Mumbai, April 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is geared up to shoot the promos of the seventh season of popular quiz show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).
"I have to start shooting for the promos of the next season of KBC!!! Gosh! But it just got over... ah well, life moves fast and furious," Amitabh posted on his Twitter page.
The 70-year-old has hosted five seasons of the show, except for the third edition, which was hosted by superstar Shah Rukh Khan.
The show, based on international show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire", is aired on Sony.(IANS)
Mumbai, April 25 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has donned many avatars in his movie career of over four decades, but says he is unable to explain his real self to anyone.
From playing a don in 1978 movie "Don" to botany professor in "Chupke Chupke", Amitabh successfully showed various shades on screen.
"An actor does don many (roles), professionally. But which the real is and which not, shall always remain a mystery, not just for those that observe him from the outside, but for the actor himself," Big B wrote on his blog.
Mumbai, April 24 : Condoling the death of legendary playback singer Shamshad Begum, megastar Amitabh Bachchan said the industry had lost its "golden voice", while Lata Mangeshkar remembered her as a "nice and happy soul".
Shamshad Begum, who had been ailing for the past few months, died Tuesday. She was 94.
"The golden voice of Shamshad Begum, playback singer of great eminence in some of the most historic film songs... now silent... RIP," Big B tweeted.
Mumbai, April 20 : The news of the rape of a five-year-old girl, who is now battling for life, has left Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan numb. He says people who indulge in such heinous crimes should be exposed in public for proper justice.
"The horror of the latest crime of rape and then attempt to kill a 5-year-old little girl, leaves me numb and without voice! These evil beings are not fit to be called animals... even animals have certain codes of conduct," the 70-year-old posted on his blog srbachchan. tumblr. com.
Mumbai, April 19 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's website, sherryontop. com, minces no words in praising the quick-witted "young man" and said he would have loved to use his quotes on "Kaun Banega Crorepati"
"I have great admiration for the young man... I have always loved the way he has spoken about so many aspects of life. Just watching him and being in his company is a great revelation," the 70-year-old actor told reporters here Thursday.
Mumbai, April 18 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has completed five years of blogging and thanks his extended family for reminding him about the date.
He completed five years Wednesday, his 1828'th day on the blog.
"Today it is five years of my blog. Every day without a break. Thank you my EF (extended family). What an extraordinary family we built," Big B tweeted.
The 70-year-old had forgotten the anniversary, but was reminded of it by his fans.
Mumbai, April 16 : He is considered a legend in the Indian film industry, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan doesn't seem to be as impressed with his acting skills and calls himself a "rotten actor".
The comment has come after he has realised his mistake in one of the sequences in 2005 "Black", in which he played a teacher called Debraj Sahay.
A few days back, the 70-year-old had asked the audience about the mistake that he did in the film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Mumbai, April 10 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who says his contemporary Dharmendra is full of "greatness", says he was happy to receive a call from his "Sholay" co-star.
Amitabh had praised the look and trailer of Dharmendra's upcoming film "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" (YPD 2), by tweeting: "'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2' looking like a lot of fun. Trailer a riot!! Wishing Dharamji, Sunny and Bobby the best... print ad and banners unique."
Dharmendra, 77, called up Big B, 70, to thank him for his kind words.
Mumbai, April 9 : Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap's short story in "Bombay Talkies" will have a special song, a kind of tribute to megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been regaling Indian audiences for four decades. The song can, in fact, be called the "Bachchan anthem".
"Amitabh Bachchan is an icon in the film industry and has given blockbuster memorable films as his body of work. The song will have a lot of kids, dressed in different avatars donned by Big B over the years in his movies," said a source associated with the project.
Mumbai, April 1 : From the time when society looked down upon film people to now when children from well-off families are aspiring to make career in filmdom, Indian cinema has come a long way in the last 100 years, says Amitabh Bachchan.
The Indian movie industry completes 100 years this year.
"In these 100 years we have done a lot of progress, at least for the society. Earlier, film stars were looked down upon in the society, but now we have reached a stage where children from well-off families aspire to become a part of the industry," Amitabh said at and event here.
Mumbai, March 28 : He watched "Lincoln" twice in just two days and Amitabh Bachchan says he is not only filled with the "historical significance" of the film, but also the "detail and competence" of performances.
Directed by Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln" starred Daniel Day-Lewis in lead role as the late US President Abraham Lincoln and the actor won an Oscar for his performance.
Mumbai, March 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan finds trailer of "Zanjeer" remake "smashing" and gives his best wishes to the cast and crew.
A remake of 1973 super hit action thriller, which was Big B's first blockbuster, the new "Zanjeer" is directed by Apoorva Lakhia and features Ramcharan Teja, Priyanka Chopra and Sanjay Dutt in the lead roles.
"Apoorva Lakhia showed me the trailer of 'Zanjeer' remake... smashing stuff ... all good wishes to the team cast and crew," Amitabh posted on Twitter.
Mumbai, March 25 : Film and TV artists are known for hosting and enjoying lavish Holi parties, but this year, celebrities are endorsing dry and eco-friendly colours to combat with the severe drought situation that looms over many parts of Maharashtra.
Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Vikramaditya Motwane, Riteish Deshmukh and others are going all out to promote a dry Holi.
Big B took to Twitter to spread the word among his 4,670,000 followers, and posted: "Water shortage in Maharashtra ... and it's only March. What will happen in summer? Save water! Play a dry Holi!"
Mumbai, March 21 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan paid a visit to French footwear designer Christian Louboutin's newly opened store here. The actor, known for his stylish choice of apparel and accessories, says he shares a good rapport with the designer.
"Some of Louboutin works are most unusual and exclusive, with some trademark features, such as, the sole of each footwear is red in colour. The ones I wore for the Steven Spielberg conversation were his creation," Big B posted on his blog.
New Delhi, March 20 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says filmmakers should be more driven to make projects based on real life subjects, which affect the society.
Big B shared the thought on his blog post after meeting a girl named Kankana, who is making a documentary on violence against women, and has sought the 70-year-old veteran's video byte for it. He is impressed with the effort.
New Delhi, March 15 - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recently signed a poster of his film "Don" for Shah Rukh Khan, says posters of old movies have become rare and that he appreciates those who collect them.
The 70-year-old recently did a photo shoot for Filmfare magazine with thespian actor Dilip Kumar and superstar Shah Rukh Khan to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema.
He also signed an original poster of his 1978 blockbuster "Don" for Shah Rukh.
Mumbai, March 14 : It was a classic coming together of three generations of Bollywood when Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan assembled for a special photo shoot to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema at the "Mughal-e-Azam" star's residence here.
New Delhi, March 13 : The news that "The Great Gatsby" will open the Cannes International Film Festival in May, has left Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan delighted for the movie's team. It marks his Hollywood debut.
"It was also conveyed to me by Baz Luhrmann that 'The Great Gatsby' shall be premiered in New York on the 1st of May and that. and this is hugely celebratory. it shall be the opening film at the Cannes (International) Film Festival, on May 15," Amitabh posted on his blog.
Mumbai, March 13 : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has received a special gift from Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, who has been mingling with the Hindi film fraternity here.
"Another evening with Steven Spielberg at dinner... a gift for me from him... his coffee table book. What he wrote inside CBD. CBD: Cannot be disclosed," tweeted Amitabh.
Mumbai, March 12 - Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's meeting with acclaimed Hollywood filmmaker Steven Spielberg, whom he calls an "institution", was one full of talks on the state of Indian cinema and the future of cinema at large.
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