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  • Amitabh Bachchan admitted to the hospital

    Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has not been in the best of his health recently. According to reports, the actor has been admitted to a hospital in Mumbai from the past three days, giving rise to rumours that not all is well with him.

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    Amitabh to be conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award

    Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been unanimously chosen for this year's Dada Saheb Phalke winner, India's highest film honour.

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    Amitabh Bachchan’s Twitter account hacked

    The Twitter account of veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been hacked allegedly by allegedly by a pro-Pakistan hacker group.

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    Amitabh Bachchan as a Judge?

    Bollywood veteran actor, Amitabh Bachchan is set to play the character of a judge in an upcoming film, titled Barf, after playing lawyers in two other films, Pink and Badla.

  • Amitabh Bachchan raps for 'Aukaat'

    Amitabh Bachchan raps for 'Aukaat'

    After turning rapper for the song Badumbaaa for Umesh Shukla's film 102 Not Out, Hindi cinema's living legend, Amitabh Bachchan is set

  • Big B's big heart

    In an act of rare generosity, Bollywood's biggest superstar, Amitabh Bachchan announced that he will pay off the debts of 850 farmers in his home state, Uttar Pradesh.

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    “Don't Kill Creativity”

    Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has made a fervent appeal to ensure that his yet-to-be-released film, “Shoebite”, sees the light of day.

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    Amitabh praises Bangladesh for ‘incredible victory’

    Bollywood super star Amitabh Bachchan compliments the Bangladesh cricket team for having beaten Sri Lanka in a nail-biting finish to the Nidahas Trophy T20 match in Colombo last night.

  • Was Big B’s mysterious tweet about Sridevi?

    As the world woke up to the shocking news of the untimely death of legendary Indian actress Sridevi, confusions are on whether Amitabh Bachchan, another Bollywood great, had a premonition that something untoward was about to happen, or the Bachchan family was among the first to be informed.

  • Bachchan falls asleep while filming

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is going strong and is busy with several projects, revealed how he actually fell asleep while they were filming a scene in which he had to pretend that he was sleeping, reports NDTV

  • Amitabh is 'Angrier than Ever' in “Sarkar 3” poster

    The first poster of Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Sarkar 3” was unveiled on Tuesday, justifying the tagline “Angrier Than Ever' in an intriguing and intense look.

  • Yuvi launches brand with a cause

    Cricketer Yuvraj Singh enters the fashion industry by launching his brand YWC Fashion and says the profits from his clothing line will be used for the betterment of cancer patients.

  • Rio Olympics: Celebrities hail Sakshi Malik's win

    A string of celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra praise wrestler Sakshi Malik, who has ended India's long wait for a medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

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    Amitabh Bachchan to play Rajinikanth's role

    Rajinikanth's Kabali is a phenomenal success in South India but to ensure the movie gets its due in Hindi-speaking regions; plans are reportedly on to make a Bollywood remake with Amitabh Bachchan in the lead.

  • Indian players also behind banning Harsha Bhogle from IPL

    A day after Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to dump cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle from making commentary in Indian Premier League (IPL) 2016, it is revealed that Indian players also had a crucial role to play in the entire episode.

  • 'My name misused': Amitabh Bachchan on Panama Papers

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, named in the Panama Papers - a massive leak of tax documents on offshore companies and accounts of the rich and the powerful - said that his name may have been "misused", reports NDTV.

  • Big B, Jackie in spotlight over Panama Papers

    Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan and martial arts movie star Jackie Chan are among celebrities who feature Monday in a massive leak of documents, some of which reveal hidden offshore assets.

  • Big B tried to smoke in hospital on Abhishek’s birth

    Amitabh Bachchan becomes emotional, and shares stories on his blog about how he gifted champagne to the hospital where Abhishek was born, and even tried smoking cigar inside the hospital.

  • Big B scores 19m followers on Twitter

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the most followed Indian on Twitter, scores a fan following of 19 million on the micro-blogging platform.

  • Bachchan vs Bachchan in the box office this year

    Bollywood’s Big B Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter-in-law beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is going to clash at the box office this new year.

  • Bachchan first choice for India’s tourism campaign

    Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is the Indian government's prime choice to be the new face of its high-pitched tourism promotion campaign at home and abroad.

  • Amitabh Bachchan still hungry for fresh challenges

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has already put in 45 years in cinema but is still hungry for fresh challenges to essay roles he has not done before.

  • Amitabh Bachchan Twitter account 'hacked'

    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has alleged that his Twitter account has been hacked.

  • The richest Bollywood actors are...

    Bollywood films may not earn even a fraction of what Hollywood earns but our stars are regularly out-earning the Brad Pitts and George Clooneys of the world.

  • Big B remembers Christopher Lee

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan recalls the "wonderful" moment he shared with Hollywood legend Christopher Lee in South Africa.

  • Delhi slaps 15-day ban on Maggi

    Delhi government bans sale of Maggi noodles for 15 days after it found lead and monosodium glutamate in the eatable beyond permissible limit.

  • 42 years of marriage, Amitabh gets nostalgic

    It's been 42 years since Amitabh Bachchan married his "Zanjeer" co-star Jaya but the megastar says that even after so many years of togetherness it all seems very "close and immediate".

  • Maggi noodles row: Case against Amitabh, Preity

    Case is lodged against Nestle India over safety standards of its Maggi product, while actors Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Preity Zinta are dragged to court for promoting brand.

  • Aishwarya voted as best dressed at Cannes

    Aishwarya is the best-dressed Indian beauty at 68th Cannes Film Festival.Out of the actress’ appearances,her emerald Elie Saab gown received most votes, making it the best look this year.

  • Kaante 2' will happen, but not without Sanjay Dutt: Director

    The sequel of 2002 film Kaante is part of Sanjay Gupta's future plans, but he says the movie will not happen without actor Sanjay Dutt who is currently behind bars.