One of the most significant actors in Bollywood, Abhishek Srivastav; Abhishek Bachchan inherited the pen name of his grandfather, Harivansh Rai Srivastav, a famous poet with the pen name Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his father, Amitabh Bachchan. His parents are the megastars of Bollywood, Jaya Bhaduri and Amitabh Bachchan. He is not just an outstanding actor and producer, but also a martial artist, a proud father and husband and a well-raised son.
Abhishek Bachchan was born on 5th February 1976, in Mumbai Maharashtra. He did his schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School and Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai then he moved to Delhi to study at Modern School, New Delhi and later went for college at Aiglon College in Switzerland. After completing his studies at Aiglon, he moved to Boston for Criminal Psychology but did not obtain any degree and further moved to Bollywood. Abhishek Bachchan is also a trained martial artist in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali, a Filipino Martial Art form.
At first, he was arranged with Bollywood actress, Karishma Kapoor, but the engagement was called off. Then, in 1994, Abhishek Bachchan got married to Miss World and famous Bollywood actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Now, they have one daughter Aaradhya Bachchan.
Abhishek Bachchan’s career started in the year 2000, with JP Dutta’S Film, Refugee opposite Kareena Kapoor. Since then, Abhishek Bachchan has starred in over 50 films as a protagonist and in supporting roles. In his acting career, he’s been appreciated by many critics. Even in Abhishek Bachchan’s debut movie, critic Taran Adarsh wrote that “He has all it takes to emerge as a competent actor in years to come. Even in his debut making film, Abhishek Bachchan comes across as a fine actor and lives up to his family name”. With the success of Refugee, Abhishek Bachchan signed many critically acclaimed movies and he is still on board with giving us overall successful and liked movies.
As an actor, Abhishek Bachchan made his debut with JP Dutta’s war film Refugee in 2000, the fifth highest-grossing film of that year. He is most known and appreciated for his roles in movies like Dhoom, Dhoom 2, Guru, Yuva, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Happy New Year, Dum Maaro Dum, Bunty Aur Babli, Dostana and Sarkaar and many more are there to make the list.
In 2004, Abhishek Bachchan’s first commercial success came with the action film, Dhoom which became the turning point of his career and following it came Dhoom 2 in 2006 and Dhoom 3 in 2013, which became his highest-grossing movies. After Dhoom (2003), he appeared in many movies, including Yuva in 2004, and Sarkar in 2005. Abhishek Bachchan earned his first nomination for the Filmfare award for best actor, for his first release in 2005, a crime comedy, Bunty Aur Babli, which featured him and Rani Mukherji as a con artist duo.
In 2006, Abhishek Bachchan won his third consecutive Filmfare award for best supporting actor for the movie, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna.
Abhishek Bachchan played the role of pretending to be gay in the film Dostana which was well praised and the movie as well his performance was critically acclaimed. Following Bol Bachchan in 2012, Happy New Year with Shahrukh Khan in 2014, and Housefull 3 in 2016.
Apart from acting, he received a Nation Filmfare Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi for producing the comedy-drama Paa (2009), starring Amitabh Bachchan.
In 2007, Abhishek Bachchan appeared in Mani Ratnam’s drama film, Guru for which he was nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.
Abhishek Bachchan is also a recipient of Yash Bharti Samman from the Government of Uttar Pradesh. He also received an award for the best supporting role for Sarkar. The journey of his
The actor hasn’t stopped giving blockbusters yet. He gave voice to Bagheera, one of the main characters of Mowgli. His movie Manmarziyan did not do very well for him at the box office but bagged an award and a nominee for its music.