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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian superstar who has appeared in numerous Hindi movies. He is often regarded as one of the greatest actors of Indian cinema. Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad, to poet father Harivansh Rai Srivastava (Bachchan), a well-known Hindi poet and mother Teji Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan achieved stardom with films like Zanjeer (1973), Deewar (1975), Don and Trishul. He also earned the tag of Angry Young Man for his powerful performances. Bachchan saw a sluggish career progress through the 80\'s. However, he came back as a host to of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC), the Indian adaptation of the British television game show, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Amitabh was \"voted the greatest star of stage or screen\" in a BBC Your Millennium online poll. BBC noted, \"Many people in the western world will not have heard of him....but is a reflection of the huge popularity of Indian films.\" In his second coming, he is enjoying a resurgence in popularity with films such as Pink, Paa, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Sarkaar etc.


Amitabh Bachchan recalls shooting 'Saara Zamana' amid 20,000 people: 40 years of Yaarana

October 23, 2021 10:12 am

The 1981 film Yaarana was a musical drama helmed by Rakesh Kumar. The film featured Amitabh Bachchan, Amjad Khan, Tanuja and Neetu Singh in pivotal roles.

On the set: death of Bruce Lee's son and child actors, injuries to Bachchan, others

October 24, 2021 8:17 am

A cinematographer has died after actor Alec Baldwin misfired a prop gun while shooting a film. A look at some of the serious accidents that have happened on set over the years, causing death and injury.

Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 winner Sahil Ahirwar: 'Fame and money will not shake my beliefs and ambition'

October 22, 2021 8:42 am

KBC 13: Amitabh Bachchan hosted game show found its second crorepati in Sahil Ahirwar. The 19-year-old talks about his experience on Kaun Banega Crorepati, meeting Big B and receiving a tweet by his crush Taapsee Pannu.

'Shows your concern for protecting children and young people': Anti-tobacco activists thank Amitabh Bachchan for terminating paan masala contract

October 21, 2021 12:17 pm

The decision came after a national anti-tobacco organisation requested him to withdraw from the ad campaign, claiming that it would prevent youngsters from getting addicted to tobacco.

Taapsee Pannu steps in as Amitabh Bachchan fails to answer questions of KBC 13's new crorepati, Sahil Ahirwal

October 22, 2021 8:55 am

KBC 13: Sahil Ahirwal, who will be answering a question that could bring him Rs 7 crore cash prize, confessed his love from Taapsee Pannu in front of host Amitabh Bachchan. Taapsee had to step in as Big B was unable to answer his questions.

Amitabh Bachchan dances with Kriti Sanon on KBC 13: ‘Brought back college days'

October 19, 2021 4:12 pm

Amitabh Bachchan will host Hum Do Humare Do actor Kriti Sanon on Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's Shaandaar Shukravaar episode.

'You had one job': Amitabh Bachchan's 'photoshopped' hand in jewellery ad sparks jokes online

October 17, 2021 12:38 pm

For the ad, Amitabh Bachchan was seen embracing Pooja Sawant to portray a father-daughter duo. However, his hands on Sawant's shoulder seem way out of place.

KBC 13: Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy reveal how they prepared for the Amitabh Bachchan-hosted show

October 15, 2021 7:26 pm

During the episode, Amitabh Bachchan will also be sharing some interesting anecdotes from the shoot of Sholay, and how the film went on to become a classic.

Amitabh Bachchan says Dharmendra will beat him up for revealing this Sholay story on KBC 13, Hema Malini agrees

October 13, 2021 2:56 pm

KBC 13 will host a Sholay special episode where host Amitabh Bachchan will be joined by Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy. The actors will reveal interesting stories about the iconic film.

KBC 13: The Rs 1 crore question that made Hussain Vohra quit Amitabh Bachchan show

October 13, 2021 10:37 am

KBC 13: Hussain Vohra, a businessman from Pune, won Rs 50 lakhs with the help of four lifelines. With a wish of building a house for himself, he played the question of Rs 1 crore but couldn't answer it.


Sara Ali Khan, Aamir Khan, Ananya Panday: 12 celebrity photos you should not miss today

September 19, 2021 8:14 pm

Here are some latest photos of Sara Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Nia Sharma, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Naga Chaitanya, Ranbir Kapoor, Malaika Arora, and Vicky Kaushal among others.

Vicky Kaushal, Amitabh Bachchan, Sunny Leone: 14 celebrity photos you should not miss today

August 29, 2021 3:53 pm

Here are the latest photos of Vicky Kaushal, Kiara Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Disha Patani, Ananya Panday, Shanaya Kapoor, Sunny Leone, and Sonali Bendre among others.

Amitabh Bachchan, Subhash Ghai and others attend Dilip Kumar's funeral

July 07, 2021 7:57 pm

Several top film personalities attended the funeral to pay their last respects to Dilip Kumar.

Jasmin Bhasin, Vicky Kaushal, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonu Sood: 26 celeb photos you should not miss today

June 24, 2021 7:35 am

Vicky Kaushal, Shahid Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Jasmin Bhasin and others shared photos on their respective social media handles.

'When I met Amitabh Bachchan for the first time, I saw danger': Jaya Bachchan's candid confession

June 03, 2021 11:59 am

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan's 48th anniversary: See some rare photos from Amitabh and Jaya's wedding

Amitabh Bachchan shares photos where he is fast asleep, fans ask 'but who clicked the pic?'

April 07, 2021 10:24 am

Amitabh Bachchan shared a few photos from for his upcoming film Goodbye.

Holi 2021: From Kareena Kapoor to Rahul Vaidya, inside Bollywood and TV celebs' celebrations

March 30, 2021 8:32 am

Holi 2021: From Abhishek Bachchan to Ananya Panday, from Priyanka Chopra to Rahul Vaidya, this is how Bollywood and TV stars celebrated Holi this year.

From Amitabh-Rekha to Prabhas-Anushka, 31 on-screen couples who changed the language of love

February 13, 2021 6:06 pm

Here's looking at all the iconic couples of Indian cinema.

24 celebrity photos you should not miss today

January 19, 2021 7:35 pm

Today's edition of celebrity photos features posts from Suhana Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Amit Sadh, Amitabh Bachchan and Samantha Akkineni, among others.

5 pictures from Amitabh, Aishwarya, Abhishek and Jaya Bachchan's New Year celebration

January 01, 2021 2:34 pm

The Bachchans had an intimate New Year celebration at their Mumbai residence Jalsa.


26/11 Stories of Strength – A Rare Performance by Amitabh Bachchan

June 22, 2020 6:09 pm

26/11 Stories of Strength – watch A Rare Performance by Amitabh Bachchan

26/11 Stories of Strength – A Rare Performance by Amitabh Bachchan

June 08, 2020 12:49 pm

On November 26,The Indian Express hosted the third edition of 26/11 Stories of Strength, an initiative to honour survivors and their families. Nritarutya Dance Company performed on Vande Mataram as Amitabh Bachan’s voice emerges in the background.

26/11 Stories of Strength - Amitabh Bachchan Speech

June 22, 2020 6:10 pm

On Nov 26, The Indian Express hosted the third edition of 26/11 Stories of Strength, an initiative to honour survivors and their families and to recount their stories of resilience in the face of grief and loss.

Thugs of Hindostan: Audience Review

June 22, 2020 6:11 pm

Thugs of Hindostan, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh, is the big Diwali release this year. Here's what the audience had to say after watching it.

All the winners of Kaun Banega Crorepati and what they are up to now

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Amitabh Bachchan returned with the tenth season of KBC on Sony channel. The reality game show has given us several winners ever since it debuted on Indian television in 2000. Here are all the top winners of KBC and what they are doing today.

Amitabh Bachchan’s full speech at 26/11 #StoriesOfStrength

June 08, 2020 12:25 pm

At the stories of strength event in 2008, Actor Amitabh Bachchan speaks on how we must recognise that to vilify a foe is no victory at all, to understand a foe is the first act of strength in resistance

Amitabh Bachchan Mourns Veteran Actor Om Puri's Death

June 22, 2020 7:14 pm

Amitabh Bachchan who has worked with the late actor Om Puri in several films like 'Baabul' 'Kyun ! Ho Gaya Na' and 'Lakshya' tweeted, "Shocked to learn of OM PURI Ji's passing just now.. a dear friend a lovable colleague and an exceptional talent .. in grief !"

Amitabh Bachchan, Tapsee Pannu Talk About Their Characters In Shoojit Sircar's Pink

June 08, 2020 11:53 am

Watch Amitabh Bachchan and Tapsee Pannu Talk About Their Characters In Shoojit Sircar's film Pink

Amitabh Bachchan At Pink Trailer Launch: I Want India To Be Free Of Rapes

June 08, 2020 11:51 am

At the trailer launch of the film Pink, Amitabh Bachchan expressed his wish of seeing a free India where rape crimes would be non-existent.