Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Born: October 11, 1942

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Actor, producer, singer

Biography: Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the angry young man of Hindi cinema, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades. Bachchan is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema.

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Source/Notes: On Hrishikesh Mukherjee, reported in Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema (2003), p. 492.
Source/Notes: Soul Curry for You and Me: An Empowering Philosophy that Can Enrich Your Life (with R. D. Tailang, 2002), p. 21.