Amitabh Bachchan

Big B, Farhan`s `Wazir`s` 1st poster released

Big B, Farhan`s `Wazir`s` 1st poster released

New Delhi, Nov. 16 : When Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar tell you, "this new year make your best move," then something big is definitely going to happen.

The poster of the upcoming flick ' Wazir' has been released and it looks like the 41-year-old actor and the 'Piku' star, who will be sharing screen space for the first time, are all set for a war.

While Amitabh is seen giving some intense looks with long flicks and shades on, Farhan flaunts his mustache on a serious face.

Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Niel Nitin Mukesh and John Abraham. (ANI)

Big B thanks fans for showering affection on his 73rd b`day

Big B thanks fans for showering affection on his 73rd b`day

New Delhi, Oct 11 - On his 73rd birthday, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has thanked all the fans for their affection.

The three-time National award-winning actor took to his Twitter page to say "I am overwhelmed with the affection that pours, and wish to thank them that do .. you are loved."

Having started on not such a good note in the industry, the 'Sholay' star, who was born in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, rose to fame with director Prakash Mehra's 'Zanjeer' in 1973. The film was a turning point in his career as he gave a string of hits after that.

So who is Big B`s favourite from B`Town?

Amitabh Bachchan

Karachi, Sept. 19 - He might be a superstar himself, but Amitabh Bachchan too has a cinema favourite and it is the veteran actor Waheeda Rehman.

Talking about his old co-star at a book launch, the 72-year-old actor said, "And then the lovely Waheeda Rehman, my favourite from the time I started seeing cinema...and her childlike mischievous banter, resonant from the time I met her 45 years ago, and then through films that I did with her...Reshma Shera, Kabhi Kabhie and Adalat and Trishul and so many others," reports the Dawn.

Big B warns `sex sites` for hacking his Twitter account

Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, Aug. 31 - Being B-town's biggest celeb is surely not a cakewalk and this is what Amitabh Bachchan might have realised after his Twitter account got hacked.

Putting the blame on sex sites, the 72-year-old actor tweeted, "WHOA !..My Twitter handle hacked ! Sex sites planted as 'following' ! Whoever did this, try someone else, buddy, I don't need this!"

The 'Piku' star will be next seen in 'Wazir' opposite Farhan Akhtar. (ANI)

Big B takes cute pout selfie with his 'friend' Abhishek Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Karachi, Aug. 4 - Oh Snap! Amitabh Bachchan can make anything look good, and this is proved true by the actor's recent " pout" picture with his son Abhishek Bachchan.

Claiming that his son is his friend, the 72-year-old actor posted a duck face selfie on Twitter and captioned it, "T 1949 - When your son starts wearing your shoes, he is no longer a son, he is your friend .. my friend, Abhishek,"reported the Dawn.

The 'Bhootnath' star has got a charisma that no one can replace and even the 39-year-old actor believes so.

'Coolie' accident was a rebirth: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is grateful to everybody who prayed for him during his accident on the sets of "Coolie", exactly 33 years ago.

The 72-year-old actor took to Twitter to share the details about the accident that injured him badly. The actor said he saw his father, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, in tears for the first time after his return from the hospital.

"August 2nd 1982... I live after Coolie accident... On returning home saw Father in tears for first time ever," Bachchan wrote, alongside a picture where he is touching the feet of his father.

Twitter Army! Big B reaches 16M followers on micro blogging site

Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, July 22 - Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is known as "Shenshah" of B'town for a reason and his 16 million followers on Twitter proves the same.

Big B has reached the 16 million followers on the micro blogging site and to show love to his fans, he tweeted, "BAADDDUUUMMMMMBAAAAAAAA !!! AB16Million ... 16 MILLION .. !!!! Thank you all, you did it for me .. !! 20 million here we come !!"

The 72-year-old, who keeps sharing his professional and personal experiences on Twitter on a regular basis, is now aiming for 20 million followers on the site.

Big B to make 'special appearance' in R. Balki's next

Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, July 20 - Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will have a special appearance in R.Balki's next yet-untitled film, it has been revealed.

According to the sources, Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan will be playing the lead roles in the movie.

The untitled film will see Arjun with the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' actress for the first time on screen.

The director, who is Bachchan's fan, has worked with the actor in all the films including 'Cheeni Kum', 'Paa' and his latest 'Shamitabh'. (ANI)

Here's your fav B'Town celebs wishing you Eid Mubarak on Twitter

Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, July 18 - Bollywood celebs are also in the festive mood on the occasion of Eid and lot of them took to Twitter to wish everyone Eid Mubarak.

B'Town megastar Amitabh Bachchan wished everyone a peaceful Eid by posting, "EID MUBARAK to all, peace well being and love."

Actress Huma Qureshi tweeted, "Eid Mubarak.Missing everyone back home but 1st day of shoot for @Saqibsaleem and I, small ways God let's us know he is watching n blessing."

Big B wants script writers to get credit for hard work

Big B wants script writers to get credit for hard work

New Delhi, July 10 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently spotted in India's showbiz capital Mumbai to launch the DVD of his critically and commercial successful movie 'Piku' along with his co-star Irrfan Khan and helmer Shoojit Sircar.

When asked about whether the script writers in Bollywood were better earlier as compared to today, the 72-year-old actor said, "There is nothing like that. Some very good movies have been released lately. There is a possibility that people who work with them must be knowing better about the same."

Very daunting to work with Big B, Farhan: Bejoy

Bejoy Nambiar and Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai : Director Bejoy Nambiar says it was daunting for him to direct megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar in his upcoming film 'Wazir'.

'Wazir' stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aditi Rao Hydari, Farhan Akhtar and Varun Gulu. "It's very daunting and intimidating when you work with such a star cast. At no point they made me feel like I am a newcomer or less experienced. I have to forget I am directing Big B and Farhan. I have to do justice to what Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Abhijat have written," Bejoy told reporters at the teaser launch of 'Wazir' here.

Big B and Aamir Khan unveil trailer of 'Broken Horses' in Mumbai

Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi, March 11 - Bollywood megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan together launched the trailer of director Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood venture 'Broken Horses' in Mumbai.

The movie is an epic thriller about bonds of brotherhood, laws of loyalty and futility of violence and is set in the shadows of US-Mexico border gang wars.

Speaking on the occasion Chopra said that the film was a result of his sheer passion.

Amitabh Bachchan offers to promote road safety in Maharashtra

Amitabh Bachchan

Thane - Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan today offered to promote road safety awareness here in Maharashtra.

Addressing citizens of Thane on the conclusion of the month-long road safety awareness drive by the Thane city police, Bachchan said, "When I can promote tourism in Gujarat, I can very well promote road safety awareness in Maharashtra," he said.

There is nothing special about my voice: Amitabh Bachchan

There is nothing special about my voice: Amitabh Bachchan

New Delhi - He may have the most unmistakable voice in India but Amitabh Bachchan, whose baritone will play a crucial role in his upcoming film 'Shamitabh', says he has a very normal voice and there is nothing special about it.

Amitabh Bachchan unveils 'I hate Bollywood' book in Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan unveils 'I hate Bollywood' book in Mumbai

New Delhi, Jan 23 : Amitabh Bachchan recently unveiled eminent film journalist Rohit Khilnani's book ' I hate Bollywood ' at an event held in Mumbai.

Speaking on the occasion, Bachchan praised Khilnani's work and said, "I am thankful to Khilnani for inviting me here for the release of his book. Rohit couldn't have chosen a better title of this book because it goes with my feelings because I hate the word Bollywood."

I was diagnosed with TB in 2000, says Amitabh Bachchan

I was diagnosed with TB in 2000, says Amitabh BachchanNew Delhi - Amitabh Bachchan, the megastar of Bollywood revealed that he suffered from Tuberculosis in the year of 2000.

The 72-year-old actor who had previously been the face of polio eradication in the country has now been chosen as the brand ambassador by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for its anti-TB campaign by the state government.

Amitabh Bachchan supports Maharashtra Govt.'s anti-TB campaign

Amitabh BachchanNew Delhi, Dec 22 : Amitabh Bachchan recently joined hands with Government of Maharashtra to launch an anti-Tuberculosis (TB) campaign in Mumbai.

The anti-TB campaign has been titled 'TB Harega, Desh Jeetega' and it involves a range of multimedia content aimed at generating awareness about prevention, timely diagnosis and treatment of TB.

Bachchan, who has been made brand ambassador for the campaign, revealed that he himself was a victim of TB in the past.

Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Twitter: Report

Amitabh BachchanKolkata - Leaving behind all other actors in the film industry, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been ranked number one on Twitter, in terms of both popularity and activity.

In an analytics report of the most popular Bollywood stars on the social networking site, Big B with 12 million followers on Twitter topped the popularity list.

Bollywood wishes 'Happy Karva Chauth'

Amitabh Bachcha Priyanka ChopraMumbai: Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra among others extended their wishes to fans on the occasion of Karva Chauth.

Karva Chauth is a festival celebrated by Hindu women in North India in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands.

Amitabh Bachchan to participate in charity event for Kashmir help

Amitabh Bachchan to participate in charity event for Kashmir helpMumbai - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to particiapte in a fund raising event for Kashmir flood victims and has also appealed his fans to participate in the relief work.

The 71-year-old actor called on the Hindi film industry to contribute for the residents of the state who faced the worst floods in decades.

Celebrities are like common people, with common needs: Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh BachchanMumbai - Megastar 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 the daily chores and requirements of the common man.

Amitabh Bachchan's health is improving

Amitabh Bachchan's health is improvingMumbai - Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was not keeping well for past few days, says his health is improving barring the cough, which still disturbs him.

The 71-year-old actor thanked his fans for their good wishes.

It's my dream to work with Big B: British model Samira

Samira Mohamed AliPanaji: British model-actress Samira Mohamed Ali, who will be seen in the upcoming film 'B Positive', says it is her dream to work with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

"Amongst Indian actors, Amitabh Bachchan is my favourite. He is just incredible. In Dubai, I grew up watching his movies. Absolutely, it would be a dream to work with him," Samira told reporters.

"Finding Fanny is one of a kind film," says Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan evasive on Preity Zinta's complaint against WadiaNew Delhi, Sept. 11 - Addressing guests at a promotional event, Bollywood icon, Amitabh Bachchan gushed about the upcoming movie, 'Finding Fanny', describing it as a one of a kind cinematic experience.

The actor was invited for a special screening of the movie in Mumbai.

"Yeah, we rarely get to see something like this and I'm so, so honored to be here with them," said Bachchan.

Big B becomes most popular Indian celeb on Twitter with over 10m followers

Amitabh BachchanLondon, Sept 2 - Amitabh Bachchan has become the most popular Indian celebrity on Twitter with more than 10 million followers.

The 71-year-old Bollywood star, thanked all his fans on Twitter and said that the next target was to cross 20 million followers, the BBC reported.

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