss. In , Bachchan hosted the fourth season of KBC. The show became a massive hit with audiences and broke many TRP Records. The Show also grabbed all the major Awards for its category. The sixth season was also hosted by Bachchan, commencing on 7 September , broadcast on Sony TV and received the highest number of viewers thus far.
In , he debuted in the fictional Sony Entertainment Television TV series titled Yudh playing the lead role of a businessman battling both his personal and professional life. Bachchan is known for his deep, baritone voice. He has been a narrator, a playback singer , and presenter for numerous programmes.
He also has done voice-over work for the following movies: Bachchan has been involved with many social causes. This trust, in association with Urja Foundation, will be powering 3, homes in India with electricity through solar energy.
Bachchan was the face of the 'Save Our Tigers' campaign that promoted the importance of tiger conservation in India. Amitabh Bachchan has invested in many upcoming business ventures. He holds a 3. Recently they made their first overseas investment in Ziddu. Apart from National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards and other competitive awards which Bachchan won for his performances throughout the years, he has been awarded several honours for his achievements in the Indian film industry.
In , he became the first artist to receive the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award , which was established in the name of Raj Kapoor. Bachchan was crowned as Superstar of the Millennium in at the Filmfare Awards. The organisation noted that "Many people in the western world will not have heard of [him] In , he was conferred with the Honorary Citizenship of the French town of Deauville.
The then-President of Afghanistan awarded him the Order of Afghanistan in following the shooting of Khuda Gawah there.
Amitabh Bachan Biography
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After taking a break, he shot the rest of the film, and it released the following year.
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In , he started suffering from Myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune neuromuscular disease, which hampered his work as an actor. During this time, he took a break from acting and dabbled in politics for the next few years. He won the eighth Lok Sabha elections from the Allahabad constituency, but retired from the political scene three years later. Amitabh returned to movies with the leading role in 'Shahenshah' in Though the movie was a hit, it was followed by a string of flops like 'Toofan', 'Jaadugar', and 'Main Azaad Hoon'.
From , he acted in movies like 'Agneepath', 'Khuda Gawah' and 'Hum', but quit acting for a second time thereafter. He became a producer with his company called 'Amitabh Bachchan Corporation, Ltd. The company produced a few box-office failures, including Arshad Warsi and Simran starrer, 'Tere Mere Sapne', and suffered heavy losses. The period saw Bachchan's comeback in Bollywood cinema, with blockbusters like 'Mohabbatein', 'Ek Rishtaa: During the same period, the gifted actor presented a TV show called 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' 'KBC' , which proved to be one of the most-viewed television programmes in India.
The movie, as well as his performance was critically acclaimed at the 'Toronto International Film Festival'. The popular actor was cast alongside Johnny Depp, in Mira Nair's 'Shantaram', due for filming in The movie however, has not seen the light of the day yet. The same year, he appeared in 'Bhootnath', portraying the role of a ghost. He was also cast in the sequel to 'Sarkar', titled 'Sarkar Raj', co-starring son Abhishek. The following year, the film star presented 'Bigg Boss', a national television reality show.
In , he starred in his first Malayalam movie, 'Kandahar', along with famous actor Mohanlal.
The next year, he acted in a Hindi TV serial, 'Yudh', essaying the character of a businessman. Throughout his career, this actor has provided voice-over for movies like 'Balika Badhu', 'Lagaan', 'Parineeta', 'Jodhaa Akbar', 'Kahaani', and 'Krrish 3'.
Libra Men. The movie, released in is loved and watched repeatedly, even by the new generations, mainly for the unconditional friendship between Jai and Veeru. The character of Veeru was portrayed by Dharmendra. The actor plays the role of a young school boy, and the movie stars his son Abhishek as his father and Vidya Balan as the mother. In , the government of France has awarded him the 'Knight of the Legion of Honour', which is the country's most prestigious title.
The couple have a son, Abhishek, and a daughter Shweta. Abhishek and Aishwarya have a daughter, Aradhya. In , Madame Tussaud sculpted Bachchan's wax statue at her museum, making him the first Asian to have the honour.
This actor is known for his philanthropic activities, including his monetary help of 11 and 30 lakhs to farmers in Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively. Even today, he appears in all their TV campaigns, urging young mothers to vaccinate their infants with the life-saving polio drops. Recently, India was declared a polio-free nation by the 'World Health Organization'. This Bollywood star has an estimated net worth of million dollars.
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