Bachchan was from small city of Allahabad, India. Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Amitabh's father, was a long-familiar poet of Hindi and Urdu. His mother's name was Teji Bachchan.

Bachchan studied at Allahabad's Boys' high school, adopted along Nainital's Sherwood College, wherever he acquired an academic degree in art stream. at later years he proceded to Kirori Mal College in Delhi University gaining a degree in science. While, Bachchan started his acting as the freight broker in the ship cargo firm, Bird, and Co., Founded in Kolkata,to study his proffession of acting.

In explore in acting professionalism, he left the job and traveled to Mumbai to get work as a movie star. His all effort went in vain in film writer and he wasn't average enough to suit any role there. Regarding achievement he has achieved a lot, some of his achievement include.

Forty years ago he was an angry young man, but today he is an ageless superstar. By coming back from a period marked by adversities he showed it to the world that he is the hero not only in real life but real life as well. He altered the course of INDIAN cinema by setting golden standards across the movie business in INDIA. Hum Jahan par khade hotel hai, Line when so sure hot hai no better way to introduce the towering icon of Indian Cinema Mr. Amitabh Bachchan.

He is an individual who has set high standards for himself. Be it a three second commercial or three-hour movie but the passion and pride with which Mr. Bachchan works are indeed credible. The award conferred by The Taj Enlighten Film Society is indeed a testimony that it acknowledges contributions made by individuals as cinema is concerned.

The 'Taj Enlighten Tareef Award' is a par symbol of excellence in cinema and a tribute to Mr. Bachchan, an icon who has shown his ability to influence the common masses and still continues to be the heart-throb of the millions even today. With his path-breaking performances and enigmatic personality, this legend has given Indian cinema a global platform placing it on a never seen before pedestal.

As he completed his odyssey of over forty in the industry last month Brooke Bond Taj Mahal, India's premium tea blend, in association with the Enlighten Film Society conferred the 'Taj Enlighten Tareef Award' on Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, for his effort in the world cinema. The award was presented on 28th Feb 2010 by Mr. Shrijeet Mishra, Executive Director, Foods, HUL at Cinemax, Versova in Mumbai. Ms. Bhawana Somaya, a renowned film journalist Enlighten Film Society held the center stage by having a live interaction with Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and the audiences.