Abhishek Bachchan was born in February 5, 1976 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is the son of Indian actors Amitabh Bachchan – Bollywood ka Baadshah formerly known as Big B in the Industry and actress turned politician Mrs. Jaya Bachchan which before marriage was known as Jaya Bhaduri. His wife is former Miss World turned actress Aishwarya Rai. His elder sister is Shweta Bachchan-Nanda (born in 1974). His grandfather, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a well-known poet of Urdu and Hindi literature. Bachchan's paternal grandmother Teji Bachchan passed away on December 21, 2007.
The original last name of Abhishek's parental family is Srivastav; Bachchan was named thereafter his grandfather. He is of Punjabi Sikh heritage from his grandmother Teji's side, while also of Bengali Kulin Brahmin ...» read full biography