Big B’s five decade in B-Town

Sugandha Rawal-   Amitabh Bachchan’s journey of five decades to become the Bollywood “Shahenshah” was not always a smooth ride. Indeed, his life is nothing short of brilliant biopic material. Early rejections were followed by a phase when he made his mark as a promising actor, which was soon overshadowed by the kind of superstardom […]

From angry young man of yore to wise old man of today

Vinayak Chakravorthy-   “We should learn to appreciate what we have, before time makes us appreciate what we had,” tweeted Amitabh Bachchan earlier this week. The post on the social media site, meticulously cataloged T-3312 and duly explained in Hindi as all his tweets always are, really defines what the Bollywood icons image has been […]

Humbled, says Amitabh Bachchan as he is chosen for the Dadasaheb Phalke Awar

indica News Bureau-   Amitabh Bachchan, easily India’s biggest movie star, has been chosen for this year’s Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Incidentally, this is the veteran’s 50th year in cinema. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted the news yesterday. “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for […]

How Dimple Kapadia landed a Christopher Nolan film

Radhika Bhirani- Here’s a casting coup of sorts that has got everyone surprised — veteran Indian actress Dimple Kapadia in a Christopher Nolan film. While the National Award-winning actress, who has been a part of showbiz since 1973, was initially hesitant to take on the role, she left the casting team mighty impressed. Mumbai-based talent […]