Amitabh Bachchan

Big B's `Major Saab` clocks 18 yrs

Big B's `Major Saab` clocks 18 yrs

New Delhi, June 27 : The 1998 film 'Major Saab' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgan in lead roles has completed eighteen glorious years and Twitterati are celebrating it on social media.

Hashtag 18 Years Of major saab has been trending on social media to mark the event.

One Twitter user tweeted, "congratulations sirrrrrr for 18 Years Of major saab @SrBachchan. The fan club page of Ajay wrote, "Completes 18 Years Of Major Saab ...... major fight for love ......."


Amitabh Bachchan portrays a rural man in ads

Amitabh Bachchan portrays a rural man in ads

New Delhi, June 21 : Dhanuka Agritech Limited, an Indian agrochemical formulation company, has launched a series of TV commercials featuring megastar Amitabh Bachchan. He is seen as a rural man who guides farmers to use the right products on their crops.

A series of six commercials, created by PUSH Integrated, depicts the farmers' belief in astrologers and clairvoyants for predicting future cultivation and dependence on God for protecting their crops from destruction.


Big B celebrates 9 yrs of `Jhoom Barabar Jhoom'

Big B celebrates 9 yrs of `Jhoom Barabar Jhoom'

New Delhi, June 16 : The 2007 star-studded film 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom' has completed its nine glorious years today and Amitabh Bachchan is taking a stroll down memory lane to celebrate it.

Sharing a picture of himself from the movie, the 73-year-old actor tweeted, "T 2288 - 9 Years of 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom .. ' !! Shooting on real platform at London railways .. baaadduumba !!."

Big B was seen in a special appearance in the Shaad Ali's directorial.


Abhishek feels dad Amitabh `outdid` himself in 'TE3N'

Abhishek feels dad Amitabh `outdid` himself in 'TE3N'

New Delhi, June 12 : Abhishek Bachchan has branded his father Amitabh Bachchan as a "magician" as he feels that Big B has outdone his past performances with 'TE3N.'

In a series of tweets, the 40-year-old actor wrote, "Just when you think that he cannot out do his last performance.... He does. @SrBachchan is a magician. #TE3N."

He continued, "Not going to carry on tweeting about him. Am gonna go across and give him a giant hug. # TE3N."

"Te3n has been seen. If you haven't, you must! Loved the film. Everyone is in such fine form. Vidya, Nawaz, Ribhu @sujoy_g," Abhishek added.


Digitise old films as soon as possible: Big B

Digitise old films as soon as possible: Big B

Kolkata, June 8 : Having worked both in celluloid and digital medium, megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday advocated preserving films for posterity by digitising them.

"We have forgotten and lost the word 'film'. There is no film, no celluloid. That's a huge change. Film was a very expensive commodity in my time so if there were retakes it was a huge pressure for us as well as for the producers.

"Now with digital, there is the freedom to take long shots. It gives you the liberty to shoot for several minutes at a time," Bachchan told media here when asked on the changes in cinema.


Big B celebrates 37 yrs of `Mr. Natwarlal'

Big B celebrates 37 yrs of `Mr. Natwarlal'

New Delhi, June 8 : The 1979 Hindi action comedy 'Mr. Natwarlal' has completed its glorious 37 years today and its lead actor Amitabh Bachchan takes a stroll down his memory lane to remember and celebrate it.

Celebrating the milestone, the 73-year-old veteran actor shared throwback pictures from his movie, writing, "T 2280 - 37 years ago .. 'Mr Natwarlal' released a day from today .. and in 3 days 'TE3N' to be released 10.06.2016."

Directed by Rakesh Kumar, the movie also starred Rekha, Ajit Khan and Amjad Khan.


Big-B feels H'wood to be threat to local film industry

Big-B feels H'wood to be threat to local film industry

Karachi, June 7 : Though he is the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan feels Hollywood to be a huge threat to the Indian market.

Recently, during an interview with a leading newspaper, the 73-year-old actor said that wherever Hollywood industry has gone, "it has destroyed the local film industry," reports the Dawn.

"We have to fight them. This is competition. We know that Hollywood is very powerful. Wherever it has gone, it has destroyed the local film industry," he said.


Big B, Fawad Khan may share screen for 'Jugalbandi'

Big B, Fawad Khan may share screen for 'Jugalbandi'

New Delhi, June 6 : Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan has managed to keep the mystery surrounding Salman Khan's next alive, but according to the latest buzz, he may be sharing the screen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in the film, titled ' Jugalbandi.'

According to a leading magazine, Bollywood's Shehanshah will be seen as a 'guru' and the 34-year-old actor will play his 'shishya' in the movie, which revolves around this relationship, with music as its backdrop.

While the Khan banner has given thumbs up to the duo, the hunt for its leading lady and a director is still on.


Bachchan family-starrer `Sarkar Raj` turns 8

Bachchan family-starrer `Sarkar Raj` turns 8

New Delhi, June 6 : ' Sarkar Raj,' a 2008 Ram Gopal Verma directorial, starring the Bachchans i.e. Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya, has completed its eight glorious years today.

The 73-year-old actor took to his blog to upload a posted of the movie, on which it was written, "6 June 2008-2016 8 YEARS OF CELEBRATION."

This political drama thriller, set in the world of Indian politics and crime, is a direct sequel to the 2005 film 'Sarkar.'

The blockbuster film was premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, the New York Asian Film Festival, and the 9th IIFA World Premiere-Bangkok.


Amitabh Bachchan in 'so much admiration' of new talent

Amitabh Bachchan in 'so much admiration' of new talent

Mumbai, June 4 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he enjoys working with the new breed of actors and directors, and that he is amazed at how they can be "so perfect" in their first outing.

The 73-year-old said: "I am in so much admiration of this talent. I am amazed how they can be so perfect in their very first outing. I can't find any mistakes. I am still learning. I make so many mistakes, but these people are so good. I really love being with them and see them work and how they approach their work. They are every relaxed."


Lip-syncing a rarity in films now: Amit Trivedi

Lip-syncing a rarity in films now: Amit Trivedi

New Delhi, June 4 : Rajesh Khanna-Kishore Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan-Sudesh Bhonsle and Shah Rukh Khan-Abhijeet Bhattacharya are some of the famous actor-singer 'jodis', who gave Bollywood some of its hit songs. But this is a rarity nowadays, says musician Amit Trivedi, who feels it's because of a lack of songs which need lip-syncing.

He, however, says this is also giving musicians a chance to experiment with new voices.


Amitabh Bachchan turns baddie for 'Aankhen 2'

Amitabh Bachchan turns baddie for 'Aankhen 2'

New Delhi, June 4 : It is no secret that Amitabh Bachchan believes in testing his limits with every new project and now, the Bollywood's Shehanshah is going to add a "villainy" feather to his hat with 'Aankhen 2'.

According to a leading daily, the 73-year-old actor will once again team up with director Aditya Chopra for the sequel to Aankhen (2002), but this time with a twist as he will be the bad guy.

Confirming the news, the legendary actor said, "I have a film with Gaurang Doshi which I start after Pink. And that's Aankhen 2," adding "I play the villain."


'TE3N' gets U/A certificate

'TE3N' gets U/A certificate

Mumbai, June 3 : Director Ribhu Dasgupta's forthcoming thriller "TE3N" has been granted a U/A certificate without any cuts.

"'TE3N' gets a U/A with no cuts from the censor. But the board was so cool... Great group of people," the film's producer, Sujoy Ghosh, tweeted on Thursday night.

The film, which is set in Kolkata, features megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

Releasing on June 10, "TE3N" will also see a special appearance by actress Vidya Balan as an investigative officer. IANS


Big B shares pics with wife Jaya on 43rd wedding anniversary

Big B shares pics with wife Jaya on 43rd wedding anniversary

New Delhi, June 3 : Bollywood's golden couple, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, has entered in their 43rd year of togetherness today with fans pouring their best wishes.

The 73-year-old veteran actor took to his Twitter page and wrote, "It shall be impossible to thank all that wish us for our wedding Anniversary .. but thank you all."

The couple, who got married on June 3, 1973, has been seen together in the movies like 'Chupke Chupke', 'Abhimaan', 'Silsila', 'Zanjeer' and 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.'


I take criticism as an incentive: Amitabh Bachchan

I take criticism as an incentive: Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan has had his share of detractors in his long cinematic career but the megastar says rather than shying away from criticism, he uses it to improve further.

"It (criticism) is important for us, it helps in improving yourself... I don't look at criticism as it is rubbish and not read it. I sometimes use it as an incentive," Bachchan said in an interview.

"So, when there is a critic, a write up or assessment of your work, it's wonderful to have another view point, you get a different perspective."


B-town expresses condolence to producer Vikas Mohan

B-town expresses condolence to producer Vikas Mohan

New Delhi, May 31 : The Bollywood film fraternity has expressed condolence at the sad demise of producer and well known trade analyst Vikas Mohan, who passed away this morning.

As per reports, Mohan had yesterday evening suffered a heart attack.

Expressing his condolence, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor tweeted, "RIP. Vikas Mohan. Old friend,always a pleasant smiling face. Condolences to the family."

Filmmaker Sajid Khan tweeted, "R.I.P. Vikas Mohanji...loved and respected by the entire film industry...he will be missed..."


Amitabh Bachchan shares throwback photograph with father

Amitabh Bachchan shares throwback photograph with father

Mumbai, May 29 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shared a black and white photograph of himself with his late father and poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

The National Award winner also shared that he was posing with Padma Shri and his father with Padma Bhushan at his home Sopaan in Delhi.

"Being in Sopaan...Being with my father and ma! He with Padma Bhushan, me with Padma Shri," he tweeted on Saturday. IANS


Big B's 'TE3N' not to clash with Irrfan's 'Madaari'

Big B's 'TE3N' not to clash with Irrfan's 'Madaari'

New Delhi, May 28 : Irrfan Khan-starrer upcoming social-thriller 'Madaari,' which was earlier scheduled to release on June 10 alongside Amitabh Bachchan's TE3N, will now hit the theartres on July 15.

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to his Twitter handle to inform about the change in the release date and tweeted, "# Madaari will now release on 15 July 2016, instead of the earlier announced date 10 June 2016. Nishikant Kamat directs the film."


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.


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