Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023

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.


When Anurag Kashyap told Big B to tone down 'Amitabh Bachchan wali acting', producers began panicking: 'Yeh show band karwayega'

February 07, 2023 12:09 pm

Anurag Kashyap recalled what he described as a 'kamaal ka kissa' about working with Amitabh Bachchan on the television show Yudh.

Salim Khan says Amitabh Bachchan did not maintain his relationship with him: 'Voh kisiko kareeb aane nahi dete'

February 05, 2023 9:13 am

Salim Khan spoke about Amitabh Bachchan's reclusive nature in a new interview, and said that they were never close friends.

Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan most searched celebs on Amazon Fire TV, Pushpa The Rise most in demand movie

January 31, 2023 5:11 pm

According to Amazon Fire TV Streaming trends, tv show Taarak Mehta ka Ooltah Chashmah once again retained its top spot as most searched show via Alexa in 2022.

Amitabh Bachchan celebrates after Abhishek Bachchan bags top spot in OTT Star poll, recalls the ‘jibes and sarcasm’: ‘He proves to all…’

January 30, 2023 3:55 pm

Abhishek Bachchan was named the No. 1 OTT Star (Male) in a mood of the nation poll.

Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan celebrate Abhishek Bachchan's birthday as per Hindu calendar: 'May the blessings of Saraswati Devi be upon you, Abhishek'

January 26, 2023 8:56 pm

Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan celebrated Abhishek Bachchan's birthday at their home in Mumbai. They also celebrated the festival of Basant Panchami.

Amitabh Bachchans are not created, they are born: Javed Akhtar

January 20, 2023 9:20 pm

Javed Akhtar said actors like Amitabh Bachchan are great because of their talent and not because somebody created them.

Watch: When Amitabh Bachchan's words got smiles on faces of Messi and Ronaldo

January 20, 2023 10:19 am

The iconic actor stopped a bit longer when shaking hands with Argentina's world cup-winning Messi and Portugal star Ronaldo.

PSG vs Riyadh XI: Amitabh Bachchan greets Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, fans say 'Big B's here to decide the GOAT debate'

January 20, 2023 8:59 am

Amitabh Bachchan was the guest of honour at PSG vs Al Nassr-Al Hilal XI football match in Riyadh, where he interacted with Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Kylian Mbappé.

When Rekha said she is only scared of Big B: 'Pyaar se darr nahi lagta, voh toh main beintehaan kar sakti hun'

January 18, 2023 2:24 pm

Rekha visited the sets of Bigg Boss 8 and revealed that she was scared of only one person - Big B.

When Amitabh Bachchan rated himself 7.5 as a husband, wife Jaya Bachchan gave him only 5 points: 'The most annoying experience of my life is when...'

January 17, 2023 12:22 pm

Jaya Bachchan had once shared that she is not the top priority of her husband Amitabh Bachchan. She ranks after his parents, children and his work.


Pongal 2023: Jr NTR, Kamal Haasan, Amitabh Bachchan wish fans on the harvest festival

January 16, 2023 4:10 pm

How did you celebrate the harvest festival this year?

Shah Rukh Khan jokingly blames Rani Mukerji for imperfect Bengali; Amitabh Bachchan hugs Mardaani actor: Highlights from KIFF 2022

December 15, 2022 9:59 pm

The Kolkata International Film Festival was attended by Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and many others.

Vikram Gokhale (1945-2022): A look at the actor’s life and work

November 26, 2022 4:39 pm

Vikram Gokhale, who made his Bollywood debut in 1971, has acted in more than 80 films and 17 TV shows. The veteran actor passed away on November 26.

Amitabh Bachchan@80: Exhibition offers insight into the 'myth, the man, and the moment' with master artists' works

October 27, 2022 11:35 am

The statement noted that each original artwork tells the story of this country, its pathologies, anxieties, paradoxes, fears, celebrations, failures and triumphs

How Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 80th birthday

October 12, 2022 5:18 pm

Shweta Bachchan took us inside her dad and megastar Amitabh Bachchan's birthday celebration.

On Amitabh Bachchan's 80th birthday, revisiting some of his most iconic looks

October 11, 2022 9:41 am

Happy Birthday, Amitabh Bachchan: He is admired for his enigmatic on-screen persona, but Big B's fashion is equally charismatic. Which one is your favourite?

On the sets with Amitabh Bachchan

October 10, 2022 8:57 pm

Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan is turning 80 on October 11. 'Age is just a number' for the super energetic Big B who keeps himself busy with projects even after all these years.

Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan: 11 celebrity photos you should not miss today

July 18, 2022 7:48 pm

See the latest photos of Ranveer Singh, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Mini Mathur, Mira Rajput Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, and Ranbir Kapoor among others.

Malaika Arora, Sara Ali Khan, Mouni Roy: 11 celebrity photos you should not miss

June 05, 2022 4:46 pm

Here are the latest photos of Salman Khan, Kartik Aaryan, Sara Ali Khan, Malaika Arora, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mouni Roy, Amitabh Bachchan, Nora Fatehi, Anupam Kher, Rhea Kapoor, and Shilpa Shetty Kundra among others.

Katrina Kaif, Bobby Deol, Amitabh Bachchan: 10 celebrity photos you should not miss

April 21, 2022 5:05 pm

Here are the latest photos of Katrina Kaif, Malaika Arora, Amitabh Bachchan, Bobby Deol, Kapil Sharma, and Vidyut Jammwal among others.


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.