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Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan

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. Bachchan debuted with the war film Refugee (2000), followed by a dozen of unsuccessful ventures. His career prospects changed with the successful action films Zameen (2003) and Dhoom (2004) (The latter of which launching his own film trilogy), 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 played prominent roles in commercial successes like Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Dus (2005), Bluffmaster! (2005), Salaam Namaste (2005), Dhoom 2 (2006), Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006), Guru (2007), Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007), Sarkar Raj (2008), Dostana (2008), Paa (2009), Bol Bachchan (2012) and Housefull 3 (2016). His highest-grossing releases include Dhoom 3 (2013) and Happy New Year (2013). He earned renewed appreciation for OTT ventures like Breathe (2020), Ludo (2020), The Big Bull (2021), Bob Biswas (2021) 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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