Lesser Known Facts About Abhishek Bachchan

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 45 today. Junior Bachchan is known for his wittiness and his sense of humor. On his birthday let's take a look at some of the cool things the actor has done and some interesting facts about him that’s not known to all.

- In his birth certificate, he is named as ‘Baba Bachchan’

- He tried his luck as an LIC agent before deciding to get into films.

- ‘Refugee‘ was considered as a commercially unsuccessful venture but actually, was the fifth highest grossing film of 2000.

- It was Abhishek Bachchan who gave Priyanka Chopra the nickname Piggy Chops.

- Abhishek Bachchan was suffering from dyslexia when he was a child.

- Amitabh Bachchan once gifted a pony to Abhishek Bachchan on one of his birthdays.

- The iconic dance by Amitabh Bachchan on ‘Khaike pan Benares wala’ from ‘Don‘ was inspired by Abhishek’s fun dance at home - Abhishek has a unique habit of collecting boarding passes whenever he travels.

- Abhishek Bachchan rapped with Nelly for a good cause.

- For proposing Aishwarya, Abhishek used the same ring, which was used during the shoot of movie Guru.

- He got his ears pierced along with his daughter Aaradhya, as he wanted to experience the pain his daughter went through.

- Abhishek Bachchan created Guinness record for making the highest number of public appearances by a film star while promoting his film ‘Delhi 6′ in the year 2009.

- In 2005, Mani Ratnam produced a stage show called 'Netru, Indru, Naalai', and Abhishek was an important part of it.