Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan is celebrating his 74th birthday on October 11. Born in a prestigious family with roots in Allahabad the star was born on October 11, 1942. Son of eminent poet Harivanshrai Bachchan, the actor was much influenced by his mother Teji Bachchan who played a very important role in his upbringing. He has a brother Ajitabh Bachchan.
Married to powerhouse performer Jaya Bachchan Big B has a son Abhishek married to Aishwarya Rai the couple have a daughter. Big B’s daughter Shweta Nanda is married to Nikhil Nanda and has a son and a daughter.
Bollywood got his angry young man in the 1973 hit ‘Zanjeer’ and the rest is history. He has featured in more than 150 feature films, hosted some of the most popular television shows, done a number of cameos and sung many chart busters. Today he is known as the Shahenshah of Bollywood.
Cricketer Virendra Sehwag has in one tweet revealed what Big B means to the nation today. He tweeted,
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 11 October 2016
Wishing the Shahenshah of Bollywood a very happy 74th birthday. May he entertain us for many more years to come.
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