Amitabh Bacchan Biography Career Profile
Amitabh Bacchan, I think this the first name which comes to your mind, when think of any film star from bollywood. Isn't it?
Amitabh Bacchan is the eldest son of the famous Hindi poet late Shri Harivansh Rai Bacchan and Teji Bacchan. He was born at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. He has completed his studies from Sherwood College, Nainital and Kirori Mal College, Delhi University.
His first film as a debutant ac tor was Saat Hindustani, released in the year 1969. This was directed by Mr. Khwaja Ahmed Abbas. The movie was not a commercial hit but Mr. Bacchan got his first National film award in the best new comer category. In the year 1973, Zanzeer was the first solo hit given by Mr. Bacchan.
In the year 2000, Mr. Bacchan has hosted a TV show in star Plus call "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), which is the Indian version of "Who Want To Be A Millionaire". The show become the best prime time show of Indian television, with a record breaking TRP.
Some of his achievements are;
• 1970 – Best Newcomer for Saat Hindustani
• 1991 – Best Actor for Agneepath
• 2006 – Best Actor for Black
• 2010 – Best Actor for Paa
• 1971 – Best Supporting Actor Award for Anand
• 1973 – Best Supporting Actor Award for Namak Haram
• 1977 – Best Actor Award for Amar Akbar Anthony
• 1978 – Best Actor Award for Don
• 1990 – Lifetime Achievement Award (First Recipient)
• 1991 – Best Actor Award for Hum
• 2000 – Superstar of the Millennium
• 2000 – Best Supporting Actor Award for Mohabbatein
• 2001 – Critics Award for Best Performance for Aks
• 2003 – Power Award
• 2005 – Critics Award for Best Performance for Black
• 2005 – Best Actor Award for Black
• 2010 – Best Actor Award for Paa
International Indian Film Academy Awards
• 2000 – IIFA Special Honorary Award
• 2001 – IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award for Mohabbatein
• 2002 – IIFA Personality of the Year
• 2006 – IIFA Wall of Fame
• 2006 – IIFA Best Actor Award for Black
• 2010 – IIFA Best Actor Award for Paa
• 1980 – Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
• 1984 – Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honor from the Government of India.
• 1995 – "Yash Bharati Samman", UP state's highest civilian honor from the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
• 2001 – Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honor from the Government of India.
• 2002 – "Dayawati Modi" award. This award is among the highest awards in India in the field of Art, Culture and Education.
• 2002 – National Kishore Kumar Award by the Government of Madhya Pradesh for excellence in acting and his unparalleled contribution to the film industry.
• 2002 – Raj Kapoor award by the Government of Maharashtra for outstanding contribution to the Indian cinema.
• 2004 – Honorary Doctorate by the Jhansi University.
• 2004 – "Living Legend" Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in recognition of his contribution to the Indian entertainment industry.
• 2005 – Deenanath Mangeshkar award for his contribution to films and music.
• 2006 – Honorary Doctorate Degree on by his Alma Mater Delhi University.
• 2009 – IIFA-FICCI Frames, "Most Powerful Entertainer of the Decade Award" for his contribution to Indian cinema.
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