Abhishek Bachchan Biography
Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian actor and the son of Indian actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan. He is married to actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai.
Abhishek Bachchan is the son of Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bachchan, his elder sister is Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. He joined Jamnabai Narsee School and Bombay Scottish School in Mumbai, Modern School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, and Aiglon College in Switzerland. He then joined Boston University in U.S. to complete his studies, but left in middle to pursue his career in acting to support his father's company, ABCL, which was facing lot of trouble.
In October 2002, at Amitabh Bachchan's 60th birthday celebration Abhishek Bachchan and Karisma Kapoor engagement was declared which was called off in january 2003. In 2006, he was named the sexiest man in Asia by a UK Magazine "Eastern Eye" and The Times of India called him the most eligible bachelor of India.
Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwary Rai announced their engagement on 14 January 2007 and got married on 20 April 2007. They married according to traditional Hindu rites of South Indian Bunt community. The marraige was held in a private ceremony at Bachchan residence Prateeksha which is at Juhu, Mumbai.
Abhishek started his career with the movie Refugee which was a moderately successful, which also starred Kareena Kapoor. For around four years he did some movies which was not much success. In 2004, he starred in movie Dhoom which was the first Hit movie of his career. Soon after in 2005 he gave a four consecutive hit movies like Bunty aur Babli, Sarkar, Dus and Bluffmaster.
In year 2006 he did a movie Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehena which was one of India's highest grossing films of the year. Then his next movie Umrao Jaan didnt went well on box office. Later that year he was again seened in Dhoom 2 which went very well.
In 2007, he starred in movie Guru which was again a great success and his first solo hit. Later that year on June 2007, his next movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom released which was a failure in India, but was a success in overseas.
In 2008, Abhishek turned into a producer. His first producing film was Paa. He was the lead actor and the producer in charge for the film.
On January 2010, he was seened on the small screen where he hosted a game show for Colors called National Bingo Night. In later 2010, he starred in film Raavan opposite to his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan which was a flop at Boxoffice in India.