He made his acting debut in 1969 with the film "Saat Hindustani" and went on to become one of the most prominent actors in Indian cinema.

Bachchan has won several awards and honors for his work, including the National Film Award for Best Actor and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in cinema.

He has acted in over 200 Indian films in a career spanning more than five decades, including iconic films like "Sholay," "Deewar," and "Zanjeer."

Bachchan is also a successful television host and has hosted several seasons of the popular Indian game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati."

He is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations and has been actively involved in various charitable causes.

Bachchan is a trained classical vocalist and has sung in several of his films, including the hit song "Mere Angne Mein" from the film "Laawaris."

He is also known for his powerful baritone voice and has lent his voice to several documentaries and advertisements.

Bachchan has faced several health issues throughout his life, including a near-fatal injury on the set of the film "Coolie" in 1982.

He has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and the couple has two children, Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan Nanda.

Bachchan has a massive social media following and is known for his witty and insightful posts on Twitter.