Amitabh Bachchan

Big B lauds 'Biking Queens' over 'noble clarion call for nation'

Big B lauds 'Biking Queens' over 'noble clarion call for nation'

New Delhi, May 26 : Amitabh Bachchan, United Nations ambassador for girl child, leaves no stone unturned to bring initiatives for girl child to spot light.

This time, the 73-year-old actor took to his social media page, one of most visited celeb-handles in the digital space, to highlight the story of the ' Biking Queens,' who ride around the world, spreading the message of 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao.'


'Paa' Amitabh Bachchan liked my performance in 'Sarbjit': Aishwarya

'Paa' Amitabh Bachchan liked my performance in 'Sarbjit': Aishwarya

Mumbai: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is happy with the way her family including father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan reacted to her performance in "Sarbjit".

In the biopic on Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, Aishwarya played the pivotal role of his sister Dalbir Kaur, who fought a spirited battle for her brother's release from Pakistan.


Big B becomes `Shahensha` on Twitter as well

Big B becomes `Shahensha` on Twitter as well

New Delhi, May 22 : With twenty one million followers on Twitter, ` Shahenshah` Amitabh Bachchan has become one of the most popular celebrities on the social media, leaving behind all the Khans.

Expressing his delight, the 73-year-old actor tweeted, "T 2263 - #AB21Million ... yohohohohohohohohohhhooooooo .."

Hashtag @SrBachchan #AB21Million has been trending, with twitterers sending congratulation wishes to Big B.

One Twitter user wrote, "Many congratulations 21million followers on Twitter ???@SrBachchan."

Another tweeted, "@SrBachchan #AB21Million soon to 30Millions


Big B 'nervous' about singing in 'TE3N'

Big B 'nervous' about singing in 'TE3N'

Mumbai, May 21 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is nervous about singing for the forthcoming thriller film "TE3N", in which he plays a grandfather.

The 73-year-old, who has sung in films like "Wazir" and "Shamitabh", took to Twitter on Saturday to share the news with his fans.

"Three weeks to 'TE3N'. So listen to the song ('Haq Hai') out now. But singing one tomorrow for the film. Nervous," Amitabh tweeted.

Set in Kolkata, "TE3N" is an emotionally explosive journey of three people who find their fates intertwined in their quest for justice and redemption.


`Impressed` Big B lauds Randeep Hooda's performance in `Sarbjit`

`Impressed` Big B lauds Randeep Hooda's performance in `Sarbjit`

New Delhi, May 21 : Randeep Hooda's brilliant portrayal of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh has highly impressed veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who has sent a hand written note to the'Highway' actor.

The 73-year-old actor wrote, "I had always admired your talent, but after watching you in 'Sarabjit' last night I could not resist writing to you and expressing my immense admiration for your work in the film."

"May you continue to prosper and may you give us many more occasion to applaud you and your tremendous talent," reads his note shared on Twitter.


Big B's `Sooryavansham` clocks 17 yrs, ` Cheeni Kum' 9 yrs

Big B's `Sooryavansham` clocks 17 yrs, ` Cheeni Kum' 9 yrs

New Delhi, May 21 : The 1999 Bollywood drama 'Sooryavansham' starring Amitabh Bachchan in a dual role, has completed seventeen years today and the veteran actor is celebrating the milestone on the social media.

Also, his 2007 flick 'Cheeni Kum' has completed nine years. The 73-year-old actor took his Twitter handle to celebrate it and wrote, "T 2262 - So it's 9 YEARS of 'Cheeni Kum' and 17 YEARS of 'Sooryavansham' a delight a variety and more."

Hashtags #17YearsOfSooryavansham and 9YearsOfCheeniKum has been trending on the social media to mark the event.


`Sarbjit,` an intense dramatic film performed with great aplomb: Big B

`Sarbjit,` an intense dramatic film performed with great aplomb: Big B

New Delhi, May 19 : Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who was recently spotted at the premiere of 'Sarbjit' along with his family, has showered words of praise on it.

The 73-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to laud the film, saying Omung Kumar's directorial is an intense dramatic film with actors giving aplomb performances.

"'Sarabjit' an intense dramatic film .. pertinent and performed with great aplomb ! Congratulations !!",reads Big B's tweet.


Big B celebrates 15 yrs of `Ek Rishtaa`, 32 yrs of `Sharaabi

Big B celebrates 15 yrs of `Ek Rishtaa`, 32 yrs of `Sharaabi

New Delhi, May 17 : Amitabh Bachchan starrer 2001 family drama ' Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love,' and his 1984 drama ' Sharaabi' will clock fifteen and thirty two years tomorrow, and the veteran actor is celebrating the milestone on the social media, a day before.

The 73-year-old actor recently tweeted a collage of pictures, showing him and the khildaki kumar and captioned it as, "T 2259 -15 YEARS of my film 'Ek Rishta' .. !! Akshay and Me first film."


'Pyaar Ki Kahani', 'Manzil': Double celebration for Big-B

'Pyaar Ki Kahani', 'Manzil': Double celebration for Big-B

New Delhi, May 14 : It's a double treat for Amitabh Bachchan today as on one hand his 1971 romantic drama 'Pyar Ki Kahani' completed its 45 years, on the other, his 1979 critically acclaimed movie 'Manzil' turned 37 years.

The 73-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to share his happiness, saying, "My film 'Pyaar ki Kahani' completes 45 years .. !! and 'Manzil' 37 years .. how did the years go by .. ??"

'Pyar Ki Kahani,' directed by Ravikant Nagaich was a remake of Tamil flick 'Kai Koduttha Dheivam' starring Sivaji Ganesan and Savitri.


Big B's hit `Don` clocks 38 yrs today

Big B's hit `Don` clocks 38 yrs today

New Delhi, May 12 : Amitabh Bachchan-starrer 1978 blockbuster 'Don' has completed its 38 years today and Twitterers are celebrating it on the social media.

Hashtag @SrBachchan #38YearsOfDON has been trending on the social media to mark the event.

One of the elated fans shared a collage of pictures on Big B's Twitter handle, writing, "@SrBachchan #38YearsOfDON charming Amitabh Bachchan in the best film DON."

Another tweeted, "@SrBachchan #38YearsOfDON .. the best actor filmfare award for the real don."


Big B calls for cinematic documentation

Big B calls for cinematic documentation

Mumbai, May 11 : Amitabh Bachchan wants a book on the world of Indian cinema. The megastar says documentation of all the hardwork that goes behind in making a film is essential.

The actor hopes that it is not a far-fetched dream and will soon turn into reality.

The 73-year-old star, who has regaled movie-goers for over four decades with his power-packed performances, took to his official blog to express his views.


Big B's `Zanjeer` clocks 43 yrs today

Big B's `Zanjeer` clocks 43 yrs today

New Delhi, May 11 : Amitabh Bachchan's 1973 blockbuster 'Zanjeer,' starring his wife Jaya Bachchan has clocked 43 years today and the fans of veteran actor are celebrating it on the social media.

His fans shared a collage of pictures from the movie on Big B's Twitter handle, writing, "@SrBachchan #43YearsOfZanjeer Congratulations 43 Years film Zanjeer."

His fans have flooded the social media with stills from the movie and one of his fans tweeted, "11 May 1973 #ZanjeerCompletes43Years ... @SrBachchan with Sher Khan Pran ji.Beautiful friendship on n off screen..."


Kal Penn aspires to work with Amitabh Bachchan

Kal Penn aspires to work with Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, May 10 : 'Namesake' actor and White House official in the Obama administration, Kal Penn, aspires to work with Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.

"Like every actor, I would also like to work with Amitabh Bachchan. I really like actors, who have done really cool off beat stuff," said Penn during a press conference in the national capital yesterday.

In the same breath, Kal praised Irrfan Khan, saying his silence speaks a lot in his movies.


Big-B wants your help to promote 'TE3N'

Big-B wants your help to promote 'TE3N'

New Delhi, May 10 : Amitabh Bachchan asking for help, that too for film promotion is without a doubt a big news for his fans.

The 73-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to ask for ideas to promote his upcoming movie 'TE3N.'

"Send me ideas of how to promote 'TE3N' and we shall incorporate .. poster designs, publicity etc.," he wrote.

Produced by Sujoy Ghosh and directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, ' TE3N' will now hit screens on June 10 this year.

Along with Big-B, the movie also has Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Vidya Balan in it. (ANI)


Big-B marks 8 years of 'Bhootnath

Big-B marks 8 years of 'Bhootnath

New Delhi, May 9 : Amitabh Bachchan celebrates eight years of his horror comedy flick 'Bhootnath.'

The 73-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to share his happiness saying "its raining years of my films these days."

"Its raining years of my films these days .. NOW .. 8 years of 'Bhoothnath' .. what delightful film !!," he tweeted.

Directed by Vivek Sharma, the film is an adaptation of the Oscar Wilde's short story 'The Canterville Ghost.'


Big B's `Piku` clocks 1 yr, `Khuda Gawah` 28 yrs

Big B's `Piku` clocks 1 yr, `Khuda Gawah` 28 yrs

New Delhi, May 8 : The 2015 blockbuster 'Piku,' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone, has clocked one year today and its director Shoojit Sircar and Big B are celebrating it with tweets.

Film director Shoojit tweeted, "Celebrating one year of #PIKU."

'Piku,' which had garnered wide critical acclaim upon its release, also emerged as a commercial success worldwide.


Big B's figure at Madame Tussauds to be refurbished

Big B's figure at Madame Tussauds to be refurbished

Mumbai, May 6 : Amitabh Bachchan's wax figure at Madame Tussauds will soon be tweaked and refurbished.

Big B was the first Bollywood personality to enter Madame Tussauds in the form of a wax figure in 2000.

The 73-year-old star took to his official blog to say: "That done there is time spent with Madame Tussauds... They are back with me here wanting to refurbish the statue in MT, and are taking great pains for measurement and photographs and matchings that need to be done."


Big B suggested 'TE3N' makers shoot in Kolkata

Big B suggested 'TE3N' makers shoot in Kolkata

Mumbai, May 6 : Director's Ribhu Dasgupta's thriller "TE3N" was earlier supposed to be shot in Goa, but when the permission to shoot there didn't materialise, the film's lead actor Amitabh Bachchan suggested shifting to Kolkata.

"We were to shoot the film in Goa, but there were some problems with permissions... They (makers) were back in my office saying, 'What do we do?' I said, 'Let's go to Kolkata'. They asked me if I'll go to Kolkata and I said, 'Why not?'" Amitabh said at the trailer launch event of the film here.


Big-B will be at Madame Tussauds once again

Big-B will be at Madame Tussauds once again

New Delhi, May 6 : Amitabh Bachchan is all set to get immortalised once again at Madame Tussauds wax museum.

The 73-year old actor took to his Twitter handle to share a picture of the preparation and announced alongside, "I get Madame Tussauds again .. they replenish .."

The 'TE3N' actor was the first Bollywood star to get placed at London's Madame Tussauds wax museum in 2000.

After being there for nine years, i. e. upto 2009, the stature was moved to New York wax museum, USA.

Then, it went to Hong Kong and Bangkok in 2011 and to Washington D. C. in 2012.


B-town applauds trailer of ` TE3N`

B-town applauds trailer of ` TE3N`

New Delhi, May 6 : A day after its release, the intriguing trailer of Amitabh Bachchan's most-awaited flick 'TE3N' evoked an effusive praise from members of the film industry.

Applauding the trailer, Arjun Kapoor tweeted, "Te3n s hit number 1 on my to watch list !!! @sujoy_g khoob bhalo dada !!! @Nawazuddin_S @vidya_balan @SrBachchan."

Author and film critic Anupama Chopra showered praises by tweeting,"What a killer combination of intrigue, suspense, fear and three terrific actors. Can't wait @sujoy_g:"


Intriguing trailer of Big B's 'TE3N' is beyond all praise!

Intriguing trailer of Big B's 'TE3N' is beyond all praise!

New Delhi, May 5 : After a long wait, the trailer of Amitabh Bachchan's most-awaited flick ' TE3N' is finally out and as expected it is beyond all praise.

The fast-paced trailer shows tireless efforts of Big B, who is trying to find out the mystery behind the disappearance of his grandchild Angel. Nawazuddin Siddiqui is seen in the role of a priest while Vidya Balan plays a stunning cop in the Ribhu Dasgupta directorial venture.

The intriguing trailer also depicts the struggle of John Biswas played by Amitabh, who has been seeking justice for eight years.


Big B is constant inspiration: Vidya Balan

Big B is constant inspiration: Vidya Balan

New Delhi, May 5 : Bollywood actress Vidya Balan, who is gearing up for the release of 'TE3N,' recently showered praise on her 'Piku' co-star Amitabh Bachchan, saying he is a constant inspiration.

In a recent interview, the 38-year-old actress said, at the trailer launch of TE3N, working with the 73-year-old actor in Ribhu Dasgupta's directorial was a different experience, adding that he is a constant inspiration.

On the other hand, the 'Sholay' actor said that he was really happy to work with Vidya again.


'Trishul' completes 38 years of its release

'Trishul' completes 38 years of its release

New Delhi, May 5 : The 1978 'super-hit' movie 'Trishul,' which was one of the top grossers of the year, has completed its 38 years of its release.

Amitabh Bachchan took to his Twitter handle to share the news with a collage of the posters of the movie. "38 years of TRISHUL !! Such great memories of the making !!," he wrote alongside.


National Awards: Big B 'touched' by president's speech

National Awards: Big B 'touched' by president's speech

New Delhi, May 4 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who whas been honoured with the Best Actor Award at the 63rd National Film Awards, says he was humbled and touched as President Pranab Mukherjee mentioned him in his speech.

The 73-year-old, who looked dapper in a black suit, was in Vigyan Bhavan here on Tuesday to receive the award instituted by the government of India for his portrayal a Bengali father in "Piku".


Here's first poster of 'TE3N'

Here's first poster of 'TE3N'

New Delhi, May 1 : After releasing the first look sometime back, the maker of Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'TE3N' have come up with the first poster of the movie yesterday.

The 73-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle to share the poster of the Sujoy Ghosh produced, Ribhu Dasgupta directed movie.

"The first release poster of 'TE3N" ... enjoy ," he wrote alongside.

The poster shows Nawazuddin Siddiqui sitting behind the 'Wazir' actor on a scooter. According to the poster, it seems like the two are trying to find something out.


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