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  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' earns Rs 30.15 crores in five days, makers elated at movie's success 17-04-2014 07:05 PM

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Bhoothnath Returns', which was released on April 11, has earned Rs 25.44 crore in five days, its makers claimed at its "success party". "When we were promoting this film, I had said that this film should work for Ravi Chopra (producer), if not for the director...
  • This Lok Sabha polls, there are at least 450 voters named 'Amitabh Bachchan', 2 'Surma Bhopali', 1 'Mr India', 7000 'Gabbar Singh'! 17-04-2014 02:16 PM

    If you thought Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was inimitable, Amitabh Bachchan, the son of Ramavilas from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh would politely beg to differ. Of the hundreds and thousands of names on the electoral rolls on the Election Commission website, there are around 450 people named Amitabh Bachchan. Interestingly,...
  • Rajeev Khandelwal: Films I do call for patience and will power 15-04-2014 02:45 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal says that being in the film industry is like an endless marathon and the one who survives till the end is the winner a la Amitabh Bachchan. "I don't believe in competition. So many films are being made in a year. In this industry, it's the...
  • Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Aamir Khan are loved internationally: Amitabh Bachchan 15-04-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has travelled the world, meeting cinema icons from all over. He feels happy at the growing reach of Indian movies and says younger stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan deserve the credit for realising their potential globally and pushing it in...
  • I am in awe of all the fresh talent: Amitabh Bachchan 14-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Mumbai: Few taste the degree of success that Amitabh Bachchan has in his over four decades as an actor. When the megastar was asked who from the current generation of actors can carry his baton forward, he said "I am in awe of all the fresh talent". He said: "I...
  • Amitabh Bachchan's 'Bhoothnath Returns' mints over Rs 18 crore in three days 14-04-2014 02:11 PM

    New Delhi: Amitabh Bachchan has packed a punch with his new film 'Bhoothnath Returns', which not only opened to a positive response from both the critics and audiences, but the comedy has also proved to be commercially viable. It has earned over Rs 18 crore in its opening weekend at...
  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' makes Rs 4.7 crore on first day 13-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan's latest movie 'Bhoothnath Returns', also starring child actor Parth Bhalerao in a key role, has managed to amass Rs.4.07 crore on its opening day. The film released Friday. Trade experts are expecting the numbers to increase substantially over the weekend due to the overwhelming word of mouth...
  • It's my dream to produce sports-based film: Abhishek Bachchan 12-04-2014 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Abhishek Bachchan, who recently announced his association with the Jaipur franchise of Pro-Kabaddi, a professional kabaddi league, has expressed interest in producing a movie around sports. "It's my dream to produce sports-based film. In India, we have not done justice to the sports genre (of films). The US...
  • Watch: Amitabh Bachchan talks about 'Bhoothnath Returns' and politics 12-04-2014 10:44 AM

    Amitabh Bachchan is back in theatres as the friendly ghost in 'Bhoothnath Returns'. The film also has politics in it that makes it relevant in the election season. ...
  • Write your review: 'Bhoothnath Returns'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Bhoothnath Returns' works as it has a heart. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes ...
  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' review: The film works as it has a heart 11-04-2014 10:30 PM

    Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Parth Bhalerao, Boman Irani Director: Nitesh Tiwari Its release shrewdly timed just as the nation goes to polls, "Bhoothnath Returns" casts a satirical eye on the messy business of Indian politics and the workings of election campaigns. The twist, of course, is that it's a 60-something-year-old invisible...
  • 'Bhoothnath Returns' tweet review: Unrealistic yet enjoyable 11-04-2014 10:20 AM

    What happens when a ghost decides to contest elections? Will it add to the existing chaos? Or will it smoothen the whole process? Director Nitesh Tiwari explores this whacky idea in 'Bhoothnath Returns'. A sequel to the enjoyable 2008 film 'Bhoothnath' the film has Amitabh Bachchan in the title role...
  • Snapshot: Amitabh Bachchan tries a new look, wears stylish glasses to the premiere of 'Bhoothnath Returns' 10-04-2014 05:06 PM

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan donned stylish glasses as he attended the Dubai premiere of his upcoming film 'Bhoothnath Returns' in Dubai. The actor, who has sported varied looks on the big screen, looked quite impressive in the new, striking avatar. The star takes on a corrupt politician played by Boman Irani...
  • Acting takes precedence for filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia 10-04-2014 02:29 PM

    Mumbai: For the next one month and more, filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia will completely turn into an actor. He will be shooting for two projects every day. "I am reviving the days of Shashi Kapoor and Govinda who did more than one shift per day. No actor does double shifts any...
  • Jaya Bachchan spends her birthday with her children and grandchildren, Aaradhya cuts the birthday cake 10-04-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Jaya Bachchan, who has turned 66, spent her birthday with her children and grandchildren. She says she couldn't have hoped for a "better gift". Her husband megastar Amitabh Bachchan was away in Dubai for the promotion of his forthcoming release 'Bhoothnath Returns', but Jaya's day was made special...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with Amitabh Bachchan 09-04-2014 05:25 PM

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan shares the experience of his upcoming movie 'Bhootnath Returns'. In exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Sushant Mehta, the actor also talks about forthcoming general elections. ...
  • We should be affected by Box Office collections: Amitabh Bachchan 09-04-2014 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: On his recent trip to the capital, megastar Amitabh Bachchan spoke to IBNLive about the theme of 'Bhoothnath Returns', his fears and why actors should be affected by Box office collections. Excerpts from an interview... On incorporating the concept of elections in 'Bhoothnath Returns': The story of 'Bhoothnath...
  • Big B rings in wife Jaya's birthday at midnight, leaves for Dubai in the morning 09-04-2014 02:33 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan managed to squeeze in some family time to bring in his wife Jaya Bachchan's 66th birthday, but he will spend Wednesday in Dubai to promote his forthcoming release 'Bhoothnath Returns'. The 71-year-old has been traveling in and out of places to fulfill his promotional duties as...
  • Meeting politicians doesn't mean I'm endorsing them: Amitabh Bachchan 09-04-2014 11:00 AM

    Talking about his meeting with Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan has said that his meeting with any political leader does not mean he subscribes to their ideology. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 08-04-2014 10:34 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Kejriwal slapped during Delhi roadshow, forgives attacker 08-04-2014 08:47 PM

    There has been yet another attack on Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal as he was slapped by an unidentified man on Tuesday. After being at the receiving end of several physical attacks during the election campaign, former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal made it clear that he was willing...
  • A Billion Votes: Campaign for Lok Sabha elections ends in 91 seats 08-04-2014 08:21 PM

    The mood and colours of the last day of campaigning in all the 91 constituencies including Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshdweep go to polls on the April 10 along with parts of Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and Bastar in...
  • Varun Dhawan, Amitabh Bachchan and others rally behind a heartbroken Yuvraj Singh 08-04-2014 03:31 PM

    New Delhi: As Yuvraj Singh faces public ire for his poor showing in the lost World T20 finals against Sri Lanka, many of his fans and Bollywood have rallied behind the beleaguered batsman. Yuvraj's 21-ball 11 sucked the momentum out of India's innings on Sunday and some unruly fans pelted...
  • Big B's 'Bhoothnath Returns' to release in India, Pakistan on same day 08-04-2014 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's upcoming film 'Bhoothnath Returns' will be releasing in India and Pakistan simultaneously. The horror comedy film has been directed by Nitesh Tiwari and is a sequel to 2008 film 'Bhoothnath'. It will see Big B reprising the role of the friendly ghost. Confirming the news,...
  • Still saddened by the fallout with the Gandhis, says Jaya Bachchan 08-04-2014 08:51 AM

    Samajwadi Party MP and actor Jaya Bachchan has said that the she is still saddened by the fallout between the Bachchan and Gandhi family. Speaking to CNN-IBN, she also clarified that her falling out with RLD leader Amar Singh, saying it happened because his views changed. Following is the transcript...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with Amitabh Bachchan on 'Bhootnath Returns' 05-04-2014 10:50 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan shares the experience of his upcoming movie 'Bhootnath Returns'. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari 'Bhootnath Returns' is a horror comedy. The film is set to be released on April 11. ...