New Delhi, Nov 29 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan says he is glad that he didn't have to look down at Deepika Padukone while shooting Ashutosh Gowariker's "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey", because she is the "tallest" actress to have appeared with him till date.
New Delhi, Nov 4 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan loves Mumbai monsoon, but wishes the city also has a winter like Delhi.
"I love Delhi winters. Wish we had a winter in Mumbai. We just have two seasons... summer and monsoon," Abhishek posted on Twitter.
The actor experienced a foggy morning in the capital before leaving for Shimla Thursday to inaugurate a 108-foot-high idol of Hindu god Hanuman. The statue has been erected at the famous Jakhu Temple.
Shimla, Nov 3 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan will be present along with Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal at the unveiling ceremony of a 108-foot-high idol of Hindu god Hanuman in this Himachal Pradesh town Thursday, an official said Wednesday.
"Abhishek is coming on a private visit and will fly-in on a chartered flight Thursday morning," Deputy Commissioner J. S. Rana told IANS.
New Delhi, Oct 22 : Black it seems was the chosen colour for most members of the Indian film fraternity, including Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek, at the 57th National Awards ceremony at Vigyan Bhavan here Friday evening.
Amitabh's wife Jaya too chose a black-based sari with white motifs, while daughter-in-law Aishwarya went in for a green and purple south Indian silk sari.
New Delhi, Oct 16 : After making their presence felt on reality shows, Bollywood stars are now increasingly appearing in cameos on television serials to promote their upcoming films.
Stars like Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Salman Khan, Mallika Sherawat and Neetu Kapoor are increasingly making a beeline for serials.
This arrangement benefits both big and small screen stars, experts say.
New Delhi, Sep 14 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says Abhishek is more of a friend for him than a son and that he loves spending time with him.
Mumbai, Aug 18 : Designer Laksha Pahuja, who showcased a two segment collection at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW), drew inspiration for one of his jewellery pieces from the film "Raavan" and wishes to have actor Abhishek Bachchan's picture on it.
"The piece that is designed as having 10 heads is inspired by the film 'Raavan'. The film didn't do well but I really liked it so I decided to make this piece," Pahuja told IANS.
New Zealand, July 12 : After "I Hate Luv Storys", partly shot in the beautiful Queenstown city of New Zealand, another big-budget Bollywood movie, a remake of "The Italian Job", is scheduled to be filmed here towards the end of the year.
Director duo Abbas-Mustan has signed Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor for the remake. A crew of 90 to 100 from India will fly down for about 50 days of shooting, a New Zealand Tourism statement said.
Mumbai, June 14 : Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan is grateful to his "Raavan" co-stars Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai for saving his life from a poisonous snake while shooting in the jungle.
"I used to lie down either on the river bank or in the bushes between shots to take some rest. I was lying on a rock when I heard them screaming, 'Get up or you will die'. I got up and saw that a nine-foot-long poisonous snake was approaching me," said Ravi.
Mumbai, June 8 : With the FIFA World Cup in South Africa only three days away, football enthusiasts are gearing up to fly there to see the exciting matches and one of them is Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan.
Abhishek is planning to attend the finale July 11 revealed his father and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Mumbai, June 7 : The climactic fight between Abhishek Bachchan and Vikram in "Raavan" on a wooden bridge actually required three different bridges to be built so that the scene could be captured from different angles, says production designer Samir Chanda. And director Mani Ratnam personally oversaw the construction work.
Mumbai, May 18 : After blogging continuously for more than two years, Amitabh Bachchan has now joined Twitter and his son Abhishek has confirmed the megastar's presence by saying "Welcome Pa".
"Ladies and gentlemen. HE IS HERE! Big B in da house!," Abhishek posted on his Twitter page to confirm the news Tuesday. "Welcome Pa. Show him the love tweeps!!," he added.
London, May 11 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan has come out in support of Chelsea's quest for an Asian star and asked the Asian origin young players to join the project.
In a statement, Abhishek, a Chelsea fan, highlighted the importance of the project which provides a good platform to the young talented Asian players.
New Delhi, April 23 : Ashutosh Gowariker's forthcoming period thriller "Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey" will have a worldwide release Dec 3 and the producers describe this Abhishek Bachchan starrer as an "inspirational movie".
The film is jointly produced by Sunita A. Gowariker, Ajay Bijli and Sanjeev Bijli and presented by Ashutosh Gowariker Productions Pvt. Ltd (AGPPL) and PVR Pictures.
New Delhi, April 19 : Bollywood star couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai are set to ring in their third wedding anniversary Tuesday in the US, according to sources close to the actors.
Abhishek's father Amitabh Bachchan on his blog Sunday said that the couple was taking a flight to New York.
New Delhi, April 9 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan has received several awards but probably none of them are as unique as the metallic banana statuette that he was sent for having the worst accent in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film "Delhi-6".
New Delhi, April 8 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan, currently busy shooting in Goa, plans to be back in Mumbai Friday to celebrate the 62nd birthday of his mother, who is recuperating from a stomach infection.
"For now Abhishek is in Goa. He is shooting for Rohan Sippy's 'Dum Maaro Dum'. But he plans to fly back either tonight or tomorrow for his mother's (Jaya Bachchan) birthday," a source close to the actor told IANS from Mumbai.
Mumbai, March 13 : Shawn Arranha, the director of the just- released film "Hide & Seek", can't get over the gift Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan had given him.
Shawn says he cannot forget what Abhishek has done for him. Ask him what makes him so sentimental about Abhishek and Shawn clams up.
Abhishek shed light on the great bonding with his buddy Apoorva Lakhia's former assistant.
New Delhi, March 13 : Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan is a happy man after having won at least one award for his work in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's "Delhi-6" - even if it was for the worst accent.
New Delhi, March 10 : Actor Abhishek Bachchan has urged Indians to switch off lights for one hour on March 27 as part of WWF's Earth Hour 2010 campaign to support action on climate change. He says he will also request the film fraternity to stop shooting schedules during that period.
New Delhi, March 4 : Abhishek Bachchan, one of the most sought after stars in Bollywood, washed dishes at the Golden Temple in Amritsar as part of his kar seva.
The actor was in Amritsar with his sister Shweta Nanda. They visited three prominent gurdwaras.
New Delhi, Feb 13 : Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan accepted an award on behalf of his wife and actress Aishwarya Rai at the India Today Woman Summit.
Aishwarya could not make it to the event Friday, owing to high fever and severe throat infection.
New Delhi, Jan 27 : Filmmakers Abbas-Mustan have cleared the air about rumours that actor Abhishek Bachchan urged them to remove actress Priyanka Chopra from the cast of the Hindi remake of "The Italian Job" saying she wasn't offered the film at all.
New Delhi, Jan 23 : After watching the first episode of Colors' game show "National Bingo Night", one really wonders whether or not it was wise on Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan's part to invite his father, legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan, as the celebrity guest on the show.
Mumbai, Jan 20 : For Abhishek Bachchan, constant comparisons with dad Amitabh are an "honour" and not a problem. But as he gears up for his television debut with game show "National Bingo Night", he says he is not competing in any way with Bachchan senior, who hosted the popular "Kaun Banega Crorepati" TV show in 2000.