Bachchan is of Awadhi Kayastha origin on his father’s side, Bengali on his mother’s side and Punjabi on his paternal grandmother side, who left Faisalabad for Mumbai before the partition of India.
Then he starred in commercially successful films like Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Guru (2007) and Bol Bachchan (2012), as well as the Dhoom series. He again took the role of a producer along with Sunil Manchanda for the 2009 movie Paa, which garnered the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.
Abhishek attended Jamnabai Narsee and Bombay Scottish Schools in Mumbai, Modern School, Vasant Vihar in New Delhi and Aiglon College in Switzerland.
Abhishek Bachchan Personal Life
In October 2002, during the celebration of the sixtieth birthday of his father Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek and actress Karisma Kapoor announced their engagement. The engagement was canceled in January 2003. Bachchan fell in love with Aishwarya Rai while she was filming for Dhoom 2, although they had already appeared together at Dhai Akshar Prem Ke (her long-time boyfriend, Salman Khan, did) and Kuch Naa Kaho.
Bachchan and Rai were engaged on January 14, 2007, which was confirmed by her father, Amitabh Bachchan. They were married on April 20, 2007, according to the traditional Hindu rituals of the Bunt community, to which the Rai belongs.
The wedding took place at a private ceremony at the Bachchan Residence, Prateeksha, in Juhu, Mumbai.
The couple appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show in September 2009 and has been described as being more famous than Brangelina.
They have been described as a supercouple in the Indian media. Rai gave birth to a daughter on November 16, 2011. Her daughter became very popular under the name “Beti B”, who was baptized by fans and the media, the couple having taken over four months to name their daughter . The little girl was finally named Aaradhya Bachchan in March 2012.
Abhishek Bacchchan Movie Career
Abhishek Bachchan is the son of Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bachchan and made his acting debut with the 2000 drama Refugee. He turned into a fully-fledged film star after featuring in the 2004 action thriller Dhoom, which was a true commercial success. He received critical appreciation for his performance in Yuva (2004), Sarkar (2005), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) and Guru (2007).
All in all, Bachchan has won three Filmfare Awards for acting, and a National Award as a producer of Paa. Also, he was declared as one of the highest paid Bollywood actors in 2010. In his off-screen life he plays the role of a devoted husband and father. He married to the actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai on April 20th 2007 in a private ceremony at the Bachchan residence.
The two have been dubbed as “supercouple” in the Indian media. Eventually, their love was blessed with a baby girl who was born on November 16th 2011.