Articles tagged under: Amitabh Bachchan

Volunteery services of Kutchi gentleman to shine in Kaun Banega Crorepati episode

November 21, 2018
Volunteery services of Kutchi gentleman to shine in Kaun Banega Crorepati episode

Mumbai: Harakhchand Kalyanji Savla, a Gujarati gentleman from Kutch who started tiffin service initiative for cancer patients in Tata Hospital in Mumbai will be seen on TV screen in Kaun Banega Crorepati programme with Amitabh Bachchan. Savla founded Jivanjyot Cancer Relief and Care Trust over three decades ago and started tiffin service initially for 15 patients. Today his tiffin service benefits as many as 700 patients. In order to watch the episode together, several villages in Kutch ...Read More

Amitabh Bachchan receives Sayaji Ratna Award in Vadodara, remembers parents, recites father’s poem ‘Agnipath’

November 20, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan receives Sayaji Ratna Award in Vadodara, remembers parents, recites father’s poem ‘Agnipath’

Vadodara: Super-star Amitabh Bachchan, who was conferred prestigious Sayaji Ratna Award by the Baroda Management Association, here today remembered his parents especially father and legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachhan and also recited his famous poem 'Agnipath' on the occasion. He also appealed the younger generation to respect their parents saying that he felt immense pain and disturbed when he hears that parents were being thrown out of home and sent to old-age homes. 'I am...Read More

Amitabh Bachchan likely to be in Vadodara on November 20

November 02, 2018
Amitabh Bachchan likely to be in Vadodara on November 20

Vadodara: Leading Hindi movie actor Amitabh Bachchan is likely to be in Vadodara on November 20 to receive Sayaji Ratna award of Baroda Management Association(BMA). This award has been earlier conferred to Infosys founder Narayan Murthy and Tata Group head Ratan Tata. Maharaja Samarjitsinh Gaikwad, Sun Farma MD Dilip Sanghvi, HDFC chairman Dipak Parekh, IPCL former chairman Hasmukh Shah, ONGC chairman Shashi Shankar, AIMA president Harshwardhan Neotia were in jury of this award. Price Wate...Read More

Jio launches “JioInteract”– The first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand-engagement video platform

May 03, 2018
Jio launches “JioInteract”– The first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand-engagement video platform

Mumbai:Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. (“Jio”) today announced the launch of the world’s first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based brand engagement platform – JioInteract. 'The first of many services to be launched on this platform is the Live Video Call that features India’s favourite celebrities. To kick-start, Jio has on-boarded none other than Bollywood’s biggest star, Amitabh Bachchan, who will promote his upcoming comedy-drama film ‘102 Not Out’ in the innovative way,' the co...Read More

Somnath temple’s Light and Sound show in new 3D avatar with Big B’s voice likely to start this week

April 18, 2017
Somnath temple’s Light and Sound show in new 3D avatar with Big B’s voice likely to start this week

Somnath (Gujarat): The preparations for the popular light and sound show of famous Somnath temple in its new 3D avatar in legendary actor Amitabh Banchchan's voice is almost complete and it might start this week, Somnath Temple Trust In-charge General Manager Vijay Chavda today said. Chavda said that the necessary arrangements like setting up new control room and other technicalities for the new show were nearing completion. 'This might get completed in a day or two and in th...Read More

Akhilesh Yadav crosses limits of decency; targets Gujarat with donkey remarks

February 20, 2017

Ahmedabad: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today crossed all limits of decency and political decorum by targeted Gujarat in reference to TV advertisement featuring tourism at wild ass sanctuary with Amitabh Bachchan as brand ambassador of Gujarat Tourism. Akhilesh in his speech at Raibareli targeted film-star Amitabh Bachchan, Gujarat and 'donkeys of Gujarat' quoting entire script of Gujarat Tourism TV advertisement featuring Amitabh Bachchan for promotion of Wild Ass sanctuary in...Read More

Bachchan, Fadnavis pick up brooms during Cleanathon

September 03, 2016
Bachchan, Fadnavis pick up brooms during Cleanathon

Mumbai:Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan today picked up brooms during a 'Maha Cleanathon' held as part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Bachchan, the campaign ambassador, and Fadnavis took part in the event, along with volunteers and students, at the state government-run J J Hospital here. "Fifty cities in Maharashtra will be 'swachh' by October 2 and 7,000 villages in the state are now open-defecation free," Fadnavis said. On public part...Read More

Bachchan to host segment on girl child campaign at NDA’s 2nd anniversary event

May 27, 2016

Mumbai Amid a row over Amitabh Bachchan's participation in second anniversary celebrations of NDA government in Delhi on Saturday, the megastar on Friday said he will be hosting a small segment regarding 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign during the programme. When asked about being targeted by the Congress for "hosting" the event, Bachchan said, "I said what I had to, I think media has carried it as well. I have been invited to host a small segment for the programme. I am attached to a...Read More

Panama Paper leaks: Amitabh Bachchan says no link with offshore companies

April 05, 2016

Mumbai Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose name figured in the Panama Paper leaks as allegedly having links with offshore entities in two tax havens, today denied any connection with those companies, saying his name may have been "misused". He also claimed that even the news report had not suggested any wrongdoing on his part. The Indian Express carried a report yesterday based on leaked documents of a Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca which is said to feature links of over ...Read More

Amitabh Bachchan perfect choice for ‘Incredible India’ campaign: Film industry

January 09, 2016

Mumbai Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar, Varun Dhawan, Sudhir Mishra and Sonakshi Sinha among others have given a thumbs up to megastar Amitabh Bachchan possibly being the new brand ambassador of the 'Incredible India' campaign. Bachchan, 73, is the centre's "first choice" to replace Aamir Khan, whose contract for the tourism ministry's campaign has ended. The final decision is yet to be taken. It has been reported Akshay was also among the choices for the position. Calling Bachchan the ...Read More