Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan (pronounced [əmɪˈt̪ɑːbʱ ˈbətːʃən]; born Amitabh Srivastava; 11 October 1942) is an Indian actor, film producer, television host, occasional playback singer and former politician known for his work in Hindi cinema. He is regarded as one of the most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. During the 1970s–1980s, he was the most dominant actor in the Indian movie scene; the French director François Truffaut called him a "one-man industry".Bachchan was born in 1942 in Allahabad to the Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and his wife, the social activist Teji Bachchan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amitabh Bachchan has received more than 22,258,632 page views. His biography is available in 103 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 99 in 2019). Amitabh Bachchan is the 10th most popular actor (up from 15th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from India (up from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Indian Actor.

Amitabh Bachchan is most famous for his roles in movies such as "The Great Gatsby," "The Godfather," and "The Dark Knight."

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Among actors, Amitabh Bachchan ranks 10 out of 10,030Before him are Bruce Lee, Alain Delon, Clint Eastwood, Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, and Audrey Hepburn. After him are Anthony Hopkins, Robert De Niro, Sean Connery, Brigitte Bardot, Morgan Freeman, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

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Among people born in 1942, Amitabh Bachchan ranks 5Before him are Muhammad Ali, Stephen Hawking, Martin Scorsese, and Muammar Gaddafi. After him are Paul McCartney, Joe Biden, Eusébio, Jimi Hendrix, Ratko Mladić, Hu Jintao, and Harrison Ford.

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In India

Among people born in India, Amitabh Bachchan ranks 5 out of 1,227Before him are Mahatma Gandhi (1869), George Orwell (1903), Ashoka (-304), and Rajneesh (1931). After him are Rabindranath Tagore (1861), A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (1931), Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887), Ramakrishna (1836), Rudyard Kipling (1865), Vivien Leigh (1913), and Jawaharlal Nehru (1889).

Among ACTORS In India

Among actors born in India, Amitabh Bachchan ranks 1After him are Vivien Leigh (1913), Salman Khan (1965), Aishwarya Rai (1973), Julie Christie (1940), Shah Rukh Khan (1965), Aamir Khan (1965), Ajay Devgn (1969), Dharmendra (1935), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Amrish Puri (1932), and Hema Malini (1948).

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