Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan | Actor | Producer | Television Host | Singer | Composer | Politician | Celebrity

Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan

Born - 11th October, 1942 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

Birth Name - Inquilaab Srivastava

Nicknames - Big B
                     Angry Young Man
                     Shahenshah
                     Sr. Bachchan
                     Superstar of the Millenium
                     Mahanayak
                     Amit ji

Occupation - Actor, Producer, Television Host, Singer, Politician

Years active - 1969–present

Nationality - Indian

Height - 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse(s) - Jaya Bhaduri (m. 1973)

Children - Abhishek Bachchan
                Shweta Bachchan Nanda

Parent(s) - Harivansh Rai Bachchan (father) 
                   Teji Bachchan (mother)

Honour(s) - Padma Vibhushan (2015)
                    Padma Bhushan (2001)
                    Padma Shri (1984)


Filmography

Films

As Actor

Year Film Role Notes
 1969   Saat Hindustani  Anwar Ali  National Film Award for Best
 Newcomer
1969  Bhuvan Shome  Narrator  
1970  Bombay Talkie  Himself  Special appearance
1971  Parwana  Kumar Sen  
1971  Anand  Dr. Bhaskar Banerjee
 a.k.a. Babu Moshaye
 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting
 Actor
1971  Pyar Ki Kahani  Ram Chand  
1971  Reshma Aur Shera  Chotu  
1971  Guddi  Himself  Special appearance
1972  Sanjog  Mohan  
1972  Piya Ka Ghar -  Special appearance
1972  Bombay to Goa  Ravi Kumar  
1972  Bawarchi  Narrator  
1972  Bansi Birju  Birju  
1972  Ek Nazar  Manmohan Akash Tyagi  
1972  Raaste Kaa Patthar  Jai Shankar Rai  
1972  Garam Masala  Robert Taylor  Uncredited
 Special appearance
1972  Jaban -  Special appearance
1973  Zanjeer  Inspector Vijay Khanna  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1973  Bandhe Haath  Shyam/Deepak  
1973  Gehri Chaal  Ratan  
1973  Abhimaan  Subir Kumar  
1973  Saudagar  Moti  
1973  Namak Haraam  Vikram Maharaj 'Vicky'  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting
 Actor
1973  Bada Kabutar -  Special appearance
1974  Dost  Anand  Special appearance
1974  Kasauti  Amitabh Sharma  
1974  Benaam  Amit Srivastav  
1974  Roti Kapda Aur
 Makaan
 Vijay  
1974  Kunwara Baap  Anthony  Special appearance
1974  Majboor  Ravi Khanna  
1975  Deewaar  Vijay Verma  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1975  Zameer  Baadal  
1975  Sholay  Jai (Jaidev)  
1975  Faraar  Rajesh (Raj)  
1975  Chhoti Si Baat  Guest appearance  
1975  Chupke Chupke  Sukumar Sinha/Parimal
 Tripathi
 
1975  Mili  Shekhar Dayal  
1976  Do Anjaane  Amit Roy/Naresh Dutta  
1976  Kabhie Kabhie  Amitabh Malhotra  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1976  Hera Pheri  Vijay/Inspector Hirachand  
1976  Adalat  Thakur Dharam Chand/
 Raju
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1976  Balika Badhu  Voice-over  
1977  Charandas  Qawwali singer  Special appearance in song 'Dekh Lo'
1977  Amar Akbar Anthony  Anthony Gonzalves  Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1977  Immaan Dharam  Ahmed Raza  
1977  Khoon Pasina  Shiva/Tiger  
1977  Shatranj Ke Khilari  Narrator  
1977  Parvarish  Amit  
1977  Chala Murari Hero
 Banne
 Himself  Special appearance
1977  Alaap  Alok Prasad  
1978  Ganga Ki Saugandh  Jeeva  
1978  Kasme Vaade  Amit / Shankar  
1978  Besharam  Ram Kumar Chandra/
 Prince Chandrashekar
 
1978  Trishul  Vijay Kumar  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1978  Don  Don/Vijay  Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1978  Muqaddar Ka
 Sikandar
 Sikandar  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1979  The Great Gambler  Jay/Inspector Vijay  Also singer for 'Do Lafzon Ki'
1979  Gol Maal  Himself  Special appearance
1979  Ahsaas  Himself  Special appearance
1979  Jurmana  Inder Saxena  
1979  Manzil  Ajay Chandra  
1979  Mr. Natwarlal  Natwarlal/Avtar Singh  Also singer for 'Mere Pas Aao'
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Male Playback Singer
1979  Kaala Patthar  Vijay Pal Singh  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1979  Suhaag  Amit Kapoor  
1980  Do Aur Do Paanch  Vijay/Ram  
1980  Dostana  Vijay Varma  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1980  Ram Balram  Balram Singh  
1980  Shaan  Vijay Kumar  
1981  Commander  Truck driver  Special appearance
1981  Yaarana  Kishan Kumar  
1981  Barsaat Ki Ek Raat  ACP Abhijeet Rai  
1981  Naseeb  Johnny  Also playback singer for 'Chal mere
 bhai
'
1981  Chashme Buddoor  Himself  Special appearance
1981  Lawaaris  Heera  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
 Also playback singer for song 'Mere
 Angene Mein
'
1981  Silsila  Amit Malhotra  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
 Also playback singer for 'Neela
 Aasman
' & 'Rang Barse Bhige Chunar
 Wali
'
1981  Kaalia  Kallu/Kaalia  
1981  Vilayati Babu -  Special appearance
 Punjabi film
1982  Satte Pe Satta  Ravi Anand/Babu  
1982  Bemisal  Dr. Sudhir Roy/Adhir Roy  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1982  Desh Premee  Master Dinanath/Raju  
1982  Namak Halaal  Arjun Singh  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1982  Khud-Daar  Govind Srivastava/
 Chhotu Ustaad
 
1982  Shakti  Vijay Kumar  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1983  Nastik  Shankar  
1983  Andha Kanoon  Jan Nissar Akhtar Khan  Guest appearance
 Nominated—FilmFare award for Best
 Supporting actor
1983  Mahaan  Rana Ranveer/Guru/
 Inspector Shankar
 
1983  Pukar  Ramdas  Also playback singer for 'Tu maike mat
 jaiyo
'
1983  Coolie  Iqbal A. Khan  
1984  Inquilaab  Amarnath  
1984  Khabardar  Unknown  Incomplete
1984  Kanoon Kya Karega  Narrator  
1984  Paan Khaye Saiyan
 Hamaar
 Himself  Special appearance
1984  Pet Pyaar Aur Paap  Himself  Guest appearance
1984  Sharaabi  Vicky Kapoor  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1985  Geraftaar  Insp. Karan Kumar Khanna  
1985  Ghulami  Narrator  
1985  Mard  Raju  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1986  Aakhree Raasta  David D'Costa/Vijay
 Sandaliya
 
1987  Jalwa  Himself  Special appearance
1988  Kaun Jeeta Kaun
 Haara
 Himself  Special appearance
 Also playback singer for 'Jeevan pyar
 bina
'
1988  Shahenshah  Inspector Vijay Kumar
 Srivastav/Shahenshah
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1988  Hero Hiralal  Himself  Special appearance
1988  Gangaa Jamunaa
 Saraswati
 Ganga Prasad  
1988  Soorma Bhopali  Police Inspector  Special appearance
1989  Toofan  Shyam/Toofan  
1989  Batwara  Narrator  
1989  Jaadugar  Goga/Gogeshwar  Also playback singer for 'Padosan Apni
 Murgi
'
1989  Main Azaad Hoon  Azaad  Also playback singer for 'Itne Baazu'
1990  Agneepath  Vijay Deenanath Chauhan  National Film Award for Best Actor
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1990  Kroadh  Himself  Special appearance
1990  Aaj Ka Arjun  Bheema  
1991  Hum  Tiger/Shekhar Malhotra  Filmfare Award for Best Actor
1991  Ajooba  Ajooba/Zaffar Ali Rizwan  
1991  Indrajeet  Indrajeet  
1991  Akayla  Inspector Vijay Verma  
1992  Khuda Gawah  Badshah Khan  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
1992  Zulm Ki Hukumat  Narrator  
1993  Professor Ki Padosan -  Special appearance
1994  Insaniyat  Inspector Amar  
1994  Akka  Himself  Special appearance
 Marathi film
1996  Ghatak: Lethal  Himself  Special appearance
1996  Tere Mere Sapne  Narrator  Also producer
1997  Mrityudata  Dr. Ram Prasad Ghayal  Also producer
1998  Major Saab  Major Jasbir Singh Rana  Also producer
1998  Bade Miyan Chote
 Miyan
 Inspector Arjun Singh/
 Bade Miyan
 
1998  Hero Hindustani  Narrator  
1999  Lal Baadshah  Lal 'Baadshah' Singh/
 Ranbhir Singh
 
1999  Sooryavansham  Thakur Bhanu Pratap
 Singh/Heera Singh
 Also singer for 'Chori Se'
1999  Biwi No.1  Himself  Special appearance
1999  Hindustan Ki Kasam  Kabeera  
1999  Kohram  Col. Balbir Singh Sodi
 (Devraj Hathoda)/Dada
 Bhai
 
1999  Hello Brother  God (voice)  
2000  Mohabbatein  Narayan Shankar  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting
 Actor
2001  Ek Rishtaa: The Bond
 of Love
 Vijay Kapoor  
2001  Lagaan  Narrator  
2001  Aks  Insp. Manu Verma  Also producer
 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2001  Kabhi Khushi Kabhie
 Gham...
 Yashvardhan "Yash"
 Raichand
 Nominated—Filmfare Award of Best
 Supporting Actor
 Also singer for 'Shava Shava'
2002  Aankhen  Vijay Singh Rajput  Nominated—Filmfare Award of Best
 Supporting Actor
2002  Hum Kisise Kum
 Nahin
 Dr. Rastogi  
2002  Agni Varsha  Indra  Special appearance
2002  Kaante  Yashvardhan Rampal
 'Major'
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2003  Khushi  Narrator  
2003  Armaan  Dr. Siddharth Sinha  Also singer for 'Aao Milke Gaye'
2003  Mumbai Se Aaya
 Mera Dost
 Narrator  
2003  Boom  Bade Mia  
2003  Baghban  Raj Malhotra  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
 Also playback singer for 'Chali Chali',
 'Holi Khele', 'Main Yaha'
2003  Fun 2shh: Dudes in
 the 10th Century
 Narrator  
2004  Khakee  DCP Anant Kumar
 Shrivastav
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2004  Aetbaar  Dr. Ranveer Malhotra  Also singer for 'Jeena Hai'
2004  Rudraksh  Narrator  
2004  Insaaf: The Justice  Narrator  
2004  Dev  DCP Dev Pratap Singh  
2004  Lakshya  Col. Sunil Damle  
2004  Deewaar  Major Ranvir Kaul  
2004  Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...  Raj Chauhan  
2004  Hum Kaun Hai?  Major Frank John
 Williams/Frank James
 Williams
 
2004  Veer-Zaara  Choudhary Sumer Singh  Nominated—Filmfare Award of Best
 Supporting Actor
2004  Ab Tumhare Hawale
 Watan Saathiyo
 Major General Amarjeet
 Singh
 
2005  Black  Debraj Sahai  National Film Award for Best Actor
 Filmfare Award for Best Actor
 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
2005  Waqt: The Race
 Against Time
 Ishwarchand Thakur  
2005  Bunty Aur Babli  DCP Dashrath Singh  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Supporting Actor
2005  Parineeta  Narrator  
2005  Paheli  Gadariya  
2005  Sarkar  Subhash Nagre (Sarkar)  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2005  Viruddh... Family
 Comes First
 Vidhyadhar Patwardhan  Also producer
2005  Ramji Londonwale  Himself  Special appearance
2005  Dil Jo Bhi Kahey...  Shekhar Sinha  
2005  Amrithadhare  Himself  Special appearance
 Kannada film
2005  Ek Ajnabee  Suryaveer Singh  
2006  Family  Viren Sahai  Also producer
2006  Darna Zaroori Hai  Sunil Khanna  Appeared in one segment
2006  Amrutha Varsham  Himself  Special appearance
 Telugu film
2006  Kabhi Alvida Naa
 Kehna
 Samarjeet Talwar  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Supporting Actor
2006  Ganga  Thakur Vijay Singh  Bhojpuri film
2006  Baabul  Balraj Kapoor  Also playback singer for 'Come On'
2007  Eklavya: The Royal
 Guard
 Eklavya  
2007  Nishabd  Vijay  
2007  Ek Krantiveer:
 Vasudev Balwant
 Phadke
 Narrator  Marathi film
2007  Cheeni Kum  Buddhadev Gupta  
2007  Shootout at
 Lokhandwala
 Advocate Dhingra  
2007  Swami  Narrator  
2007  Jhoom Barabar
 Jhoom
 Sutradhar  
2007  Aag  Babban Singh  
2007  The Last Lear  Harish Mishra  English language film
2007  Om Shanti Om  Himself  Special appearance
2008  Jodhaa Akbar  Narrator  
2008  Yaar Meri Zindagi  Dr. Ajay Singh  
2008  Bhoothnath  Kailash Nath/Bhoothnath  Also playback singer for 'Mere Buddy' &
 'Chalo Jaane Do'
2008  Sarkar Raj  Subhash Nagre (Sarkar)  
2008  God Tussi Great Ho  God  
2009  Delhi-6  Dadaji  Special appearance
 Also playback singer for "Noor"
2009  Zor Lagaa
 Ke...Haiya!
 Narrator  
2009  Aladin  Genies/Jinn  Also playback singer for
 'Genie Rap' & 'O re Sawariya'
2009  Paa  Auro  National Film Award for Best Actor
 Filmfare Award for Best Actor
 Also producer
 Also playback singer for 'Mere Paa'
2010  Rann  Vijay Harshwardhan
 Malik
 
2010  Teen Patti  Prof. Venkat
 Subramanium
 
2010  Kandahar  Lokanatha Sharma  Malayalam film
2011  Bbuddah... Hoga
 Terra Baap
 Vijay 'Vijju' Malhotra  Also producer
 Also playback singer for song 'Bbuddah
 Hoga Terra Baap
'
2011  Aarakshan  Prabhakar Anand  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2011  Ra.One  Narrator  
2012  Kahaani -  Playback singer for song 'Ekla Chalo
 Re
'
2012  Mr. Bhatti on Chutti  Himself  Special appearance
2012  Department  Sarjerao Gaikwad  
2012  Bol Bachchan  Himself  Playback singer and appeared in song
 'Bol Bachchan'
2012  English Vinglish  Passenger in the
 aeroplane
 Special appearance
2013  The Great Gatsby  Meyer Wolfsheim  Special appearance
 English film
2013  Bombay Talkies  Himself  Special appearance on segment
 'Murabba'
2013  Satyagraha  Dwarka Anand  
2013  Boss  Narrator  
2013  Krrish 3  Narrator  
2013  Mahabharat  Bhishma (voice)  Animated film
2014  Bhoothnath
 Returns
 Khailash Nath a.k.a.
 Bhoothnath
 
2014  Manam  Pratap  Special appearance
 Telugu film
2015  Shamitabh  Amitabh Sinha  Also producer
 Also playback singer for song 'Piddly'
2015  Hey Bro -  Special appearance in song 'Birju'
2015  Piku  Bhashkor Banerjee  National Film Award for Best Actor
 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
 Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2016  Wazir  Pandit Omkarnath Dhar  
2016  Ki & Ka  Himself  Special appearance
2016  Te3n  John Biswas  
2016  Pink  Deepak Sehgall  Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best
 Actor
2017  The Ghazi Attack  Narrator (Hindi Version)  Telugu and Hindi Billigual film
2017  Begum Jaan  Narrator  
2017  Sarkar 3  Subhash Nagre (Sarkar)  
2017  Firangi  Narrator  
2018  Pad Man -  Special appearance
2018  102 Not Out  Dattatraya Vakharia  
2018  Helicopter Eela -  Cameo appearance
2018  Thugs of Hindostan  Khudabaksh Azaad  
2019  Manikarnika: The
 Queen of Jhansi
 Narrator  
2019  Badla  Badal Gupta  
2019  Sye Raa Narasimha
 Reddy
 TBA  Special appearance
 Telugu film
2019  Brahmastra  TBA  Filming
2019  Jhund  TBA  Filming

As Producer

Year Film Acting role Notes
 1995   Gulabi -  Producer
 Telugu film
1996  Tere Mere Sapne  Narrator  Also producer
1996  Yuvathurki -  Producer
 Malayalam film
1997  Mrityudata  Dr. Ram Prasad
 Ghayal
 Also producer
1997  Ullasam -  Producer
 Tamil film
1998  Saat Rang Ke Sapne -  Producer
1998  Major Saab  Major Jasbir Singh
 Rana
 Also producer
2001  Aks  Insp. Manu Verma  Also producer
 Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor
2005  Viruddh... Family
 Comes First
 Vidhyadhar
 Patwardhan
 Also producer
2005  Antarmahal -  Producer
 Bengali film
2006  Family  Viren Sahai  Also producer
2009  Paa  Auro  Also producer
 Filmfare Award for Best Actor
 National Film Award for Best Actor
 Also playback singer for 'Mere Paa'
2010  Vihir -  Producer
 Marathi film
2011  Bbuddah... Hoga Terra
 Baap
 Vijay 'Vijju'
 Malhotra
 Also producer
 Also playback singer for song 'Bbuddah Hoga
 Terra Baap
'
2013  Saptapadii -  Producer
 Gujarati film
2015  Shamitabh  Amitabh Sinha  Also producer
 Also playback singer for song 'Piddly'

Television

Year Title Role Channel(s) Note
 1993-
 1994 
 Dekh Bhai Dekh  Producer  DD Metro  
2000-
 2006, 
2010-2018 
 Kaun Banega Crorepati  Host  Star Plus ,
 Sony Entertainment
 Television
 Season 1, Season 2,
 Season 4–10
2009  Bigg Boss 3  Host  Colors  Season 3
2011  The One Show  Himself  BBC One  Special appearance
2013  Bharat Ka Veer Putra –
 Maharana Pratap
 Himself  Sony Entertainment
 Television
 Voice over
2014  Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah
 Chashmah
 Himself  SAB TV  Special appearance
2014  Yudh  Yudhisthir
 Sikarwar
 Sony Entertainment
 Television
 20 episodes
2015  Desi Rascals  Himself  Sky 1  Special appearance
 2015- 2016  Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi  Host  Star Plus  
2016-2017   Astra Force  Astra  Disney Channel  Voice Role,
 Also co-creator with
 Sharad Devarajan

Documentaries

Year Title  Language  Role Director(s) Notes
 2005   March of the
 Penguins
 English,
 Hindi
 Narrator   Luc Jacquet  
2011  Bollywood: The
 Greatest Love
 Story Ever Told
 English,
 Hindi
 Himself  Rakeysh Omprakash
 Mehra,
 Jeff Zimbalist
 
2011  The Story of Film:
 An Odyssey
 English  Himself  Mark Cousins  Special appearance
2015  Putting the Fun in
 Fundamental
 English  Himself  Andy Lee  Special appearance on
 episode "Bollywood Goddess"

Music videos

Year Title Role Performer(s) Album
1988  'Mile Sur Mera Tumhara'  Himself  Various -
1996  Various  Himself  Bally Sagoo  "Aby Baby"
2002  'Kabhi Nahi'  Himself  Adnan Sami  "Tera Chehra"
2010  'Phir Mile Sur Mera Tumhara'  Himself  Various -
2017  'Phir Se'  Himself  Amruta Fadnavis -

Awards and Honours

Civilian award

  • 1984 – Padma Shri India's fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India.
  • 1991 – Order of Afghanistan by the President of Afghanistan.
  • 2001 – Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian honour from the Government of India.
  • 2007 – Knight of the Legion of Honour, France's highest civilian honour from the Government of France for his "exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond". Describing Bachchan as a "towering Indian personality" and the "number-one actor of Indian cinema", Ambassador Girard said the award "brings Bachchan into the international legion of world's greatest artistes".
  • 2015 – Padma Vibhushan, India's second highest civilian honour from the Government of India.

Honorary Doctorate

  • 2004 – Honorary Doctorate by the Jhansi University, India.
  • 2006 – Honorary Doctorate Degree on by his alma mater University of Delhi, India.
  • 2006 – Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts by De Montfort University in Leicester, UK in recognition of his distinguished career in films. He is the first Indian star to be feted by a foreign university.
  • 2007 – Honorary degree of Doctor of Arts by The University Brandan Foster by the Leeds Metropolitan University in Yorkshire, UK.
  • 2011 – Honorary Doctorate by the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia for his contribution to the world of entertainment.
  • 2013 – Honorary Doctorate by the Jodhpur National University, India for his exceptional contribution to Indian Cinema.
  • 2015 – Honorary Doctorate from the prestigious Academy of Arts (Egypt) for his contribution to cinema.
  • 2018 – Honorary Doctorate from Rabindra Bharati University for his contribution to cinema.

National Honours

  • 1980 – Awadh Samman by the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • 1994 – Yash Bharti Award, Uttar Pradesh's highest honour from the Government of Uttar Pradesh.
  • 2002 – "Dayawati Modi" Award. This award is among the highest awards in India in the field of Art, Culture and Education.
  • 2002 – National Kishore Kumar Award by the Government of Madhya Pradesh for excellence in acting and his unparalleled contribution to the film industry.
  • 2004 – "Living Legend" Award by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) in recognition of his contribution to the Indian entertainment industry.
  • 2005 – Deenanath Mangeshkar award for his contribution to films and music.
  • 2009 – IIFA-FICCI Frames, "Most Powerful Entertainer of the Decade Award" for his contribution to Indian cinema.
  • 2011 – "Abhinaya Chakravarthy" Award by the President of India Pratibha Patil.
  • 2011 – "Maharashtrian of the Year-the Maanbindu" Award by the President of India Pratibha Patil.
  • 2011 – NTR National Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution toIndian Cinema by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
  • 2013 – President of India 'Medallion of Honour' for contribution to 100 Years of Indian Cinema.
  • 2014 – ANR National Award

National Film Awards

  • 1990 – National Film Awards: Best Actor for "Agneepath"
  • 2005 – National Film Awards: Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2009 – National Film Awards: Best Actor for "Paa"
  • 2015 – National Film Awards: Best Actor for "Piku"

Asian Film Awards

  • 2010 – Lifetime Achievement Award during the 4th Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong.

Filmfare Awards

  • 1971 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for "Anand"
  • 1973 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for "Namak Haraam"
  • 1977 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for "Amar Akbar Anthony"
  • 1978 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for "Don"
  • 1990 – Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award (First Recipient)
  • 1991 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for "Hum"
  • 2000 – Superstar of the Millennium
  • 2000 – Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2001 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for "Aks"
  • 2003 – Filmfare Power Award
  • 2005 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for "Black"
  • 2005 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for "Black"
  • 2010 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for "Paa"
  • 2011 – Filmfare Special Award for completing 40 years in the Indian film industry
  • 2016 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for "Piku"

Screen Awards

  • 2003 – Screen Award Jodi No. 1 along with Hema Malini for "Baghban"
  • 2003 – Distinction In Acting Award for "Baghban"
  • 2004 – Most Outstanding Personality
  • 2005 – Screen Award Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2007 – Screen Award for Best Actor (Critics) for "Cheeni Kum"
  • 2010 – Screen Award Best Actor for "Paa"
  • 2010 – Screen Award Jodi No. 1 along with Abhishek Bachchan for "Paa"
  • 2013 – Screen Iconic Legend Award
  • 2014 – Screen Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2015 – Screen Award Best Actor for "Piku"
  • 2017 – Screen Award Best Actor for "Pink"

IIFA Awards

  • 2000 – IIFA Special Honorary Award
  • 2001 – IIFA Best Supporting Actor Award for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2002 – IIFA Personality of the Year
  • 2006 – IIFA Wall of Fame
  • 2006 – IIFA Best Actor Award for "Black"
  • 2010 – IIFA Best Actor Award for "Paa"

Stardust Awards

  • 2000 – Best Artist of the Millennium by Hero Honda and file Stardust (magazine)
  • 2003 – Stardust Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • 2004 – Stardust Special Award for the film for "Baghban"
  • 2005 – Stardust Special Award for "Black"
  • 2006 – Stardust Star of the Year Award (Male) for "Black"
  • 2009 – Stardust Best Actor Award for "The Last Lear"
  • 2010 – Stardust Star of the Year Award - Male for "Paa"
  • 2011 – Stardust "Pride of the Industry" Award
  • 2013 – Stardust "Star of the Century" Award
  • 2014 – Stardust "International Icon of the Year" Award
  • 2015 – Stardust Star of the Year Award (Male) for "Piku" (along with "Shamitabh")
  • 2016 – Stardust Star of the Year Award (Male) for "Pink"

Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards

  • 1971 – Best Actor in Supporting Role for "Anand"
  • 1975 – Best Actor for "Mili"
  • 2003 – Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2005 – Best Actor for "Black"

Zee Cine Awards

  • 2003 – Zee Cine Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • 2004 – Zee Cine Golden Grade Award
  • 2006 – Zee Cine Award for Best Actor (Male) for "Black"
  • 2016 – Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor (Male) for "Piku"
  • 2017 – Zee Cine Critics Award for Best Actor (Male) for "Pink"
  • 2018 – Zee Cine Award for Legend Extraordinaire (Special Award)

Bollywood Movie Awards

  • 2001 – Bollywood Movie Award: Critics Award Male for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2003 – Bollywood Movie Award: Most Sensational Actor for "Kaante"
  • 2006 – Bollywood Movie Award: Best Actor for "Black"

Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards

  • 2006 – Apsara Award: Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Black"
  • 2010 – Apsara Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 – Apsara Award: Best Actor in a Leading Role for "Paa"
  • 2012 – Apsara Awards: Guild Honor For Excellence On TV for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

  • 2010 – Big Star Complete Entertainer of The Decade
  • 2011 – Best Actor (Social Role) for "Aarakshan"
  • 2011 – Big Star Complete Entertainer
  • 2013 – Star of the Millennium
  • 2013 – Best Actor (Social Role) for "Satyagraha"
  • 2014 – Best Actor (Social Role) for "Bhoothnath Returns"
  • 2015 – Most Entertaining Actor in a Drama Role (Male) for "Piku"

People's Choice Awards

  • 2012 – Best Non-Fiction Show Host for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"

Indian Television Academy Awards

  • 2001 – Best Host for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 1)"
  • 2001 – Best Anchor of a Game Show for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 1)"
  • 2005 – Best Anchor of a Game Show for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 2)"
  • 2006 – Best Anchor of a Game Show for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 2)"
  • 2007 – The ITA Laurel For 'ULTIMATE EMINENCE'
  • 2010 – Best Anchor Talk/Chat Show for "Bigg Boss (season 3)"
  • 2011 – Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 5)"
  • 2011 – The ITA Achiever of The Year
  • 2013 – Best Anchor Game/Quiz Show for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (Season 7)"

Indian Telly Awards

  • 2001 – TV Personality of the year 2000
  • 2001 – TV Anchor of The Year for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"
  • 2005 – Best TV Anchor for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"
  • 2012 – Best TV Anchor for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"

Indian Television Awards

  • 2000 – Screen Videocon Awards: Best Anchor Award for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"

BIG Television Awards

  • 2011 – Shaksiyat of the year for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"
  • 2011 – Distinguished Personality

STAR Parivaar Awards

  • 2003 – Pitamah of STAR Parivaar for "Kaun Banega Crorepati"

Other awards

  • 1970 – National Award for Best Newcomer for "Saat Hindustani"
  • 1970 – Saraswati Award for "Anand"
  • 1989 – Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rotary Club of Bombay (Mumbai)
  • 1997 – Distinguished Alumni award at the inaugural function of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Capital's largest Central University
  • 1998 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Omega Award for Excellence
  • 2000 – All-India Critics Association (AICA): Best Actor Award for "Sooryavansham"
  • 2000 – Sansui Viewers Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2000 – Bollywood People's Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2001 – Zee Gold Awards: Critics Award for Best Male for "Mohabbatein"
  • 2002 – 'Icon of the Millennium' award at the 32nd Rupa AIFA Awards at Bandra
  • 2002 – Lifetime Achievement Award by the Sansui Viewers' Choice Movie Awards
  • 2003 – MTV Lycra Awards: Maha Style Icon of the Year (First Recipient)
  • 2003 – Bollywood's Lifetime Achievement Award by the London-based Asian Guild
  • 2003 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sangeet Shiromani Award
  • 2003 – FPFAC 'Achiever' Awards: 'Achiever of the Year' award
  • 2004 – 'Radio Voice of the Year' award by Radio Mirchi
  • 2004 – Sansui Viewer's Choice Movie Awards: Personality of the Year
  • 2005 – 'Diamond of India' award by The International Gemological Institute (IGI)
  • 2005 – NDTV Indian of the Year in Entertainment
  • 2006 – Bollywood People's Choice Awards: Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2006 – Anandalok Awards: Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2006 – Bollyvista Film Awards: Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2006 – Rediff Movie Awards: Best Actor for "Black"
  • 2006 – Lifetime Achievement Award at AXN Action Awards
  • 2007 – Special Award for his contribution to Indian cinema at the 9th Mumbai Academy of the Moving Image International Film
  • 2009 – Lifetime Achievement Award at Gentleman Quarterly magazine's 'Men of the Year' Award
  • 2009 – Lifetime Achievement Award for completing 40 years in the entertainment industry at the 11th Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI)
  • 2009 – NDTV Indian of the Year Awards: NDTV icon of 21 years of Entertainment award
  • 2010 – Special Award at the Marathi International Film and Theatre Awards (MIFTA) for his excellent work in films
  • 2010 – Lines Gold Award: Best Actor for "Paa"
  • 2010 – 'FICCI Frames 2010' Excellence Awards: Best Actor for "Paa"
  • 2010 – 'Taj Enlighten Tareef Award' for his contribution to Indian film industry
  • 2010 – 'Timeless Icon' award at the 'Hello! Hall Of Fame'
  • 2010 – Lifetime Achievement Award by Asianet Film Awards
  • 2010 – The Asian Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 – CNN-IBN Indian of the Year in Entertainment
  • 2012 – Lifetime Achievement Award at the Pune International Film Festival (PIFF) for contribution to cinema
  • 2012 – 'FICCI Frames 2012' Excellence Awards: Award for maximum impact made by a Personality
  • 2012 – Phalke Ratna Award at the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards
  • 2012 – Honoured as the 'John Walker & Sons Game Changer Of The Century' for his Achievements.
  • 2012 – South Indian Education Society (SIES) Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswati National Eminence award
  • 2012 – Mirchi Music Awards Living Legend With Golden Voice
  • 2013 – Honoured by University of Mumbai
  • 2013 – Crowned 'India's Prime Icon of 2012'
  • 2013 – Timeless Style Icon
  • 2013 – NASSCOM Global Leadership Awards: 'Global Indian Award' for being the ambassador for Indian cinema
  • 2013 – Honoured by the Rotary International
  • 2013 – Maestro Award by the Whistling Woods International Institute
  • 2013 – 'Super Achiever of the Year' Award by Society Magazine in Mumbai
  • 2013 – Honoured with 'Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award' for his contribution in the film industry
  • 2013 – Honoured at the Rashtrapati Bhavan as one of NDTV's 25 greatest living global Indians
  • 2014 – Honoured with the 'Pune Pandit Award' - 2013 by The Art & Music Foundation for honouring & celebrating his accomplishments with 100 years of Indian Cinema
  • 2014 – 'Global Icon of the Year' award at the NRI of the Year awards
  • 2014 – Honoured with 'Box office Shahenshah Award' at the Star Box Office India Awards
  • 2014 – Yash Chopra Memorial Award
  • 2014 – Indian Film Festival of Melbourne: IFFM Excellence in Cinema Award
  • 2015 – 'Social Media Person of the Year' award by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI)
  • 2015 – Filmfare Glamour & Style Awards: Timeless Glamour and Style Icon (Male)
  • 2016 – NDTV Indian of the Year 2015 Awards: Lifetime Achievement
  • 2016 – TOIFA Awards: Best Actor (Male)(Critics Choice)  for "Piku"
  • 2016 – TOIFA Awards: Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2016 – GQ awards: The GQ Legend Award
  • 2018 – Femina Beauty Awards: Style Legend Of All Time
  • 2018 - Sayaji Ratna Award by Baroda Management Association

Madame Tussauds

  • In June 2000, Bachchan became the first living Asian to have been immortalised in wax at Madame Tussauds London.
  • In May 2009, a lifelike wax figure of Bachchan has been unveiled at the newly launched 'Bollywood Zone' in Madame Tussauds at Times Square in New York.
  • In March 2011, Bachchan's wax image has been unveiled at the 'World Famous Home of the Famous' Madame Tussauds Hong Kong.
  • In August 2011, Bachchan's wax image has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum Bangkok.
  • On 5 December 2012, Bachchan's wax image has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum Washington, DC.
  • On 13 January 2017, Bachchan's wax image has been unveiled at Madame Tussauds museum Delhi.

International honours and recognition

  • In July 1999, Bachchan was named the 'Greatest Star of stage or screen of the Millennium' by BBC online poll where he defeated many Hollywood legends such as Alec Guinness, Marlon Brando, Laurence Olivier and Charlie Chaplin.
  • In 2001, he was ranked as the "Most Powerful Indian Film Star" by Forbes.
  • On 10 September 2001, he was awarded the 'Actor of the Century' award at the Alexandria International Film Festival. Egyptian Minister of Culture Farouk Hosni presented Bachchan with the award in recognition of his contribution to international cinema.
  • On 14 March 2003, he was conferred with the honorary citizenship of the French town of Deauville at the fifth edition of the Asian film festival. An honour earlier bestowed on only two people, Queen Elizabeth II and the Soviet space hero, Yuri Gagarin.
  • In October 2003, he was conferred with the Medal of Honour of Morocco, given to him by King Mohammed at the Marrakech International Film Festival.
  • In October 2003, TIME magazine dubbed Bachchan as 'the Undisputed Godfather of Bollywood'. He was also featured in its list of Bollywood's Brightest Stars.
  • In April 2005, The Walter Reade Theater of Lincoln Center in New York honored Amitabh Bachchan with a special tribute, retrospective—titled "Amitabh Bachchan: The Biggest Film Star in the World". The tribute also included 'An Evening with Amitabh Bachchan', a live appearance by Bachchan hosted at the Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall.
  • He was honoured along with actors and directors from Hollywood at an International Film Festival in Rabat, Morocco.
  • In the weekend of 16 and 17 June June 2007, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) hosts a Bachchan spectacular retrospective to honour Bachchan's stellar career. The Chairman of BAFTA ended the event by announcing Bachchan as an honorary Life-Time member of BAFTA.
  • On 22 November 2007 he was honoured by the London Mayor Ken Livingstone with 'The Visit London Special Award for Outstanding Achievement' for his contribution to Indian cinema in the last 30 years.
  • On 15 January 2009, Le Salon du Cinema (Cinema Fair) in Paris paid tribute to Indian Cinema for their new edition, with Bachchan being the guest of honour. He also launched a retrospective of his films.
  • On 31 January 2009, he was honoured with the World Economic Forum's Crystal Award at Davos for his contribution to the world of art.
  • In 2009, the Tehran Film Festival has invited Bachchan to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • In December 2009, he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dubai International Film Festival for his outstanding contribution to cinema.
  • In December 2009, he was honoured with the 8th Asian Film Cultural Award for his contribution to cinema for 40 years.
  • In February 2010, he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sixth Muscat, Oman International Film Festival (Miff).
  • In March 2010, he has been named the list of CNN's 'top 25 Asian actors of all time'.
  • In March 2010, he has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival.
  • In October 2010, he was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at The Asian Awards in London.
  • In April 2012, he was conferred the Polio Eradication Champion award by Rotary International for his invaluable support to the Polio Eradication Programme in India.
  • In July 2012, he was given the due honor to carry the Olympic torch during the last leg of its relay in London's Southwark.
  • In November 2012, he was honoured by the Australian Government for his remarkable contribution to the Indian cinema, which is celebrating its centenary year.
  • In December 2012, he was honoured with the Tribute to Hindi Cinema Award at the 12th Marrakech International Film Festival.
  • On 10 December 2012, he was honoured with the 'Keys to the City of Florence' at the River to River. Florence Indian Film Festival in Italy.
  • In May 2013, he will be honoured with 'La Trobe University Global Citizenship Award' by the La Trobe University in Melbourne. The University is also introducing a Phd Scholarship called Shri Amitabh Bachchan Scholarship.
  • In May 2013, he will be honoured with 'International Screen Icon' award by the Victorian Government and the 'Ambassador of Goodwill' award from the Vice Chancellor of La Trobe University in Melbourne.
  • In September 2013, he was honoured with the 'Global Diversity Award' in the British Parliament. Speaker of the House of Commons, presented the ornately sculpted glass Award to Bachchan and describing him as 'a Bollywood icon and the most famous Indian film star of all time'.
  • In March 2014, he was honoured with the 'Global Icon of the Year' award at the NRI of the Year awards.
  • In May 2014, he was honoured with the 'International Screen Icon' award during the inaugural awards ceremony at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM).

Other recognition

  • 2005 – Ranked as the 'Most popular Star in India' by the Hansa Research's new syndicated study, Celebrity Track.
  • 2009 – He is called among the 'Top 5 Most Influential Indians of the Decade'.

Polls

  • 2002 – Voted the "Hottest Male Vegetarian" by 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA).
  • 2003 – Voted the "Greatest Actor" in the film personalities category in the Best of India poll conducted by Zee News.
  • 2006 – Voted "Entertainer of the Year".
  • 2006 – Voted "Real Star of Stars" by reader's choice.
  • 2008 – Voted "Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian man".
  • 2012 – Voted "India's Greatest Actor" in NDTV poll.
  • 2012 – Voted "Most-Admired Bollywood Actor" in a new mobile survey.
  • 2012 – Voted the "Hottest Male Vegetarian" for the fourth time by 'People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals' (PETA).
  • 2013 – Voted the "Geatest Bollywood Star" in a UK poll celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema.


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