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  • | May 13th, 2013

    Amitabh Bachchan in The Great Gatsby: Classy and old-school style!

    Amitabh Bachchan in The Great Gatsby: Classy and old-school style!

    The superstar, who plays the role of Meyer Wolfsheim in Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, is seen in a very upper-class wardrobe in the film, even though he plays a gangster
    Amitabh Bachchan didn’t charge a single penny for the work he did in The Great Gatsby, we are told. He plays a cameo in the film – that of Jewish gangland boss Meyer Wolfsheim – and even though he appears for just a short duration, his style doesn’t go unnoticed. He is not looking his usual self – and that’s the speciality of the statement. Click here to read more

  • | October 17th, 2011

    Amitabh Bachchan to receive doctorate in Brisbane

    Amitabh Bachchan to receive doctorate in Brisbane

    Superstar Amitabh Bachchan, has another shining moment as he will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane on Thursday. The actor is currently in Sydney shooting for The Great Gatsby. Amitabh tweets, “The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) honours me with a doctorate on the 20th of October in Brisbane…deep gratitude.” The legendary actor who is busy with his Hollywood debut, at 69 is thrilled about the award and intends to go to the ceremony after the shoot. “Yes after I finish the shoot for ‘The Great Gatsby’, over to Brisbane for the Honorary Doctorate from the Queensland University,” he added. Meanwhile, Amitabh describes his shooting experience for the small role in the Hollywood flick, directed by Baz Luhrmann. He is in awe of the working style on the film, which is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic and has Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead.  “Long meticulous rehearsals with Leonardo Di Caprio, Tobey Maguire and Joel Egerton, for a small scene…incredible detailing,” he added.
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