Wednesday, 25 May, 2022
TopicAmitabh Bachchan

Topic: Amitabh Bachchan

Jhund is not just about Ambedkar portrait. It kicks out 5 Bollywood stereotypes

In Jhund, Nagraj Manjule doesn’t preach about India, patriotism, sports. Nor does he make Amitabh Bachchan do it.

Ambedkar, Bachchan, caste, sport — Nagraj Manjule’s ‘Jhund’ says a lot by saying nothing at all

Digital India, caste privilege, and Babasaheb Ambedkar — there isn’t a single frame in Jhund that does not have a meaning or purpose.

Amitabh Bachchan and Nutan’s Saudagar showed how women’s labour is taken for granted

Director Sudhendu Roy's 1973 film, which was India's official entry to the Oscars, transports the viewer to the old worlds of Satyajit Ray or Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay.

When a lightman referred to Amitabh Bachchan as ‘bhagwan’ during a shoot

In 'A Place in My Heart', Anupama Chopra gives an insight into what it means to be both a fan and a critic in Bollywood.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan appears before ED for questioning in Panama Papers case

Bachchan appeared before ED at its Delhi office for questioning in a case linked to the 2016 'Panama Papers' leaks case and also submitted some documents to the agency, sources said.

From Niky Tasha to LIC agent, Ritu Nanda was a visionary entrepreneur and a brand of her own

In 'Being Ritu', Sathya Saran provides an insight into how Ritu Nanda carved out her own identity, separate from that of her in-laws business and the Kapoor's Bollywood empire.

Possible to steal Amitabh Bachchan’s thunder? In Amazon Prime’s Chehre, Emraan Hashmi does

Chehre is not just Rhea Chakraborty's comeback, it is also Emraan Hashmi's. He's far beyond a 'lover boy'.

Why Indians trust Amitabh Bachchan in a world divided by Taliban and TV anchors

Ravish Kumar is trusted by one set of people, Arnab Goswami by another. But everyone can watch an episode of Amitabh Bachchan’s KBC.

With ‘Amit ji’, Amazon Alexa users can now interact with Amitabh Bachchan’s voice

Amitabh Bachchan is the first Indian celebrity to lend his voice to Amazon's Alexa. American actors like Samuel L. Jackson and Melissa McCarthy have also done so in the past.

Bomb threat call causes scare at 3 Mumbai railway stations, Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow

The caller Friday night told Mumbai Police that bombs have been placed at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Byculla, Dadar railway stations, and at actor Amitabh Bachchan's house.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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