Wonderful: Jaya Bachchan on filmmakers' fancy for literature

Veteran actress Jaya Bachchan said it's a "wonderful" trend in Indian cinema that filmmakers are going for subjects based on published literature and said this augurs well for women in cinema.

Father was never credited for dacoit films: Jaya Bachchan
Father was never credited for dacoit films: Jaya Bachchan

Actress Jaya Bachchan, daughter of noted journalist and writer Taroon Coomar Bhaduri, who chronicled the lives of the Chambal valley dacoits in central India, says though all films made on dacoits were based on her father's works, no one gave him any credit.

Big B, Jaya in Kolkata
Big B, Jaya in Kolkata

After cycling around the city in November for a movie last year, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back in Kolkata Saturday to shoot for a music video.

Jaya Bachchan, Gulzar unveil the music of 'Shamitabh'
Jaya Bachchan, Gulzar unveil the music of 'Shamitabh'

The music of filmmaker R Balki's much awaited film ‘Shamitabh’ was unveiled Tuesday night by Jaya Bachchan and Gulzar in the presence of the entire star cast of the film.

14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins, Mulayam takes a dig at son Akhilesh
14-day Saifai Mahotsava begins, Mulayam takes a dig at son Akhilesh

The 14-day Saifai Mahotsava started off late Friday at the native village of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the presence of his father and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and state ministers.

`Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham` turns 13
`Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham` turns 13

December 14, 2001 witnessed one of the greatest family saga of contemporary cinema – `Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham`.

Delhi cab rape: Rajnath Singh promises guilty will be punished

Rajnath Singh described the incident as “extremely unfortunate and shameful” and ensured that stern actions will be taken to punish the accused.

Jaya Bachchan to attend Kolkata literary meet
Jaya Bachchan to attend Kolkata literary meet

Veteran Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan will be one of the key participants at the fourth edition of Kolkata Literary Meet (KaLaM) here, beginning Jan 23 next year.

Rituparno Ghosh's 'Taak Jhaank' may release in 2015

Late filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's yet unreleased film "Taak Jhaank" (Sunglass) may see the light of the day in Indian theatres in 2015. Deepti Bhatnagar, who's presenting the movie, says the movie will release when the "right window of opportunity presents itself".

Abhishek Bachchan says mother's comment on 'HNY' misconstrued
Abhishek Bachchan says mother's comment on 'HNY' misconstrued

Opening up about the controversy surrounding Jaya's comments on 'Happy New Year', actor Abhishek Bachchan says his mother was quoted out of context.

Bachchan clan renews, strengthens ties with Bengal
Bachchan clan renews, strengthens ties with Bengal

Bollywood screen icon Amitabh Bachchan and his family not only fired-up the inaugural ceremony of the 20th Kolkata International Film Fest but they also strengthened and renewed their ties with West Bengal.

`Happy New Year` most nonsensical film of the year, says Jaya Bachchan
`Happy New Year` most nonsensical film of the year, says Jaya Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan may be riding high on the success of `Happy New Year` but mother Jaya Bachchan has her own reservations regarding the film. She may be a doting mother but apparently the 66 year-old actress does not think highly of her son's film.

Maharashtra Assembly elections: Celebrities cast their vote

Among Bollywood personalities who went to polling booths in Mumbai early today were actress Rekha, Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Amol Palekar and actor Atul Kulkarni. Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar also cast his vote.

How did Amitabh Bachchan propose to Jaya?

One of the strongest and long-lasting Bollywood romances, coupled with many controversies, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bhaduri have stayed together for 41 years. Big B recently shared his love story on air with a 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' contestant.

Never said we object to mimicry of MPs: I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar

Clarifying on the issue of objections raised by MPs to RJs making fun of the lawmakers, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday that it was fine if people make fun of them.

Jaya`s mother fans Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan`s mother-in-law celebrated an old ritual of `Jamai Shasti` with the megastar by offering him new clothes, fruits and by fanning him.

Amitabh Bachchan's 41st wedding anniversary devoid of celebrations!

They say marriages are made in heaven, indeed! For the legendary couple of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan this stands quite true literally.

Amitabh Bachchan launches first look of `Leader` in Mumbai

Amitabh Bachchan was recently spotted at the unveiling of his upcoming film `Leader`s first look of in Mumbai.

Akhilesh Yadav, Jaya Bachchan woo voters

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan Sunday asked voters to cast their ballot in favour of the Samajwadi Party, saying it has put in major efforts to develop the state.

Mulayam Singh Yadav`s rape remark: Where are Jaya Bachchan`s tears?

Although Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh`s remark over rape has come under severe criticism, the silence of former actress and Rajya Sabha member Jaya Bachchan over the matter is conspicuous.