If you were hoping that animation films would come of age with this purported epic, you are in for a disappointment. Though the characters from the Mahabharat have faces and voices of the biggest stars, the images do not add up to a compelling canvas. Not by a wide margin.
Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor are all set to work again. Rishi Kapoor, who has co-starred with Big B in various films, tweeted about their collaboration
Amitabh Bachchan, who co-starred with Vinod Khanna in cult Bollywood films like Reshma Aur Shera, Hera Pheri, Parvarish and Muqaddar Ka Sikander, arrived with his family - daughter Shweta and son Abhishek
Amitabh Bachchan and Vinod Khanna made several films together - from Reshma Aur Shera and Hera Pheri to Parvarish and Muqaddar Ka Sikander
Sonakshi Sinha, who plays a journalist in Noor says that she would like to interview Amitabh Bachchan if she was a reporter in real life
Veteran actors Rishi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan will be seen in 102 Not Out in which they playing father and son. They faced the media together at the launch of a song from their upcoming film and shared some memories of working together in films like Amar Akbar Anthony, Coolie, Kabhie Kabhie and Ajooba. 102 Not Out releases on May 4.
Old is gold in Bengali cinema. Actor Soumitra Chatterjee, who turns 83 next month, stars in upcoming film Mayurakshi, which is the story of a father reconnecting with his son. Almost without interruption since 1959 when he starred in Satyajit Ray's famed Apur Sansar and then Charulata and then Abhijan - Soumitra Chatterjee has been such a consistent biggest box office draw, filmmakers are scripting films around him. In fact, in 2015, Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan was also impressed with his work in Bela Sheshe - a film on a 70-year-old man, who suddenly decides to divorce his wife, because she was way too dependent on him. In Mayurakshi, Soumitra Chatterjee is father to an absentee son, who rediscovers their bonds.
On Sunday, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan launched a book in Mumbai written by a film journalist. At the launch, he said he wouldn't take the name of the book, which had the word 'Bollywood' in the title. He added, he would like more people to write reference material and documentation of films and filmmakers, which can be of good use to the future generations.
Actor Amitabh Bachchan said the credit for the improving class of films India should go to the writers. "Writers are doing a phenomenal job in improving the quality of cinema, keeping in mind the other kind of entertainment that has entered our lives today," he said, speaking at the 2016 Hindustan Times Leadership Summit.
Amitabh Bachchan - the name is synonymous with Indian Cinema in many parts of the world. The actor who has more than 150 feature films to his credit, other than his many special appearances, songs and even a popular TV show