Bachchan family

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Bachchan family
Bachchan family still6.jpg
Current region Mumbai, India
Members Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Connected families Kapoor family[1]
Traditions Hindu

The Bachchan family (Hindi: बच्चन परिवार) is a prominent Indian family, headed by Amitabh Bachchan. Many members of the family have been successful actors in the Hindi film industry.

The family includes Amitabh's wife, actress Jaya Bhaduri, their son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Time magazine listed Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai on its list of most influential Indians.[2]


Amitabh Bachchan is the son of Hindi poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan. Amitabh's wife is actress Jaya Bachchan. Their children are Shweta Nanda and actor Abhishek Bachchan. Abhishek is married to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and they have a daughter named Aaradhya. The family stays in the two famous houses, Jalsa and Pratheeksha, in Mumbai.[3] Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda, the son of Ritu Nanda and grandson of actor Raj Kapoor. Shweta's children are son Agastya Nanda and daughter Navya Naveli Nanda.


The Bachchan family have seven Padma Awards, by the Government of India:[4]

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