AMITABH BACHCHAN

  • US federal court summons Amitabh Bachchan in an alleged human rights violation; connects it to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots 18 hours 7 minutes ago

    Washington: The summons issued to Amitabh Bachchan by a federal court in Los Angeles in an alleged human rights violations case has been served on the superstar's Hollywood manager on Monday, according to a Sikh rights body. New York-based Sikh for Justice (SFJ) had filed a lawsuit against Bachchan claiming that...
  • Shooting with Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan for 'Piku'; they look rather unusual and hilarious: Amitabh Bachchan 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan, who surprises his fans with each film, says "unusual works" will back his next movie "Piku". "The shoot for the PR of 'Piku' has begun and there are some most unusual works being done. Today we were a part of it along with Deepika (Padukone) and Irrfan...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to work towards saving cinematic marvels from getting lost with time 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he feels privileged to be the face of an initiative by The Film Heritage Foundation and working towards saving cinematic marvels from getting lost with time. "A FUNCTION TO ATTEND THE Film Heritage Foundation...a most sincere effort to archive all the films made through the years......
  • It's a baby girl for Ali Zafar and wife Ayesha Fazli 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Pakistani actor-singer Ali Zafar has become a proud father again. His wife Ayesha Fazli delivered a baby girl in Lahore Monday morning. The couple, who got married in 2009, also has a four-year-old boy Azaan together. "Yeah he has become a father to a baby girl this morning. Second...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Media deserves respect and dignity 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Actors and the media are known to share a "love-hate" kind of relationship, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his official blog to laud the dedication of mediapersons, saying they deserve "respect" and "dignity". "I do feel, that the job assigned to a member of the media has an agenda...
  • Amitabh Bachchan attends pre-wedding bash of Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew in Saifai 5 days ago

    Saifai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan today attended the pre-wedding ceremony of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's grandnephew with RJD chief Lalu Yadav's daughter in Saifai, Uttar Pradesh. Bachchan, who boarded a flight from Mumbai, wore a white kurta pyajama with a shawl on his shoulder. The 'Shamitabh' actor entered the 'Tilak' ceremony venue...
  • Amitabh Bachchan laughs off 'disappointed' fan's remarks; refers to him as extended family 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has laughed off snide comments from one of his blog readers and says he isn't sure if the individual has lost his "sense of humour". Bachchan posted a long letter from a "disappointed" fan, who complained about the style of the superstar's writing calling it "a torturous...
  • Chilled rabri, kulfi to be served at Lalu's daughter and Mulayam's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony 1 week ago

    Etawah: A staggering 1,00,000 invites, including to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, have been sent out for Samajwadi Party supremo's grand nephew's pre-wedding ceremony in Saifai village on Saturday where mouthwatering dishes like bedai, baati-chokha and halwa soaked in desi ghee will be served. Saifai village, some 25 km from Etawah, is...
  • Enlightening moment: Big B on meeting Michael Bloomberg February 18, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says a meeting with New York City's former mayor Michael Bloomberg has "enlightened" him and made him a "wiser" man. "The great business magnate, financial wizard, ex Mayor of NYC, philanthropist, was at an evening dinner where I was asked to conduct a conversation with him publicly....
  • Tamil film producers condemn the distributor's strike against Rajinikanth over 'Lingaa' losses February 17, 2015

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Film Producers Council (TFPC) has strongly condemned the decision of the distributors of 'Lingaa' to go on a mass begging protest and hold superstar Rajinikanth accountable for the film's losses. "Rajini sir's films have always had very high success rate. People who are usually associated with his...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to take part in Andhra Pradesh Government's awareness campaign on maternal and child mortality February 17, 2015

    Hyderabad: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would take part in an awareness campaign of Andhra Pradesh Government on health issues like maternal and child mortality. "The Principal Secretary (Health) is going to Mumbai next week. He will meet him (Bachchan) with regard to the campaign which would be mainly on maternal and...
  • Such a great joy when you drape the National Flag over your shoulders: Amitabh Bachchan on Indo-Pak match February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who gave live commentary during the India and Pakistan match Sunday at the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, feels that no emotion and feeling can beat the joy of wrapping the National Flag over the shoulders. "Such a great joy when you drape the National Flag...
  • Bollywood thanks Indian cricket team for perfect Sunday February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood stars, including Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn, were Sunday rejoicing the Indian win over Pakistan in a World Cup pool match in Adelaide. Here's what they shared on Twitter: ...
  • Sonakshi Sinha has her Amitabh Bachchan moment February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha Sunday experienced a mini Amitabh Bachchan moment when a group of fans gathered outside her house here. Last Sunday and one could see fans of the megastar standing outside his house. And now Sonakshi is experiencing the same. "My vry own mini @SrBachchan moment outside my house! This...
  • Cricket commentary for India vs Pakistan match with Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid was an honour: Amitabh Bachchan February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan felt honoured Sunday to do commentary for the India-Pakistan match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with cricket legends like Kapil Dev and Rahul Dravid. Big B did commentary as part of an integration between broadcaster Star Sports and the makers of his latest film "Shamitabh", which...
  • Amitabh Bachchan turns commentator for India-Pak World Cup match, Bollywood showers praises on Twitter February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today donned the hat of a cricket commentator during the World Cup match between India and Pakistan at Adelaide, Australia. The 72-year-old actor was doing the commentary alongside the likes of Arun Lal, Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev among others. Bachchan's impressive debut as a cricket commentator earned...
  • Actor Amitabh Bachchan to make his commentary debut with the India-Pak match February 15, 2015

    Amitabh Bachchan said he was excited about his live cricket commentary debut with the India-Pak match in Adelaide on February 15. "I am taking tips from commentators," he said. Bachchan's deep voice is the key element in his upcoming film Shamitabh and he will deliver the same tone while commentating. ...
  • Amitabh Bachchan comments on niece Naina's marriage to Kunal Kapoor; says wedding is also the union of two families February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose neice Naina Bachchan married actor Kunal Kapoor in a hush-hush ceremony in Seychelles, says marriage not only brings two individuals together, but families as well. "Weddings are a union of two souls to make them one...but weddings to me are the coming together of two families...
  • Photo of the day: Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan look adorable as a couple February 11, 2015

    The first photo of post Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan as a couple is out and yes, the two look really adorable. They got engaged last year in February and after a courtship period that lasted for a couple of years, Kunal and Naina got married in a private ceremony....
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Reading the reviews on 'Shamitabh' gives credence to the film February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is full of "gratitude" on seeing his latest film 'Shamitabh' getting a thumbs up from both fans and critics. Bachchan, 72, plays an unsuccessful artiste, who lends his voice to a deaf and mute actor played by 'Raanjhanaa' star Dhanush in the R Balki-directed film...
  • R Balki: Marathi films are commercial and beautiful February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker R. Balakrishnan aka Balki, known for his unusual and high on content films, says he loves Marathi movies for their entertainment value and commercial viability. "I like a lot of good films. I'm a huge fan of Marathi cinema. They are so commercial and so beautiful. Our Marathi films...
  • Kunal Kapoor ties the knot with Amitabh Bachchan's niece Naina Bachchan February 10, 2015

    They got engaged last year in February and right after a year-long courtship actor Kunal Kapoor has married his fiancee Naina Bachchan in a private ceremony. The duo reportedly opted for a beach wedding in Seychelles. Their wedding was attended by family and close friends. The couple was introduced to each...
  • It's a great concept and that's the least you can expect from Balki: Abhishek Bachchan on Big B's commentary during the World Cup February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Abhishek Bachchan says his father Amitabh Bachchan is a tad nervous about making his debut as a commentator for the India-Pakistan match during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Adelaide Feb 15. The Big B will take on the commentator's role alongside stalwarts of the cricket-commentary world Harsh...
  • Delhi polls: AAP in celebratory mood as exit polls predict party's majority February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after nearly all exit polls predicted a comfortable majority for the Aam Aadmi Party in Delhi, the party appears to be in a celebratory, relaxed mood on Sunday. Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal thanked all the party volunteers asking them to relax for the next two...
  • 'Piku' is a slice-of-life family drama; a lot of Bengalis would be able to identify with the film: Amitabh Bachchan February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: After 'Shamitabh', which hit cinema screens today, Amitabh Bachchan will start promoting his other two releases -- 'Piku' and 'Wazir'. Bachchan, 72, has been getting rave reviews for his performance in the R-Balki-directed film as a washed out man who ends up lending his voice to a deaf and...
  • 'Shamitabh' review: The promising film comes undone by the curse of the second half February 6, 2015

    Director: R Balki Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Like his previous films "Cheeni Kum" and "Paa", director R Balki's "Shamitabh" is constructed around a terrific, refreshingly original premise. A superstar is born when a talented but mute struggling actor (Dhanush) 'borrows' the booming baritone of an ageing alcoholic drifter (Amitabh Bachchan). Balkiskillfully...
  • Aishwarya Rai loved father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan's performance in 'Shamitabh' February 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan hugged father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan after watching 'Shamitabh' here. Amitabh, 72, who shared pictures on the blog from last night's screening of his latest release, said his mind remained "stagnant and alone" despite the praise and compliments. "The show is over... The apprehensions remain... The praise and the compliments...
  • e Lounge unwind: Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan on their latest movie 'Shamitabh' February 6, 2015

    Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan talk about their latest film 'Shamitabh'. Directed by R Balki, expectations around the movie are big. Dhanush hopes to repeat his 'Raanjhana' success one more time with this film. While, Akshara Haasan hopes to prove her acting prowess. ...