Amitabh Bachan, is the living legend that everyone in India and most of the countries in the world know about. Son of well known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. He has a brother named Ajitabh. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work.
He married Jaya Bhaduri, an actress in her own rights, he has two kids, Shweta and Abhishek. Shweta has been married, lives a non-filmi life and has a child. In 1999 and incurring debt of over 90 crores rupees of his sinking company ABCL saw him at an all-time low. Leading nationalized bank, Canara Bank, sued him for outstanding loans.
He did bounce back, presenting the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire called “Kaun Banega Crorepati?” (2000). After a series of hits with Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) and Baghban (2003) and his most recent Khakee (2004).
Amitabh and Jaya were interested in getting Abhishek married to Karishma Kapoor, the daughter of Babita and Randhi Kapoor, they went through a formal engagement, but later broke it off.
Basking in the National Award glory for his unconventional role in Paa, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 68 today, is still going strong and continues to be the busiest actor of his generation in the Hindi film industry.