Bachchan family

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Bachchan family
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Bachchan family(2007): (second from L to R) Jaya Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Current region Mumbai, India
Members Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Teji Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan
Jaya Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Connected families Kapoor family[1]
Traditions Hindu
Estate Jalsa bungalow

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 daughter Shweta Nanda, son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, daughter-in-law, actress 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 who married to Shyama and Teji Bachchan. Amitabh has a brother named Ajitabh Bachchan having a daughter Naina Bachchan, married to Kunal Kapoor and a son named Bhim Bachchan and daughter named Namrita Bachchan. Amitabh's wife is actress Jaya Bachchan. Their children are Shweta Bachchan Nanda and actor Abhishek Bachchan. Shweta Bachchan 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. Abhishek is married to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and they have a daughter named Aaradhya Bachchan. The family stays in the two famous houses, Jalsa and Pratheeksha, in Mumbai.[3]

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  1. ^ "Nikhil Nanda & Shweta Bachchan - Take a peek at the business & political landscape of marriages". The Times Of India. 
  2. ^ Robinson, Simon (15 August 2007). "India's Most Influential". Time. Retrieved 13 November 2011. 
  3. ^ BTM (December 6, 2011). "Amitabh Bachchan houses in Mumbai".