Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian actor and film producer known for his work in Hindi films. Part of the Bachchan family, he is the son of actors Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan and the grandson of poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and social activist Teji Bachchan. Bachchan debuted with the war film Refugee (2000), followed by a dozen of unsuccessful ventures. His career prospects changed with the successful action film Dhoom (2004) and critical acclaim proved with three consecutive Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Yuva (2004), Sarkar (2005), and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), making him the only actor after Dilip Kumar to win 3 consecutive Filmfares. His biggest solo critical and commercial success came with a character loosely based on Dhirubhai Ambani in Guru (2007). Bachchan has starred in the successful films Dhoom (2004), Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Dus (2005), Bluffmaster! (2005), Sarkar (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Dhoom 2 (2006), Guru (2007), Dostana (2008), Paa (2009), Bol Bachchan (2012), Dhoom 3 (2013), Happy New Year (2014) and Housefull 3 (2016). He earned renewed critical acclaim for digital ventures like Breathe: Into the Shadows (2020), Ludo (2020) and Dasvi (2022). In addition to his three Filmfare Awards, Bachchan also did a three peat for the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, and won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi for producing the comedy-drama Paa (2009). Since 2007, he has been married to actress Aishwarya Rai, with whom he has a daughter.
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