Fondly known as AB Baby by his fans and friends, Abhishek Bachchan completed his schooling at Jamnabai Narsee School and Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai and Modern School, Delhi, then went on to attend Aiglon College, Switzerland and lastly the Boston University.
He made his debut in J. P. Dutta's Refugee (2000). Lady Luck kept evading him film after another and he had a string of unsuccessful films. Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai (2001), Haan... Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002), Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003), Kuch Naa Kaho (2003), Run (2004) to name a few. However his acting skills were recognized and he finally proved his mettle with his first commercial hit, Dhoom (2004). The following year, Abhishek churned out 4 hits, namely Bunty Aur Babli, Sarkar, Dus and Bluffmaster. Kabhi Alvidaa Na Kehna (2006) became the highest grossing film that year. Dhoom 2 (2006) did fairly at the box-office.
Guru (2007), which was based on the life of business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani, got him accolades and acclamation. His other film Jhoom Barabar Jhoom also released the same year but didn't did so well at the box-office. The year also marked another important milestone in his life, his marriage to Aishwarya Rai.
In 2008, he starred in Sarkar Raj, Dostana and Drona. Paa (2009) produced by his production company, AB Corp. Ltd. fared well at the box-office. In 2010, he appeared in Raavan along with his wife, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. However the film failed at the box-office. Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey also flopped at the box-office.
In 2011, his releases Game and Dum Maaro Dum failed to do well at the box-office.
Abhishek's first release in 2012 was multi-starrer Players, this film also failed to do well at the box-office.
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