AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to father on his 107th birth anniversary Yesterday

    Mumbai: On the occasion of Harivanshrai Bachchan's 107th birth anniversary, his son and megastar Amitabh Bachchan called him a "unique genius", and also remembered one time when the noted poet called him his "best poetry". "Babuji, my Father born November 27, 1907...tomorrow his birthday! A unique genius...A man of immense letters...words,...
  • Have you seen Amitabh Bachchan's 'Shamitabh' sketch? 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who is active on many different social networking platforms, shared a sketch of R. Balakrishnan's ambitious project 'Shamitabh' on his official blog. The director, fondly called Balki, is helming 'Shamitabh', which also features Dhanush and marks the Bollywood debut of southern superstar actor Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara. The...
  • Dilip Kumar is perfectly fine: Amitabh Bachchan 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Thespian Dilip Kumar is 'perfectly fine', says actor Amitabh Bachchan, quashing rumours of the former's health scare. Social networking platforms were abuzz with rumours regarding the 91-year-old's health, and so, Big B chose to put all speculation to rest. "Some baseless rumours being spread about Yusuf Saheb - Dilip Kumar, being...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan now has 10 million followers on Twitter November 21, 2014

    From tweeting about his new favourite mobile phone game, to sharing photos of his children, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's Twitter timeline is anything but usual. Perhaps this is why his fan following on the social media has increased exponentially over the years -- he already has over 12 million...
  • IFFI 2014: Rajinikanth refers to Amitabh Bachchan as 'big brother', gets emotional at the opening ceremony November 21, 2014

    Panaji: Superstar Rajinikanth was visibly overwhelmed when he was presented the Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year at the inaugural ceremony of the 45th edition of IFFI. Rajinikanth, who has entertained fans for decades and made many ape his unique style of flipping glasses, rolling them multiple...
  • I thought I was here to receive the award, not to give a speech: Rajinikanth at IFFI 2014 November 20, 2014

    Goa: If Rajnikanth is revered down south for his unique style, Amitabh Bachchan continues to be lauded for his acting prowess, the ability to experiment with roles and giving young actors a run for their money. And when both veteran actors come down to Goa to attend the...
  • Live: The opening ceremony of IFFI 2014 November 20, 2014

    India's prestigious film festival is 45 years old now. The International Film Festival Of India 2014 is taking place in Goa. The opening ceremony will have actors like Manoj Bajpayee, Raveen Tandon rubbing shoulders with stalwarts like Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth. Some of the most critically acclaimed films from across the...
  • IFFI 2014: All you wanted to know about India's prestigious film festival November 20, 2014

    With just a few hours left to go until the big show - IFFI 2014 kicks off today, we give you a lowdown on the most important aspects of the prestigious film festival. So just in case you have missed out on the information regarding celebrities attending the festival, to...
  • Happy to know Amitabh Bachchan wants to watch my match, says TNA wrestler Mahabali Shera November 19, 2014

    When TNA wrestler Mahabali Shera appeared on the sets of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' little did he know that the experience of meeting megastar Amitabh Bachchan would ask him about his projects. "The fact that he wanted to know about my forthcoming wrestling schedule and the day it would be...
  • Amitabh Bachchan roots for a holistic online environment for children November 19, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood screen icon Amitabh Bachchan, who is also the United Nations ambassador for the Girl Child, is now "happy" to be a part of a unique cyber venture that aims to create a holistic online environment for children. "Should kids or should kids not? Isn't there a bigger responsibility of...
  • Leaving Kolkata will be tough: Amitabh Bachchan November 18, 2014

    Kolkata: As the Kolkata leg of Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' comes to an end today, megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels it will be tough for him to leave the city. The 72-year-old actor, who spent his earlier days in Kolkata, visited almost all the places of the city during the month long shoot...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: At the age of 73 I want to be a kid again November 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Reminiscing the independence and joy of his youth, Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan Monday said he wants to be a kid again. "When we were young, we were asked by parents and elders what do you want to be when you grow up... we didn't have an answer at that time,...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8': Parineeti Chopra reveals Ranveer Singh's secrets, Ali Zafar wows Amitabh Bachchan with his exceptional skills November 16, 2014

    We like it. We love it. We respect it. And we wait for its next season. Yes, we are talking about the popular reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' that not only gives us an enriching experience but also introduces to those who fought all odds to achieve their goals. The...
  • Katrina Kaif, Hritik Roshan, Chiranjeevi expected to attend Salman Khan's sister Arpita's wedding November 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: Top Bollywood stars will descend on Hyderabad Nov 18 as Salman Khan's youngest sister Arpita ties the knot with her long-time fiance and businessman Ayush Sharma at a gala ceremony. Preparations for the wedding are in full swing at Taj Falaknuma, the luxury heritage hotel of the Taj Group located...
  • Amitabh Bachchan pays an emotional tribute to friend and filmmaker Ravi Chopra November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has paid tribute to his friend Ravi Chopra, who passed away following a lung ailment. Chopra was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital here as he was not keeping well for some time. He died aged 68 yesterday. The filmmaker directed Bachchan in family saga 'Baghban' and...
  • Daughters are soul of the house, they are special: Amitabh Bachchan November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says daughters are the reason of happiness of every house and they should be treated with care and warmth. The 72-year-old actor spoke about the importance of daughter in one's life while describing his experience of shooting for for Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', where he plays a...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Daughters are special, they are the reason for the warmth that embraces us November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says daughters are the reason of happiness of every house and they should be treated with care and warmth. The 72-year-old actor spoke about the importance of daughter in one's life while describing his experience of shooting for for Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', where he plays a...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to open IFFI 2014, Rajinikanth to receive centenary award November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Two legends of Indian cinema - megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Rajinikanth - will share the dais at the opening ceremony of the 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held at Goa Nov 20-30. Newly-inducted Minister of State, Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Tuesday announced...
  • Bachchan family, SRK, Bollywood fire-up the opening ceremony of Kolkata film festival November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: In a splendid show of Bollywood camaraderie and the mingling of politicians and celebrities, the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) -- India's second oldest movie fest - was inaugurated here Monday by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Shah Rukh Khan. It was...
  • Women in our films have moved away from stereotypes: Amitabh Bachchan November 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Noting that the visual representation of women has changed dramatically over the past two decades, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Monday saluted the way contemporary Indian films portray multi-hued female characters which have moved away from the pre-set stereotypes of wife, vamp or the sacrificing mother. "From the 1990s, along with...
  • Kolkata's street food? Amitabh Bachchan enjoys it thoroughly November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently filming Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', treated his taste buds to local delicacies like kachoris and jalebis during the movie's shoot here. The 72-year-old actor stars along side Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in the film, which explores the father and daughter relationship between Bachchan's and...
  • Never raised my hand on my children: Amitabh Bachchan November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The season finale of Aamir Khan's issue based show 'Satyamev Jayate' was a star studded one. Celebrities Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut and Parineeti Chopra spoke about the society's expectation from an ideal man and how the society stereo types the two genders. Amitabh Bachchan came in the...
  • 'Satyamev Jayate 3', Episode 6: Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranut, Parineeti Chopra redefine the qualities of an ideal man November 9, 2014

    'Satyamev Jayate 3' ends today. Through all the episodes of the current season, the show managed to bring to fore the most thought-provoking and socially relevant issues. This time around, Aamir Khan asks the viewers about the real qualities of an ideal man. Stayed tuned to our latest updates to...
  • Amitabh Bachchan films Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku' at Howrah Bridge November 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan shot some scenes of his upcoming film 'Piku' today at the city's iconic landmark Howrah Bridge. Bachchan, 72, filmed early morning to avoid the traffic snarls on the bridge. "Up at 4 am... at Howrah Bridge!! Sympathetic crowds, love and affection and the superb management of the...