Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Harivansh Rai Shrivastava Bachchan was born to a prominent poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan in the year 1942. He is one of the most recognized and respected actor in the Indian as well as International Film industry. He made his Film debut in the year 1969 and since then hasn’t stopped and went on to win the Padma Vibhushan in 2015.

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HC disposes plea to remove Bachchan's voice from caller tune

18 Jan 2021

HC disposes plea to remove Bachchan's voice from caller tune

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking the removal of Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the COVID-19 caller tune.

COVID-19 caller tune featuring Bachchan's voice is being replaced

15 Jan 2021

COVID-19 caller tune featuring Bachchan's voice is being replaced

Ahead of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in India, the voice lent by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan for the coronavirus public service announcement on phone calls has been replaced with a new one starting Thursday.

'Death in Bollywood': BBC releases documentary on Jiah Khan's suicide

12 Jan 2021

'Death in Bollywood': BBC releases documentary on Jiah Khan's suicide

BBC has released a three-episode documentary series titled Death in Bollywood, revolving around the mysterious death of actor Jiah Khan in 2013.

Big B celebrates 45 million Twitter followers with vintage picture

09 Jan 2021

Big B celebrates 45 million Twitter followers with vintage picture

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan today clocked 45 million (4.5 crore) followers on the social media giant Twitter.

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

08 Jan 2021

Rhea Chakraborty should get a fair trial, says Rumi Jaffery

Actor Rhea Chakraborty had a tumultuous last year after the tragic death of her boyfriend, fellow actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

07 Jan 2021

Petition filed to remove Bachchan's voice from COVID-19 caller tune

A Public Interest Litigation or PIL has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the removal of the Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's voice from the caller tune on precautions against the coronavirus.

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

07 Jan 2021

Shah Rukh Khan to grace 26th Kolkata film festival inauguration

The ongoing coronavirus health crisis has put a halt to almost everything, with top film festivals and various cultural activities facing the brunt of the pandemic.

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

05 Jan 2021

Janhvi Kapoor buys plush new home worth Rs. 39 crore

Bollywood actor Janhvi Kapoor has recently bought an expensive property in an upscale area in Mumbai, several reports said.

Time in jail has crushed Rhea Chakraborty's morale: Rumi Jaffery

31 Dec 2020

Time in jail has crushed Rhea Chakraborty's morale: Rumi Jaffery

Filmmaker Rumi Jaffery recently talked about his friend, actor Rhea Chakraborty, and disclosed that the jail experience has completely changed her.

Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

30 Dec 2020

Ranbir and Alia are not getting engaged today: Randhir Kapoor

As Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt jet off together to Ranthambore with their families to celebrate the New Year, rumors of their engagement started doing the rounds online.

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

26 Dec 2020

Superstar Rajinikanth is progressing well, say hospital authorities

Actor and politician Rajinikanth, who was admitted to a hospital yesterday over "severe fluctuations" in his blood pressure, is now progressing well, said the hospital authorities in a medical bulletin.

Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

24 Dec 2020

Would be married to Alia if not for pandemic: Ranbir

Actor Ranbir Kapoor has finally opened up about his wedding plans with his girlfriend and fellow actor Alia Bhatt.

Ayushmann Khurrana announces new film titled 'Doctor G'

22 Dec 2020

Ayushmann Khurrana announces new film titled 'Doctor G'

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is all set to play the role of a doctor in his upcoming film titled Doctor G.

Big B remembers mother Teji Bachchan on death anniversary

21 Dec 2020

Big B remembers mother Teji Bachchan on death anniversary

Penning a soulful tribute to his mother Teji Bachchan on her 13th death anniversary today, Amitabh Bachchan said her blessings continue to be with the family.

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

18 Dec 2020

Sonu Sood, Shraddha Kapoor named 'Hottest Vegetarians' by PETA

Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Shraddha Kapoor have been named the hottest vegetarian celebrities for 2020 by PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) India.

Kanika Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty among 2020's most googled personalities

11 Dec 2020

Kanika Kapoor, Rhea Chakraborty among 2020's most googled personalities

With the new year just around the corner, it's time to look back at how this year unfolded.

Akshay, SRK feature on Forbes' list of most influential stars

09 Dec 2020

Akshay, SRK feature on Forbes' list of most influential stars

Forbes Asia has released a list of top 100 most influential celebrities on social media across the Asia-Pacific region.

Bachchan, 'Dil Bechara,' 'Mirzapur 2' most tweeted about in 2020

08 Dec 2020

Bachchan, 'Dil Bechara,' 'Mirzapur 2' most tweeted about in 2020

Just like every other industry, 2020 was an unusual year for the entertainment world too.

TV actor Divya Bhatnagar dies of COVID-19 at 34

07 Dec 2020

TV actor Divya Bhatnagar dies of COVID-19 at 34

Television actor Divya Bhatnagar, perhaps best known for her role in the show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, has passed away after battling COVID-19.

Fire breaks out at Fatima Sana Shaikh's residence; actor safe

05 Dec 2020

Fire breaks out at Fatima Sana Shaikh's residence; actor safe

On Thursday night, a fire broke out at actor Fatima Sana Shaikh's residence, after which she called the fire department.

'Jug Jugg Jeeyo': Varun Dhawan, Neetu Kapoor test COVID-19 positive

04 Dec 2020

'Jug Jugg Jeeyo': Varun Dhawan, Neetu Kapoor test COVID-19 positive

Amid the shooting of their upcoming film Jug Jugg Jeeyo, actors Varun Dhawan and Neetu Kapoor have tested positive for COVID-19, according to several reports.

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

03 Dec 2020

Actor Shiv Kumar Verma suffering from COPD; CINTAA seeks help

Veteran actor Shiv Kumar Verma, who has also worked in many movies including Halla Bol, is suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and has been hospitalized.

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

02 Dec 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput tops Yahoo's most searched personalities' list

Late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput has topped Yahoo's annual list of the most searched personalities of the year.

Saroj Khan's granddaughter is still unaware of her death

25 Nov 2020

Saroj Khan's granddaughter is still unaware of her death

Legendary Bollywood choreographer, Saroj Khan, who was fondly known as the Mother of Dance, passed away earlier this year but her unforgettable charm lives on.

'Scam 1992' actor Nikhil Dwivedi tests positive for coronavirus

20 Nov 2020

'Scam 1992' actor Nikhil Dwivedi tests positive for coronavirus

Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi, who recently featured in the web series Scam 1992, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Supreme Court refuses to lift stay on release of 'Jhund'

20 Nov 2020

Supreme Court refuses to lift stay on release of 'Jhund'

The Supreme Court has refused to lift the stay on the release of Amitabh Bachchan-starrer upcoming film Jhund.

'KBC 12': Second 'crorepati,' Mohita Sharma, talks about her experience

19 Nov 2020

'KBC 12': Second 'crorepati,' Mohita Sharma, talks about her experience

Amitabh Bachchan-hosted game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12 got its second "crorepati" this week.

Salman Khan isolates himself after staff members contract COVID-19

19 Nov 2020

Salman Khan isolates himself after staff members contract COVID-19

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's personal driver and two staff members have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Nazia Nasim, 'KBC 12's first 'crorepati,' talks about her journey

12 Nov 2020

Nazia Nasim, 'KBC 12's first 'crorepati,' talks about her journey

On Wednesday's episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati season 12, Nazia Nasim became the first contestant of this season to win the enviable prize of Rs. 1 crore.

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

09 Nov 2020

Chiranjeevi tests positive for COVID-19; quarantined at home

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Ajay Devgn all set to direct Amitabh Bachchan in 'Mayday'

08 Nov 2020

Ajay Devgn all set to direct Amitabh Bachchan in 'Mayday'

After a gap of seven years, Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan are all set to reunite for another exciting project.

FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, 'KBC' for hurting religious sentiments

03 Nov 2020

FIR against Amitabh Bachchan, 'KBC' for hurting religious sentiments

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA in Maharashtra on Tuesday approached the police, seeking action against Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and the makers of television game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12, which the 78-year-old actor currently hosts.

Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

03 Nov 2020

Naseeruddin Shah's son Vivaan tests positive for COVID-19

Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's younger son, actor Vivaan Shah has tested positive for COVID-19.

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam tests positive for coronavirus

01 Nov 2020

YouTube star Bhuvan Bam tests positive for coronavirus

Popular comedian and YouTube personality, Bhuvan Bam, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Abhishek rubbishes rumors about Amitabh getting hospitalized

27 Oct 2020

Abhishek rubbishes rumors about Amitabh getting hospitalized

Since Monday, reports of megastar Amitabh Bachchan getting hospitalized have been doing the rounds.

Runa Saha, first contestant to sit directly on 'KBC's hot-seat

16 Oct 2020

Runa Saha, first contestant to sit directly on 'KBC's hot-seat

Runa Saha, a 43-year-old homemaker and entrepreneur from Kolkata, created history by becoming the first-ever contestant to sit directly on the Kaun Banega Crorepati hot seat.

Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

16 Oct 2020

Singer Kumar Sanu tests positive for COVID-19

Singer Kumar Sanu aka "Melody King of Bollywood," has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Amitabh Bachchan turns 78, talks about 'greatest' birthday gift

11 Oct 2020

Amitabh Bachchan turns 78, talks about 'greatest' birthday gift

He is an icon. He is larger than life. He is an actor and much more.

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

10 Oct 2020

COVID-19: Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee shifted to intensive care

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee, 85, best known for immortalizing the fictional character of private investigator Feluda in Satyajit Ray's works, had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, October 6.

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

04 Oct 2020

'Baahubali' actor Tamannaah tests positive for coronavirus, admitted to hospital

Actor Tamannaah Bhatia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.