Articles tagged under: Amitabh Bachchan
April 18, 2017
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
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
September 03, 2016
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
May 27, 2016
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
April 05, 2016
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
January 09, 2016
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
January 07, 2016
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, brand ambassador of Gujarat tourism, is the Modi government's first choice as the new face of its 'Incredible India' campaign after actor Aamir Khan ceased to be its mascot.
"Amitabh Bachchan will be the first choice of the ministry for the job," a Tourism Ministry source said, adding actors Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra are among those under consideration.
He described the veteran actor as a "non-controversial" figure and n...Read More
September 25, 2015
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to appear in an upcoming TV show "Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi".
The 72-year-old actor is expected to don a never-been-seen avatar in the new show.
"Having started my television journey with STAR India, I was always looking to associate with Star Plus again. However I was keen that we come together for a befitting show that carries forward the legacy," said Bachchan, who hosts gaming reality show "Kaun Banega Crorepati".
He also starred in ficti...Read More
August 31, 2015
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who announced today that his twitter account has been hacked, has now filed a complaint with the police against the "dirty, abusive" sms that he has been receiving for the past one year.
In his letter addressed to the senior police inspector of Juhu police station, the 72-year-old actor requested them to investigate the matter and take action against the perpetrators.
"Through a certain period of time, I have been receiving dirty, filthy, abusive sms me...Read More
August 09, 2015
By Prashant Sood
Khadi, which has seen a rise in its sales since Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal for its greater use last year, would now have Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) Chief Executive Officer Arun Kumar Jha told IANS in an interview here that Bachchan had given his consent to be brand ambassador of Khadi "pro bono" or without fee.
"He gave the consent last month. It is a big thing fo...Read More
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