Mumbai, 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.
Dubai, 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’.
Mumbai, 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.
New 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.
New 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.
New 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".
Mumbai, 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.
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.
Mumbai, 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.
Jaipur, 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.
Mumbai, 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.
New 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.
New 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.
Mumbai, 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.
New 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.
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."
Washington, 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.
New 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.
Mumbai, 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.
New 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.
Mumbai, 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.
New 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.
New 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.
New 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.
Mumbai, Nov 16 : Former Miss World and Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Wednesday delivered a girl at a hospital here.
The baby, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya's first child, was born at the Seven Hills Hospital.
"IT'S A GIRL!!," Abhishek, 35, posted on micro-blogging site Twitter. com.
The proud grandfather Amitabh too couldn't control his happiness and tweeted: "I AM DADA to the cutest baby girl, A dada ji ... Ecstatic."
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