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Big B to host only segment of Modi’s bash

New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will not host the celebration of the second anniversary of the Narendra Modi government here, but he will take to the stage briefly to talk about the ‘Beti bachao, Beti padhao’ campaign for girl education. A source in the know of developments told IANS that Amitabh — a United Nations…

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Big B garners 21 mn followers on Twitter

Mumbai:  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is known for being active on social media, has garnered 21 million followers on his Twitter handle. He has thanked his fans and well-wishers on reaching the milestone, and now aims to hit the 25 million-mark soon. The 73-year-old thespian, who has given hits like “Sholay”, “Deewar” and “Piku”, shared the…

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Big B strengthens himself by reading father’s work every day

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he likes to read a page from his late father and poet Harivanshrai Bachchan’s work in the morning every day as it strengthens him to tackle obstacles in life. Amitabh read “Jan Gita”, a poetic rendition of the Bhagavad Gita in Awadhi language of northern India, on Saturday. “On reading the…

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I’m a law abiding citizen: Big B on tax evasion claims

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has responded to the allegations that he has used his star power to evade tax, saying that he is a “law abiding citizen”. On Friday, a news report shared the 73-year-old actor’s “brush with the Income Tax Department right from 2009 and how his loans were paid off using offshore entities”.…

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Big B grateful to fans for wishes on National Award win

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan thanked his fans for congratulating him for yet another National Award win for his work in “Piku”. The 73-year-old was named Best Actor for his role in the Shoojit Sircar directorial at the 63rd National Film Awards which were announced in the capital on Monday. “To them that congratulate me for the…

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National Awards: ‘Baahubali’ wins Best Film; Big B, Kangana get Best Actors

New Delhi: Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli’s southern magnum opus “Baahubali: The Beginning” was on Monday named the Best Feature Film at the 63rd National Film Awards announcement here. Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan’s performance in “Piku” and Kangana Ranaut’s dual act in “Tanu Weds Manu Returns” was lauded with the Best Actor and Best Actress honour. “Baahubali:…

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Big B didn’t charge fee for singing anthem, says CAB

Kolkata:  India’s cine megastar Amitabh Bachchan did not take any appearance fee for singing the national anthem in the India-Pakistan World Twenty 20 clash, confirmed a senior official of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday. India beat Pakistan by six wickets at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday night. A report in the…

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IndvsPak it’s Historic Game: Big B

Kolkata:  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday hoped for sustained peace between India and Pakistan ahead of the clash of the traditional rivals in a World Twenty20 cricket match at the Eden Gardens here. Big B described the match as a “historic game” between the two countries. “I want to thank West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee…

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