The original Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 76th birthday today. His acting skills, looks, and personality have charmed all ages for as long as we can remember. From films to TV shows the actor has managed to entertain and prosper in almost 50 years of his career. Here are some rare pics of the actor living the best of his 75 years.
Amitabh Bachchan, fondly called as Big B celebrated on the sets of his quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati season 10. The sets of KBC 10 gave the actor a surprise by playing an audio clip which left him in tears. In the clip, Big B’s mother Teji Bachchan is seen singing for him. Teji was a social activist and Amitabh was very close to his mother who passed away in 2007. Son TV channel shared a clipping on their Twitter on the occasion of his birthday.
"Kaun kehta hai maa-baap chale jaatein hain." @SrAmitabh ke janamdin pe, #KBC par hongi unki kuch khaas yaadein taaza. Baniye iss pal ka hissa 11th October raat 9 baje, #KBC par. pic.twitter.com/56DOp4S3oj
— Sony TV (@SonyTV) October 8, 2018
The actor is a through and through family and his social media is a witness to that fact. From posting pictures of his family to sharing cute yesteryear pics, you can find anything on his feed.
Some lesser known facts of Amitabh Bachchan are that he ambidextrous – someone who can write with both hands and that he was keen to join the Air Force. Amitabh had originally given almost 10-12 flops before actually getting a hit in Zanzeer.
Amitabh Bachchan has also met Nelson Mandela, the international social activist twice when in Africa. Since Amitabh isn’t less famous than other stars across the world, he has been on international red carpet often with Hollywood celebs. He has met Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio and Steven Spielberg as well.
He also often shares pictures with co-stars who have helped him be the person he is today. From Sridevi to Nutan and even black and white stills from Sholay take us back to those days.
Amitabh loves sharing throwback pictures of his kids visiting him on sets or more recently just lounging around. Granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan is always ready to take pictures with him. And so is his son Abhishek Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan new look in the upcoming movie Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is out today. In a wrinkkly old man look yet a fierce stare, Amitabh Bachchan looks scary even with the slight smile. The period drama will be show Big B playing the role of mentor to Narasimha Reddy. The teaser was released on his birthday and was shot in Hyderabad.
On the work front, he will be seen in Brahmastra with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt for which he finished shooting only recently. Amitabh Bachchan will also be seen in Thugs of Hindostan with Aamir Khan, Sana Shaikh and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles. The movie is set to release on November 8th this year and is much anticipated by fans.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMITABH!