JAYA BACHCHAN

  • Film and Television Institute of India to honour Roshan Taneja and KPR Nair February 6, 2015

    Pune: In a thrust to express gratitude towards the teachers who framed the careers of many students, the Film and Television Institute of India will facilitate Roshan Taneja and KPR Nair during the forthcoming National Students Film Awards and Student Film Festival India scheduled from February 24-28. As it is a...
  • Jaya Bachchan: Adapting movies from literature is a wonderful trend January 27, 2015

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan said it's a "wonderful" trend in Indian cinema that filmmakers are going for subjects based on published literature and said this augurs well for women in cinema. "I think a new trend that has started is that people have started taking subjects from published literature in...
  • Father was never credited for dacoit films: Jaya Bachchan January 26, 2015

    Kolkata: Actress Jaya Bachchan, daughter of noted journalist and writer Taroon Coomar Bhaduri, who chronicled the lives of the Chambal valley dacoits in central India, says though all films made on dacoits were based on her father's works, no one gave him any credit. "All films made on dacoits were borrowed...
  • Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar launch the music for Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film 'Shamitabh' was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film. The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja. The event also saw a live performance by...
  • Karan Johar relives the memories as his film 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' completes 13 years December 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Karan Johar's 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham'(K3G) completed 13 years on Sunday and the filmmaker got nostalgic at the event. The family drama, which brought Bollywood big stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor together, was promoted with the tagline "It's All About...
  • Pippa Middleton: 'Rear of 2014' goes undoubtedly to Kim Kardashian December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a...
  • Abhishek Bachchan says his mother's comment on 'Happy New Year' taken 'out of context' November 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Opening up about the controversy surrounding Jaya's comments on 'Happy New Year', actor Abhishek Bachchan says his mother was quoted out of context. There were reports that Jaya had allegedly called the Shah Rukh Khan's film, in which Abhishek played a key role, nonsensical at an event. Both Amitabh Bachchan...
  • 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...
  • 'Happy New Year' is the most nonsensical film I've seen in recent times; watched it only for Abhishek: Jaya Bachchan November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Farah Khan's latest film 'Happy New Year' may have earned Rs 300 crore at the Box Office, but it hasn't impressed veteran actress Jaya Bachchan at all. Jaya's son Abhishek Bachchan has a double role in the film and has won plaudits for his performance. At a recent...
  • 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....
  • Jaya Bachchan the reason behind my split with Samajwadi Party: Amar Singh August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After the former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh met the party president Mulayam Singh and his son and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for breakfast on Tuesday the rumors of him rejoining party has again gained momentum. The former SP leader who was expelled...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Government cracks the whip on RJs for mimicking MPs: Are we becoming a humourless society? August 14, 2014

    The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. ...
  • Jaya Bachchan questions private radio channels with obscene jokes on Parliamentarians August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The private radio jockeys, who mimic the MPs, might get in trouble soon as Jaya Bachchan has raised the issue of mimicry of MPs on private radio channels. Raising the issue in the Rajya Sabha, Jaya Bachchan said that the private FM RJs are making fun of...
  • No jokes please, we are politicians! Government to act against RJs airing jokes on MPs, mimicking them August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. "The language used by radio jockeys on private...
  • Amar Singh backs Rahul Gandhi's stand on communal violence in UP August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his comments against the Bharatiya Janata Party on communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, the Gandhi scion has found support from Former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh. "I think his...
  • Don't need 'broker' Jaya Bachchan to patch up relations with Mulayam Singh: Amar Singh August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Lashing out at Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan, former Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh has said that he does not need a broker to patch up his relations with SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav. Speaking to Network18, Amar Singh said that he has always...
  • MPs complain against bad food in Parliament canteen, say they fell sick July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Members of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday complained against bad quality of food. JDU MP KC Tyagi and SP MPs Ram Gopal Yadav and Jaya Bachchan raised the issue of the poor quality food being served in the Parliament canteen. All the MPs claimed that the food...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets gifts from mominlaw on the occasion of 'Jamai Shashti' June 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan's motherinlaw celebrated an old ritual of 'Jamai Shashti' with the megastar by offering him new clothes, fruits and by fanning him. Early Thursday morning, he took to his blog to share his day's proceedings on Wednesday. "It was 'jamai shrusti' today...the motherinlaw does a prayer and offering for the...
  • Devoid of celebrations: Amitabh Bachchan on 41st wedding anniversary June 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, who clocked 41 years of marital bliss Tuesday, are not celebrating the special day in a big way as the entire family is busy with other commitments. However, Big B says their hearts are "together". "Devoid of any celebration, devoid of presence, just devoid...Wife...
  • Abhishek Bachchan posts an old picture of his parents on their 41st wedding anniversary June 3, 2014

    Abhishek Bachchan posted a picture of his parents, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan's wedding day on Tuesday which happens to be their 41st wedding anniversary. While son shared pictures of his parents, dad Amitabh Bachchan stated that how his wife Jaya is travelling on their anniversary. Big B shared on...