AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Amitabh Bachchan resumes work for Bejoy Nambiar 'Wazir' 17 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is shooting for the leftover part from his upcoming drama 'Wazir', directed by Bejoy Nambiar and considers them as an integral part of the film. "Work continues over 'Wazir'... those last minute leftover shots that should form an integral part of the film... the joy of...
  • Horrid to see destruction of Nepal's heritage buildings: Amitabh Bachchan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who had shot for a popular song from 1983 film 'Mahaan' at an iconic location in Kathmandu, has mourned the loss of lives in quake-hit Nepal and expressed grief at the destruction of heritage buildings. The 72-year-old had shot the song 'Pyaar mein dil pe' with...
  • I really started understanding the craft and enjoying my work in the last two-three years: Deepika Padukone Yesterday

    New Delhi: It has been a slow and steady journey to stardom for Deepika Padukone but the actress says she never felt insecure about her career. The 29-year-old actress, who will be next seen in Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', said she has always been concerned about her personal shortcomings rather than professional...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit take to Twitter to pray for Nepal earthquake victims 2 days ago

    Mumbai: On Saturday, when strong tremors jolted the nation, stars like Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Rampal got into the panic mode, while other members of film fraternity like Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and Madhur Bhandarkar prayed for people's safety and well-being. A strong earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter...
  • Daughters are special, says Amitabh Bachchan 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be next seen in 'Piku' -- a film that revolves around a father-daughter relationship, says daughters bring joy, happiness and luck to a household. "Daughters are special ! They are Saraswati, they are Lakshmi, they are Sita and Durga .. they are Ma and Maata...
  • Film counts, not promotions: Amitabh Bachchan 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels content of a film decides its success and not the rigorous promotions. Bachchan, 72, who is currently busy promoting his upcoming film 'Piku', said the box-office connotations have changed over the period of time. "In a spate of excessive content on PIKU being put out from the...
  • Was scared to bring Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan together: Shoojit Sircar 4 days ago

    New Delhi: It was something of a feat for Shoojit Sircar to bring Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan together in his film 'Piku' but the director says he was initially unsure how the two stars would react to each other's presence. 'Piku', also starring Deepika Padukone in the titular role, is...
  • Film counts, not promotions, says Amitabh Bachchan 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Robust and innovative promotional activities have become an integral part of film marketing, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose forthcoming film is 'Piku', says content drives the film toward success instead of publicity. "In a spate of excessive content on 'PIKU' being put out from the morning, there is a moment...
  • Amitabh Bachchan records video message for Shashi Kapoor 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has recorded a message as part of a special video to be screened when veteran actor-producer Shashi Kapoor will be conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award next month. Amitabh says he was left speechless when he was asked to narrate his experience of working with Shashi, whom he...
  • A nostalgic Amitabh Bachchan takes to social media as 'Don' completes 37 years 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose memorable film 'Don' completed 37 years of its release on Tuesday, is glad that the incredible journey of the film still continues The movie is an action-thriller, which revolves around a powerful gangster named Don played by Amitabh, who was seen in a double role in...
  • In the Bollywood iPhone jungle, Salman Khan the lone BlackBerry ranger; Aamir Khan, Vishal Dadlani hunt with Androids 6 days ago

    In the smartphone battlefield there have been many losers, but no outright winner yet. While Android and iPhone both fight it out for the top spot in smartphone sales, Bollywood is one big iPhone monopoly. While we have been chronicling the tech tales of the stars, we also took a deeper...
  • Amitabh Bachchan calls granddaughter Aaradhya a curious child and very mature for her age 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it is the best time to be with his three-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya, who is a curious child and very mature for her age. Aaradhya is Abhishek and Aishwarya's daughter and the 72-year-old grandfather said that he loves spending time with her. "The little one gets precocious by...
  • Joint family system is most enjoyable for me, says Amitabh Bachchan April 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Megarstar Amitabh Bachchan thinks a joint family is "most enjoyable" and "entertaining". The 72-year-old screen icon took to his official Twitter handle, writing: "Joint family system is most enjoyable for me .. its so entertaining and rock steady ..common sounds are the joint consumptions, all (sic)" The "Shahenshah" of Bollywood, who...
  • Aaradhya has as many questions as one could possibly imagine: Amitabh Bachchan April 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his three-year-old granddaughter Aaradhya is an inquisitive child and very mature for her age. Aaradhya is the daughter of star couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The 72-year-old doting grandfather said he loves being with her and listening to her "homemade stories". "The little one...
  • Amitabh Bachchan changes plans for 'Margarita With A Straw' screening April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The screening of Kalki Koechlin-starrer 'Margarita With A Straw' here has lured megastar Amitabh Bachchan to change his plans and extend his stay in the capital. The team of 'Margarita With A Straw' is holding the screening at a multiplex in Vasant Kunj on Friday. And when the 72-year-old...
  • Honoured and humbled to receive Padma Vibhushan: Amitabh Bachchan April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is honoured and humbled to receive the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award. The 72-year-old actor received the loudest and longest applause from the audience, that included Union Ministers, top civil and defence officials at the civil investiture ceremony held at Rashtrapati...
  • Photo of the day: Amitabh Bachchan receives Padma Vibhushan from President Pranab Mukherjee April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday conferred Padma Vibhushan on Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Padma Vibushan was also conferred on Malur Ramaswamy Srinivasan for his work in science and engineering and jurist K.K. Venugopal for public affairs. The awards were conferred at a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan, and was attended by...
  • Mijwan, a cause bigger than the ramp: Amitabh Bachchan April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who walked the ramp with his daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda to lend support to actress-activist Shabana Azmi's NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS), says the cause has encouraged women in Mijwan, a small town in Uttar Pradesh, to increase their embroidery business. "...the cause is bigger than the ramp....
  • Watching 'Fast & Furious 7' is so inspiring, you can actually survive in its presentation: Amitabh Bachchan April 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has found 'Fast & Furious 7' inspiring. The 'Shamitabh' actor took to his official blog to write about the film on Saturday and had nothing but praise for it. Referring to the death of the film's star Paul Walker amid the filming of the film, he said...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gets Honorary Doctorate from Egypt's Academy of Arts April 2, 2015

    Cairo: Amitabh Bachchan, who is on a three-day trip here, received an Honorary Doctorate from the prestigious Egyptian Academy of Arts for his contribution to cinema. Big B, 72, said the Doctorate signifies that Indian cinema and its various techniques have gone beyond Indian shores. "Culture is the soft power of...
  • Piku: Go on a road trip with Deepika Padukone, Big B and Irrfan Khan in the 'Journey Song' April 1, 2015

    In the new 'Journey Song' from Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku', Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan take a road trip from Delhi to Kolkata. Composed by debutant Anupam Roy, the song is light and breezy much like the film itself. The story of a father and daughter, the film also...
  • Would love to shoot in Egypt again: Amitabh Bachchan April 1, 2015

    Cairo: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who returned to Egypt after a gap of 24-years, said he was bowled over by the love and affection showered on him and would love shoot in the country of Pyramids again. Bachchan's first trip to the country was in 1975. He is currently here on...