AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Amitabh Bachchan happy and proud to be awarded with son Abhishek 16 hours 55 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is happy that both he and his son Abhishek bagged trophies at a same award function here. Amitabh, 72, and Abhishek, 38, were both nominated at Big Star Entertainment in different categories for their movies 'Bhootnath Returns' and 'Happy New Year'. Big B posted on Twitter about his...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar feature in the gripping teaser of 'Wazir' Yesterday

    The teaser of Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' is gripping from the first frame itself. The film features Amitabh Bachchan as a disabled man who is a former Chess champion. From the look of the teaser, Farhan Akhtar seems to play a police officer's character in the film. 'Wazir' has been shot...
  • Amitabh Bachchan awarded International Icon of the Year 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with International Icon of the Year at the Sansui COLORS Stardust Awards here. Veteran actress Asha Parekh, on the other hand, walked away with Lifetime Achievement award. The star-studded award ceremony, held Sunday, was co-hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and actor Riteish Deshmukh along with "Cocktail"...
  • Karan Johar relives the memories as his film 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' completes 13 years 4 days ago

    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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan touches 12 million followers on Twitter 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is a pro when it comes to social media tool and his popularity can be estimated from the fact that he has touched 12 million followers on the micro-blogging site Twitter. The 72-year-old, who stays in touch with his fans through other digital platforms too, had recently...
  • Rajinikanth thanks PM Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan and Kamal Haasan for birthday greetings 1 week ago

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth Friday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his good friend Amitabh Bachchan and millions of fans for wishing him on his 64th birthday. In a string of tweets, Rajinikanth first thanked Modi, saying: "My heartfelt thanks to you dear @narendramodi ji, for your thoughtful birthday wishes amidst your busy...
  • Farhan Akhtar on Amitabh Bachchan: His 50 year career has been inspirational 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan, 72, is one of the busiest stars in the industry. Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, 40, says he is truly inspired by the senor thespian's energy and hopes he's able to keep up the same enthusiasm at that age. After directing him in 'Lakshya', Farhan is now working with...
  • Remain hale, hearty: Amitabh Bachchan wishes Rajinikanth on 64th birthday 1 week ago

    Mumbai: On the occasion of cinestar Rajinikanth's 64th birthday Friday, his good friend and 'Hum' co-star Amitabh Bachchan has wished the "phenomena" good health and happiness. "And the 12th of December cometh the birthday of the Phenomena Rajnikanth...Happy birthday dear friend and remain in happiness and good health always," Big B...
  • Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Amitabh, Shah Rukh, Deepika feature in top ten 1 week ago

    Salman Khan has just beaten friend and colleague Shah Rukh Khan and become the top celebrity of 2014 in a list by Forbes India. The 'Dabangg' actor has had two big releases in 2014 - 'Jai Ho' and 'Kick' and both have faired well at the Box Office which has...
  • Salman Khan tops the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for 2014 December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The 2014 Forbes India Celebrity 100 in its third year has found a new leader. For the first time in its three-year run, Shah Rukh Khan has been unseated from the top slot by friend and peer Salman Khan. Reason: The star didn't have a film release (barring...
  • PM Modi leads in retweets, BigB has largest following in India December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leads the list of retweets with his election winning post on Twitter being shared by over 70,515 people on the micro-blogging site. "India has won! Bharat ki vijay! Achhe din aane wale hai" remains the most retweeted tweet on Twitter till date from India. Following...
  • Lata Mangeshkar proud of collaborating with sister Asha Bhosle after 30 years December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is looking forward to the audiences' reaction to her new album 'Mein Hawaa', in which she has collaborated with her sister Asha Bhosle after three decades. Lata is producing 'Mein Hawaa' under her label LM Music. Asha and Shaan have sung for the album, which marks...
  • Sport leagues have given talent a change: Amitabh Bachchan December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels the various leagues on sport have undergone a metamorphosis in terms of showcasing talent. The 72-year-old actor, who recently met international players at the ongoing International Tennis Premier League (ITPL), said these gaming events have brought national integration. "So many Sport Leagues erupting all over the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan crosses 18 million followers on Facebook December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who stays in touch with his fans on all mediums, crossed 18 million followers on social networking site Facebook. The actor thanked his fans for connecting with him. "18 MILLION !!! Followers crossed ! Thank you so much my FbxTF .. my Facebook extended family," the actor posted...
  • Asha Bhosle to be honoured at the Dubai International Film Festival December 6, 2014

    Dubai: Legendary Indian singer Asha Bhosle will be awarded with the Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) Lifetime Achievement Award for her contribution to Indian cinema. Bhosle, 81, has recorded more than 12,000 songs and is known for her versatility as a singer be it folk songs, Indian classical music, pop songs, ghazals...
  • Amitabh Bachchan thanks the crew after finishing 'Piku' shoot December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has completed filming Shoojit Sircar's directorial 'Piku'. "Confetti and cheers ... applause and thank you pictures... crew photo opps and some emotions!! 'PIKU' shoot for me is done!," Amitabh tweeted Friday. Irrfan took to Twitter and shared a photograph in which he is seen hugging Big B and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan thanks R Balki for 'Paa' on it's fifth anniversary December 5, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 'Paa' is celebrating it's fifth anniversary and the megastar thanked the film's director R Balki. The 72-year-old actor won National-award for beautifully portraying a Progeria-affected child in the 2009 film, which starred Abhishek Bachchan and Vidya Balan as his parents. "'PAA' released today 5 years ago!!! Thank you Balki...
  • Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel commends Amitabh Bachchan December 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the brand ambassador for Gujarat, has now received a commendation from Chief Minister Anandiben Patel for his efforts. The 72-year-old took to Twitter and his blog to share a photograph of him receiving a memento and a shawl from Patel. "The Gujarat Chief Minister, Anandiben Patel fills me...
  • Amitabh Bachchan remembers friend and co-star Deven Varma December 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shared screen space with actor Deven Varma in many films including superhits 'Kabhie Kabhie' and 'Silsila', said his 'friend' brought smiles to many faces.Varma passed away yesterday morning at his residence in Pune following a heart attack. He was 78.Bachchan, 72, had also worked in...
  • Sonam Kapoor sells her clothes for charity December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood's very own fashionista Sonam Kapoor has collaborated with Pernia Qureshi's Pop-Up Shop to retail garments from her personal wardrobe on the website. All proceeds from the sale will go towards Smile Foundation, an NGO that focuses on helping underprivileged children and youth across twenty five states in the...
  • IFFI 2014: Best and worst moments from the film festival December 1, 2014

    Whether it is the selection of films, stars who flew down to Goa or the masterclass celebrities conducted for the delegates, the 45th edition of International Film Festival of India turned out to be a perfect event for those who wanted to understand both Indian and international cinema. Read on...
  • Farhan Akhtar: It's easy to work with Amitabh Bachchan December 1, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says it's quite easy to work with megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is a positive personality and makes one feel comfortable on the sets. "I was anxious to know how the days would be with him," says Akhtar on Bachchan, his co-star in the upcoming film 'Wazir'....
  • Life should be chaotic, says Amitabh Bachchan November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he enjoys working in a "chaotic" environment. "Words written in solitude ... in an air of nothingness, bring the required results. Words written in the middle of chaotic traffic are the best for me - life should be chaotic, yet controlled in some (ways). "Those 'some's'...
  • Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to father on his 107th birth anniversary November 27, 2014

    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? November 26, 2014

    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 November 25, 2014

    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...