Who Is Abhishek Bachchan?
Abhishek Bachchan Srivastava aka Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian actor, and producer who is primarily working in the Bollywood film industry. He is one of the highest rank celebrity in Bollywood industry. The actor also calls by some nicknames such as AB Junior, Junior Bachchan, Junior B, Abhi, AB Baby.
Abhi made his acting debut in J. P. Dutta’s action-drama film ‘Refugee (2000)’, opposite another debutant Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor. After that, he appeared in so many Bollywood feature films.
Junior Bachchan was born on 5 February 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is the son of Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan and mother Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan. Junior is the grandson of Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Srivastava. The actor has one Elder sister, Shweta Bachchan who married to legendary actor Raj Kapoor’s grandson, businessman Nikhil Nanda on 16 February 1997.
Abhishek attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, Modern School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, and Aiglon College in Switzerland. He then attended a business course at Boston University but dropped out after some time without obtaining any degree from there to pursue his career in Bollywood.
Debut & Succes Story
Abhi made his acting debut in J. P. Dutta’s action-drama film ‘Refugee (2000)’, opposite another debutant Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor. This film was not able to get success at the box office but he Nominated for Filmfare Award for – Best Male Debut award and for IIFA Awards for – Best Male Debut award.
In 2002, AB Junior established himself as a successful supporting actor by playing Shiv Kapoor character in romantic drama film ‘Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002)’, co-starring Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and Karisma Kapoor. This film was a massive success at the box office. In 2004, he appeared in two commercially successful films, Mani Ratnam’s political thriller film “Yuva” and Yash Raj Films action thriller film “Dhoom”. Dhoom (2004) is the first breakthrough film of Abhishek Bachchan career.
Abhishek acted so many films as a leading actor but maximum movies flopped at the box office. But he got positive audience and critics reviews for his acting skills. Now he is one of the successful actor and highest rank celebrity in the Bollywood industry.
Abhishek Bachchan fell in love with Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai whilst filming ‘Dhoom 2 (2006)’ and the couple married on 20 April 2007. AB Junior is almost 4 years younger than Aish. On 16 November 2011, the couple become the proud parents of a baby girl, Aaradhya Bachchan.
Abhishek Bachchan All Details
Below are the complete details about Abhishek Bachchan (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).
|Real Name||Abhishek Bachchan Srivastava.|
|Nicknames||AB Junior, Junior Bachchan, Junior B, Abhi, AB Baby.|
|Born||5 February 1976.|
|Age||43 Years. (As In 2019)|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.|
|Height||6 Feet 2 Inches.
|Weight (Approx.)||85 kg.|
|Figure Measurements (Approx.)||Chest: 42 Inches.
Waist: 34 Inches.
Biceps: 13 Inches.
|Eye Color||Dark Brown.|
|Shoe Size||11 Inches (US)|
|Physical Trade Mark||N/A.|
|School||Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Modern School, Vasant Vihar, Delhi, India.
|College||Aiglon College, Switzerland.
Boston University, USA (Dropout).
|Educational Qualification||Business course at the Boston University (dropout).|
|House & Address|
|House||House 1: Jalsa, B/2, Kapol Housing Society, VL Mehta Road, Juhu, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
House 2: Abhi and Aish purchased the 5,500 square feet at a high-end residential complex, Signia Isles, at Bandra-Kurla Complex for ₹21 crore in 2015.
House 3: The couple also has an apartment on the 37th floor of Skylark Towers, Annie Besant Road in Worli, Mumbai. The 5-bedroom apartment, which cost them a whopping ₹41.14 crore, comes with a 20-foot terrace on all sides.
House 4: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan also own a palatial villa in Dubai’s Sanctuary Falls in Jumeirah Golf Estates. The villa spreads over 5,600 square feet, and the price is approx ₹20 to ₹25 crore.
|Family & Friends|
|Sister||Elder Sister: Shweta Bachchan.
|Other Celebrity Relatives||Uncle: Rajeev Verma (Actor).
Other: Nikhil Nanda (Nikhil is the husband of Shweta and grandson of actor Raj Kapoor), Kunal Kapoor (actor Kunal Kapoor is the husband of AB's cousin Naina Bachchan).
|Best Friends||Goldie Behl (Director). Sikandar Kher (Actor).|
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|Affair Controversy||A model cum actress Jhanvi Kapoor claimed she was married to actor Abhishek Bachchan attempted suicide outside the Bachchans home in 2007. She cut her wrist outside Prateeksha, claiming she unable to bear Abhishek Bachchan's marriage to Aishwarya Rai later in the day. Kapoor told media persons that she met the actor while he was filming for Dus. Jhanvi was one of the dancers in the song 'Dus Bahane' in 'Dus (2005)' film. She claimed that they have been dating for two years and were meeting regularly in Juhu.
|Spouse & Children|
Born: 1 Nov 1973.
Age: 45 Years. (As In 2019)
|Spouse Occupation||Actress, Model, Producer.|
|Childrens||Daughter: Aaradhya Bachchan.
Born: 16 Nov 2011.
Age: 7 Years. (As In 2019)
|Boyfriends & Affairs|
|Ex: Karisma Kapoor (actress).|
|Ex: Rani Mukherji (actress).|
|Ex: Dipannita Sharma (actress).|
|Aishwarya Rai (actress).|
|Favorites & Hobbies|
|Hobbies||Sketching, Cooking, Watching Films, Cooking.
|Favorite Color||Blue, Black.|
|Favorite Food||Rajma Chawal, Spicy Chiken, Banana Chips, Cappuccino.|
|Favorite Perfume||Creed Royal Water.|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Manoj Bajpai, Sanjay Dutt.|
|Favorite Actress||Zeenat Aman, Kareena Kapoor.|
|Favorite Movie||Agneepath (1990).|
|Favorite Songs||'Tere Bina' from the film 'Guru (2007)'.|
|Favorite Designers||Tom Ford, Giorgio Armani.|
|Favorite Musician||Sonu Nigam, David Guetta, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto.|
|Favorite Sports||Football, Kabaddi.|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||New York (USA), Abu Dhabi (UAE).|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes: Collecting Boarding Cards.
|Net Worth & Income|
|Salary (Approx.)||Per Ad: ₹40 - 50 Lakhs (INR).
Per Film: ₹5 - 8 Crores (INR).
|Net Worth (Approx.)||$30 Million (US).
₹200 Crore (INR).
|Car Collection||Bentley Continental GT.
|Filmography/Total Movies||Click Here To Know.|
|Debut||Acting: Refugee (2000).
Production: Paa (2009).
|Breakthrough Movies||Dhoom (2004).
|Hit/Flop & Box Office||Click Here To Know.|
|Awards Wins||Click Here To Know.|
|Total Nominations||Click Here To Know.|
|Production House||AB Corp. Ltd.
This is the production house of his father Amitabh Bachchan.
|Own Football Club||Chennaiyin FC.|
|Own Kabaddi Club||Jaipur Pink Panthers.|
|Starring||Abhishek Bachchan Upcoming Movies
Abhishek Bachchan Unknown Interesting Facts
Abhishek’s real name is Abhishek Bachchan Srivastava. Srivastava was his grandfather Harivansh Rai Srivastava title.
Abhishek Bachchan is addicted to coffee, especially Cappuccino.
16Suffered From ‘Dyslexia’
He suffered from Dyslexia while he was a child, it’s a learning disability problem. After that, in 2007 Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s directional debuted film “Taare Zameen Par” was inspired by his life.
15Celebrity School Mates
John, Aamir Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Tusshar Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Uday Chopra, Aditya Chopra, Ranbir Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Arjun Bijlani, Amrita Puri, Imran Khan, Varun Dhawan all are studied at Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai. Aamir Khan was 9 years, Aditya Chopra was 5 years, John Abraham was 1 year senior and Ekta Kapoor was 1 year, Tusshar Kapoor was 3 years, Ranbir Kapoor was 5 years junior to Abhishek.
Abhishek attended Jamnabai Narsee School in Mumbai and Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, Modern School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, and Aiglon College in Switzerland. He then attended a business course at Boston University but dropped out after some time without obtaining any degree from there to pursue his career in Bollywood. His father, Amitabh Bachchan, supported Abhishek’s decision.
13Started Career As An LIC Agent
Abhishek started his career as an LIC agent, but later he joined his father’s company, ABCL Ltd, which is now known as AB Corp. Ltd.
1217 Flops In A Row
Abhi made his acting debut with a flop action-drama film ‘Refugee (2000)’. His first commercially successful film was “Dhoom (2004)”, after 17 flops.
He is the nephew of actor Rajeev Verma. Rajeev is married to Junior B’s mom Jaya’s sister Rita Bhaduri (not an actress).
10Related To Kapoor Family
The actor has one Elder sister, Shweta Bachchan who married to legendary actor Raj Kapoor’s grandson, businessman Nikhil Nanda on 16 February 1997.
Abhishek is the brother in law of actor Kunal Kapoor. Kunal married to Amitabh Bachchan’s younger brother Ajitabh Bachchan’s daughter Naina Bachchan.
He shows his talent as a playback singer in the song ‘Right Here Right Now’ for the film “Bluffmaster!” in 2005 with Sunidhi Chauhan. He also gives voiceover in several movies.
7Iconic Dance Move
In 1978, his father Amitabh Bachchan’s famous dance moves in the song “Khaike Paan Banaras Wala” from the film “Don” inspired by Abhishek’s fun dance at home.
AB Junior is the man who gives Priyanka Chopra the nickname Piggy Chops, during the filming of movie Bluffmaster (2005).
5Engagement with Karisma Kapoor
In 2002, Abhisekh got engaged with Karisma Kapoor but after 3 month, they are split due to some family reasons.
4Relationship With Aishwarya Rai
Aish and AB Junior fell in love during the making of Dhoom 2 and announced their relationship after their next released film “Guru” in 2007. During an interview, Abhishek told that he proposed to Aishwarya Rai in a balcony of a hotel in New York.
AB junior made his production debut with the critically acclaimed film “Paa (2009)”, which won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Author-cum-photographer, Pradeep Chandra made a book about the actor’s life titled ‘Abhishek Bachchan: Style And Substance‘. This book features rare photographs and anecdotes that provide a glimpse into Abhishek Bachchan’s personal and private life.
1Own Sports Team
Abhishek Bachchan is also the owner of Pro Kabaddi League franchise team, ‘Jaipur Pink Panthers’ and co-owner of Indian Super League football team, ‘Chennaiyin FC’.
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