Friday, December 19, 2008
Abhishek was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He is the son of Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bhaduri . Abhishek did his schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School, Bombay Scottish School, Modern School (New Delhi) and also went to Aiglon College. He then went to the United States to complete his education at Boston University. His grandfather, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was a well-known poet of Urdu and Hindi. The original last name of the family is "Srivastav"; "Bachchan" was in fact a pen name used by his grandfather. However, when his father Amitabh Bachchan entered films, he did so under his father's pen name.Bachchan had been linked to many of his co-stars but denied the rumours.After much speculation concerning their relationship, his engagement to Aishwarya Rai was announced on January 14, 2007 . The announcement was later confirmed by Amitabh Bachchan .