Big B is back with a bang! The megastar is all set to host the sixth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The show is premiering ...
Bollywood actor and host Amitabh Bachchan at a press conference to promote his television show Kaun Banega Crorepati in Mumbai on August 29. (UNI Photo)
Amitabh Bachchan, who is back to hosting the sixth season of the popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, believes that knowledge is the key to ...
With the “power of knowledge” as the central theme, the makers of the Kaun Banega Crorepati announced Sirf Gyaan Hi Aapko Aapka Haq Dilata Hai ...
“As per our tagline of this season, Gyaan Hee Aapko Aapka Haq Dilata Hai, those who come to the hot seat will have to be ...
Citing the example of Sushil Kumar, who won Rs. 5 crore last season, Big B says, “Sushil came from a very poor family, but still ...
The celebrated 'hot seat' of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati is set to travel across towns like Raipur, Patna and Nagpur, giving the common ...
Amitabh Bachchan has lashed out at social networking sites Twitter and Tumblr warning them to rectify the issues in his accounts on both the websites.
Apparently, a number of his fans and followers had been facing problems commenting on his blog and Twitter account. Naturally, the veteran actor was very upset after reading the comments on the malfunction, warning Twitter that if the problem does not sorted out he might go elsewhere.
He, in fact, even tweeted an apology to his followers on the micro-blogging site.
“Distraught to read comments on malfunction on Twitter and tumblr. blog .. sent warning to concerned - rectify or I go elsewhere !!” Big B tweeted.
The ‘Angry Young Man’ of Indian cinema also expressed remorse for those who faced problems in commenting on his blog.
“My apologies to those that face problems in commenting .. my blog too keeps disappearing .. cannot tolerate discomfort for Ef/TwFmXt .” he tweeted.
“Travelling again .. with deep concern for Ef/TwFmXt .. stay put for the moment .. otherwise there are ''many other fish in the sea” he added. BIG B BUZZ
Amitabh Bachchan joins Facebook, almost 8 lakh followers already
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has a regular blog and millions of followers on Twitter, today joined social networking site Facebook to reach out further to his fans. The 69-year-old launched his facebook page, which will provide information about the actor's upcoming movies, show videos, as well as exclusive pictures from his private collection. ALSO READ: OTHER BIGGIES ON FACEBOOK
Amitabh Bachchan's Facebook page
Big B to play Pak national in Pookutty's directorial debut?
If all goes well, Amitabh Bachchan will play a Pakistani national in Oscar winner sound designer Resul Pookutty's directorial debut. Pookutty confirms that he has approached Bachchan for the role, reports Mumbai Mirror.
“I have approached Mr Bachchan for the film that I want to direct. The character is from another country. But it is not a political film. It’s an extremely humane subject that touches the lives of people on both sides of the border,” Pookutty told the tabloid. READ MOREI did The Great Gatsby for free, as a gesture: Amitabh
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has a blink-and-you-miss-it role in Hollywood film The Great Gatsby, says, he did the film for free as a gesture. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, The Great Gatsby stars Amitabh Bachchan, Leonardo Di Caprio, Carey Mulligan, Tobey Maguire.
"My role is just small and hardly of a minute. Baz Luhrmann was touring India on a motorcycle couple of years ago..going all over the country. He dropped in at my office with a friend who did some painting work for me. We just had a casual conversation and he left," Bachchan told reporters here at a promotional event of KBC. FULL STORY
Amitabh Bachchan in a still from The Great Gatsby
I don't know what's happening with Shantaram now: Big B
Two of his much-talked about films have not come out yet and shedding light on them Amitabh Bachchan says shooting for Shoebite is complete and that he has no clue about Shantaram. READ MOREMORE ON BIG B'S KBC 6
KBC6 ad rates climb to Rs. 3.75 lakh/10 sec
Amitabh Bachchan would be soon seen in KBC 6.
The sixth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) begins Friday with superstar Amitabh Bachchan as the host defying concerns of fatigue factor surrounding sequels. While the prize money remains Rs 5 crore, show timings and duration have been re-worked. KBC 6 will be telecast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8.30pm to 10pm. KBC UPDATE
‘This season, Sui Mui will needle contestants on KBC’
Remember Ghadiyal Babu from the first season of KBC and Shrimati Tiktiki from the last? They’ve got married since and produced a child, Sui Mui, who’ll needle the contestants in the new season,” smiles RD Tailang who’s been scripting the game show since it began. RD admits that writing for Amitabh Bachchan is a challenge, given his personality and language prowess. “You can’t give him anything halka (light) and aam (ordinary). The words must carry weight, yet be simple. With him even a line like Yun gaya aur yun aaya (Be back in a jiffy) becomes a profound statement,” he says. READ ON
I don’t look at TRPs: Amitabh Bachchan
Big B's Kaun Banega Crorepati is the most successful reality show on TV.
It’s been 12 years and six seasons since Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) saw Amitabh Bachchan make his TV debut. And what a debut it was. KBC marked the beginning of Bachchan’s second innings of stardom, and the show, since, has gone on to become one of the most-watched programmes on Indian television. Now, as he prepares for season six, Big B is most excited about having more women contestants this time around, even as he hopes that prejudices against the girl child are wiped out. READ MOREBig B croons for KBC
Amitabh Bachchan has recorded a special song for the sixth season of the show and says he had butterflies in his stomach while recording with Bollywood composer duo Salim-Sulaiman.
The 69-year-old actor said that the mock rehearsals for KBC has began as the show is ready to go on air from September 7.
"The crowning glory is the session at Salim-Sulaiman's recording studio later at night to record a song for KBC, and my extreme hesitation in doing so for it is a moment filled with immense self consciousness," Bachchan had posted on his blog.
Big B happy with films earning Rs. 100 crore
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes these are good times for the Hindi film industry as movies are regularly minting Rs. 100 crore and plus at the box office. "It's a great time for the industry. More the business, the earnings, the better it is," the 69-year-old said. BIG B'S TAKE INSIDE
Punctual Big B says 'sorry' for coming late
Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) event on Wednesday and promplty apologised to media persons for coming late. APOLOGY INSIDE
Knowledge is the key: Amitabh Bachchan
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is back to hosting the sixth season of the popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, believes that knowledge is the key to success. MORE ON KBC