Bachchan

  • Amitabh Bachchan praises Farhan Akhtar's new song on women's rights 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment. Farhan has collaborated with music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman on the single 'Chulein Aasman' for his social campaign MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination), launched in 2013. The song speaks about the importance...
  • Celebrities are like common people; with common needs, feelings, desires and attitudes: Amitabh Bachchan 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan says celebrities like himself are not special people with special demands and rather lead a very normal life just as any common man. On gaming reality show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', which he hosts, the 71-year-old actor recently came across a participant who thought celebrities don't fit into...
  • Football can be big in India through ISL: Marco Materazzi 1 week ago

    Chennai: Set to start his stint as managercumplayer of Chennaiyin FC, Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi on Monday promised to do his best to raise the profile of the game in the country through the Indian Super League which kicks off next month. Materazzi, a marquee playercummanager, said he would...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' gets its first Rs7crore winners from Delhi September 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Two brothers from Delhi have become the first to hit the jackpot by winning the maximum prize money of Rs.7 crore in a special edition of TV reality game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". The Narula brothers Achin, 24, and Sarthak, 23, won the amount on the 'Jodi...
  • Shah Rukh Khan crosses 9 million followers on Twitter; beats Salman and Aamir to become the second most followed Indian actor September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has crossed 9 million followers on microblogging site Twitter. The 48yearold actor is now the second most followed Indian actor on Twitter after megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has 10.4 million followers. The 'Chennai Express' star joined the site in July, 2010 and has since shared 7,718...
  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' September 15, 2014

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • Abhishek Bachchan expresses eagerness to work in a Tamil film September 12, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan today expressed his eagerness to work in a Tamil film as he recalled his 'old bond' with this city. The 'Guru' star, who is the owner of the Chennai franchise in Indian Super League (ISL), is also looking forward to spend some sporting days here as...
  • Amitabh Bachchan gears up for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next; enjoys preshooting sessions September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has commenced preparations for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next production venture to be directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Besides the 71yearold actor, the film, which is a story about a chess player, also stars Farhan Akhtar. Bachchan says he is enjoying the preshooting sessions and thinks it is a...
  • So far I only heard him in songs, but now he is my competitor as he has started acting: Amitabh Bachchan on singer Mika September 10, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan wished singer Mika Singh good luck for his acting debut in Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, and said that the singer is capable of giving him a tough competition in the film industry. The 71yearold actor unveiled the music of the film, which also stars playback singer Shaan,...
  • Abhishek, Amitabh Bachchan to work together in Milan Luthria's next? September 8, 2014

    Director Milan Luthria is reportedly keen to rope in both actors Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek for his next, which is a contemporary drama. "Milan is very keen on casting Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan for his next film. If things go well, he will start shooting from next year,"...
  • 48yearold Shah Rukh Khan shows off his newlysculpted 10pack abs for Farah Khan's 'Happy New Year' September 8, 2014

    If you thought achieving the coveted 6pack abs was difficult, this news might break your heart, gentlemen. Shah Rukh Khan, who's almost pushing 50 revealed a glorious topless photo of his newlysculpted 10pack abs! The effort, he said on Twitter, was for Farah Khan, who has directed his upcoming film 'Happy...
  • Is Bollywood the new messiah of sports in India? September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: In our country glamour and cricket go hand in hand. Ever since the IPL began, Bollywood has become an integral part of the game more so because actors have taken up the ownership of different franchise. While cricket and IPL in particular has earned in crores and changed...
  • 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' set converted into a boxing ring for Priyanka Chopra September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen packing punches in forthcoming biopic "Mary Kom", had fun on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) when it was turned into a boxing ring. The biopic on fivetime World Champion boxer M.C. Mary Kom will release Sep 5 and to promote the...
  • Cricket is our first love, but that doesn't mean we should not give kabaddi or football a platform: Ranbir Kapoor September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranbir Kapoor, who has stakes in the Mumbai City Football Club (FC) franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, believes Bollywood celebrities' involvement in sports in the country is beneficial in many ways. Apart from Ranbir, the ISL has star team coowners such as John Abraham...
  • While son Abhishek's team win Kabaddi League, dad Amitabh Bachchan reaches 10 million mark on Twitter September 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had a double bonanza as he hit the 10 million fans on Twitter and son Abhishek Bachchan's Kabaddi team won the debut league. The 71yearold actor hit the milestone on the microblogging site, leaving stars like including Shah Rukh Khan (8.74 million), Aamir Khan (8.13 million)...
  • Abhishek Bachchan: Can't believe we won Pro Kabaddi League; hard work of the boys came through September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actorproducer, whose Pro Kabaddi League franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers won the final match against U Mumba, says the victory feels like a dream. "Last night feels like a dream. Can't believe that we won the Pro Kabaddi League. All the hard work of the boys, coach and staff came...
  • Imam Siddique wishes to cast Amitabh Bachchan in his directorial venture September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: After making his acting debut in Bollywood with the upcoming film Hotel Beautifool, casting director Imam Siddique says his next wish is to direct a film with Amitabh Bachchan. He has already decided the title of the film. "Direction is my lifetime ambition. I will direct a film, which will be...
  • Amitabh Bachchan takes to Twitter to express excitement as Jaipur Pink Panthers wins ProKabaddi title September 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan owned Jaipur Pink Panthers lifted the winner's trophy at the Star Sports ProKabaddi League finale Sunday by defeating U Mumba. The finale took place at the NSCI Stadium here. As soon as the tournament ended, Abhishek's father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: "WE ARE CHAMPIONS OF PRO...
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers win Pro Kabaddi League title August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Jaipur Pink Panthers proved too strong for U Mumba as they produced a clinical performance in the final to emerge triumphant in the inaugural Pro Kabaddi League at the NSCI Stadium here on Sunday. The franchise owned by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan scored a 3524 victory in an actionpacked summit...
  • Brazilian star Ronaldinho in talks with ISL's Chennai Titans: report August 29, 2014

    The Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Chennai Titans are in talks to bring on board the star Brazilian striker and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Ronaldinho. According to a report in The Hindu, the Brazilian superstar has been approached by the Chennai team. The player's brother, Roberto de Assis,...
  • Indian Super League launched in a starstudded ceremony August 28, 2014

    The ISL, an IPLstyle tournament involving eight citybased franchise teams, promises to revolutionise the country's football scene like never before. ...