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Amitabh Bachchan turns 75: How the veteran superstar established a strong south Indian base

For some it was Zanjeer. For a few it, was Deewar, maybe Don. For many, it would be Sholay. For me it was Mohabbatein. No, these are not answers to ‘name your favourite Amitabh Bachchan role’ but a list of his films, which people saw for the first time in a movie hall in South India. Yes, it took me the turn of the millennium to watch Mr Bachchan on the big screen. Forgive me Big […]

 
 
 

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan features in video of national anthem sung in sign language

The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Thursday, 10 August, launched an Indian National Anthem video in sign language, featuring disabled and partially disabled children. Directed by veteran filmmaker Govind Nihalani, the video features film star Amitabh Bachchan apart from the children who sing the National Anthem in sign language against the backdrop of the Red Fort, a Ministry statement said. “The film is conceptualised by Satish Kapoor, Founder Director, […]

BJP defends Amitabh’s association with govt’s 2nd anniversary event

The BJP on Wednesday came out in strong defence of megastar Amitabh Bachchan for his association with an event to mark the second anniversary of the Modi government, despite a probe against him after his name appeared in the Panama Papers expose.   BJP leaders, including Union Ministers, said the probe against Bachchan had nothing to do with the event linked with the social issue of protecting the girl child, […]

Saving tigers is everybody's responsibility: Bachchan

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday said saving the endangered tiger was the responsibility of all citizens of the country. Debuting as Maharashtra’s ‘Tiger Ambassador’ at a function held inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park in Borivali East, Bachchan expressed happiness that the tiger population in the state was much better than other states. “I shall give my best to help the forest department conserve and save the tigers in […]

 
 
 

Watch: Farhan Akhtar in a gritty, hardhitting teaser of 'Wazir'

  The second trailer of the gritty action drama ‘Wazir’ is out. The movie which features a plethora of talent including Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari, John Abharam, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Manav Kaul is being helmed by Bejoy Nambiar. Nambiar made his mark in the industry with the critically acclaimed thriller ‘Shaitan’. Farhan is playing the role of an ATS officer Check out the trailer: The film […]

 
 
 

Piku trailer: Deepika's pretty Bengali girl, Big B's grumpy old man act promise a good comedy

  What’s a girl to do when she’s got work, home and an aged dad with angsty digestion? Go on a road trip, obviously. In Shoojit Sircar’s comedy drama Piku, Deepika Padukone, Amitabh Bachchan and Irrfan Khan are seen channelling their inner Bengalis and the trailer is guaranteed to make you grin. After having rumbled and roared as a drunken actor in his twilight years in Shamitabh, Bachchan returns with […]

 
 
 

Watch: Amitabh Bachchan stuck in 'Piddly Loo'!

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all geared up for his upcoming venture ‘Shamitabh’. The movie which stars South sensation Dhanush and Kamal Haasan’s daughter Akshara in her debut performance has released a new song from the film. The quirky lyrics of the song go like ‘My Piddly Loo’, which has Amitabh Bachchan sitting in a washroom, looking visibly stuck in a small space. He is seen playing with tissue roll while […]

Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood star's 10 million Twitter followers

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has crossed over 10 million followers on Twitter. The actor is prolific on the microblogging site and is the most followed user on Twitter in India. The 71-year-old star, who has acted in more than 180 films, recently made his Hollywood debut in a new adaptation of The Great Gatsby. He also hosts the hugely popular Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Indian version of Who Wants to […]