Amitabh Bachchan is a renowned personality in Bollywood. He is an actor, producer, and host of the show ‘Kaun Banega crore Pati’. He is known for his awesome acting skills and outstanding personality. He has a towering net worth of US $400 million! Making him the second richest male Bollywood actor after Shah Rukh Khan.
Amitabh Bachan’s father, Harivansh Rai Bachan was a renowned Hindi poet, he has attracted a huge reader base from his heart-warming poems and stories. He has also received Padma Bhushan for his service to Hindi literature
But do you know that Harivansh Rai Bachchan is not the only writer in the Bacchan family? His son Amitabh Bachchan has also started his personal blog! If you were oblivious about this news then don’t worry, because in this blog we will tell you each and everything about Amitabh Bachchan personal blog.
In this blog, we will tell you
- when and why did he start his personal blog?
- Where can you find Amitabh Bachchan personal blog?
- Does he write himself?
- What is the frequency of his blog posts?
- Amitabh on stopping his daily blog.
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When And Why Did He Start His Personal Blog?
The very first actor in Bollywood to start his blog was Amir Khan, after that our ‘angry young man’ also started his own blog.
Big b wrote his first blog post on 17th April 2008, on the first blog he described his blogging experience as “It seems like a new life altogether, “He expresses his love by writing “love and my regards to all the readers for entering my heart and providing me an opportunity to enter yours…“. As he was new to blogging, he was a bit worried about whether his audience will like his posts or not, but now we can confirm that his audience loves his posts.
Now you must be wondering, why did Amitabh Bachchan start his personal blog? the answer to this is that he wanted to connect with his fans on a deeper level and give them updates and insights about what is going on in his life, he even shares his ideologies and his choices there.
In his blog, he writes about this as follows “My blog will allow me to express myself, share and reflect my emotions, thoughts, opinions and listen to what people have to say to me”
He has also claimed to respond to all the comments that his blog will get, by this, he can connect with his audience in an unfiltered manner. He states ” This would help me to show the audience the real side to my larger-than-life image that they usually see through the media. Here, I can control and share my unedited thoughts”.
While being on screen he is supposed to perform and speak only with the directions of the director, but in his blog post, he writes about his own ideas and connects with his audience in an ‘unfiltered’ manner.
He further adds” Now I can share consequential replies to the inconsequential gossips that keep doing the rounds. My adda (blog) will be the only destination where I’ll openly state my views and also discuss the same with all”.
Where Can You Find Amitabh Bachchan Personal Blog?
You can find Amitabh Bachchan blog on tumblr.com(https://srbachchan.tumblr.com).
He named his blog Bachchan Bol, after his movie Bol Bachchan. he also named his blog Adda.
He had been writing for almost a decade now, his last post was on 28 December 2021, it was his day 5062 of blogging.
Does He Write Himself?
According to some rumors, Amitabh Bachchan is not the writer of his blog, he heirs writers to write for him. This rumor came out because of the inconsistent pattern of punctuation and grammar used in his blogs.
There is no tough evidence to back this rumor, hence it is just a rumor. What is the frequency of his blog posts?
Amitabh Bachan updates his blog almost every day and sometimes even twice a day. He always keeps his audience updated about what is going on in his life. His fans enjoy reading his blogs and the response they give at the end is worth noticing.
All the comments that his blog gets start from salutations like ‘Amit Ji’, or ‘ dear Amit Ji’, this shows the degree of respect and love he has earned from his fan from all over the globe.
Amitabh On Stopping His Daily Blog
Amitabh Bachchan saw a decline in the number of comments, to this he wrote “SO..many observe that the comments when it all started on DAY 1 for several DAYS were in the 500 to over a thousand at times and now rest at the very best to around a meager 100“
“Today’s generation does not have the time for long posts” he adds further.
So will he discontinue writing blog posts? the answer to this is we don’t know, he responded to this decline in engagement and wrote “Except that the connection even with the ONE is the draw that I value. Because that is how it all began…just the 1 (one) response, which then drew more” so there is no clear sign from him, even he is in short with words.
With the passage of time, he has become more active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. This was because of the decrease in the number of readers on his blog post.
He also says that today’s generation is more inclined towards social media, so why not connect with them on platforms of their choice.
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Who is Amitabh Bachchan?
Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor, filmmaker, television host, and occasional playback singer. He was born on 11 October 1942 in Allabhad, he is currently 79 years old. His father’s name was Harivansh Rai Bachchan, he was a poet and his mother’s name was Teji Bachchan who was a social activist. He received his education from Sherwood College, Nanital and Kirori mal college, University of Delhi. He started his film career in 1969 when he worked as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen’s film Bhuvan Shome. He was married to Jaya Bachchan on 4 June 1973.
Amitabh Bachchan’s Career
Amitabh Bachchan started his career in 1969 as a voice narrator in the film Bhuvan shome, his debut acting role was as one of the seven protagonists in the movie Saat Hindustani. He started gaining popularity in the early 1970s because of his outstanding acting in films like Zanjeer, Deewaar, and Sholay. He was also crowned with the name of ‘Angry young man’ for his outstanding role in Hindi movies. In 1988 he was featured in the movie Shahen Shah was released, which gave Amitabh Bachchan the name of Shahen Shah.
In the mid-1970s, he started acting in a variety of film genres like comedy (chupke chupke), romantic (mili), and drama (Faraar). His film deewar became a major hit at the box office in 1975. He is the all-time favorite host of Kaun Banega crore Pati, a reality show that started in 2000, and since then he has hosted all seasons except season 3 (hosted by Shah Rukh Khan).
Amitabh Bachchan not only has his name in Bollywood but he also acted in the Hollywood movie The Great Gatsby by Baz Luhrmann, in which he acted as a non-India jew. He also has a large fan following from other countries like Africa, the middle east, Russia, The United Kingdom, and the United States.
Apart from his film career, Amitabh Bachchan is also a light of humanity. He was made UNICEF goodwill ambassador for the polio eradication camp in India in 2002. He was also the campaign ‘Save out tigers’, he also worked with PETA to free a 14-year-old elephant, Sunder, who was facing inhuman treatment in a temple in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. During COVID-19 he also became the voice of the caller tone to promote safety against COVID-19.
Because of his vast fan following and wholesome acting skills, Amitabh Bachchan has won many accolades. In 2000 he was crowned as the superstar of the millennium. In 2002 he was awarded the Dayawati Modi award, this award is considered among the highest awards in the field of art and culture. He was also awarded the Dadasahed Phalke award in 2018.
He was awarded Padma Shri in 1984, Padma Bhushan in 2001, and Padma Bhushan in 2015 by the government of India.
Due to his contribution to the world of cinema, Amitabh Bachchan won the actor of the century title at the Alexandria international film festival which was held in Egypt in 2001. He was conferred with the Honorary Citizenship of the French town of Deauville in 2003 and he was also awarded a medal of honour of Morocco, which was given to by king Mohammed at the Marrakech International Film festival.
In 2002 he became the first living Asian to have a wax model at London’s Madame Tussauds wax museum.
Books On Amitabh Bachchan
It is normal for writers to write books on a famous personality, and the same happened with Amitabh Bachchan. He himself wrote a book in 2001 named Solu curry for you and me- an empowering philosophy that can enrich your life.
Several books have been written about Bachchan. The following is the listing of books focused on his life career:
- Amitabh Bachchan: the Legend was published in 1999
- To be or not to be: Amitabh Bachchan in 2004
- AB: The Legend (A Photographer’s Tribute) in 2006,
- Amitabh Bachchan: Ek Jeevit Kimvadanti in 2006
- Amitabh: The Making of a Superstar in 2006
- Looking for the Big B: Bollywood, Bachchan and Me in 2007
- Bacchanalia in 2009
Net Worth Of Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh’s net worth is estimated to be around US$400 million. He is the 2nd richest male Bollywood star after Shah Rukh khan.
He owns 5 luxurious bungalows and two flats in the Juhu area in Mumbai India, along with US41.5 million worth of agricultural land
The Bachchan family is headed by Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan is married to Jaya Bachchan and they together had 2 children; Abhishek Bachan who is an actor and Shweta Bachchan who is a journalist, author, and former model.
Abhishek is married to Aishwarya rai who is an Indian actress and the winner of the miss world 1994 pageant, they have a daughter named Aradhya Bachchan. Shweta Nanda is married to businessman Nikhil Nandan.
Today we all see his glorious stardom of Amitabh Bachchan, but behind every successful person is several failed attempts, the same was with Amitabh Bachchan.
Amitabh Bachchan at age of 30 had twenty flops and only two hits but he never gave up, he kept up his grind and never stopped. As a result of which he is one of the oldest, richest and most respected actors in the history of Bollywood. No matter how old his movies are, they are still enjoyed by everyone. He is the true face of Bollywood in India.
So, this was all about Amitabh Bachan’s personal blog. One thing that we should learn from him is that it is never late to learn anything. Despite being 79 years old he didn’t back down from his hobby of writing and started blogging without any fear of failure.
If you are a fan of Amitabh Bachchan then you should definitely follow his blog.