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The Bachchans to endorse firstcry

just now | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

In Bollywood, you are always known by your last film. But, in the ad fraternity, you are always known by the brand ambassadors who work for your brand. In a scenario where having more than one topnotch brand ambassador is always a dream come true, imagine what will be the scenario wherein not one, not two... but you have the whole family of superstars to endorse a brand! As per Bollywood Hungama's reliable sources, it's a casting coup of sorts where not just the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, but also Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have come together (for the first time ever!) to endorse an online portal named 'firstcry'. The official announcement of the same is awaited. »

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Amitabh Bachchan, Deepika Padukone & Irrfan Khan have fun at Piku’s poster shoot

11 hours ago | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The time is finally here! The shoot for the much-awaited poster for Shoojit Sircar’s Piku took place at Mehboob Studios, Bandra on Monday, 23rd February, 2015. The day was seemingly just as crazy and quirky as the film, with some bananas, a bicycle a host of other crazy props in the mix. Needless to say the actors had a great time shooting that also revealed the camaraderie of the cast.

The air was filled with excitement and enthusiasm as soon as the three actors entered the set, which was being tweeted live from Piku’s Twitter handle, using #PikuPosterShoot.

Big B, who was very excited to meet his two co-stars, also expressed his wish to act with them once again and tweeted about it as well. Later, he also mentioned about the shoot on his blog, “The shoot for the PR of ‘Piku’ has begun and there are some most unusual works being done. »

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Amitabh Bachchan Deepika Padukone have wrapped up the shoot of Piku

24 February 2015 10:30 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

After Aarakshan, we will see actress Deepika Padukone playing the role of Amitabh Bachchan's daughter once again in the upcoming Shoojit Sircar directorial Piku. This family drama is extensively shot in Kolkata and has recently completed its shoot schedule.

Amitabh Bachchan who has shot previously with the actress expressed his sorrow when he had to part ways with his co-stars after the end of the shoot. Recently, when the megastar came across Deepika Padukone and his yet another co-star from the film Irrfan Khan at an event, Amitabh reminisced about the days of the shoot and took to Twitter to mention about it. He said, "And meeting up with the lovely Deepika and the talented Irfan .. wanted to start shooting again for 'Piku' .. but its all over !"

Produced by Msm Motion Pictures, Piku also stars Moushumi Chatterjee, Jishu Sengupta and we will also see Pizza 3D actor Akshay Oberoi in a cameo. »

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This Holi, Dance with Shiamak In Pittsburgh, New York and in New Jersey!

22 February 2015 11:32 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The World’s biggest dance academy, Shiamak has received an overwhelming response in the USA with their classes running successfully in New York and New Jersey. After conducting a workshop at Tampa Bay, Florida they are ready to introduce dance enthusiasts in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to their famous Bollywood moves.

Celebrating the festival of colors, Holi, dancers will get a chance to experience Shiamak’s Bollywood Jazz to popular Bollywood music. Students will get an opportunity to learn from his expert faculty that has trained the biggest stars in India such as the legendary Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and many others. Holi, one of the most popular celebrations amongst South Asians globally, has many popular Bollywood songs exclusively dedicated to the festival.  This two day workshop being held in Pittsburg on March 7 – 8 will make these colors come alive through dance, fun and festivities.

Senior instructor, Bhuvan Sharma who »

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Natalia Feels A Connect With Salman Khan

22 February 2015 6:48 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Russian socialite, model and entrepreneur Natalia Kapchuk is making her Bollywood debut with Dilliwali Zaalim Girlfriend. While the gorgeous gal has been a fan of Bollywood, her recent journey to India, and Mumbai in particular has been most enriching, says the blonde beauty.

“I have grown up on Bollywood, I have always loved actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan. I saw Happy New Year, and I thought Deepika was gorgeous,” quipped Natalia, but when asked if she knows of a certain Mr. Salman Khan who is known to be giving breaks to PYTs all year around, Natalia was pat to reply, “I don’t know about the girls he has given breaks to, but I have heard of him and his charity work. He is certainly very good human being and being able to work with him in any capacity would be a wonderful thing, hope it happens in near future. »

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Royal World Premiere, Leicester Square, London

19 February 2015 12:00 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

On a mid February evening, Leicester Square was draped in pink and orange, the colours of Rajasthan. Although the heat of Rajasthan was certainly absent, with the London air becoming increasingly biting, one could have been stood in India at a wedding.

The air heavy with Bhangra and Bollywood beats, archways protruding with colourful marigold flowers, it was time to celebrate the world premiere of The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel!

The evening was one full of fun and celebration.

Karan’s Bollywood Masterclass (Kbm) built up the anticipation and entertained the public waiting with their slick Bollywood moves to beats such as Taal, Nagara Sang Dhol and Malang.

Gracing the orange carpet were the cast and crew of the film including Dame Judi Dench, Dame Maggie Smith, Celia Imrie, Ronald Pickup, Tina Desai, Lillete Dubey, Diana Hardcastle, Shazad Latif, director John Madden, writer Ol Parker and producer Graham Broadbent. »

- Aashi Gahlot

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Amitabh Bachchan on his Have Feet. Will Dance story and his association with Shiamak

18 February 2015 11:18 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

He is known as the Guru of Dance and with his unique fusion of classic dance with modern layers has choreographed some of the best dance moments in Bollywood, both on screen and on stage. We are of course talking about the great Shiamak Davar. He has worked with some of the best including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Hrihtik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit and so many more. Through his schools he has taught students all over the world and as he told us in an exclusive interview last year, “My mission is to spread the joy of dance and the power of dance to heal.”

Now we have something very unique from Shiamak just for our readers: a very cool campaign titled My Have Feet Will Dance Story. This special series will showcase video interactions with celebrities, famous alumni, instructors and students all who speak about their association »

- Stacey Yount

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Hey Bro Music Review

16 February 2015 12:02 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Hey Bro is a forthcoming film that has been directed by Ajay Chandok and features choreographer Ganesh Acharya as the main ‘hero’ of the film. A story about judwaa (twin) brothers with a twist, this is the first time that the audience will see Ganesh as an leading actor and not just a choreographer.

There are five songs in the soundtrack of Hey Bro and upon first hearing, one can instantly tell that they are situational songs and will make a lot more sense once seen with their respective promo video or within the film. The music of the film has been composed by music directors Nitz n Sony (Nitin Arora & Sony Chandy) who have very bravely experimented with the sound of their music and have not stuck purely to one music genre in this album.

First up is Mera Gaana Bajade DJ which has vocals by Sunidhi Chauhan and Ali Zafar. »

- Jem Raj

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Big B, Akshay, Ajay, Hrithik and Ranveer Refuse To Charge Money For ‘Hey Bro’ Cameos

14 February 2015 1:05 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

It has already been reported that Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Ajay Devgn, Govinda, Akshay Kumar, Prabhudeva and Ranveer Singh will be seen in cameos in choreographer Ganesh Acharya’s acting debut and home banner production movie Hey Bro.

However, what many might not know is that none of these actors charged a single penny for their special appearances in the film. A source attached to the film said, “Ganesh has worked with most of the stars at some or the other point of time in his career and when he approached these actors for a cameo, they all readily agreed. Not only this, none of them charged him a single penny.”

Confirming the news, Ganesh said, “I am heartily thankful to each and every one of them for supporting my film and I hope ‘Hey Bro’ is enjoyed by one and all when it releases.”

Directed by Ajay Chandhok, »

- Stacey Yount

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Amitabh Bachchan to inaugurate Film Heritage Foundations workshop

13 February 2015 3:50 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The Indian film industry recently celebrated 100 years and that is a depiction of the legacy that Bollywood has. With the news of many archived films being destroyed, the Film Heritage Foundation has taken the initiative to preserve the rich Bollywood content and will be conducting a workshop. While many of the Bollywood celebrities are supporting this initiative, megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be inaugurating the workshop along with Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis. The workshop, titled 'Film Preservation and Restoration School India 2015', will start from February 22 to February 28, 2015. Amitabh Bachchan who will be the chief guest at the opening ceremony of the workshop expressed his surprise over the kind of content we possess. He also further explained the importance of preserving such unique cinema and expressed his happiness over participating in this campaign. He added that this initiative is a process that can lead to a movement for »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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Dhanushs next to be an intense love story

10 February 2015 3:34 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

South sensation Dhanush, who made his Bollywood debut with Ranjhanaa, was recently seen in the film Shamitabh alongside Amitabh Bachchan and Akshara Hassan. Though there was plenty of hype surrounding Shamitabh, the film has been underperforming at the box office. However, despite its slow performance we hear that Dhanush has already been roped in for his third Bollywood outing. In fact we hear that Dhanush will be seen in Aanand L Rai's next after the latter completes Tanu Weds Manu 2. Confirming his presence in the yet untitled venture, Dhanush stated that the film which is expected to go on floor probably in December will be an intense love story. »

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Kunal Kapoor and Naina Bachchan tie the knot

10 February 2015 2:53 AM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

The very suave Kunal Kapoor, after having won many hearts with his performances in Bollywood, finally tied the knot yesterday in the idyllic Seychelles islands. The girl is none other than very beautiful Naina Bachchan (daughter of Ajitabh Bachchan and Amitabh Bachchan's niece). The couple got married in an intimate beach ceremony on an island in the Seychelles with only their immediate families present. It is also believed that the couple plan to host a reception soon in the capital where Naina's parents live. Bollywood Hungama wishes this couple a blissful life ahead. »

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Amitabh Bachchan: Meet the biggest movie star in the world

9 February 2015 11:18 AM, PST | The Independent | See recent The Independent news »

If you haven't heard of Amitabh Bachchan, I feel rather sorry for you. He is, after all, the greatest actor Indian cinema has produced and his films are some of the greatest you are ever likely to see. Bachchan has been a phenomenon for more than four decades and at 72 he is still making films that excite and surprise audiences around the world. »

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Shamitabh review – Amitabh Bachchan in affectionate but incoherent satire

9 February 2015 4:29 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

This Bollywood tale about a mute who tries to be a movie star fails to follow through on the theme of losing one’s authentic voice in a film industry rife with phonies

The Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been universally recognised as a voice of authority for some time: it’s why Baz Luhrmann cast him as Jewish gangster Meyer Wolfsheim in his Gatsby remake. Back home, Bachchan has partnered with writer-director R Balki for a trio of films examining the pitfalls of ageing. After 2007’s crowd-pleasing May-December romance Cheeni Kum and 2009’s peculiar Benjamin Button variant Paa, the new release Shamitabh forms the pair’s most self-reflexive endeavour yet: a movieland tale that finds Bachchan playing a former performer whose voice soars over his drastically reduced circumstances.

Related: Amitabh Bachchan: My father watched my films for their 'poetic justice in two and a half hours’

Continue reading. »

- Mike McCahill

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The Storyline of Piku Leaves Deepika in Awe

7 February 2015 2:00 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

She is known for giving us some of the finest performances by any star in recent years—from Cocktail to Ram Leela, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani to Race 2 , Finding Fanny to Happy New Year, Deepika Padukone is set to take her acting prowess a notch higher with Shoojit Sircar’s family comedy drama Piku.

Apart from the fact that the film is a casting coup—since it brings Amitabh Bachchan, Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone together for the first time,  Piku is also Deepika’s first stand alone title role since her debut in Om Shanti Om. In this quirky father-daughter tale, Deepika plays a modern Bengali girl alongside Amitabh Bachchan who plays her father.

Currently India’s top actress, Deepika has always experimented with films, a fact that is evident from the diverse range of roles she has played in the past. It is this desire to seek »

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Hey Bro – a tale of Judwaa with a Twist

7 February 2015 1:00 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The trailer of Hey Bro has garnered a lot of positive responses from the film fraternity as well as the audiences, they also launched a promotional song ‘Birju’ featuring Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Ranveer Singh and Prabhudheva which has created quite a buzz on social media for its unique lyrics and rap. The song revolves around its catchy one liner “Birju…Maa ke kangan wapis karde re”, in which all the actors are seen asking the un-revealed character ‘Lala’ to return the Kangan. Singers Mika Singh and Udit Narayan have lent their voices to the song.

The first look poster of Hey Bro had Ganesh Acharya and Manindar looking in a fun Avatar, which set the tone of the movie. The song ‘Birju’ has already made it one of the most-talked about songs on social media platforms and topping the charts already.

Ganesh Acharya is an »

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Amitabh Bachchan In Conversation with Tommy Sandhu for BBC Asian Network!

6 February 2015 2:20 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

BBC Asian Network recently hosted a conversation with Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan.

On the 27th of January 2015, BollySpice was invited to join a mesmerised audience and witness a spectacular and touching conversation.

Presented by the charming Tommy Sandhu, Bloomsbury Theatre sprang to life as the inspirational icon stepped onto stage. As the crowds welcomed The Big B on stage, it was impossible to contain the excitement. Tommy struggled to get a word in edge ways.

There were roars of cheering, standing ovations and emotional cries.

Yes! Indeed, Mr Bachchan was now centre stage.

However, it was not just the audience who felt emotional. It was moving to clearly see the legendary super star touched by the loving admiration he received upon reception. Mr Bachchan stated that he was overwhelmed and thanked the audience for their continuous love and support throughout the years adding he was “deeply indebted”.

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- Aashi Gahlot

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Shamitabh Movie Review

6 February 2015 1:43 AM, PST | indicine | See recent indicine news »

R Balki always comes up with interesting story ideas and casts Amitabh Bachchan in interesting roles which almost always never fulfill the promise of the quirky premise and stay limited to the quirkiness of the premise. When we first heard about the cast of Shamitabh we were terribly excited because one of our favorite actors Dhanush was joining Amitabh Bachchan Read More »

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Karan Johar upset with the backlash to Aib Roast

5 February 2015 9:14 PM, PST | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

On Wednesday, Karan Johar held an emergency meeting in his office with all the directors and staff of his production house Dharma Productions to decide a plan of action regarding the dust that's been kicked up by the Aib's 'Roast' where Johar played 'Horny Host'. According to a close friend of Karan Johar, the filmmaker is badly shaken by all the controversy that has flared up. On Tuesday, The Federation Of Western India Cinema Employees (Fwice) which speaks for 22 Bollywood-related organizations, issued a strongly-worded condemnation of the 'Roast'. The letter describes the Roast as "a travesty of basic human decency in the name of entertainment and a blot on the culture and very tradition that we need to safeguard." Demanding an unconditional apology from the organizers and participants of the show the letter, signed by Kamlesh Pandey and Dilip Pithvam the President and General Secretary of the Fwice, respectively, warns »

- Subhash K. Jha

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Bollywood’s Biggest Superstars Come Together For Ganesh Acharya in Birju Song Video

5 February 2015 9:00 PM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

So here it is – the much awaited song ‘Birju‘ From Ganesh Acharya’s upcoming movie Hey Bro featuring mega stars like Amitabh BachchanHrithik RoshanAkshay KumarAjay Devgun, Ranveer Singh and Prabhudeva in a rare frame is finally unleashed!

‘Birju’ is an entertaining promotional song for Hey Bro, inspired by the film Mother India’s famous dialogue “Birju tu ayegva bitwa” and “ Lala meri maa ke Kangan luata de,” and the video is one unique video sure to turn viral judging by its ‘star studded’ frames!

Dance Maestro Ganesh Acharya is seen shaking a leg with none other than Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan and Prabhudeva on this zestful and peppy track. And adding the perfect tadka to the song is Ajay Devgn in his dashing suave avatar and Akshay Kumar at his wackiest best. Also for the first time we see Ranveer Singh doing some major rap and hip hop moves! »

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