Abhishek

  • People have started voting for 'Modi-free' India: Congress 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Buoyed by the bypoll verdict, Congress on Tuesday had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that within 100 days of his rule, people have started voting for a 'Modi-free India". Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi also said on Twitter that BJP chief Amit...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' 3 days ago

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • Abhishek Bachchan expresses eagerness to work in a Tamil film 1 week ago

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today expressed his eagerness to work in a Tamil film as he recalled his 'old bond' with this city. The 'Guru' star, who is the owner of the Chennai franchise in Indian Super League (ISL), is also looking forward to spend some sporting days here as...
  • Congress virtually questions continuance of VK Singh as minister September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Monday virtually questioned the continuance of former Army chief Gen VK Singh as Union minister in the wake of the Armed Forces Tribunal making some carping comments against him in the Sukna land scam case. "How many times a minister has been found guilty of conspiracy?... There...
  • BJP showing 'naked, power-hungry face': Congress on AAP MLA poaching row September 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Slamming BJP over allegations that it was trying to poach away Aam Aadmi Party MLAs, Congress on Monday claimed the saffron outfit had shown "its absolute, naked, power-hungry face" by engaging in such activities and hoped that Supreme Court will order fresh polls soon in Delhi. Accusing BJP of...
  • Abhishek, Amitabh Bachchan to work together in Milan Luthria's next? September 8, 2014

    Director Milan Luthria is reportedly keen to rope in both actors Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek for his next, which is a contemporary drama. "Milan is very keen on casting Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan for his next film. If things go well, he will start shooting from next year,"...
  • 48-year-old Shah Rukh Khan shows off his newly-sculpted 10-pack abs for Farah Khan's 'Happy New Year' September 8, 2014

    If you thought achieving the coveted 6-pack abs was difficult, this news might break your heart, gentlemen. Shah Rukh Khan, who's almost pushing 50 revealed a glorious topless photo of his newly-sculpted 10-pack abs! The effort, he said on Twitter, was for Farah Khan, who has directed his upcoming film 'Happy...
  • Cricket is our first love, but that doesn't mean we should not give kabaddi or football a platform: Ranbir Kapoor September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has stakes in the Mumbai City Football Club (FC) franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, believes Bollywood celebrities' involvement in sports in the country is beneficial in many ways. Apart from Ranbir, the ISL has star team co-owners such as John Abraham...
  • While son Abhishek's team win Kabaddi League, dad Amitabh Bachchan reaches 10 million mark on Twitter September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had a double bonanza as he hit the 10 million fans on Twitter and son Abhishek Bachchan's Kabaddi team won the debut league. The 71-year-old actor hit the milestone on the micro-blogging site, leaving stars like including Shah Rukh Khan (8.74 million), Aamir Khan (8.13 million)...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Can't believe we won Pro Kabaddi League; hard work of the boys came through September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor-producer, whose Pro Kabaddi League franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers won the final match against U Mumba, says the victory feels like a dream. "Last night feels like a dream. Can't believe that we won the Pro Kabaddi League. All the hard work of the boys, coach and staff came...
  • Amitabh Bachchan takes to Twitter to express excitement as Jaipur Pink Panthers wins Pro-Kabaddi title September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panthers lifted the winner's trophy at the Star Sports Pro-Kabaddi League finale Sunday by defeating U Mumba. The finale took place at the NSCI Stadium here. As soon as the tournament ended, Abhishek's father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "WE ARE CHAMPIONS OF PRO...
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers win Pro Kabaddi League title August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Jaipur Pink Panthers proved too strong for U Mumba as they produced a clinical performance in the final to emerge triumphant in the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League at the NSCI Stadium here on Sunday. The franchise owned by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan scored a 35-24 victory in an action-packed summit...
  • 'Rock On!!' team gets nostalgic as the film completes six years August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: The team of 'Rock On!!' turned nostalgic as the hit Bollywood film clocked six years since its release. The movie released Aug 29, 2008. Its writer-director Abhishek Kapoor tweeted Friday: "HBD #rockon!! 6 yrs ago, u made a diff and changed lives.. @rampalarjun @FarOutAkhtar @Purab_Kohli and a shout out 2 all...
  • Brazilian star Ronaldinho in talks with ISL's Chennai Titans: report August 29, 2014

    The Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennai Titans are in talks to bring on board the star Brazilian striker and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho. According to a report in The Hindu, the Brazilian superstar has been approached by the Chennai team. The player's brother, Roberto de Assis,...
  • Indian Super League launched in a star-studded ceremony August 28, 2014

    The ISL, an IPL-style tournament involving eight city-based franchise teams, promises to revolutionise the country's football scene like never before. ...
  • Indian Super League launched in a glitzy ceremony August 28, 2014

    Mumbai: The Indian Super League (ISL), the first of its kind glamorous football league in India, was launched on Thursday by star team owners Sachin Tendulkar, John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and brand ambassador Varun Dhawan who promised to popularise the game and invest in the grassroot development of...
  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 10 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water August 28, 2014

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • Pink Panther gear up for challenge as league enters Jaipur August 19, 2014

    Jaipur: With the Pro-Kabaddi league entering pink city Jaipur, the hosts Pink Panther are looking forward to make most of playing on their home turf. The franchisee, owned by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, is currently standing at second position with 35 points after playing nine matches and will try to grab...
  • Will Abhishek Bachchan be seen in a film based on Kabaddi? August 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who owns Jaipur Pink Panthers, a franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League, may do a full-fledged movie on the sport. It may be too early to talk about the movie, but sources close to the project say it would be as inspirational a film about the game...
  • Modi's decision to scrap Planning Commission evokes mixed responses August 16, 2014

    The Prime Minister's declaration to scrap the socialist-style Planning Commission, evoked mixed responses from politicians across party lines. While some politicians like Rashid Alvi and Sitaram Yechury questioned the move and demanded to know more about the institution that will replace it, others like Abhishek Manu Singhvi agreed that the...
  • Independence Day: What to make of PM Narendra Modi's speech? August 15, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi of Friday made his maiden Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the Red Fort in the national capital. CNN-IBN's Bhupendra Chaubey discusses the PM's speech with Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy. ...
  • Independence day is the proudest day for all Indians: Shah Rukh Khan August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: On the eve of India's 68th Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan Thursday wished all countrymen and said it is the "most important day" for all Indians. "Tomorrow (Friday) is the proudest day for all Indians. There is no (more) important day than Independence Day," Shah Rukh said at...