Amitabh Bachchan made his Bollywood debut in 1969 with Khwaja Ahmad Abbas' Saat Hindustani, which fetched him a National Award. And after a rocky start he proved his mettle with a variety of roles
"I was the first person to do stand-up comedy in English. This was some about 18 years ago. I used to go to small clubs, restaurants and venues and perform in front of 100, 250 people for almost an hour and half. I used to travel often for this," said Boman Irani
"Shah Rukh, Salman and Aamir are doing great work. I hope they continue as they are. They should continue (work) for another 100 years. They are inspiring a lot of people. They are a great source of inspiration, joy. I wish them all the best," said Amitabh Bachchan
Many of us who came of age in the '90s related to the film even more than the generation before us and the one after
Bollywood, in its over 100 years of existence, has been a canvas of the several shades of a woman. But here's a new colour - the Kangana Ranaut of Queen and the Alia Bhatt of Highway - free-spirited and living life on their terms
Actress Waheeda Rehman will be the first recipient of the Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, an annual honour being introduced to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema.
Irrfan Khan and Jahnu Barua will represent the country at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), which will celebrate 100 years of the $2-billion Indian movie industry as part of its special programme this year.
Come Wednesday and Bollywood will return to Egypt after 25 years with the release of Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer Chennai Express, the event coinciding with celebrations back home of 100 years of Indian cinema.
As Indian cinema is celebrating its 100 years, 'Uff Yoo Maa', a fundraiser show for cancer patients, will witness Bollywood veterans like Waheeda Rehman, Asha Parekh and Javed Akhtar recollecting iconic elements of the 100 years of Indian cinema in 100 minutes.
As many as 41 legends of Indian cinema like Amitabh Bachchan and K. Balachander were felicitated by President Pranab Mukherjee at the centenary celebrations of Indian cinema in Chennai.
Amitabh Bachchan has emerged as the greatest Bollywood star in a UK poll celebrating 100 years of Indian cinema.
Bollywood luminaries such as Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan are on the guest list for celebration of Indian cinema's 100 years to be held here from September 1-3.