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  • 'Piku' will take you to the drawing room of a family: Shoojit Sircar 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Director Shoojit Sircar and his producing partner Ronnie Lahiri are confident that the story of 'Piku', starring Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan and Deepika Padukone, will connect with the audience through its "endearing" portrayal of a family. "It is a very simple father-daughter drama. Nothing is overdone in the film....
  • Balki challenges me with never-done-before roles: Amitabh 2 days ago

    Mumbai: R. Balakrishnan and Amitabh Bachchan's much anticipated third outing 'Shamitabh' turned out to be a box office disaster, but they are all set to collaborate a fourth time for yet another clutter-breaking film. The megastar says working with the filmmaker is enjoyable because he offers roles that challenge him. The...
  • Can't wait to direct Anushka, Aishwarya as I haven't worked with them before: Karan Johar 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who is gearing up for his directorial venture 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', says he can't wait to direct Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in the film as he has previously not worked with them. The film also features Ranbir Kapoor. "The film that I am directing has...
  • Piku: How Shoojit Sircar lets out a huge secret about the Bengali community in the film's trailer 3 days ago

    With the release of 'Piku' trailer, filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has not only revealed the family secrets of lead protagonist Piku but that of the entire Bengali community. Because no other community discusses digestion, acidity and gastric as much as the Bengalis and the film's first trailer- apart from highlighting the...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra's 'Broken Horses' to get mobile, computer game 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood movie 'Broken Horses' will not just have a novel version, but a mobile and computer game as well. The game will be launched in Los Angeles around the film's release on April 10. The game is devised in such a way that will...
  • Amitabh Bachchan makes 'Piku' trailer launch event special for journalists' parents 3 days ago

    Mumbai: As 'Piku' dwells on a father-daughter relationship, a unique promotional stint was planned for the unveiling of its trailer here. Mediapersons invited to the launch were asked to bring their parents to meet the star cast -- Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Big B unveiled the film's official...
  • Rishi Kapoor shares picture with Abhishek Bachchan from 'All Is Well' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has debuted a still of himself with Abhishek Bachchan from their upcoming film 'All Is Well'. The picture shows both the actors standing with their back touching each other. While referring to popular song 'Lambu ji Tingu ji' from 'Coolie', in which Rishi shared screen...
  • My chemistry with Amitji in 'Piku' very organic: Deepika Padukone 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone, who will be seen sharing the screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in 'Piku' says their chemistry in the film is "very organic". "In the years I have known Amitji outside work, our chemistry came to us very naturally. I remember them mentioning that I remind them...
  • 'Piku' trailer: Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone make for an adorable father-daughter duo 4 days ago

    Shoojit Sirkar's latest film 'Piku' has Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan discussing bodily fluids with absolute nonchalance. The trailer of the film was released recently and it has Padukone playing Bachchan's daughter and Irrfan Khan playing her friend. The slice of life film has been shot in Delhi...
  • Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer 'Jazbaa' to be released on October 9 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Director Sanjay Gupta's action-drama 'Jazbaa', which marks the Bollywood comeback of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan after a gap of five years, is all set to hit theatres on October 9. The film, which is currently being shot in Mumbai, also stars Irrfan, Shabana Azmi, Abhimanyu Singh, Atul Kulkarni and Chandan Roy...
  • Presenting the first look of Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Piku' 5 days ago

    Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone play father-daughter in Shoojit Sirkar new film 'Piku'. Shot extensively in Kolkata, the film is centered around a Bengali girl called Piku and her relation with her father. The first poster of the film was released by Padukone on her facebook page and the trailer...
  • Amitabh Bachchan excited to meet fans in Egypt 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan said he is looking forward to his visit to Egypt for the 'India by the Nile' festival and hoped to reach out to his fans in the country during his stay. The 72-year-old actor is the 'Guest of Honour' at this year's edition of the cultural festival...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to perform with Shillong Chamber Choir in Jodhpur March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will head to Jodhpur on Friday for a fund-raising event, where he will be seen performing with the famous Shillong Chamber Choir and Vienna Chamber Orchestra. The performance will be part of the Jodhpur One World Retreat 2015, which is to be held March 20-22. Funds raised...
  • Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan unveils Mahatma Gandhi statue in UK March 19, 2015

    A bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in London on March 15. British Prime Minister David Cameron, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan were present at the ceremony. ...
  • Mosquitoes trouble us, hurt us, complain Rajya Sabha members March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Parliament House may be an intensely-fortified complex but MPs there are vulnerable to mosquito bites. Members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday complained that mosquitoes are troubling them inside the House in the evening hours and sought remedial measures like fumigation. The issue was raised by Bollywood actress-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan while...
  • Admonishing responses from fans sound abusive: Amitabh Bachchan March 18, 2015

    London: Amitabh Bachchan has expressed sadness over one of his fans' reaction after the megastar could not wish her on her birthday. A fan of the 72-year-old actor asked him to unfollow her on micro-blogging site Twitter because he wished her a day late. "Amita has been upset that I did...
  • In coming years, Bollywood will be defined as BB and AB - Before Bachchan and After Bachchan, feels Ranveer Singh March 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Actor Ranveer Singh has credited megastar Amitabh Bachchan for bringing out the performer in him and making him realise his love for cinema. Sharing anecdotes from his growing up years, the 29-year-old 'Gunday' star said Bachchan has been a source of inspiration through out his life. "Amitabh Bachchan has...
  • Amitabh Bachchan 'honoured' to unveil historic Gandhi statue at Britain March 15, 2015

    London: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was "honoured and humbled" to unveil a historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi here along with other dignitaries including British Prime Minister David Cameron and Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Bachchan, 72, who also read out an excerpt from Gandhi's 'The World of Tomorrow', took to...
  • Amitabh Bachchan proud of Padma record set by his family March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is proud that the title of Padma Vibhushan, which he is set to receive from President Pranab Mukherjee next month, will take his family's Padma tally to six. The 72-year-old actor has previously been honoured with the title of Padma Shri and Padma...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate the 2015 India By The Nile Festival March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood film icon Amitabh Bachchan will visit Egypt later this month to inaugurate the India By The Nile Festival 2015 featuring contemporary and classical music, dance, theatre, visual art, film, food and literature. The 72-year-old will be the guest of honour at the event, where his 1977 hit Bollywood action...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: I have had great respect for the giants of the Southern Film Industry March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen in a commercial with southern superstars, says he has had immense admiration and respect for actors and filmmakers of the southern film industry since the beginning of his career. "My admiration for the Southern Film Industry needs no endorsement...I have had great respect for...
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Hindi cinema has been more universal because of its language factor March 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian film icon Amitabh Bachchan says Hindi cinema may be universal because of its language factor in the country, but he finds the immense presence of regional cinema to be "incredible". The actor was recently down south to shoot for a TV commercial with southern superstars. In a photograph which...
  • Big B to attend unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi statue in London March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan will attend the unveiling of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Parliament Square, London on Saturday. Department for Culture, Media & Sport of UK (DCMS) shared the news on Twitter. "We are delighted that @SrBachchan will read at the unveiling of the #GandhiStatue on Saturday," DCMS tweeted. Bachchan,...
  • Amitabh Bachchan Deepika Padukone starrer 'Piku' to release on May 8 March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan-starrer comedy-drama film "Piku", which has been directed by Shoojit Sircar, will release this May 8. The film also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. Bachchan, 72, took to Twitter to share the release date. "'PIKU ' the film... Deepika, Irrfan, AB with Shoojit Sarkar director... confirmed...
  • Hindi cinema universal, but regional cinema incredible: Amitabh Bachchan March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Indian film icon Amitabh Bachchan says Hindi cinema may be universal because of its language factor in the country, but he finds the immense presence of regional cinema to be "incredible". The actor was recently down south to shoot for a TV commercial with southern superstars. In a photograph which he...
  • Amitabh Bachchan to attend unveiling of Gandhi statue in London March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will attend an event in London, where a statue of late Indian icon Mahatma Gandhi, known for his non-violence movement against British rule, will be unveiled at Parliament Square. "We are delighted that @SrBachchan will read at the unveiling of the #GandhiStatue on Saturday," DCMS-British Department for...
  • Vidhu Vinod Chopra aims to make film with Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra says it would be wonderful to manage a casting coup of Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan in one frame, especially in an English film for the global audience. The filmmaker, along with the two actors, was present at the trailer launch of his debut Hollywood project...