Abhishek

  • Cricket is our first love, but that doesn't mean we should not give kabaddi or football a platform: Ranbir Kapoor Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • 'Happy New Year' trailer: Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, dance their way to a diamond heist August 14, 2014

    The makers of 'Happy New Year' released the trailer of the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Thursday evening.The trailer, which showcases five 'losers', follows the main characters to a huge diamond theft.Set to hit the theatre this Diwali, the film is a 'musical heist' directed by Farah Khan....
  • Makers of 'Happy New Year' reach out to fans on Twitter through autographed posters, messages and celebrity interaction August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Don't be alarmed if you see that your favourite celebrities have changed their names on Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan has become Charlie, Abhishek Bachchan is Nandu, Deepika Padukone is Mohini, Sonu Sood is Jag, Boman Irani is Tammy and Vivaan Shah is Rohan. As a part of the trailer...
  • Watch: The motion poster of Shah Rukh Khan's 'Happy New Year' August 14, 2014

    The makers of 'Happy New Year' have released a motion poster of the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer movie, ahead of the trailer release on August 15. The motion poster looks interesting and shows the entire star cast of the movie. It begins with fireworks and then comes a...
  • India open tally with silver in Archery World Cup August 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Indian compound mixed pair of Abhishek Verma and Puvasha Shende opened their account by clinching the silver medal at the Archery World Cup Stage IV in Wroclaw, Poland. The third seed Indian duo lost to the World No. 1 US pair of Braden Gellenthien and Crystal Gauvin 151-155 in an...
  • On day one, Pro Kabaddi League invited 10 times more viewers than FIFA World Cup August 3, 2014

    The first day telecast of the Pro Kabaddi League, promoted by Mashal Sports, attracted a whopping 22 million viewers - 10 times more than what the first match of the recently concluded Football World Cup 2014 had garnered. The league is being broadcast on Star Sports 1 and Star...
  • Abhishek Manu Singhvi: Congress slams Natwar Singh August 2, 2014

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that Congress disagreed with Natwar Singh. "The Volcker report has nothing to do with the Congress party. The report states Natwar Singh was involved in the oil for food scam," said Singhvi. ...
  • Bollywood superhit 'Dhoom: 3' opens on 2,000 screens in 400 cities in China, enters Chinese top ten chart July 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood super hit 'Dhoom: 3', which reportedly opened on 2,000 screens in 400 Chinese cities, has entered the Chinese top ten chart. After storming the Turkish box office and becoming the only Indian film to get to the Turkish Top 10, 'Dhoom:3', Yash Raj Films (YRF) offering, has now entered...
  • Team 'Happy New Year' to tour US with 'Slam! The Tour' July 28, 2014

    Shah Rukh Khan and his co-stars of 'Happy New Year' will be performing in various cities of US in the coming weeks. Along with SRK, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Vivaan Shah, Sonu Sood and Farah Khan will tour USA with their new show 'Slam! The Tour'. They will...