Abhishek Bachchan

Abhi-Ash to meet Oprah on her maiden India visit

Abhi-Ash to meet Oprah on her maiden India visitMumbai, Jan 11 - Talk-show queen Oprah Winfrey is coming to India next week and has expressed desire to meet Bollywood couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, whom she hosted on her popular talk show, and the junior B has confirmed the news.

"Oprah is coming here to shoot a documentary and she has expressed a desire to meet," the 35-year-old actor said here at the Filmfare Awards press conference.


Abhishek's daredevilry in 'Players' impresses Abbas-Mustan

Abhishek's daredevilry in 'Players' impresses Abbas-MustanMumbai, Jan 5 - It's Abhishek Bachchan's turn to show daredevilry and he did it in "Players" - the actor performed some risky stunts in the forthcoming action-thriller all by himself and it impressed the director duo Abbas-Mustan.

During the action sequence, the actor balances himself atop two trains, running at the speed of about 100 km an hour. Abhishek admits it was tough.


Abhishek confident that ‘Players’ has many whistle-inducing quips

Abhishek confident that ‘Players’ has many whistle-inducing quipsDubai, Jan 4 : Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Neil Nitin Mukesh and Sonam Kapoor are all game for their new heist film ‘Players’, which will hit cinemas this weekend.

The 35-year-old actor takes on Michael Caine’s iconic role in the Hindi remake of heist classic ‘The Italian Job’.


Thanks to Delhi fog, Abhishek missed 'Bigg Boss' event

Thanks to Delhi fog, Abhishek missed 'Bigg Boss' eventMumbai, Jan 2 - Blame it on the Delhi fog, Abhishek Bachchan couldn't make it to the "Bigg Boss" set to promote his film "Players". His flight from Delhi got delayed and instead of Friday evening, he landed here early Saturday morning.


Delhi Metro attracts filmmakers for shooting, promotion

Delhi Metro attracts filmmakers for shooting, promotionNew Delhi, Dec 31 - The Delhi Metro not just changed the way people commute in the city, but also gave Indian filmmakers a new spot to shoot and promote their projects at.

As 'Metro Man' E. Sreedharan hanged up his boots Saturday after an eventful 15-year tenure as the Delhi Metro chief, IANS takes a lowdown on the films associated with the easy mode of transport.


Remakes not a trend, but creative choice: Abhishek

Remakes not a trend, but creative choice: AbhishekNew Delhi, Dec 30 - Abhishek Bachchan is gearing up for the release of his new film "Players", an official remake of Hollywood film "Italian Job", and the actor feels that remakes are more of a creative choice than just a trend.

"'Players' is the official remake of 'Italian Job'. The story of players is the same, but the screenplay is completely different because you have to make it for the Indian audience," Abhishek said.


When Abhishek-Bips outbowled Neil-Sonam

When Abhishek-Bips outbowled Neil-SonamNew Delhi, Dec 29 - Abhishek Bachchan-Bipasha Basu took on Neil Nitin Mukesh-Sonam Kapoor in a bowling competition here Thursday which ended with their opponents being roundly pipped, much to the delight of the large crowd that had gathered to watch the rivalry unfold.

The competition for the Golden Bowling Trophy was staged at the PVR BluO at the Ambience Mall in Vasant Kunj to promote their film "Players".


Abhishek's life-altering horse-riding lessons

Abhishek's life-altering horse-riding lessonsMumbai, Dec 26 - Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who spent his weekend attending a horse-racing competition, says he learnt the biggest lesson of his life while taking riding sessions.


Abhishek goes back to school!

Abhishek goes back to school!New Delhi, Dec 24 - Abhishek Bachchan, busy in the promotions of his forthcoming film "Players", went down memory lane when he visited one of his old schools in Mumbai, and met his first drama teacher.


Abhishek's survival tips for Sonam

Abhishek's survival tips for SonamMumbai, Dec 23 - Six films-old actress Sonam Kapoor has been recieving useful professional tips to survive in Bollywood, thanks to her "Players" co-star, Abhishek Bachchan, who has spent over a decade in showbiz.


Abhishek visits Ajmer Sharif after seven years

Abhishek visits Ajmer Sharif after seven yearsJaipur, Dec 21 - Abhishek Bachchan, on a promotional tour for his upcoming film "Players", took time off to visit the shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer after a gap of seven years.

"Had the morning off so drove down to Ajmer Sharif. Went back there after almost seven years. It's always wonderful to go there and seek blessings," Abhishek wrote on Twitter.

The actor is currently in Jaipur for the film promotion.


Abbas-Mustan's clarity, precision impresses Abhishek

Abbas-Mustan's clarity, precision impresses AbhishekMumbai, Dec 16 - Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who worked with Abbas-Mustan for the first time in "Players", is all praise for the director duo and says they are precise and to the point in every instruction they dole out to their actors.


Abhishek gets his customised Ferragamo shoes

Abhishek gets his customised Ferragamo shoesNew Delhi, Dec 8 - Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has finally received his made-to-order Tramezza shoes from Italian luxury brand Salvatore Ferragamo. He is the first Indian actor to own a pair.

Abhishek had visited Palazzo Spini Feroni, the historic Florentine headquarters of Salvatore Ferragamo in Italy, in January this year as part of the "Shoes for a Star" project. He received the special pair in Mumbai Wednesday.


After Al Pacino style, Abhishek wears MJ look

After Al Pacino style, Abhishek wears MJ lookNew Delhi, Dec 6 - After a small accident on the sets of "Bol Bachchan", Abhishek Bachchan had got stitches above the right eye and he tried convincing himself that he is looking like Al Pacino in "Scarface". Now that he has a torn tendon in his finger, he feels like he is wearing the Michael Jackson look.


Dhanush much more than 'Kolaveri' song: Abhishek

Dhanush much more than 'Kolaveri' song: AbhishekMumbai, Dec 6 - Hindi film actor Abhishek Bachchan feels that it is unfair that people associate Tamil star Dhanush, who has an impressive body of work, just with the "Kolaveri di" song.


Abhishek still searching for name for Beti B

Abhishek still searching for name for Beti BNew Delhi, Nov 26 - As fans eagerly wait for Beti B's "naam karan", new B-town daddy Abhishek Bachchan is still struggling to finalise a name for his daughter.

The Bachchan family welcomed the baby girl Nov 16. Since then Bachchan junior has asked fans to suggest names for the new member on a micro-blogging site.


I love Beti B in Aishwarya's arms the most: Abhishek

I love Beti B in Aishwarya's arms the most: Abhishek New Delhi, Nov 25 - Actor Abhishek Bachchan opted for a smart answer to deal with Udya Chopra's question of choosing between wife Aishwarya and Beti B.

"I'm gonna ask you a very Uday (bright) question on twitter... Who do you love more, Beti B or Ash?, " Uday, 38, asked Abhishek, 35, on micro-blogging site Twitter.

To which junior B replied, "I love Beti B in Aishwarya's arms the most."


Bachchans not releasing any baby pics anytime soon

Bachchans not releasing any baby pics anytime soonWashington, Nov 24 : Abhishek Bachchan has revealed that his family has no immediate plans to introduce his baby daughter to the world as his grandmother has asked them not to release any pictures right now.

Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan became first-time parents when the 38-year-old actress gave birth to a girl at a hospital in Mumbai, India last week.


Abhishek in awe of Michael Caine

Abhishek in awe of Michael CaineNew Delhi, Nov 24 - Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who will be seen in "Players", the Hindi remake of Hollywood action-thriller "The Italian Job", says he is smitten by Michael Caine who starred in the original film.


Beti B quiet and cooperative, says 'Paa' Abhishek

Beti B quiet and cooperative, says 'Paa' AbhishekMumbai, Nov 22 - "Goddess Lakshmi has come to our family and we have brought Lakshmi ratna home," said Amitabh Bachchan, who brought his new-born granddaughter to his home Jalsa Tuesday. Abhishek said his daughter is sweet and doesn't cry much.


Big B turns down request for baby’s pic

Big B turns down request for baby’s picNew Delhi, Nov 21 : Since the arrival of Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan's daughter, fans are itching to catch a glimpse of Baby B.

Though close friends and family have already paid them a visit and seen the new born, fans are dismayed that there is still no picture out of the daughter of the most beautiful lady in Bollywood.


Suggest names for my daughter, tweets Abhishek

Suggest names for my daughter, tweets AbhishekMumbai, Nov 20 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently became the father of a baby girl, has thanked his fans for their good wishes and is now asking them to suggest names for his newborn.

"And suggestions for names are very welcome guys. Something with "A"," the 35-year-old posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.


Bachchans upset with morphed pictures of newborn

Bachchans upset with morphed pictures of newbornNew Delhi, Nov 19 - Pictures of Aishwarya Rai and her newborn baby girl have been doing the rounds on the internet. However, Ash's father-in-law, megastar Amitabh Bachchan and her husband, Abhishek Bachchan have claimed the pictures to be fake.

"Many morphed pictures of the 'little one' with her mother in hospital doing the rounds on the net... all fake!!" -- Amitabh posted on his Twitter page.


Can't wait to have Ash, baby home: Abhishek

Can't wait to have Ash, baby home: AbhishekNew Delhi, Nov 18 - Abhishek Bachchan, who became father of a girl with Aishwarya Rai, has thanked friends and family for their good wishes and said he was eagerly waiting for the mother and daughter to come home. He also thanked the media for respecting their privacy.

Aishwarya gave birth to her first child Wednesday morning at Mumbai's Seven Hills Hospital.


Warm B-town welcome for Abhi-Ash's daughter

Warm B-town welcome for Abhi-Ash's daughterNew Delhi, Nov 16 - The birth of Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan's first child, a baby girl Wednesday, brought cheer in tinsel town as celebrities like Anupam Kher, Javed Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor and Bipasha Basu tweeted congratulatory messages to the Bachchan family welcoming the little "angel".

Aishwarya delivered her bundle of joy at a private hospital in Mumbai a few minutes before 10 a. m.


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