Amitabh Bachchan

  • The 'Sholay' cast: Then and now 03-01-2014 03:27 PM

    From the lead characters to even the blink-and-miss characters, all the actors part of Ramesh Sippy's cult classic 'Sholay' made a mark in their own way.Amitabh Bachchan was already an established star when he signed 'Sholay' and with its success it cemented his position in the film industry.The character of Veeru was played by the evergreen star Dharmendra. A few years senior to Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra was also a star when he joined the cast of 'Sholay'. Post 'Sholay' the actor continued working for another decade before taking a break from films. The actor later made a comeback of sorts with his sons in 'Apne'.Romance was in full bloom on the sets of 'Sholay' between Hema Malini, who played Basanti and Dharmendra. They eventually got married in 1980 and the actress continued to work post marriage as well.
  • In pics: The Bachchan Family Tree 17-11-2011 12:05 PM

    Bachchans are busy celebrating the arrival of Aishwarya and Abhishek's daughter. Let's meet the Bachchan clanHarivansh Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan's father was a famous Hindi poet. He is most popular for his book 'Madhushala'. He passed away in 2003.Harivansh Rai Bachchan got married to Shyama in 1926. Shyama died after ten years of marriage.    Harivansh married Teji Bachchan (in the picture) in 1941. They had two sons, Amitabh and Ajitab.