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.
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)
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."
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
New 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.
New 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.
Kolkata - 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.
Mumbai: 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.
Mumbai - 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.
Mumbai - 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.
Mumbai - 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.
Panaji: 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.
New 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.
London, 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.
Kolkata - A brave girl, trafficked at the age of nine in the name of marriage, has won kudos from megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his show `Kaun Banega Crorepati`.
Fatima Khatoon`s tale would be featured in the game show tomorrow alongwith actress Rani Mukerjee who plays the lead role in the upcoming film `Mardaani`, which is also based on child trafficking.
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembered his mother Teji Bachchan on her birthday today and also called her the `most beautiful woman in the universe`.
"Happy Birthday Ma! August 12th.. The most beautiful woman in the universe! Her gentleness, joi de vivre.. In the Heavens now!," the 71-year-old actor posted on Twitter.
New Delhi, July 30 : Amitabh Bachchan has unveiled music director Shekhar Ravjiani's new musical album 'Hanuman Chalisa' in Mumbai.
New Delhi, July 22 - Amitabh Bachchan has launched LG's new flagship the G3 with 2K display at a grand event held in Mumbai.
After the event Big B tweeted, "This mobile is quite something ... amazing features, facilities and user friendly appliances... launched it today the LGG3 and some of the LG G3 mobiles carry my autograph at the back cover.. Cool ... they are limited editions! Thousands sold on day 1!".
Mumbai: The eighth season of popular TV game show `Kaun Banega Crorepati 8`, which will see megastar Amitabh Bachchan returning to the host`s chair, promises to touch people`s hearts with the stories of community bonding.
The show, which emphasised on the `common man` theme last year, will revolve around the hopes of people with diverse regional, cultural and religious backgrounds.
Panaji - The Entertainment Society of Goa (ESG) will invite Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to attend the upcoming edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here, which is scheduled in November.
The move by ESG, established by the Government of Goa in 2004, as the nodal agency in the organisation of the IFFI, is expected to break the ice between the actor and the organisers.
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