amitabh bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan also known as Big B and the ‘Shahenshah’ of Bollywood was born in Allahabad, UP. He was born to Teji Bachchan, a social activist and Harivansh Rai Bachchan, a poet. Amitabh forayed into Bollywood in the 1970s and soon gained popularity for movies like Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay. With his serious roles in various films, landed him the title of India’s “angry young man”. He is the recipient of several awards like Dadasaheb Phalke Lifetime Achievement Award, the Padma Shri, the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibhushan. He is married to Jaya Bachchan. more

KBC 15: Can you answer this 7 cr question that made latest contestant quit?

Hosted by Amitabh Bachchan, Kaun Banega Crorepati 15 started airing in August. Here's the question contestant Jasnil Kumar couldn't answer in the new episode.

Jasnil Kumar with Amitabh Bachchan on Kaun Banega Crorepati 15.
Published on Sep 22, 2023 09:42 AM IST

‘Jhakaas’ verdict is a legal win for ‘personality rights’ of stars

In Hollywood, the Writers’ Guild of America (WAG) has been on strike for over a hundred days demanding better working conditions and seeking protection against AI-fuelled job cuts, and bestselling authors like John Grisham, George Saunders among others, have sued Open AI which is using their copyrighted works to train language models

Kapoor’s act comes on the back of a similar court order sought by superstar Amitabh Bachchan in November last year, which restrained defendants from using his name, image, voice, or any of his characteristics without his permission. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 22, 2023 12:27 AM IST
ByMeena Iyer

KBC 15: Amitabh Bachchan wears a ‘veshti’ on set, celebrates Ganesh Chaturthi

Amitabh Bachchan opted for a ‘veshti’ on the latest episode of his show Kaun Banega Crorepati. He took to his blog to write why he chose this traditional wear.

Amitabh Bachchan wore a ‘veshti’ on his show Kaun Banega Crorepati.
Published on Sep 20, 2023 01:32 PM IST

Amitabh Bachchan told himself this after bagging his first film

On the recent episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh Bachchan recalls bagging his first film, and planning to get his parents to shift and stay with him.

On KBC 15, Amitabh Bachchan recalls the time he bagged his debut film, Saat Hindustani.
Published on Sep 20, 2023 12:49 PM IST

Evening brief: CPI(M) to stay out of INDIA bloc's coordination committee

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items you should check out.

CPM leader Sitaram Yechury. (Twitter/SitaramYechury)
Published on Sep 18, 2023 06:35 PM IST
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