Abhishek Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan.

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, turns 36 today, February 5, 2012.

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Abhishek is son of superstar Amitabh Bachchan. His mother, Jaya Bachchan, and wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, are Bollywood actresses.

Refugee Movie Poster
Poster of Refugee.

Abhishek Bachchan made his debut with J.P. Dutta’s Refugee (2000) opposite Kareena Kapoor. Kareena made her debut in the same film as well. The film did average business at the box-office.

After a series of flops, it was Abhishek’s role in Mani Ratnam’s Yuva (2004) which earned him acclamation as an actor. In the same year, Abhishek starred in Aditya Chopra’s Dhoom. The film was a commercial success.

Sarkar Movie Poster
Poster of Sarkar.

2005 proved to be a very good year for Abhishek Bachchan as his films Bunty Aur Babli and Sarkar did well at the box-office windows. He played son of Amitabh Bachchan in Ram Gopal Varma’s Sarkar. The film fetched him a Filmfare Award in the best supporting actor category.

Abhishek was seen in Karan Johar’s Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna in 2006. This multi-starrer film was a super-hit in India as well as in overseas.

Abhishek Bachchan & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan & Aishwarya at a promotional event.

Mani Ratnam’s Guru (2007) earned Abhishek a lot of appreciation, both by critics and audiences. Former Miss World, Aishwarya Rai played Abhishek’s wife in the film. Interestingly, both got engaged to each other shortly after the film released. They finally got married on 20 April, 2007.

Abhishek co-starred with wife Aishwarya Rai and father Amitabh Bachchan in Sarkar Raj (2008), a sequel to Sarkar.

Raavan Movie Poster
Poster of Raavan.

In 2010, Abhishek was once again seen with wife Aishwarya in Mani Ratnam’s Raavan. The film was a flop. Abhishek’s recent release was Abbas-Mustan’s thriller, Players (January 2012). The film failed at the box-office.

Abhishek Bachchan & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan & Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Abhishek Bachchan became a dad when the couple was blessed with a baby girl on 16 November 2011.

Koimoi.com wishes Abhishek Bachchan a very happy birthday. Add your birthday wishes for the actor in the comments box below.

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