Band Bajao Amitabh Bachchan (Hindi: अमिताभ बच्चन. Pronunciation: /əmitaːbʱ bətʃtʃən/Amitabh Harivansh Srivastav on October 11, 1942), is an Indian film actors of Hindi cinema. He gained popularity in India in the 1970s as an action hero and over the decades of his career which have since spanned numerous film genres, he has become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema. born as Bachchan has been awarded major awards in his career, including three National Film Awards and twelve Filmfare Awards. He holds the record for most number of Best Actor nominations at the Filmfare Awards. In addition to acting, Bachchan has worked as a playback singer, film producer and television presenter, and was an elected member of the Indian Parliament from 1984 to 1987. Bachchan is married to actress Jaya Bhaduri. They have two children, Shweta Nanda and Abhishek Bachchan, who is also an actor and is married to Aishwarya Rai.