Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

NY Times: Amitabh Bachchan Has a Cold

By Indiewire | Indiewire February 14, 2006 at 7:06AM

The word spread quickly: Amitabh Bachchan was very ill. At 63, Bollywood's most enduring superstar had been keeping an exhausting schedule. He was the busiest actor in the business, shooting films, endorsements and a successful television show one after another. But on Nov. 28, he checked into the Lilavati Hospital here (Bombay), complaining of abdominal pain. If what followed was not a full-blown national crisis, it was something close: a near-meltdown in what may be the world's most intense celebrity culture. Anupama Chopra reports.(Free subscription required to view full article)
0

The word spread quickly: Amitabh Bachchan was very ill. At 63, Bollywood's most enduring superstar had been keeping an exhausting schedule. He was the busiest actor in the business, shooting films, endorsements and a successful television show one after another. But on Nov. 28, he checked into the Lilavati Hospital here (Bombay), complaining of abdominal pain. If what followed was not a full-blown national crisis, it was something close: a near-meltdown in what may be the world's most intense celebrity culture. Anupama Chopra reports.
(Free subscription required to view full article)







SnagFilms

Watch Over 10,000 Free Movies!

We the Economy: Supply and Dance, Man!

Why is the law of supply and demand so powerful? In this whimsical tale, our friendly narrator guides bored students Jonathan and Kristin through a microeconomic musical extravaganza.

More