Amitabh Bachchan
Entertainment  /  Published 16.12.21

Brahmastra: Release date announced

For years, the secrecy surrounding it — and, of course, its scale and star power — has ensured that the interest around Brahmastra, even though many a release date has come and gone, has n...
By Priyanka Roy 

Culture  /  Published 05.12.21

Commerce sense

Mr Bachchan, congratulations on your 1,000th episode. But is there a major commercial compromise going on at KBC? For one, it has gone down to the level of a Kapil Sharma or Bigg Boss show by becomin...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.12.21

Bob Biswas: The backstory of a villain that makes him a hero

Tell us about your shooting experience in Kolkata. I was in Kolkata for a month. That’s the longest time I have spent in the city. I reached in February and we shot till March 18 till the lockd...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

People  /  Published 10.11.21

Unique ode to Amitabh Bachchan

The car has sketches of various characters played by him. At the back of the car, we have his line from Kaalia, “Hum jahan khade hote hain line wahin se shuru hoti hain.” Dialogues like &l...
By Priyanka Roy 

Science Tech  /  Published 05.11.21

Into the high-stakes world of Non-Fungible Tokens

• $69m: Digital artist Beeple an NFT of his work • $5.4m: An NFT of the World Wide Web source code • $2.9m: Jack Dorsey sells his first tweet • $6m: Artworks by the musician Gri...
By Mathures Paul


Entertainment  /  Published 31.10.21

Dads and dudes

When the bail plea of a 23-year-old has to stipulate that the accused has nothing to do with the political war being fought over his name outside the courts, it leads us to a corollary question. Do po...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 11.10.21

Amitabh quits paan masala brand

  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has withdrawn from an advertising campaign of a paan masala brand and said he has returned the money he received for promoting it. The 79-year-old actor had faced ba...
By Our Bureau, None in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 03.10.21

The private man

Lucy Lewis, editorial assistant par excellence, had a fatal heart attack last week. One of her last conversations with me was on Mr Bachchan, who had touched her life in ways few would know about. Wh...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 19.09.21

The twain’s trysts

A few years ago, MAMI Mumbai Film Festival had ambitiously planned to bring Salim-Javed together on stage. The writing duo had split more than three decades ago in 1982, and had since then avoided com...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.09.21

Pink, which changed the colour of Hindi films, turns five

I am often asked about the turning point in my career and I always name Pink. It is a film which is a milestone and gave direction to my career, in terms of my choices and the kind of work I wish to d...
By Priyanka Roy 


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