amar akbar anthony articles

  • Remembering Manmohan Desai through his film 'Amar Akbar Anthony'

    On Manmohan Desai's birth anniversary today, we remember the Bollywood director and producer by presenting 10 interesting facts about his iconic film Amar Akbar Anthony

    Feb 26, 2018, 09:40 IST
  • Vinod Khanna-starrer 'Amar Akbar Anthony' inspires Harvard book

    The evergreen blockbuster "Amar Akbar Anthony" starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor and directed by Manmohan Desai, is now an inspiration for the Harvard University press for a book on Bollywood, Brotherhood and the Nation

    Apr 30, 2017, 09:29 IST
  •  Big B, Vinod Khanna starrer 'Amar Akbar Anthony' inspires Harvard book

    The evergreen Bollywood blockbuster "Amar Akbar Anthony" starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor and directed by Manmohan Desai, is now an inspiration for the Harvard University press for a book on Bollywood, Brotherhood and the Nation

    Apr 29, 2017, 11:29 IST
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Amazing to see book on 'Amar Akbar Anthony'

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is more than happy after he got to know that Harvard University Press has come up with a book on his 1977 film 'Amar Akbar Anthony'

    Apr 19, 2017, 19:01 IST
  • Rishi Kapoor believes medical miracle of 'Amar Akbar Anthony' will be reality soon

    Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor is hopeful that the science and logic-defying medical miracle seen in 'Amar Akbar Anthony' of three people donating blood directly to a person will become a reality soon

    Jun 18, 2016, 14:33 IST
  • Why did three scholars from the US write a book on Amar Akbar Anthony?

    William Elison, Christian Lee Novetzke and Andy Rotman explain how the cult Manmohan Desai film from 1977 resonates till today for its central message of brotherhood across religious boundaries, and use it as a lens to gauge modern India’s experience with secular democracy

    Feb 19, 2016, 08:50 IST
  • Mera video mahan

    People should leave Pahlaj Nihalani alone. I have not felt as relaxed and calm in a very long time, as I did when I saw the video Mr Nihalani has produced to praise Narendra Modi.

    Nov 22, 2015, 06:20 IST
  • Rishi Kapoor: Abhishek has carved his own identity in Bollywood

    Bollywood veteran Rishi Kapoor, who is sharing the screen space with Abhishek Bachchan for the first time in "All Is Well", feels the actor has grown out of the shadow of his megastar father Amitabh Bachchan and created his own place in the industry.

    Jul 03, 2015, 08:19 IST
  • Amitabh Bachchan: Films bind nations together

    Underlining the importance of cultural exchange through cinema, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says films play a major role in bringing nations together.

    Apr 01, 2015, 07:35 IST
  • Amitabh Bachchan excited to meet fans in Egypt

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan said he is looking forward to his visit to Egypt for the 'India by the Nile' festival and hoped to reach out to his fans in the country during his stay.

    Mar 23, 2015, 07:47 IST
  • Sad to see the internet generation become slaves to their gadgets: Saqib Saleem

    'Hawaa Hawaai' actor Saqib Saleem talks about balancing the virtual and real. It would be an understatement to say that social media has captured the collective imagination of tech savvy people, he says

    Jun 04, 2014, 11:38 IST
  • Making of 'Sholay': Tales from masala bay

    An excerpt from Sidharth Bhatia’s book, 'Amar Akbar Anthony — Masala, Madness and Manmohan Desai', gives an insight into the events that led to the making of this cult film

    Mar 07, 2014, 09:00 IST
  • Bollywood and its Christmas connection

    Hindi cinema is full of stereotypes. Like the Christian community is generally depicted as the one high on drinks and parties. On Christmas Day, we pick those rare delightful Christian characters, which brought a smile to our lips.

    Dec 25, 2013, 08:37 IST
  • Lights, formula, magic

    Sidharth Bhatia's new book, Amar Akbar Anthony, tells the story of the 1977 multi-starrer blockbuster, and why it worked in spite of employing clich �s. Director Manmohan Desai, says Bhatia, had his pulse on the city that was Bombay, and knew the man on the street

    Oct 13, 2013, 09:41 IST
  • Character actor Kedarnath Sahab passes away

    Kedarnath Sahab, better known as Segal Sahab known for his many character roles in films like Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony and Deewar, passed away on September 29

    Oct 01, 2013, 09:30 IST
  • How 'Tayyab Ali...' triggered a flood of memories in Mukri's family

    It's nostalgia time for the family of the late actor Mukri. The yesteryear comedian is being remembered thanks to the Tayyab Ali song from Amar Akbar Anthony being recreated in Ekta Kapoor's upcoming film

    Aug 14, 2013, 10:25 IST
  • Pran's body taken to crematorium

    The final journey of legendary Bollywood actor Pran began this morning from Lilavati hospital, where he breathed his last last night

    Jul 13, 2013, 16:32 IST
  • Veteran actor Pran cremated

    Legendary actor Pran was cremated at the Shivaji Park electric crematorium here Saturday in the presence of his family and a handful of members from the Hindi film fraternity. He was 93

    Jul 13, 2013, 16:19 IST
  • Pran was admirable, delightful: Amitabh Bachchan

    Mourning the death of one of his most special co-stars Pran, megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared how the legendary actor, a "considerate human", was "admirable" and a "delightful companion"

    Jul 13, 2013, 16:15 IST
  • Family, fans bid adieu to Pran

    Family, fans and close friends today came together to give a final farewell to acting legend Pran, who passed away last night

    Jul 13, 2013, 16:12 IST