Amitabh Bachchan
Entertainment  /  Published 19.07.19

Sharmila Tagore on her 60 years in cinema

Sharmila Tagore, who is not a great one for wallowing in nostalgia, gives only a brief answer when invited to reflect on her 60 years in cinema.“Very pleasant,” she replies. “I didn’t get much...
By Amit Roy

India  /  Published 06.04.20

Bachchan retweets fake post, called out

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has run into criticism again on social media for retweeting a fake post that had on Sunday shown an illuminated India on the world map following the response to the Prime Minist...
By PTI in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Commentators should be heard, not seen

Commentary was the first long English word learnt by middle class Indian children of my generation. It was an odd word for us to know: it had a middle-aged, abstract, lofty sound to it. But we knew it...
By Mukul Kesavan

India  /  Published 19.09.19

Aarey backlash at Amitabh Bachchan

Activists opposing the proposed felling of over 2,600 trees at Aarey Colony staged a silent protest outside actor Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow here against his tweet supporting the Mumbai Metro proje...
By PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 20.10.18

A slew of patriot films is making Mr Bharat smile

With Diwali around the corner and Thugs of Hindostan as that week’s big release, the trailer has been getting quite a bit of attention. Made on a Rs 150 crore budget, the Amitabh Bachchan-Aamir Khan...


Bollywood  /  Published 21.01.20

10 things we don't see in Bollywood anymore

1. Blank chequeUsed as a bribe in various instances, but mostly deployed by a stinking rich Bolly dad to try and ward off his daughter’s relatively poor boyfriend, often accompanied by the words, ...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 24.12.18

When Thugs failed, I cried for days: Fatima Sana Shaikh

After the massive success of her debut film Dangal, Fatima Sana Shaikh was banking on Thugs of Hindostan to cement her place in Bollywood. But the ambitious Aamir Khan-Amitabh Bachchan-Katrina Kaif bi...
By Karishma Upadhyay

World  /  Published 09.05.19

Cambridge University bell tolls for slave trade

What would Harivansh Rai Bachchan make of the fact that St Catharine’s, his old Cambridge College, has removed a bell from public display because of its likely association with the slave trade?Most ...
By Amit Roy in London

Entertainment  /  Published 07.11.18

Amitji rehearses more than I do: fanboy Aamir

Diane Lane has been acting since she was a teenager, first in films like A Little Romance and The Outsiders, and later in ones like Unfaithful and Under the Tuscan Sun. This fall, you can see her in t...
By Karishma Upadhyay

Entertainment  /  Published 24.09.19

Amitabh Bachchan named Dada Sahab Phalke winner

Actor Amitabh Bachchan was on Tuesday named this year's Dadasaheb Phalke winner, Indian cinema's highest honour for an artiste.Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar confirmed the new...
By PTI in New Delhi


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