Knowledge Identifier: +Amitabh_Bachchan
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas - In 1951, he founded his own production company called Naya Sansar, which consistently produced films that were socially relevant including, "Anhonee", "Munna", "Rahi" , based on a Mulk Raj Anand story, was on the plight of workers on tea plantations, the National Film *award winner, "Shehar Aur Sapna" and "Saat Hindustani" , which won the Nargis Dutt *award for Best Feature Film on National Integration and is remembered as Bollywood icon, Amitabh Bachchan's debut film
Pran - Pran was at the peak of his career in the 1969-1982, when he was paid more than his co-stars who played lead hero of the films like Vinod Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Shatrughan_Sinha, Navin Nishchol, Randhir Kapoor and Rishi Kapoor
Abhimaan - The year 1973 was when he married Jaya, and around this time they appeared in several films together; not only in "Zanjeer" but in films such as "Abhimaan" which followed and was released only a month after their marriage and was successful at the box office
In 1976, he was once again cast by director Yash Chopra in his second film, "Kabhi Kabhie", a romantic tale in which Bachchan starred as a young poet named Amit Malhotra who falls deeply in love with a beautiful young girl named Pooja played by actress Raakhee
Rekha - She began choosing her film roles with more care; her first performance-oriented role came in 1976 when she played Amitabh Bachchan's ambitious and greedy wife in "Do Anjaane"
Johnny Lever - He did a lot of shows and world tours with them, one of his first big tours being with Amitabh Bachchan in 1982
Ramesh Sippy - In 1982 he brought together veteran actor Dilip Kumar and the current superstar of the time Amitabh Bachchan in "Shakti"
In 1984, Bachchan took a break from acting and briefly entered politics in support of long-time family friend, Rajiv Gandhi
Shahenshah - In 1988, Bachchan returned to films, playing the title role in "Shahenshah", which was a box office success due to the hype of Bachchan's comeback
Meenakshi Seshadri - Though she was appreciated for all her films, her high came when she was paired opposite superstar Amitabh Bachchan in 1988's Shahenshah
Parveen Babi - She accused many foreign dignitaries as well as Indian film personalities including Amitabh Bachchan, Bill_Clinton, Robert Redford, Prince Charles, Al Gore, US government, British government, French government, BJP government, Roman Catholic Church, CIA, CBI of conspiring to kill her but her petition in court was dismissed for lack of evidence and when she was asked to show her evidences by the press, it was some sort of scribblings on notepad In an Interview to film magazine dated 1989, she said
National Film Award for Best Actor - Notably, despite the lack of hits, it was during this period that Bachchan won his first National Film award for Best Actor, for his performance as a Mafia don in the 1990 film "Agneepath"
Rohini Hattangadi - In 1990, she was again cast as the aging mother of Amitabh Bachchan in "Agneepath", for which she was *awarded her second Filmfare *award in the Best Supporting Actress category
Hum - The 1991 hit film, "Hum", for which he won his third Filmfare Best Actor award, looked like it might reverse this trend, but the momentum was short-lived as his string of box office failures continued
Ariadna Shengelaya - Ariadna Shengelaya played the role of the Queen Mother in the 1991 released Indian movie Ajooba starring Amitabh Bachchan as the Prince of the Kingdom of Baharistan
Ajith Kumar - After the success of his films in 1996, the following year saw a series of five failures, the most notable being Amitabh Bachchan's Tamil production "Ullaasam" with Maheswari, in which he was paid a salary of Rs. 2 million for the first time
Arshad Warsi - He got his first offer to act in Amitabh Bachchan's production company, ABCL's first production "Tere Mere Sapne" in 1996
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra - In June 2001, his company released its first full-length feature film titled "Aks", starring Amitabh Bachchan
Sarkar - "Sarkar Raj", the sequel of the 2005 film "Sarkar", released in June 2008 and received a positive response at the box-office
Ram Gopal Varma - Varma's next film as director was "Sarkar", released in June 2005, starring Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek
Baabul - His later releases in 2006 and early 2007 were "Baabul" , "Ekalavya" and "Nishabd" , which failed to do well at the box office but his performances in each of them were praised by critics
Rajiv Menon - In 2006, Menon worked on a Hindi adaptation of the comedy drama "Fiddler on the Roof", and hoped to sign Amitabh Bachchan to play the lead role
France's highest civilian honour, the Knight of the Legion of Honour, was conferred upon him by the French Government in 2007 for his "exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond"
R. Madhavan - He has been a keen golf player, appearing in a celebrity charity event in 2007 and has played alongside actor Amitabh Bachchan and director Mani Ratnam
Shahrukh Khan - In 2007, Khan replaced Amitabh Bachchan as the host of the third season of the game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" popularly known as "KBC", the Indian version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-"
Swini Khara - She is known for her role as the mischievous Chaitali in the TV show "Baa Bahoo Aur Baby" and for a role in Amitabh Bachchan starrer 2007 film "Cheeni Kum"
Aishwarya Rai - Their engagement was announced on 2007 and later confirmed by his father, Amitabh Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan - Bachchan and Rai announced their engagement on 14 January 2007 later confirmed by his father, Amitabh Bachchan
Paa - "Paa", which released at the end of 2009 was a highly anticipated project as it saw him playing his own son Abhishek's Progeria-affected 13-year-old son, and it opened to favourable reviews, particularly towards Bachchan's performance
Ritesh Deshmukh - In 2009, his first release was "Aladin", co-starring Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Jacqueline Fernandez
Kandahar - In 2010, he debuted in Malayalam film through "Kandahar", directed by Major Ravi and co-starring Mohanlal
Amar Singh (politician) - On 21 December 2010, Singh launched his official website and blog after being encouraged by Hindi film actor Amitabh Bachchan, whom he was close to at the time
Black - In 2011, actor Dilip Kumar blogged that "Black" should have been nominated for an Oscar
On 27 July 2012, Bachchan was given the due honor to carry the Olympic torch during the last leg of its relay in in London's Southwark
Bachchan made his Hollywood debut in 2013 with "The Great Gatsby", for which he played a non-Indian Jewish character
In May 2014, La Trobe University in Australia named a Scholarship after Bachchan
His next film Pink which was released in 2016 was a box office success grossing over 100 crores at the box office
Taapsee Pannu - In 2019, she starred opposite Amitabh Bachchan in Sujoy Ghosh's "Badla", a remake of the Spanish film "Contratiempo"