Interesting and Lesser Known Facts About Amitabh Bachchan!

Bollywood Big B, Amitabh Bachchan has been an inspiration for so many actors on Indian Screen. There is a lot of hard work and dedication behind the stardom he is enjoying today. The way he excelled in numerous roles on Indian Screen attained him the status “Legend.” At 73, he is still working and giving a tough competition to the young actors. His National Award for the film Piku is an example for the same. Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan born on 11 October 1942 and his height is 6 feet 2 inches (1.85 metres). Amitabh Bachchan family have 3 houses in Mumbai.

Bollywood living legend Amitabh Bachchan, who has been described as “Angry Young Man” for his on-screen powerful police officer roles in the 1970s and 80s. Big B acting skills is appreciated by all the generations. He is so humble and down to earth and he is among those few Bollywood actors who is famous worldwide.

Amitabh Bachchan name is familiar across the globe and here is some of interesting and unknown facts about the actor.

Amitabh Bachchan Real Name
Amitabh Bachchan Real Name

Amitabh Cachchan is a living Legend and his real name is Inquilab Srivastava.

Amitabh Bachchan First Movie Bhuvan Shome
Amitabh Bachchan First Movie Bhuvan Shome

Amitabh made his film debut in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s Bhuvan Shome

Amitabh Voice
Amitabh Voice

Amitabh’s baritone voice saw two rejections from the All India Radio. Ameen Sayani, radio ace, turned him down too in Mumbai.

Amitabh in Saat Hindustani
Amitabh in Saat Hindustani

Saat Hindustani is his only black-and-white film.

Amitabh First Salary
Amitabh First Salary

His first salary was Rs 300.

Amitabh Zanjeer
Amitabh Zanjeer

The superstar gave 12 consecutive flops before his first big hit Zanjeer.

Amitabh in Mahaan
Amitabh in Mahaan

Amitabh has played more double roles than any other actor. In Mahaan, he had a triple role.

Amitabh Writes with 2 Hands
Amitabh Writes with 2 Hands

Amitabh Bachchan is ambidextrous hence, can write with both hands equally well

Amitabh and Waheeda Rahman
Amitabh and Waheeda Rahman

For Amitabh Bachchan, the most beautiful actress in the film industry is Waheeda Rahman.

Amitabh Bachchan at Madam Tussauds
Amitabh Bachchan at Madam Tussauds

Amitabh was the first Asian actor to have a wax model displayed at Madame Tussaud’s in London.

Amitabh Dubbing for Shootout at Lokhndewala
Amitabh Dubbing for Shootout at Lokhndewala

Amitabh dubbed for 23 scenes in 5 hours, a record, for Shootout At Lokhandwala.

Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan
Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan

Amitabh-Jaya are the only real-life couple to have starred on-screen for 30 years from Ek Nazar to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham – 28 years after their marriage.

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