AMITABH

  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan singing national anthem at Ravindranath Tagore's residence 18 hours 17 minutes 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 20 hours 56 minutes 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 23 hours 19 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 3 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...