AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • Dia Mirza: Why has Vidya Balan's performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' been ignored this award season 14 hours 2 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Vidya Balan finds it "sweet" on producer Dia Mirza's part to question why the actress' performance in 'Bobby Jasoos' was not nominated for any leading film awards. However, the National Award winner says she has no regrets about it. Vidya's 2014 film 'Bobby Jasoos' received a fair response from the...
  • I don't think I can reach the level that my parents have achieved: Akshara Haasan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actress Akshara Haasan, ready to make inroads in Bollywood with "Shamitabh", finds comparisons with the talent of her parents - Kamal Haasan and Sarika - unfair. Akshara, who is sharing screen space with actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush in the R. Balakrishnan-directed "Shamitabh", told IANS, "It's unfair to compare...
  • Ego doesn't exist for me, says Amitabh Bachchan Yesterday

    Dubai: Celebrities and their starry tantrums are common talk in filmdom, but for megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the acting profession comes without any ego hassles. The 72-year-old took to his official blog to post his views following the "Shamitabh" promotions here. The film revolves around two individuals, who come together for a...
  • The Bachchan Dialogues: Rajeev Masand in conversation with Amitabh Bachchan 2 days ago

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand in a special show 'The Bachchan Dialogues', megastar Amitabh Bachchan shares the story behind his famous dialogues. ...
  • Which dialogue of Amitabh Bachchan do you like the most? 3 days ago

    It isn't uncommon to hear people quote megastar Amitabh Bachchan's dialogues. Such has been the impact of his films that his movie quotes have become part of our everyday lives. So while many remember his funny quotes like 'I can talk English, I can walk English because English is...
  • Amitabh Bachchan talks about his famous dialogues from his films 3 days ago

    Here is an excerpt from a special show 'The Bachchan Dialogues' where actor Amitabh Bachchan talks about some of his famous dialogues. The entire show will be aired on January 28. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan disagrees with Mamata Banerjee; says he 'doesn't deserve' Bharat Ratna 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today politely disagreed with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's suggestion that he should have been honoured with the Bharat Ratna instead of Padma Vibhushan. The 72-year-old actor, who is also the recipient of the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, took to Twitter to express his...
  • Mamata Banerjee: Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough, he deserves Bharat Ratna 4 days ago

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said actor Amitabh Bachchan - who was been conferred the Padma Vibhushan - was a legend and he deserved a Bharat Ratna. "The Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough. He is a legend in his lifetime. He deserves a Bharat Ratna,"...
  • Jaya Bachchan: Adapting movies from literature is a wonderful trend 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan said it's a "wonderful" trend in Indian cinema that filmmakers are going for subjects based on published literature and said this augurs well for women in cinema. "I think a new trend that has started is that people have started taking subjects from published literature in...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan singing national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence 5 days ago

    On the 66th Republic day, actor Amitabh Bachchan sang the Indian national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan feels blessed, overwhelmed with Padma Vibhushan 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was named for one of the highest civilian awards of the country, Padma Vibhushan, says he is humbled and honoured by the recognition. The screen icon, who has gathered love and appreciation from all quarters in his over four decade-long career span, also thanked his fans...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar conferred Padma Vibhushan 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar and megastar Amitabh Bachchan were named for the Padma Vibhushan honour on the eve of 66th Republic Day Saturday. They have been announced as the recipients of the honour, which is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, in the category of art. Dilip Kumar, who real...
  • Padma awards announced: Amitabh Bachchan, LK Advani among other recipients 6 days ago

    LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday were chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour, as government gave a saffron touch honouring eminent people of various fields in 2015's list of Padma awardees. ...
  • LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan 6 days ago

    New Delhi: LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday were chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour, as government gave a saffron touch honouring eminent people of various fields in 2015's list of Padma awardees. Eminent lawyer KK...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan in Kolkata to shoot music video 1 week ago

    Kolkata: After cycling around the city in November for a movie last year, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back in Kolkata Saturday to shoot for a music video. The actor was spotted at the historic Jorasanko Thakurbari - the birthplace of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore - in north Kolkata, with filmmaker Shoojit...
  • LK Advani, Ramdev, Amitabh Bachchan likely to be honoured with Padma award: Sources January 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani is likely to be on the list of people to be honoured with Padma awards this year. Yoga guru Ramdev, who campaigned excessively for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, is also likely to be awarded. Among the actors, sources...
  • 'Deewaar' most perfect script: Amitabh Bachchan on film's 40 years January 22, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 'Deewaar' hit the screens 40 years back and the megastar has thanked its scriptwriters Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for the 'perfect script'. The movie, which revolves around two brothers -- a policeman and a criminal -- also stars Shashi Kapoor in the lead. "40 years! 40 years ago, this...
  • 'Deewaar' most perfect script, says Amitabh Bachchan January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan-starrer "Deewaar" hit the screens 40 years back and the megastar has thanked its scriptwriters Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for the "perfect script". The movie, which revolves around two brothers -- a policeman and a criminal -- also stars Shashi Kapoor in the lead. "40 years! 40 years ago,...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, R Balki come together to celebrate Ilaiyaraaja's 1000th film project January 21, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush joined their 'Shamitabh' director R Balki to celebrate music composer Ilaiyaraaja's 1000th film project on Tuesday evening in Mumbai. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: I never dared to sing in front of Ilaiyaraaja January 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who shared his experiences working with music composer Ilaiyaraaja, felicitated at a function here on Monday for completing the music of his 1,000th film, said he never dared to sing in front of the maestro. "I have never dared to sing in front of him because I...
  • Photo of the day: Sridevi, Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan honour music maestro Ilaiyaraaja January 21, 2015

    His contribution to the showbiz industry is huge. And the impact of his works remains unmatched. That's why 'Shamitabh' which is the 1000th film of which music maestro Ilaiyaraaja remains special for him. And to ensure his feat didn't go unnoticed, filmmaker R. Balki organised an event to felicitate him....
  • 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...