Parents: Amitabh Bachchan (father), Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan (mother)
Siblings: Shweta Bachchan-Nanda (sister)
Spouce: Aishwarya Rai (wife since April 2007)
Children: Aaradhya Bachchan (daughter)
A popular Indian actor, producer and star of Bollywood hits such as “Bikers, “In the footsteps of his father”, “At the crossroads of destinies”. The son of the legend of Indian cinema, Amitabh Bachchan, and a husband of the actress and Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai. This is all about Abhishek Bachchan.
His real surname is Srivastav, but he followed his father’s and grandfather’s example and took the alias Bachchan.
Abhishek has a sister Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. She is two years older. Their grandfather was an outstanding poet and professor at Harivansh Rai Bachchan. Paternally Abhishek belongs to Kshatriya-kayasер, maternally – to the Bengali Brahmins. He also has roots among the Punjabi Sikhs.
In October 2002, on the anniversary of Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek announced his engagement with the granddaughter of the other legend of Bollywood – Raj Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor. However, four months later, in January 2003, the young actors canceled their engagement.
In 2000, Abhishek starred in a movie together with Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai, for the first time. At that moment they both weren’t single, and despite a spark between them, the affair didn’t not happen.
However, a few years later, a couple became closer due to several films. January 14, 2007, in the evening after the premiere of their film “Guru: Path to Success” in New York, Abhishek made Aishwarya a marriage proposal.
Wedding of two popular actors took place April 20, 2007. The ceremony was traditional and closed, attended only by family members and close friends of the stars. Abhishek said later in an interview that his wife is his closest friend. November 16, 2011they became happy parents.