8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

BACHCHAN, SHRI AMITABH, B.Sc., [Congress (I)—Uttar Pradesh, Allahabad, 1984]  s. of Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan; b. at Allahabad, October 11, 1942; ed. at St. Mary's Convent and Boys High School, Allahabad, Sherwood College, Nainital and Kirorimal College, Delhi; m. Smt. Jaya Bachchan, June 3, 1973; 1 s. and 1 d.; Film Artiste.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Music, reading and sports.

Accomplishments in letters, literature, art and science:  Special mention in National Awards in 1970 for the very first film "Sat Hindustani"; won four Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and numerous other "Best Actor" Awards; Awarded Padma Shri in 1984.

Sports:  Represented college in Tennis and Table Tennis.

Travels abroad:  U.S.A., U.K., France, Belgium, Egypt, U.A.E., Holland, Canada, Trinidad, Tobago and U.S.S.R.

Permanent address:   B-8, Sopan, Gulmohar Park, New Delhi.