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"Jaya is my wife and while talking to her we decided about it. She wants to work and I am very happy about it," Big B, who gave hit movies like "Mili", "Abhimaan" and "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" with Jaya, told reporters at an event here.
The show, said to be based on a Gujarati novel, will trace the life of a single parent. To be produced by Endemol, it will be aired on Sony Entertainment Television.
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- Machan Kumar
There were reports that the megastar is in talks to star opposite Rekha in a film that will be directed by Aditya Chopra.
"No, I am not doing that (film). But if you know anybody there (at Yrf), then suggest my name," Big B told reporters at the launch of Just Dial search engine here.
"I also read it (that I will be working with Rekha in Yrf's next) but there is no truth to it," he added.
Big B and Rekha were last seen together in Yash. »
- Rahul Kapoor
Mumbai, Dec.8: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has claimed that India is moving in a forward direction to become a developed nation.
During a promotional event in India's showbiz capital, Mumbai, Bachchan said he dislikes India being called a developing nation
"I hate being India called a developing nation, I want it to be called the first nation of the world, I want the nation to be developed and I think we are moving forward in that direction," said Bachchan.
Bachchan is a rage among the Indian cinema lovers who gained popularity during 1970s and 1980s.
His best-known film, "Sholay", ran. »
- Arun Pandit
Mumbai, Dec 8: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got nostalgic when he returned to late filmmaker V. Shantaram's Rajkamal Studios, where he had shot many important sequences for his blockbuster movie "Deewaar", for an advertisement shoot.
"At work. At the iconic Rajkamal Studios after ages. The great V. Shantaram still lives among this creation of his," Amitabh tweeted early Sunday morning.
The 71-year-old, who shot an advertisement for a real estate company, went down memory lane and cherished filming in the studio years back.
"At Rajkamal Studios, iconic, strange nostalgia - Shooting on the same floor of 'Deewar'. »
- Machan Kumar
At an open question and answer session on Friday night, Amitabh Bachchan claimed that he was not qualified to write an autobiography.
Host Rajdeep Sardesai asked, “But isn’t it what several legends have done – penned autobiographies to share their life with the world”. Amitabh replied with, “I have never considered myself a legend”.
Despite an illustrious career spanning four decades, the humble actor declared that he had no intentions of writing an autobiography explained by the fact that he “didn’t even know what happened in the past seven minutes” and thus, recounting over 70 years of his life would be quite a task.
With now over 7 million followers on twitter, Amitabh started the celebrity blogging trend in India back in 2010. While many of his fans will be disappointed to hear that there is no autobiography on the cards, they’ll be happy to know that the tweeting and blogging will be whole-heartedly continuing. »
- Natalie Rout
After a hiatus period, acclaimed filmmaker, Suneel Darshan, is all set to produce once more, this time making a romantic comedy featuring his son, Shiv Darshan, as the lead. Suneel Darshan, who gave audiences evergreen, Box Office hits such as Ek Rishtaa starring Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar; and Andaaz starring Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Priyanka Chopra, is back from a six-year sabbatical to give Shiv a grand entry into Bollywood, following his acting and dance studies at schools in New York. Femina Miss India Earth 2011, Hasleen Kaur, plays the main lead opposite Shiv Darshan in the film.
Karle Pyaar Karle is an adrenaline and action-packed, edgy love story about two rebels, Kabir and Preet, playing the game of life.
The unstable environment within their homes manifests in their daring attitude towards life. In childhood, Kabir and Preet indulge in dangerous games, trying to defy the fear and complexities within. »
- Press Releases
The last time they shared screen space was in the 2005 movie "Waqt - The Race Against Time".
"The shoot of 'Bhootnath Returns' with the wonderful and most affable Boman Irani. Always a joy. Working with him after 'Waqt'," Amitabh tweeted Wednesday.
Boman thanked him for his kind words.
"Thanks Mr. B for your warm words. Always a pleasure to meet you," said Boman.
Srk enjoys lazing around at home
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, whose time is mostly occupied. »
- Rahul Kapoor
In the last week of November when Anees Bazmee leaves with his three heroes John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar for Dubai to shoot for Welcome Back, the sequel to the 2007 hit Welcome, it would be no ordinary crew.
Shooting will start for a film without one important actor being cast. Anees is yet to lock in on the actor to play Feroz Khan's role in Welcome. We all know how keen Anees is to cast Amitabh Bachchan in the role left vacant by Feroz Khan.
Anees has now carried his determination to get the Big B's affirmation to a new level. He won't cast for the role until the Big B says yes.
Speaking with deafening finality on the subject, Anees who is just back from Dubai after finalizing his locations for Welcome Back, says, "It's really very simple. It's Bachchan Saab or bust. I cannot see anyone else in the role. »
- Subhash K. Jha
Mumbai, Dec 2: The 2013 edition of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" has come to an end, and its host, megastar Amitabh Bachchan says working on the reality game show has brought him face-to-face with what goes behind the world of television and general entertainment channels.
The concluding episode of the season was aired on Sony Entertainment Television Sunday. He played a double role as the host, as well as Lallan bhaiya, a common man dressed in a dhoti-kurta.
After getting a positive feedback on the innovative finale, Big B took to Twitter and posted: "Thank you all for the reactions on Kbc and Lallan bhaiya! One take and. »
- Machan Kumar
Mumbai, Dec 2: Director Anees Bazmee is so keen to cast Amitabh Bachchan in "Welcome Back" he won't shoot for the particular sequence unless the megastar agrees. He also denies approaching Rekha for the movie.
A sequel to 2007 hit comedy "Welcome", part two has three heroes - John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and Nana Patekar. Bazmee wants Big B to step in to play the Don, essayed by late Feroz Khan in the original.
He said: "It's really very simple. It's Bachchan saab or bust. I cannot see anyone else in the role. So until he says yes, we are not shooting that particular role or shooting with any of the actors who have. »
- Meeta Kabra
The Westbury gallery in London’s Mayfair was recently adorned with rare Bollywood memorabilia. “Conferro Auctions”, a British based auction house, premiered through a special and rare event – a vintage Bollywood auction that took place on the 29th of November.
Consisting of a 150 lots, the memorabilia reflected a wide range of vintage Bollywood posters, banners, LP’s, synopses, lobby cards and gramophones. From Amitabh Bachchan’s angry Deewar (1975) to Rehka’s courtesan persona in Umrao Jaan (1981), the gallery was truly a celebration of Bollywood and the history that has been made since the very first Bollywood film Raja Harishchandra, a century ago in 1913. The auction covered the myriad of Bollywood’s journey, including the shockingly erotically charged poster for Satyam Shivam Sundaram (1978) to the vintage Purab aur Paschim (1970) LP and so much more.
Not only providing a unique opportunity for buyers to own a piece of Bollywood history, the auction »
- Aashi Gahlot
New Delhi, Nov 30: If there was one character from a book that Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan would love to bring alive on screen, it would be his father's role from his autobiography, "In the Afternoon of Time: An Autobiography"
During an open question-and-answer session at the Penguin Annual Lecture 2013 in the capital Friday night, an enthusiastic fan out of an audience of almost a thousand asked Big B to pick one of his beloved characters that he'd like to play in a film.
He gave it a thought, and said: "Maybe I'd like to play the role that my father played in his autobiography."
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- Smith Cox
New Delhi, Nov 30: Indian cinematic icon Amitabh Bachchan Friday took to the Penguin Annual Lecture 2013 podium, much to the joy of an eclectic audience of almost a thousand, and left them more star-struck as he spoke about empowering the country's women, Indian cinema, poetry and more.
The 71-year-old, looking handsome in a black formal suit, reached the venue, the Thyagaraj Stadium here at the scheduled time. The sound of the audience's applause took over the netball court at the facility and Big B, as humble as he is, responded by flashing a smile and folding his hands to gesture a "Namaste".
He touched upon his. »
- Amith Ostwal
Mumbai, Nov 29: He may be 71, but enjoys playing video games like a 7 or 17-year-old! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan joined his actor son Abhishek and superstar Shah Rukh Khan for a round of video games during their shooting schedule.
Big B had gone to Mehboob Studio to pick up Abhishek from the set of "Happy New Year". He saw that Abhishek and Shah Rukh, who also stars in the Farah Khan directorial, were engrossed in a game of football on PlayStation 4 (PS4).
"These people are not interested in work. Sitting in the comfort of Shah Rukh Khan's vanity van and immersed in a PS4 game of football, they take their own time to. »
- Anita Agarwal
They made headlines for an alleged affair in 1980s and till today, are remembered for their passionate chemistry and much-talked-about relation. They were last seen together on the big screen in Yash Chopra's blockbuster film Silsila, which released almost two decades back.Amitabh Bachchan and Rekha coming together on the celluloid again may be a far-fetched dream, though there were rumours of two working together in Welcome Back, which eventually proved to be false. But »
It takes guts to turn the conventional formulistic cinema about male bonding and revenge into a tightly wound intelligently scripted and judiciously executed drama of political subterfuge in Uttar Pradesh, a favourite haunt for Tigmanshu Dhulia's cinema, here turned into a hotbed of intrigue and drama.
"Bullett Raja" is woven around characters who aren't particular about the company or the morals that they keep. Politicians. »
- Machan Kumar
Vishesh tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Kanika Parab in Udaipur Nov 25.
The newly-wed couple is likely to head to Paris for their honeymoon.
Vishesh is film producer Mukesh Bhatt's son. He made his directorial. »
- Diksha Singh
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (Kank), directed by Karan Johar, is a film that explores complex human relationships. The film focuses on two married couples, Dev (Shah Rukh Khan) and Rhea (Preity Zinta) and Rishi (Abhishek Bachchan) and Maya (Rani Mukherji). However, the film is centred on the love story of Dev and Maya, which starts off as an extra marital affair and goes many trials and tribulations. This causes uproar not only in their relationship, but with the relationships they share with their married spouses.
Kank, which hit theaters in August of 2006, opened to a lukewarm reception at the Indian box office, and to huge fanfare and large collections to overseas box offices around the world. The differences in reactions to the film were attributed mainly to the cultural differences that existed between the Indian communities in India and abroad. The concept of divorce and extra marital affairs were not »
- Daniel Pillai
New Delhi, Nov 28: Firoz Fatma from Saharanpur has emerged the first female crorepati of the 2013 edition of popular reality TV game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (Kbc).
She took home a jackpot of Rs.1 crore from the show, hosted by Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Her victory will be showcased on the season's last episode Sunday.
A Bachelor of Science student from Uttar Pradesh, Fatma participated in the game show to win a certain amount to pay off her deceased father's loan.
Fatma had lost hope to make it to the hot seat this season, but she finally found her lucky moment.
"I was very nervous when. »
- Rahul Kapoor
India’s most loved TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati’s extra-punch added digital avatar; the “Kbc Web Game” emerged as one of the most popular games. Multi Screen Media (Msm) Pvt. Ltd. flagship “Kbc 2013 Web Game” witnessed 4.3 million game plays since its launch, three months ago. The Web Game is packed with a host of rich and immersive video content, exciting features and real-like gaming experience.
The unique “Kbc Web Game”, allows users to test their speed and accuracy by playing the game online; users can win iPads, gift vouchers and get to watch the show Live on the set. The feature allows the users to get a close-to-real experience like the Hot Seat Contestant – they can use all lifelines, score points and grow up the money tree.
The Kbc Web Game is hosted on the The KBCSony.com website. The website comes with the easy to navigate interface that »
- Press Releases
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