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born Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan on 11 October 1942) . Bachchan was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, in north central India. 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.
Director Prakash Mehra
cast him in the leading role for the film Zanjeer
(1973) as Inspector Vijay Khanna.On 26 July 1982, while filming Coolie in the University Campus in Bangalore, Bachchan suffered a near fatal intestinal injury during the filming of a fight scene with co-actor Puneet Issar.In 1988, Bachchan returned to films, playing the title role in Shahenshah
, which was a box office success.In 2000, Amitabh Bachchan
appeared in Yash Chopra's box-office hit, Mohabbatein
, directed by Aditya Chopra. He played a stern, older figure that rivalled the character of Shahrukh Khan.Bachchan is known for his deep, baritone voice. He has been a narrator, a playback singer, and presenter for numerous programmes. Renowned film director Satyajit Ray was so impressed with Bachchan's voice that he decided to use Bachchan as the narrator in his 1977 Shatranj Ke Khilari
Apart from National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards and other competitive awards which Bachchan won for his performances throughout the years, he has been awarded several honours for his achievements in the Indian film industry. In 1991, he became the first artist to receive the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award
, which was established in the name of Raj Kapoor. Bachchan was crowned as Superstar of the Millennium in 2000
at the Filmfare Awards.
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