Saturday, 2 July, 2022
TopicAmitabh Bachchan

Topic: Amitabh Bachchan

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.

Over 1500 farmers bank loans paid off — Amitabh Bachchan pens details about philanthropy

In a blog, the 78-year-old actor said he and his family have never felt pressured by the 'everyday abuse and the filth of distasteful comment' and quietly continued to help people.

Amitabh Bachchan undergoes second eye surgery, says ‘recovering well’

The Bollywood megastar had previously written about the difficulty in his sight because of the first surgery, which made him spend his days 'doing nothing'.

50 years of Anand — Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s timeless classic is an ode to life

Thursday marks 50 years since Anand was released on 12 March 1971. It was well-received at the box office and went on to become the third-highest grossing film of 1971.

Amitabh Bachchan undergoes eye surgery, says ‘recovery is slow, difficult’

The 78-year-old actor said he is spending his days with 'nothing to do' as he cannot read, write and see after the surgery, and hopes he will recover before the shoot of his next film.

Amitabh Bachchan hints at undergoing surgery for a medical condition

In a one-line, cryptic message on his personal blog, the 78-year-old actor gave an update to his fans and followers on his health condition.

Amitabh Bachchan was once ‘casteless’ Hindu. Tandav, Ludo now flaunt loud, proud Brahmins

Pankaj Tripathi in Hotstar’s Criminal Justice to Saif Ali Khan in Tandav, Dabangg to Jolly LLB, Bollywood now showcases only Brahmin stories.

From Amitabh Bachchan’s Coolie to Tata Nano & the tricolour — see India through a matchbox

Matchboxes are a blindspot for many, but if you pay closer attention, you'll see a showcase of India's vibrant culture in beautiful illustrations, no matter which 'brand' you pick up.

Amit Shah, Gadkari, Bachchans, Rajamouli — long list of prominent Indians who got Covid

The Covid pandemic spread far and wide in India, from Bollywood celebrities to politicians. ThePrint lists the prominent names who tested positive for or died due to the virus.

Google analysed billions of search requests in 2020. Here’s what it found

Google’s Year in Search 2020 provides a snapshot of the fears, anxieties, distractions, and obsessions of an extraordinary year.

On Camera


Kanhaiya Lal Teli’s body being taken for last rites in Udaipur on 29 June 2022 | Photo: ThePrint | Manisha Mondal

India’s blasphemy beheadings have a new audience—and they’re sitting behind smartphones

Videos on social media have become a key feature of blasphemy killings. Each inspires communal competitors to stage a more macabre act of revenge.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on the latter's first visit to India | Photo: Twitter/@narendramodi

India and Egypt work towards building strategic relationship with focus on defence & security

From holding joint military exercises to exporting wheat as Russia and Ukraine stop supplies, New Delhi and Cairo are redrawing their relationship as geopolitical tensions rise.    

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.