12 Lesser Known Facts about Abhishek Bachchan

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Abhishek Bachchan is well known as the son of Mr Amitabh Bachchan, but not many know him as a person so here are some fun facts about Abhishek Bachchan

He was born on 5 February 1976 and is 46 years old. On his birth certificate, his name is Baba Bachchan. Currently, he is married to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and has a child Aradhya Bachchan.

He is Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan’s son

12 Lesser known facts about Abhishek Bachchan

1. Social life

Abhishek has around 10.5 million followers on Instagram and is following only 344 people. He goes by the id Bachchan. He posts about his life and other updates often. He is also very active on Twitter.

2. Career choice

We all know Abhishek as a successful actor, producer, etc. But the lesser known fact is that before getting into films, he decided to become an LIC agent and try his luck at it. It’s a good thing it didn’t work out well for him and we have him as a mega star in the Bollywood film industry.

3. Extravagant birthday gifts

Most of the celebrities are known to party hard and celebrate their birthdays in unusual ways. They also have a list of birthday gifts they receive that we can’t even imagine. On one of his birthdays , he was given a pony as a gift by his dad, Mr Amitabh Bachchan.

4. Public appearances made a world record

Abhishek holds a Guinness world record for making the highest number of public appearances by a movie star when he was promoting his film Delhi 6 in the year 2009.

5. Rapper for a song in BluffMaster

Abhishek has a powerful masculine voice just like his father Amitabh Bachchan. He reportedly sang as a playback singer in his movie Bluff Master for the song right here right now. Priyanka Chopra who is now aka. An international singer has hummed one of the lines in the same song. The original song is sung by Sunidhi Chauhan and by Atif Aslam.

6. Suffered as a child

When he was quite young, Abhishek Bachchan suffered from dyslexia. yet he had to face a lot of trouble due to his learning disability. We did not know about these lesser-known facts and disability until the directorial debut of Aamir Khan’s movie Taare Zameen Par, Aamir Khan has quite nicely described the disability Abhishek was facing in the movie which is when the world came to know that the actor was suffering from it.

7. Cameo artist in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham

One of the biggest blockbuster hit was Karan Johar’s Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. The movie had Jaya Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan , Abhishek parents as a couple. Even though Abhishek was not in the movie, he has a cameo in the movie. He has also shot for a brief appearance in the movie Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham but later, he got the shots edited from the final cut.

8. Spent Rs.41.14 crores on a flat

At the rate point of Rs.1.06lakh square feet Abhishek Bachchan has booked a flat in Worli project for an amount of Rs.41.14crores. The flat is at the Skylark towers which is at the prime estate property at the Annie Besant Road of Worli and the apartment is located on the 37th floor.

It is a five bedroom house, which includes living rooms, family room, dining rooms, kitchens, and 20 feet terraces on all sides of the apartment.

9. Not so comfortable in his comfort zone

On one of the leading entertainment portals, Abhishek had spoken about how he is afraid of exploring his comfort zone. He always wants to challenge himself and do things that make him uncomfortable. He always likes to challenge himself and likes to work on stuff that makes him sleepless at night.

9. Man of values

Before signing a film, he always thinks about his daughter, Aaradhya. He Kothe that he would not like to be a part of the film which his daughter won’t be comfortable watching and would question him as to why he had done something like that. He also added that he wasn’t talking about sex comedies in particular, but rather films that his daughter would also like to watch.

10. Dedicated his voice to a social cause

He decided to put his manly voice to a good use by collaborating with rap on a track which featured Canadian singer Raghav and American rapper Nelly. The song ‘until the sun’ is a tribute to Africa and the people of Africa, who face difficulties with basic necessities such as electricity amongst others.

11. Dropped out from his degree to pursue acting

Abhishek went to the US to pursue his degree after his schooling at Bombay Scottish High school. He was pursuing a degree in business management but eventually decided to drop out and pursue a career in Bollywood. He returned back to India where his father completely supported him with his decision.

12. Abhishek Bachchan’s real name is not Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan‘s real name is Abhishek Srivastava. His grandfather Harivansh Rai Bachchan used the pseudonym as Bachchan when we started writing and later, Amitabh carried the name forward when he entered into the film industry and now Abhishek has continued with the tradition. He also has many nicknames such as AB, and Junior Bachchan, which is used by people in the industry.


Abhishek is not only a superstar but also known for producing many films too. He is also an owner of a kabaddi team and is quite interested in sports. He is one of the gems in the industry who is a known face and carries the legacy of being a Bachchan proudly.

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