Amitabh Bachchan ( born Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan on 11 October 1942), is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Bollywood cinema, and has since become one of the most prominent figures in the history of Indian cinema.
Bachchan made his film debut in 1969 as one of the seven protagonists in Saat Hindustani, bachchan won his first National Film Award for Best Newcomer.The critically acclaimed and commercially successful Anand (1971)Bachchan won his Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award. Bachchan played the role of Vikram in the film Namak Haraam, a social drama .He won him the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.The film sholay , which became the highest grossing film of all time in India.After the success of films such as Sholay at the box office, Bachchan had now consolidated his position in the industry and from 1976 through to 1984 would receive an unprecedented number of Filmfare Best Actor Award Awards .In 1979, for the first time, Amitabh was required to use his singing voice for the film Mr. Natwarlal in which he starred alongside Rekha. His performance in the film saw him nominated for both the Filmfare Best Actor Award and the Filmfare Best Male Playback Awards. Bachchan won his second National Film Award, for his performance as a Mafia don in the 1990 film Agneepath.The film black His performance was unanimously praised by critics and audiences and won him his fourth Filmfare Best Actor Award and second National Film Award for Best Actor.