About Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Harivansh Bachchan is a successful Indian actor. He gained prominence in the 1970s and soon earned a reputation as “the angry young man”. Amitabh is widely considered to be one of the most influential Indian actors in his generation. During his career, which now spans over four decades, Amitabh has starred in nearly 200 Indian movies. In the 70s and 80s Bachchan was so overwhelmingly productive, that Francois Truffaut, a legendary French director, has mockingly called him “a one man industry”. For 16 years Amitabh was ranked No. 1 on Box Office India. This sole fact goes a long way to explain why Amitabh Bachchan net worth is currently estimated at $50 million. His career achievements include 3 National Film Awards for Best Actor and 14 Filmfare Awards. In 1984 the Indian government awarded Amitabh with Padma Shri for his input in Hindi cinema.
Amitabh was born in Uttar Pradesh, in a family of Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan.