Abhishek Bachchan was suffering from dyslexia!

Riding high on the success, Abhishek Bachchan born on 5 February, 1976 will have another reason to celebrate his birthday. No matter how many flops he has given us but still he occupy a special space in our hearts. We take a look at some interesting facts about Abhishek Bachchan on his birthday.

Abhishek Bachchan was suffering from dyslexia, a learning disability, when he was a child. The world came to know about it from none other than Mr Perfectionist in 2007 directorial debut Taare Zameen Par.

Did you know who gave Priyanka Chopra the nickname Piggy Chops? Yes it was Abhishek Bachchan who started calling her out of fun during the filming of movie Bluffmaster! and she still continues to be called so by AB Baby and everyone else!

On his dad Amitabh Bachchan’s 60th birthday he got engaged to actress Karishma Kapoor only to split three months down the line. It also affected his on-screen pairing with Kareena Kapoor.

He also produced the critically acclaimed Paa which also won National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi.

In 2006, Abhishek was named the sexiest man in Asia by the UK magazine ‘Eastern Eye’.

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

The iconic dance by Amitabh Bachchan on ‘Khaike pan Benares wala’ from ‘Don’ was inspired from Abhishek’s fun dance at home.

Abhishek Bachchan is an awesome cook, but it is a lesser known fact. Apparently, he can make some amazing chicken curry and believes that cooking is a stress buster. The actor is the face of prestige home appliances along with wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.