Amitabh Bachchan’s Net Worth, Luxury Cars And Property

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Amitabh Bachchan: Life Story, Movies and Net Worth
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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan needs no introduction. He has been a significant part of Bollywood and delivered several blockbuster movies over the decades. Amitabh Bachchan is a role model and inspiration to many across the world. He started his acting journey from scratch and achieved this milestone through his hard work and determination. Apart from fame and massive wealth, he also has a huge fanbase across the globe. He is also popularly known as the “Shahenshah of Bollywood”, “Star of the Millennium” or “Big B”. In this article, we will discuss Amitabh Bachchan’s net worth, lavish lifestyle, and all of his prized possessions.

Interesting Facts About Amitabh Bachchan

1. Early Life

Amitabh Bachchan
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On 11 October 1942, Amitabh Bachchan was born to the famous Hindi poet Harivansh   Rai Bachchan, and social activist Teji Bachchan in Allahabad. Harivansh Rai Bachchan was an Awadhi Hindu Kayastha, who was fluent in Awadhi, Urdu, and Hindi. Bacchan’s ancestors come from a village called Babupatti, in the Raniganj tehsil, in the   Pratapgarh district, in the present-day state of Uttar Pradesh, in India. Amitabh’s mother Teji Bachchan was a Punjabi Sikh Khatri from Lyallpur, Punjab, British India (present-day Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan). Amitabh Bachchan, his younger brother is 5 years younger than him.

2. Career

Amitabh Bachchan in Zanjeer: A game changer movie in Indian cinema
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In 1969, Amitabh Bachchan made his film debut, as a voice narrator in a National Award-winning movie Bhuvan Shome by Mrinal Sen. His debut film was Saat Hindustani where he played the role of one of the seven protagonists. Saat Hindustani was directed by Khwaja Ahmad Abbas and featured Utpal Dutt, Anwar Ali, Madhu, and Jalal Agha. He also starred alongside Rajesh Khanna in the movie Anand (1971) and played the role of a doctor. Bachchan also received his first Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Bachchan played his first role of antagonist as a fascinated lover-turned-murderer in Parwana (1971). There were many popular films after Parwana including Reshma Aur Shera (1971). During this time, he also appeared in the film Guddi which featured his wife Jaya Bhaduri.

His golden period started when he appeared in the movie, Zanjeer. The movie was a huge success and one of the highest-earning movies of that year, breaking all the records at the box office and making him popular. It was a crime film with violent action and different from the usual romantically themed preceding movies. This movie has introduced Amitabh to a new persona —the “angry young man” of Bollywood. He also earned his first Filmfare Award nomination for Best Actor. It was the first of many collaborations between Salim-Javed and Amitabh Bachchan. He was part of many films Salim-Javed wrote including movies such as Deewaar (1975) and Sholay (1975).

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3. Amitabh Bachchan Net Worth

According to the recent reports of The Times of India and Business Today and The Times of India, Amitabh Bachchan’s worth is around Rs 273.74 crore. At the same time, the breakdown of their assets is quite huge. Bachchan’s movable assets are estimated at Rs 849.11 crore, with immovable property costs at Rs 729.77 crore. He has around Rs 120.45 crore in his bank account. His expensive jewelry collection is worth Rs 54.77 crore and 16 luxury vehicles are worth Rs 17.66 crore.

4. Amitabh Bachchan Endorsements

Apart from movies, he is highly involved in brand endorsements and ads. He had been a part of various popular brands through time, some of them are-

  • Pepsi
  • Rin
  • Kalyan Jewellers
  • Flipkart
  • Ghari Detergent etc.
  • Cadbury’s Dairy Milk
  • Navratna Oil
  • Gujarat Tourism
  • Mankind

5. Amitabh Bachchan Car Collection

According to the reports, he has a collection of many luxury and ultra-luxury cars. He has an exceptional collection of vehicles worth Rs 17.66 crore. Some of them are:

  • Rolls Royce Phantom
  • Lexus LX570
  • Bentley Continental GT
  • Range Rover Autobiography
  • Audi A8L, etc.