• My father took Bachchan as last name to shed caste: Big B

    My father took Bachchan as last name to shed caste: Big B

    Published Date : 21-Feb-2019 1:48:20 IST

    Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that his father, noted poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, had changed his name from Harivansh Rai Shrivastav to shed the caste from his name. “Bachchan was my father’s brand of rejecting the stereotypes of caste and creed,” he explained. “I take pride in carrying forward the legacy. I am a Bachchan,” the actor added.

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