Amitabh Bachchan

  • It's fun to explore new ways of expression on camera, says 'Yudh' actress Aahana Kumra 16 hours 0 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Aahana Kumra can't help rejoice in the way her role in Amitabh Bachchan's first fiction show on television "Yudh" has shaped up and the way viewers have reacted to her performance. She says the Big B's presence made the experience of shooting the show easier. "I'd have never imagined my...
  • Whoa! Aamir and Shah Rukh Khan pose for photographs together in rare joint appearance 4 days ago

    After leaving everyone surprised by burning the hatchet with Salman Khan and hugging him at Baba Siddique's Iftaar party again this year, Shah Rukh Khan wowed everyone when he posed with Aamir Khan in rare joint appearance. Superstars may have attended an event to support Indian support kabaddi, but it...
  • Amitabh Bachchan open to supporting anti-tobacco campaigns 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been long associated with campaigns for polio eradication in India, won't mind working on anti-tobacco projects too. The 'Bhoothnath Returns' star has been actively campaigning for polio eradication since 2002 and was appointed a Unicef Goodwill Ambassador with a focus on HIV/AIDS and polio...
  • Anurag Kashyap is clueless about response to 'Yudh' July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, one of the creative directors of Sony TV's finite series "Yudh" starring Amitabh Bachchan, is so busy in the editing room that he is oblivious to the response to the show. Produced by Endemol India and Saraswati Creations, "Yudh" is Big B's debut fiction show. "I don't come...
  • Watch: Kaun Banega Crorepati fights the good fight; releases a heartfelt Hindu-Muslim unity promo in the month of Ramazan July 23, 2014

    Any commentary on the sticky subject of Hindu-Muslim relations is fraught with the danger of hyperbole. I will go right ahead and say it. The popular television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati has won the public relations war with a series of sensitive TV promos aimed at addressing contentious issues...
  • There was, is and will always be only one Amitabh Bachchan: Abhishek Bachchan July 23, 2014

    Jaipur: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today said his father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan has achieved a remarkable feat in the film industry and no one can match up to it. "There was, is and will always be only one Amitabh Bachchan. No one can reach that level... and that is why...
  • Presenting Amitabh Bachchan's look from R Balki's 'Shamitabh' July 21, 2014

    R Balki has made Amitabh Bachchan experiment with very unique looks in each of his films. In 'Cheeni Kum' the actor sported salt and pepper hair and a ponytail while in 'Paa' Big B played a 12 year old boy suffering from a genetic disorder projeria. In his latest film...
  • Amitabh Bachchan happy with polio eradication from India July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is the goodwill ambassador for polio UNICEF campaign, is happy that the disease is finally eradicated from India. The 69-year-old was appointed as the ambassador in 2005 and has since fronted their polio eradication programme successfully. "Polio eradicated from India.. An 8 year campaign with the...
  • Mona Vasu inspired by Big B's energy and workaholic nature July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Popular TV actress Mona Vasu, who returns to the small screen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan starrer show 'Yudh', is amazed by the energy and workaholic nature of the actor at this age. Mona said she accepted 'Yudh' for three reasons- opportunity to work with Amitabh Bachchan, creative director Anurag...
  • Akshara is in good hands: Kamal Haasan on daughter's Bollywood debut July 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Kamal Haasan feels his daughter Akshara, who is making her debut in Bollywood with R Balki's 'Shamitabh', is in good hands and does not need his advice. "I think she should not take any advice from old time actors. I think she knows her way. And she will...
  • Episode two of 'Yudh' picks up pace but a jumbled screenplay overpowers good performances July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The second episode of 'Yudh' starring Amitabh Bachchan in the lead role gave a little more insight into the world of businessman Yudhisthir Sikarwar's life. While pilot saw Yudh- as Sikarwar is fondly called by friends and family- being tipped by an unknown man about how the general hospital...
  • 'Yudh' first episode review: Slow and obscure, the pilot of Amitabh Bachchan's family drama fails to impress July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: When in 2000, Amitabh Bachchan took on the host's position for Siddhartha Basu's 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', it proved to be a turning point for not just Bachchan but also for Indian television. Bachchan in some way was responsible for heralding a new era in Indian television. Thanks to...
  • What's Amitabh Bachchan's 'Yudh' about? Division of business empire July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: The promos of the forthcoming TV series "Yudh" have left audiences guessing the actual story of the show, but a source says the narrative will centre on the division of the business empire of the show's protagonist, Amitabh Bachchan. Amitabh, who is making his debut in the fiction space on...
  • In pursuit of excellence: Amitabh Bachchan talks about his journey in Bollywood July 19, 2014

    In pursuit of excellence with Vijay Amritraj, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan talks about his life and times and shares his experience in Bollywood. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan remembers Zohra Sehgal as an 'immensely lovable co-star' July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Thursday mourned the death of Indian cinema and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal, remembering her as an "immensely lovable co-star", who lived a journey of 102 years. "Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs... what a journey and what an immensely loveable co star! Prayers for her blessed...
  • Watch: 'The city of Kohima is in which country?' The new, inclusive 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 2014' teaser is a real tear-jerker July 9, 2014

    'The city of Kohima belongs to which country?' A. China B. Nepal C. India D. Bhutan. A rather unusual way to start a quiz. The new teaser for Kaun Banega Crorepati's 2014 season gives you the feels. But it also holds a very large mirror to your face. For every time...
  • Dhanush helped with Tamil film 'Vellai Illa Pattathari' script: Director July 9, 2014

    Chennai: Dhanush-starrer Tamil film 'Vellai Illa Pattathari' is slated for release July 18, and its director Velraj says that the actor, who is a pleasure to work with, chipped in with suggestions for the script wherever needed. "This is the first time I've directed Dhanush. The experience was so different from...
  • Amitabh Bachchan thanks Shah Rukh Khan for his wishes for 'Yudh' July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is gearing up for the launch of his debut fiction TV show 'Yudh', has thanked superstar Shah Rukh Khan for his wishes for the series. Shah Rukh, 48, had previously taken to Twitter to express his excitement for 'Yudh' and said the show will be 'path...
  • Waiting for 'Yudh': Shah Rukh Khan tells Amitabh Bachchan July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan, who took the small screen route to filmdom and stardom, has reached out to Amitabh Bachchan to say that he's awaiting the launch of "Yudh", which marks the Bollywood megastar's debut in the fiction space on TV. SRK is sure the show will be "pathbreaking". "@SrBachchan waiting...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's 'Yudh' to hit TV screens on July 14 July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Yudh', which marks Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's foray into the fiction space on TV, will hit the small screen July 14 on Sony Entertainment Television. The finite series will be aired Monday to Thursday at 10.30 p.m. After years in planning and a year in the making, "Yudh", which stars the...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's iconic knotted shirt in 'Deewar' was a tailoring error July 3, 2014

    Mumbai: The denim blue shirt teamed with khakee coloured pants and a rope dangling over the shoulder is arguably Amitabh Bachchan's most iconic film look till date and the megastar reveals the styling in 'Deewar' was a result of a mistake by the tailor. Reflective of the tumultuous politics of the early...
  • Actor Harshvardhan Rane refers to his first meeting with Amitabh Bachchan as an 'auspicious moment' July 3, 2014

    Chennai, July 3 (IANS) Actor Harshvardhan Rane received a "best wishes" note from Amitabh Bachchan for his Bollywood debut and was touched by the megastar's gesture. Harshvardhan is making his Bollywood debut with John Abraham-produced film "Satra Ko Shaadi Hai". "When I signed my first Bollywood film, I thought I should go...
  • Tried level best to get Mr. Bachchan: Anupam Kher on his new show July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher's forthcoming show titled 'The Anupam Kher Show - Kucch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai' has some popular names like Shah Rukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah and Akshay Kumar as guests. But he was unable to shoot with Amitabh Bachchan for the chat show despite all his...
  • Amitabh Bachchan on 'Yudh': It was essential that actors looked natural June 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be seen without make-up in his much awaited TV show 'Yudh'. The 71-year-old actor plays the character of a real estate baron, Yudhisthir Sikarwar, in the upcoming show. Anurag Kashyap, the creative director of the show, took a deliberate decision of 'no makeup' for the...
  • Anurag Kashyap: I'd like to tell longer stories on the small screen June 29, 2014

    Leh: Innumerable melodramatic family dramas and romantic sagas are currently dominating the small screen and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is hoping to break the clutter with his finite series "Yudh". He says if the medium allows "good" tales, he's ready to make more for it. "Yudh", due to go on air in...
  • Need for honest and strong presentation of women onscreen: Sarika June 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Noted actress Sarika says though the portrayal of women in films is changing, there is a need for a strong and and honest presentation of them on screen. "Portrayal of women on screen is changing but it is not as much as I would like to see it. Strong and...