Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He first gained prominence as the “angry young man” of Hindi cinema in the early 1970s.
He made his film debut as a voice narrator in the 1969 film Bhuvan Shome. He then followed it with an acting role in the movie Saat Hindustani.
His breakthrough came in 1973 when he got the leading role in the film Zanjeer. The film became highly successful and his performance was deemed iconic by critics and audiences alike.
He then went on to earn his first Filmfare nomination for Best Actor.
Age in 2014: 72 (11 October 1942)
Height in Meters: 1.88m
Height in Centimeters: 188cm
Height in Feet: 6 Feet 2 Inches
Weight in Kilograms: 77kg
Weight in Pounds: 170lbs
Chest in Inches: 40 Inches
Waist in Inches: 30 Inches
Biceps in Inches: 19 Inches
Eye Color: Dark Brown