AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Amrita Rao: I'd like to work with Ranveer Singh; he reminds me of Kishore Kumar January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Amrita Rao, who has worked with superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan since her debut in 2002, says she is eagerly waiting to work with Ranveer Singh as he reminds her of legendary actor Kishore Kumar. Amrita was present at an event when she was asked about...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's fans leave Aaradhya apprehensive January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Fans who had gathered outside the residence of megastar Amitabh Bachchan here were in for a double treat as the screen icon emerged from his home with his granddaughter Aaradhya. But the little one got scared! Talking about Aaradhya's tryst with stardom, the 72-year-old said that the three-year-old was scared...
  • Dhanush: I'm not qualified enough to to star in the remake of an Amitabh Bachchan film January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Dhanush loves Amitabh Bachchan's films, but says he is not qualified enough to star in remakes of the megastar's movies. Asked if he would like to do a remake of Amitabh's films, Dhanush, who will be seen with Bachchan in "Shamitabh", told IANS: "I will definitely not do a film...
  • A new superstar emerges every 5-10 years and you have to bow down to them: Amitabh Bachchan January 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan may have been in the film industry for four decades now but he feels the stardom of an actor is transitory as a new superstar is born in every 5 to 10 years. The 72-year-old actor said the way a sportsman's play gets restricted after a...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Just by acting well things don't work, people should like the story as well January 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan struck gold with his reality game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', but his attempt at fiction didn't work well with 'Yudh'. Undeterred by this, Big B says he will try the genre again, hopefully with something "breakaway". 'Yudh', a psychological thriller directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, was aired in...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets Social Media Person of the Year award January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active blogger and user of different social networks, has been named the Social Media Person of the Year, by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The event is still due to happen in the capital, but since Big B won't be able to make...
  • Deepika Padukone, Ranbir Kapoor are Bollywood’s most stylish stars: Vineet Singh January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Vineet Singh was first noticed for his work in 'Gangs of Wasseypur'. Last year he was seen in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a somber tail about a girl's abduction plot, which shows the darker sides of human nature. In a previous interview to IBNLive he called his character...
  • ‘Ugly’ star Vineet Singh was moved by Charlie Chaplin’s autobiography, uses Osho's works as spiritual guide January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Vineet Singh was recently seen in Anurag Kashyap's 'Ugly', a dark tail about a girl's abduction plot. In a previous interview to IBNLive.com, he called his character from 'Ugly' selfish and self-serving. The actor has been nominated for the 21st Annual Life OK Screen Awards in the best...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Promotions deprive you of your self consciousness; a necessity now January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently busy promoting his forthcoming film 'Shamitabh', believes promotions are a must now. "Promotions deprive you of your self consciousness. It does not give you a chance to be so ... much as we may like to be obsessed with the temperament. It is a...
  • Amitabh Bachchan is extremely hot and sexy even at 72: Bipasha Basu January 9, 2015

    Indore: Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu said here today that Amitabh Bachchan who is 72 years old, remains "extremely hot". "Amitabh Bachchan is far too sexy even at this age. He is extremely hot. He is an awesome person. I wish the new generation of actors get at least 10 per cent...
  • When R. Balki and Pa come together, it's great to see them: Aishwarya Rai on 'Shamitabh' January 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Aishwarya Rai is bowled over by the trailer of R. Balki's upcoming film 'Shamitabh', starring her father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan. She says she's looking forward to see the megastar in a different look on the big screen. The makers of 'Shamitabh' launched the film's trailer at an event in Mumbai...
  • Whenever Balki comes to me with a script, my initial reaction is that he must be drunk: Amitabh Bachchan January 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan is teaming up with frequent collaborator R Balki in upcoming film 'Shamitabh' and the megastar says he is amazed how the director always comes up with unique scripts. The 72-year-old actor has previously worked with Balki in films like 'Cheeni Kum' in which he played a 60-plus chef...
  • I am a bathroom singer, says Amitabh Bachchan January 7, 2015

    The first trailer of Amitabh Bachchan-Dhanush starrer 'Shamitabh' was released on Tuesday evening amidst the film's cast and crew including Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan, director R Balki and Gauri Shinde. Bachchan also made some confessions about the song sung by him in the bathroom onscreen. He said, "When you...
  • Watch: Dhanush and Amitabh Bachchan 'mix' to become 'Shamitabh' in the new trailer January 7, 2015

    The first trailer of R Balki's 'Shamitabh' is out! Featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush in the lead, the title is a 'mixture' of both the actor's first name. The trailer doesn't give out much except for the fact that the both Dhanush and Amitabh Bachchan's characters belong to the showbiz. Big...
  • Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha do not share screen space in 'Shamitabh' January 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who stars with veteran actress Rekha in R. Balki's 'Shamitabh', says they however don't share screen space in the film. "We don't actually come together... its part of the sequence and when you see the film, you will understand how it's portrayed. But, yes its always great...
  • Amitabh Bachchan increases security for his Sunday visitors, advises them to be careful January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's tradition of greeting his fans at his doorstep almost every Sunday morning has survived yet another year. The actor says now he has increased security to stop "mischief makers" from entering inside. "The police contingent has been increased. Mischief makers too find their way inside and have...
  • Amitabh Bachchan committed to spread awareness about head injury, Hepatitis January 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he wants to spread awareness about head injury and Hepatitis. "If my face and my voice is needed to the cause of awareness for Head Injury and Hepatitis... I have committed to it," Amitabh tweeted Sunday. He also took to Facebook to share more about his commitment. "Dedicated...
  • Telugu actor Ahuti Prasad passes away; reports suggest that the comedian was suffering from cancer January 4, 2015

    Hyderabad: Popular Telugu character artist and comedian Adusumilli Janardhan Vara Prasad aka Ahuti Prasad passed away Sunday at a private hospital here. He was 62. "He was undergoing treatment for some health-related issues at our hospital for the last few days. He showed signs of improvement last week, but his condition...
  • Riteish clocks 12 years in film industry January 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Riteish Deshmukh Saturday reminisced about the release of his debut film 'Tujhe Meri Kasam' on this date 12 years ago. It also launched his now wife Genelia D'Souza. "#12YearsOfTujheMeriKasam My Debut film - released on 3rd Jan 2003," Riteish posted on Twitter, along with a montage of images from...
  • Not involved in any campaign film of the PM: Amitabh Bachchan January 2, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today said he is not associated with any ad film of the Narendra Modi government. There were reports that the 72-year-old actor would feature in a TV ad which seeks to ask Indians to rise above religion for inclusive development. Bachchan took to micro-blogging site Twitter to set...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal: B-Town stars wish fans Happy New Year January 1, 2015

    Mumbai: With the hope that 2015 will be prosperous and peaceful, several Bollywood stars including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Anushka Sharma wished their fans a very happy new year. "May the light of the new sunrise, brighten us all for the entire year of 2015.. harmony and happiness," Bachchan...
  • Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijan' to Ranbir Kapoor's 'Bombay Velvet': Major releases of 2015 January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: From Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's ambitious film 'Shamitabh', Ranbir Kapoor's first ever period drama 'Bombay Velvet' to Salman Khan's Eid outing 'Bajrangi Bhaijan' and Shah Rukh Khan's 'Fan', the upcoming year will see some major releases at the box-office. If everything goes as per the plan, Bachchan will have...
  • 'Amitabh ad film': Congress takes potshots at BJP government December 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday took potshots at the BJP government following reports that actor Amitabh Bachchan is being roped in for an ad film to stress the need to rise above religion and caste for inclusive development. It's like 'kauwa chala hans ki chaal' (It is crow trying to imitate...
  • Amritsar: RSS offshoot converts over 120 Christians to Sikhism December 31, 2014

    Amritsar: Even as the conversion row continues, nearly 128 Christians have been converted to Sikhism in Amritsar at a ceremony organised by the Dharam Jagran Manch - an offshoot of the RSS. In a statement, the group claimed that the people approached them expressing a desire to be converted to...
  • Watch: New song 'Piddly' from 'Shamitabh' features Amitabh Bachchan sitting and singing fully-clothed on a commode December 31, 2014

    It is hard to imagine Amitabh Bachchan drunk and singing to himself in the toilet. But try. In this funny video, Bachchan is seen sitting on a toilet, singing loudly to himself. With the music composed by Ilaiyaraaja, and lyrics by Swanand Kirkire, the song sounds unique.Starring Big B, Dhanush...
  • Amitabh Bachchan still desires to do many things December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the editing of a film has changed a lot over the years and back in the old days, entering or getting even close to an editing room involved "a fine" or feeding "the staff" or leaving before getting "beaten up". "Actually now being in the company...
  • Amitabh Bachchan desires to start campaign for Hepatitis B December 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wishes to use his stardom to highlight more social issues and the latest in those lines are the plans to start a new campaign for infectious disease caused by the Hepatitis B virus (HBV). The 72-year-old, who has been associated with Unicef as a Global Ambassador for...
  • Amitabh Bachchan conferred ANR award for his decades of dedication to Indian cinema December 28, 2014

    Hyderabad: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was conferred the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) award here on Saturday for his decades of dedication to Indian cinema at a glittering ceremony at the Annapurna Studios. The ANR award recognizes film artistes whose body of work has made a lasting impact of outstanding artistic, cultural and...