55 Interesting Facts about Century Megastar Amitabh Bachchan


Age is only a number for the megastar of Bollywood “Amitabh Bachchan”. He is showing signs of improvement and better with age and his most recent film, Piku and Pink demonstrate it. He has everything, from ability to popularity to family to cash to regard over the world, however the star doesn’t have even a little ounce of state of mind. He is a rational person who cherishes acting and adores composing. Amitabh Bachchan has endured dismissal a few times in the early days from his born in Allahabad, to Nainital to Delhi where he has done his studies.

We can state Amitabh Bachchan as Bollywood superstar or century megastar, however every word is small for him. His fans need to know each and everything that is identified with his life. Can you imagine what was his first salary? It was 500 rupees. He has spent many nights on the bench of Marine Drive, Mumbai. However, there is something you won’t think about the star. Here are interesting facts about Amitabh Bachchan that you may not know:


Interesting Facts about Amitabh Bachchan:

  • Amitabh’s last name is Srivastava in genuine, yet he utilizes his father’s nickname ‘Bachchan’ as his last name.
  • His mom Teji Bachchan mostly called him with the name of “Munna”.
  • Amitabh Bachchan got interest for acting through her mother. She was fond of acting, but since of family obligation she was not ready to make her career.
  • His height is 6 feet 2 inches, which is the most astounding tallness in Bollywood actor.
  • His dad Harivansh Rai Bachchan needed to put his name Inkalaab, yet after the exhortation of the writer Sumitra Nandan Pant, he was named as Amitabh.
  • It is fascinating to know before this Amitabh was rejected to the All India Radio due to his voice. Here he went to work as a newsreader.
  • Amitabh Bachchan is ambidextrous and hence, he can write with both hands equally well.


  • He wanted to become an engineer and to join the Indian Air Force.
  • Amitabh Bachchan began his acting career from the film ‘Saat Hindustani’ in 1969. For this film, he had paid Rs 1,000.
  • Amitabh started his career in films in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s Bengali film “Bhuvan Shome”. Director Satyajit Ray also utilized Bachchan’s voice in his 1977 film “Shatranj Ke Khiladi”.
  • During the struggling days, Amitabh had spent a few nights on a bench at Marine Drive, Mumbai. He cherishes calling attention to the seat each time he drives past it.
  • In a survey, which was conducted by BBC News, Amitabh Bachchan won the title of “Actor of the Millennium” by beating stars like Charlie Chaplin and Marlon Brando (American actor).
  • In 2001, He had received the title of “superstar of the century” in the Alexandria Film Celebration in Egypt.
  • In 2001, Amitabh recieved the award Padma Bhushan.
  • In 2003, he was awarded by the citizenship of French’s Deauville town.
  • Amitabh was additionally the judge of Miss World magnificence challenge in 1995.


  • Amitabh got “Big B” title in the last years of the 90s after his second comeback film ‘Mrityudaata’.
  • After completing studies in Delhi, Amitabh has joined his initially work as an executive of a shipping firm in Kolkata.
  • Amitabh’s second employment was additionally in Kolkata as a broker. Before heading off to the films, his last compensation was Rs. 1680.
  • As an actor, Amitabh’s first hit movie was “Zanzeer”, which was released in 1973. Prior to this, his 12 films had flopped continuously.
  • Sunil Dutt has signed him first in his film ‘Reshma Aur Shera’. For this, Indira Gandhi had composed a letter to her friend Nargis, the actress. This film was released in 1971.
  • In the beginning days of his career when Amitabh was a struggling actor, around then music composers Kalyan Ji Anand Ji helped him.
  • Mehmood was also a mentor to Bachchan in his days of battle and offered him place to remain in his own home.
  • His most loved screen name is Vijay. He was named as Vijay in more than 20 films. His second famous name was Amit.


  • He met his wife Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan first time in Pune’s Film and Television Institute. Amitabh came here for his shooting of ‘Saat Hindustani’ while Jaya was contemplating there.
  • Amitabh is the only actor who has played many double roles (Don, Kasme-vaade, Sooryavansham, Bade Mian – Chote Mian, Lal Badshah).
  • In the movie “Mahaan”, he had even played a triple role.
  • Amitabh and Jaya are the only real life couple who had worked in more than 30 films.
  • In Amitabh’s marriage, just five baraatis were there. In which there was just Gulzaar from the film industry.
  • Amitabh dubbed 23 scenes in 5 hours, a record, for the movie Shootout At Lokhandwala.
  • At the point when Bachchan was hospitalized in 1982, he composed his first poem, which was distributed in Dharam Yug.
  • He was the first Asian performing artist to have a wax model showed at Madame Tussaud’s in London.
  • He has many cars, which incorporate one Lexus, two BMWs and three Mercedes. He has Rolls Royce Phantom also which was a gifted to him by the direct-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra.


  • He has a sharp memory. He always remembers the birthday or special occasions of his nearby ones and makes it a point to wish them every year.
  • Sr Bachchan is enthusiastic about gathering watches and pens. He has different watches for every occasion. His favorite brand is Longines, which starts from two lakhs cost.
  • In Amitabh’s mostly films, actress Nirupama Roy has played the role of his mother.
  • Although he is not a singer, still he has given his voice in more than 20 films as a singer.
  • From 1973 to 1984, Amitabh’s around 19 films has celebrated Golden Jubilee.
  • Amitabh’s film ‘Khuda Gawaah” was the most watched Indian movie in Afghanistan. The film was shooted just in Afghanistan, around then there’s President Najibullah Ahmedjai has given VIP treatment to Amitabh and had additionally put their half air force just for his security.


  • Amitabh is the only actor, who has worked in his re-make film. His 1975 great film ‘Sholay’ was re-make in 2007 by “Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag”. In ‘Aag’, Amitabh had played the role of villain.
  • Big B considered Vahida Rahman as the most beautiful actress in Hindi movies.
  • July 26, 2012, Amitabh has gotten the respect of running with the Olympic light. Olympic sorting out board had welcomed him uncommonly.
  • In film ‘Silsila’, the tune ‘Rang Barse’ a portion of the verses were composed by his father, Harivanshrai Bachchan. In any case, in ‘Agneepath’ the poem that was spoken by Amitabh was additionally composed by his Harivanshrai Bachchan.
  • Many writers wrote the script taking thought of Amitabh. The popular couple Salim-Javed has also write the script of ‘Mr. India’ assessing Amitabh.
  • In the film ‘Coolie’ subsequent to getting harmed and have muscle disease likewise he had done the stunt at a stature of 30 feet in the movie “Aks” in 2001.
  • As indicated by reports, the two houses (Pratiksha and Jalsa) are worth more than Rs 200 crore.


  • Amitabh does not compromise on comfort. In his home, there is the Italian marble flooring while the washroom fittings are brought from France and Germany.
  • ‘Jalsa’ was a gift from director Ramesh Sippy to Amitabh.
  • Amitabh loves the most to visit London and Switzerland.
  • His only black and white movie is ‘Saat Hindustani’.
  • Amitabh has worked with every one of the actors and actresses. Nonetheless, he has not worked with Aamir Khan until 2016. In any case, now he is in the star cast of movie “Thugs of Hindostan”, in which Aamir Khan is also acting.
  • In London, he wants to remain on St. James Court, which is a 5-minute stroll in remove from Buckingham Palace.


  • Amitabh loves to wear suits. His most loved brand is ‘Gabbana’, who is outlining his suits for most recent 30 years. While his second most loved brand is Fratelli Rossetti.
  • Once an include organization had paid him Rs 10 crore for the shoot of 10-day.
  • Amitabh Bachchan is also the king of social media. On Twitter, he has more than 30 million followers.