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On 75th birthday, Amitabh Bachchan in his own voice

Chronicler of Amitabh Bachchan’s career, veteran journalist Rauf Ahmed recalls a lengthy past conversation with the former angry young man and forever superstar on his milestone birthday.

Shoemaker to the stars

Chief Ministers, superstars and villains; 61-year-old Kumar’s handmade shoes have been worn by India’s most powerful

As the perennial superstar completes his platinum jubilee, a varied spectrum of Bachchan fans recount their favourite films

Though he is a towering personality, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan is very polite and a thorough gentleman. He has a huge following and has earned a distinct position and stature for himself

1,500 classic Kannada films to get a new lease of life

Produced in the last 80 years, the films will be restored by the Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy

Priyanka Chopra Upset After ’Newton’ Is Nominated For Oscars Over Her Film ’Ventilator’

For the uninitiated, apart from Newton, there were 25 other films and one of them was Priyanka Chopra and her mother Madhu Chopra’s Marathi production, ‘Ventilator’.

#ChaiSam tie the knot

Telugu cinema’s famous off-screen couple got married in an intimate ceremony on October 6

Filmmaker Kundan Shah passes away

Shah passed away after suffering a heart attack, sources close to the family told PTI.

Why I liked Judwaa 2

Ishita Moitra rises to defend the madcap adventures of Varun Dhawan in a reprise of the original Salman Khan starrer

How Tamil Nadu became the State with the highest tax on a movie ticket

Tamil Nadu has today become the State with the highest tax on movie tickets.

Young actors taking their career too seriously: Ajay Devgn

September 1: Actor Ajay Devgn says there was never any insecurity in his generation about working with contemporaries but that does not seem to be the case with the young stars today.

Lux Industries signs Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador

September 1: Kolkata-based hosiery maker Lux Industries today said it has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as the brand ambassador for its brands Venus and Cott’swool.

Acting not an ego game for me: Rajkummar Rao

September 1: In the last six months, Rajkummar Rao has lost weight, gained some and chopped off his hair to appear half-bald, all in the service of his craft.

Rajkummar Rao joins Aishwarya Rai in ’Fanney Khan’

September 1: National award winning-actor Rajkummar Rao has come on board Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s "Fanney Khan".

Who better than Salman for ’Race 3’: Saif Ali Khan

September 1: Actor Saif Ali Khan today said he hasn’t been approached for the third instalment of "Race" but is happy that superstar Salman Khan has been roped in for the film.

Convenient to box women and men within certain roles: Konkona

July 15: Actress Konkona Sensharma believes it is easy for the society to categorise both women and men by the jobs they are expected to do as the ancient norms get an opportunity to go unquestioned.

Justice system will take care of it: Kamal Haasan on arrest demand

July 15: Kamal Haasan is unfazed by a Hindu outfit’s police complaint seeking a ban on him and his reality show "Bigg Boss", saying he is confident the judicial system will take care of the matter.

Katrina ’privileged’ to work with the Khans again

July 15: She has worked with the Khan trio - Salman, Shah Rukh and Aamir - before and is teaming up with them yet again for different films and actress Katrina Kaif said she feels privileged to get this opportunity.

Sensitivity is not male or female: Prakash Jha

July 15: Prakash Jha said it is an unfair notion that a female director does a better job at handling women’s stories as sensitivity is not gender-specific.

NCW to ask Kamal Haasan to apologise for naming actress

July 15: National Commission for Women (NCW) chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam today demanded an apology from actor Kamal Haasan

I like rewards more than awards: Salman Khan

July 15: Salman Khan has never been a favourite at award shows but the superstar has no complains as he said he prefers performing at such ceremonies over receiving an honour.

Dileep’s police custody extended till tomorrow

July 15: A court today extended till tomorrow the police custody of popular Malayalam actor Dileep, arrested in connection with the alleged abduction and assault of a South Indian actress.

Madonna’s letter blasting Whitney and Sharon up for auction

July 15: Pop icon Madonna’s note, in which she described Whitney Houston and Sharon Stone as "horribly mediocre", is set to be auctioned and it is expected to fetch USD 3,000-5,000.

Lingo limbo: Tamil songs at Rahman’s UK concert anger fans

July 15: They say music transcends all barriers but when composer AR Rahman performed Tamil songs at his UK show, Hindi-speaking concertgoers reportedly staged a walkout.

Saif becomes first major Bollywood star to lead Netflix series

July 15: Actor Saif Ali Khan has joined Netflix’s first India-set original series "Sacred Games", which is based on author Vikram Chandra’s best-selling novel.

Varun Dhawan, Anushka Sharma to team up for ’Sui Dhaaga’

July 7: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharama are set to collaborate for the first time in Yash Raj Films’ new production "Sui Dhaaga- Made in India".

SRK claims nothing objectionable in ’Jab Harry Met Sejal’

July 7: Shah Rukh Khan has assured his film "Jab Harry Met Sejal" has nothing inappropriate, after the censor board chief recently objected to a word in the promo of the movie.

I got angry when I watched ’Lipstick Under My Burkha’: Ekta

July 7: Producer Ekta Kapoor has said she came up with a "sassy promo" for "Lipstick Under My Burkha" as she wanted the film to reach out to wider audiences rather than being confined to the art film zone.

Ramgopal Verma to make biopic on NT Rama Rao

July 7: Maverick moviemaker Ramgopal Verma has declared that he would make a biopic on Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao

Big B, Aamir, Sushant in best actor race at IFFM

July 7: Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Sushant Singh Rajput and Rajkummar Rao are among the nominees for the best actor - male category at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017.

Music industry male driven, less work for female singers: Neha

July 7: It took Neha Bhasin 16 long years to make a mark in Bollywood music scene which, she believes, is a male-dominated arena where female singers always get the raw end of the deal.

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