AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Amitabh Bachchan: Insecurity from masses is the greatest challenge for celebrities 16 hours 4 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has seen highs and lows in his over 40-year-old career and the megastar, who enjoys a strong fan base all over the globe, says insecurity from the masses is greatest challenge for celebrities. The 72-year-old eagerly waits to see his fans gather in front of his house here...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan invited to inaugurate IFFI 2014 Yesterday

    Panaji: The Directorate of Film Festival here has invited megastar Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be held in Goa from next month. "Formal invitation at highest level has gone to Amitabh Bachchan requesting him to inaugurate the event," director of film...
  • If I can survive cancer and defy death, anybody can: 'KBC 8' first female crorepati winner Megha Patil 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Doctors had given up hope and said her cancer wasn't responding to treatment. But KBC contestant Megha Patil, who has won the prize money worth Rs 1 crore on the show, maintained a positive outlook to fight breast cancer. Even though the doctors had measured her life in...
  • The film industry has, without hesitation, tried to help people: Big B urges people to help flood-hit Kashmir 5 days ago

    New Delhi: On behalf of the Indian film fraternity, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Tuesday appealed to all citizens to contribute to the cause of rehabilitating the flood-ravaged Kashmir. Big B is the front-runner of the campaign "Hum Hain...Umeed-e-Kashmir", an initiative of the entertainment industry, led by the Event and Entertainment Management...
  • Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 72nd birthday with family; son Abhishek shares family pictures October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan ringed in his 72nd birthday with a quiet family dinner, saying having his loved ones with him on this day is the greatest gift. "Back from 2 episodes of KBC.. the 2nd with HNY stars .. great fun... and then a quiet dinner with the family... to...
  • Aaradhya is my biggest gift, says Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday October 11, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who turned 72 on Saturday, feels there's no gift greater than his grand-daughter Aaradhya. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra wish their fans a happy Karva Chauth October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra among others extended their wishes to fans on the occasion of Karva Chauth. Karva Chauth is a festival celebrated by Hindu women in North India in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. The celebrities...
  • 'Happy New Year' cast shoots for 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' Diwali special October 11, 2014

    Mumbai: It will perhaps be one of the most star-studded episodes of "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The star cast of "Happy New Year", along with director Farah Khan, shot a fun-filled episode of the popular game show hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Farah and her team - Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan,...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan turns 72, celebrates birthday with family October 11, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan rings in 72nd birthday today. The actor celebrated his birthday with family and his son Abhishek Bachchan shared the birthday pictures on Instagram. Amitabh Bachchan posed with his daughter Shweta Nanda, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai, wife Jaya Bachchan and son Abhishek. The family portrait looked adorable....
  • Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor support fundraiser campaign for Kashmir flood victims October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Gulzar, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar and Sonakshi Sinha have come together to support "HUM HAIN... Umeed-e-Kashmir" - a campaign to raise funds and awareness for flood-ravaged Kashmir. The campaign is an initiative of entertainment industry led by the Event and Entertainment Management...
  • ISL: Cricket and Bollywood stars set to converge for grand opening ceremony October 9, 2014

    From Amitabh Bachchan to Sachin Tendulkar to Mukesh and Nita Ambani, the who's who of Bollywood, cricket and business world will attend the high profile opening ceremony of the Indian Super League at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on October 12. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated...
  • Anil Ambani completes PM's clean India challenge, nominates Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan October 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Two days after Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Clean India Challenge, industrialist Anil Ambani has picked up a broom urging the nation to follow suit. He was one of the 9 people nominated by the PM to take the 'Clean India' message forward. Ambani was...
  • Grand opening ceremony planned for ISL October 7, 2014

    Kolkata: From Amitabh Bachchan to Sachin Tendulkar to Mukesh and Nita Ambani, the who's who of Bollywood, cricket and business world will attend the high profile opening ceremony of the Indian Super League at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan on October 12. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to...
  • Fans were left underwhelmed by 'Yudh', but days spent in its making were the most creative moments for me: Amitabh Bachchan October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan says the variety in "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) every year is brought by the participants. The megastar, who turns 72 Oct 11, also feels that though the response to his debut fiction show "Yudh" may not have been as expected, he had a great time working on...
  • Proud of Abhishek for the way he went about encouraging kabaddi: Amitabh Bachchan October 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Lauding his son Abhishek Bachchan's initiative for the promotion of kabaddi, Hindi film veteran Amitabh Bachchan says the country is capable of excelling at multiple sporting events, if people put their heart, mind and business sense to it. Abhishek has lent the game of kabaddi a cool upmarket image by...
  • Chhattisgarh: Bureaucrats dance on KBC, face ire of CM Raman Singh October 6, 2014

    Raipur: Two powerful bureaucrats of Chhattisgarh have caught the ire of Chief Minister Raman Singh for dancing on Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan's television show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'. Additional Chief Secretary MK Rout and Raman Singh's OSD Vikram Sisodia got on to the stage when the show was being recorded in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan take to Twitter to express his pride on being part of film industry October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has starred in more than 180 movies in a career spanning more than four decades, says he is proud to be a part of the film industry which integrates people. "Cinema in today's times is perhaps the only integrator left, in this fast disintegrating world......
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Hrishikesh Mukherjee knew how to tell the simplest of stories in the most enchanting manner October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: He knew how to say the "simplest of the stories" in the most exciting manner and his sense of budget was exceptional too, says actor Amitabh Bachchan while remembering late maestro Hrishikesh Mukherjee on his birth anniversary. Mukherjee's 92nd birth anniversary was Tuesday and Big B just couldn't stop reminiscing...
  • Amitabh Bachchan praises Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights September 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment. Farhan has collaborated with music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman on the single 'Chulein Aasman' for his social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), launched in 2013. The song speaks about the importance...
  • Celebrities are like common people; with common needs, feelings, desires and attitudes: Amitabh Bachchan September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan says celebrities like himself are not special people with special demands and rather lead a very normal life just as any common man. On gaming reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', which he hosts, the 71-year-old actor recently came across a participant who thought celebrities don't fit into...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first Rs7crore winners from Delhi September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two brothers from Delhi have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore in a special edition of TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The Narula brothers Achin, 24, and Sarthak, 23, won the amount on the 'Jodi...
  • Shah Rukh Khan crosses 9 million followers on Twitter; beats Salman and Aamir to become the second most followed Indian actor September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has crossed 9 million followers on microblogging site Twitter. The 48yearold actor is now the second most followed Indian actor on Twitter after megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has 10.4 million followers. The 'Chennai Express' star joined the site in July, 2010 and has since shared 7,718...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gears up for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next; enjoys preshooting sessions September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has commenced preparations for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next production venture to be directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Besides the 71yearold actor, the film, which is a story about a chess player, also stars Farhan Akhtar. Bachchan says he is enjoying the preshooting sessions and thinks it is a...
  • So far I only heard him in songs, but now he is my competitor as he has started acting: Amitabh Bachchan on singer Mika September 10, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wished singer Mika Singh good luck for his acting debut in Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, and said that the singer is capable of giving him a tough competition in the film industry. The 71yearold actor unveiled the music of the film, which also stars playback singer Shaan,...
  • 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,"...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' set converted into a boxing ring for Priyanka Chopra September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen packing punches in forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", had fun on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) when it was turned into a boxing ring. The biopic on fivetime World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will release Sep 5 and to promote the...
  • 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 71yearold actor hit the milestone on the microblogging site, leaving stars like including Shah Rukh Khan (8.74 million), Aamir Khan (8.13 million)...