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‘No director wanted to take responsibility of launching me’: Abhishek Bachchan


Abhishek Bachchan has detailed his struggles of getting his first film in the early 2000s. In the Hindi Actors Roundtable on Galatta Plus, Abhishek revealed that despite film magazines proclaiming that Amitabh Bachchan's son is gearing up for his debut, no filmmaker wanted to cast him. “There was a lot of chatter, excitement about me...

‘Ghoomer’ to open 14th edition of Indian film fest in Melbourne


The upcoming film 'Ghoomer', which stars Abhishek Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, Angad Bedi, and Shabana Azmi, is set to open the 14th edition of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM). The festival is set to be held from August 11 to August 20, 2023. The film tells the story of a paraplegic sports person portrayed...

‘Drishyam 2’, Alia, Hrithik get top awards; lifetime honor for Kamal at IIFA


After sweeping the technical awards at IIFA 2023, 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' continued its winning run last week, with Alia Bhatt getting Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female). The film's producer, Jayantilal Gada, received the award on Alia's behalf, as the actor's maternal grandfather, Narendra Razdan, is reportedly not well. Ajay Devgn's 'Drishyam 2' got the...

‘Dasvi’ review: Good performances elevate the film


Director Tushar Jalota's 'Dasvi' is designed as a satire in a political set-up, revealing the importance of education. Set in the fictional state of Harit Pradesh, the arrogant and pompous Chief Minister Ganga Ram Chaudhary (Abhishek Bachchan) is arrested for a scam. But before getting locked up in judicial custody, he relinquishes his position in...

Review: ‘Bob Biswas’ is intriguing but perfunctorily mounted


By Troy Ribeiro 'Bob Biswas' with a character-driven plot, is a slow-paced film. The titular character in a vulnerable state of mind embarks on a journey of self-discovery after being in a coma for eight years. Unable to recall his past, and while trying to piece his life together with his wife Mary, son Benny and...

‘No attempt to whitewash’ Harshad Mehta in The Big Bull


Abhishek Bachchan is set to play a fictionalised version of infamous stockbroker Harshad Mehta in The Big Bull. His character is called Hemant Shah in the movie. Abhishek has said that the movie doesn't glorify or whitewash Harshad. Abhishek said that the film presents the character as a flawed man, who occasionally slips up. "Hemant Shah,...

Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat passes away at 50


Filmmaker Nishikant Kamat who directed 2015 thriller Drishyam passed away on Aug 17 at age 50 in Hyderabad. He was suffering from Liver Cirrhosis for the past two years. Kamat, who had multiple organ failure, was admitted to the hospital on July 31 with complaints of fever and excessive fatigue. "It was diagnosed that he was suffering from liver cirrhosis for...

The poster of the film ‘The Big Bull’.

Abhishek Bachchan’s ‘The Big Bull’ shoot may resume in July


The Maharashtra government has permitted resumption of shootings for films, teleserials, advertisements, OTT, etc with immediate effect. The makers of Abhishek Bachchan-starrer "The Big Bull" plan to resume shooting next month. "We are looking at July because a lot needs to be worked out. All precautions and arrangements need to be in place, as well...