Abhishek Bachchan (born 5 February 1976) is an Indian actor who made his Bollywood debut in 2000.
Abhishek is the son of Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and renowned actress Jaya Bachchan. His sister is Delhi-based Shweta Bachchan-Nanda. He did his schooling at Bombay Scottish School and also went to Aiglon College in Switzerland. He then went to the United States to complete his education at Boston University. He did not finish his business degree as he chose to pursue an acting career which his father agreed to. 
Although he made a strong debut in J.P. Dutta's Refugee along with Kareena Kapoor in 2000, the movie was not considered a success. In a span of four years, Bachchan went on to do many more movies, without any major box-office successes.
However, with his performance in Mani Ratnam's Yuva, he proved his mettle as an actor . He portrayed the character of Lallan which earned him the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award and every other supporting actor award at the major film award functions.   
In 2004 he starred in Dhoom, produced by Yash Raj Films, the film was a huge hit. In 2005 he shot to fame with four consecutive hits, viz. Bunty Aur Babli, Sarkar, Dus and Bluffmaster. He recently won his second Filmfare Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for Sarkar
He was engaged to actress Karisma Kapoor in 2002 but broke up soon after. Recently, much media attention has focused on Bachchan's alleged romantic involvement with fellow Bollywood celebrity and Miss World 1994, Aishwarya Rai. Gossip has linked him with a number of actresses.
When not shooting, Bachchan lives with his parents in Mumbai.
Awards & Nominations
2001: Nomination, Best Debut for Refugee
2004: Nomination, Best Supporting Actor for Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
2005: Nomination Best Villain Award for Yuva & Winner, Best Supporting Actor for Yuva
2006: Nomination, Best Actor for Bunty Aur Babli & Winner, Best Supporting Actor for Sarkar
2001: Nomination, Best Upcoming Talent
2005: Winner, Best Supporting Actor for Yuva
2006: Winner, Best Supporting Actor for Sarkar
Star Screen Awards
2001: Nomination, Most Promising Newcomer - Male for Refugee
2005: Winner, Best Supporting Actor for Yuva & Nomination, Jodi No. 1 along with Rani Mukerji for Yuva
2006: Winner, Best Comedian for Bunty aur Babli & Winner, Jodi No. 1 along with Rani Mukerji for Bunty aur Babli
Zee Cine Awards
2005: Nomination, Best Performance in a Villainous Role for Yuva & Winner, Zee Cine Award Best Actor in a Supporting Role- Male for Phir Milenge
2005: Winner, Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Sarkar
2004: Winner, Stardust Star of the Year Award - Male, Yuva.