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2008-10-04 21:00:11

By SUBHASH K JHA Abhishek Bachchan, like the Big B before him, is taking to television in a big way. He recently utilised the home medium to promote his new film with three appearances in a week. The first one was on Bigg Boss, followed by an appearance with dad for the music reality show Junoon. Also, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Balika Vadhu on Colors. "Television is the single-most accessible medium of communication. Today, if you truly believe in a film, television appearances are mandatory....

2008-09-30 21:00:23

By PRAVDA GODBOLE He knows he looks uber cool in those dark shades that he was sporting, and made it a point not to take them off, even when repeatedly requested to. In town recently to promote his film, Bachchan Jr fielded questions from journos even as his film inches closer to the release date. Abhishek Bachchan seems quite upbeat about his next project - helmed by buddy Goldie Behl, and starring Priyanka Chopra and Kay Kay Menon. The effect he has on the fairer sex was evident the...

2008-09-26 18:00:00

By Manish Gajjar WE CELEBRATE my 100th Bollywood column in the Birmingham Mail this week by looking at the ever changing trends of the Bollywood Film industry over the past few months. With UK multiplexes and independent cinemas screening a wide selection of Bollywood films, audience tastes have become more selective and diversified. So the film industry is now rethinking beyond its regular song and dance formula to offer audience movies from different genres - comedies, thrillers,...

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Heather Timmons The Bachchan family, the de facto royalty of Bollywood, has joined forces with the fast-growing entertainment arm of the conglomerate Reliance to produce movies, television shows and concerts. Reliance Big Entertainment will provide $250 million to $300 million in the first year to fund new ventures of the Bachchan family, which includes three of Bollywood's biggest stars: Amitabh Bachchan, who in his 60s continues to be one of the country's top box-office draws; his...

2008-06-26 06:02:44

By Heather Timmons The Bachchan family, the de facto royalty of Bollywood, has joined forces with the fast-growing entertainment arm of the conglomerate Reliance to produce movies, television shows and concerts. Reliance Big Entertainment will provide $250 million to $300 million in the first year to fund new ventures of the Bachchan family, which includes three of Bollywood's biggest stars: Amitabh Bachchan, who in his 60s continues to be one of the country's top box-office draws; his...

2006-07-21 19:16:13

By Talal Malik LONDON (Reuters) - Indian film icon Amitabh Bachchan on Friday dismissed the notion that his country's films should aspire to win Oscars, saying that the Indian film industry was more creative than Hollywood. India turns out about 1,000 films in 12 languages each year. No Indian film has ever won an Oscar, although "Mother India" and "Lagaan" have been nominated. Bachchan, visiting Britain to receive several awards, told a news conference at the Houses of Parliament...

2006-02-07 08:37:23

By Krittivas Mukherjee MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indians watched anxiously two months ago as their best-known film icon went in to the hospital on a stretcher -- doubled up in pain, his face gaunt and his head drooping. As Amitabh Bachchan underwent surgery for a life-threatening stomach ailment, fans across South Asia and the Middle East prayed for his well-being until the 63-year-old emerged smiling from the hospital almost three weeks later. Bachchan had a medical check-up this week....