Big B clocks five years of blogging

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has completed five years of blogging and thanks his extended family for reminding him about the date.

He completed five years Wednesday, his 1828'th day on the blog.

"Today it is five years of my blog. Every day without a break. Thank you my EF (extended family). What an extraordinary family we built," Big B tweeted.

The 70-year-old had forgotten the anniversary, but was reminded of it by his fans.

"Now that you remind me of the anniversary, a day even I fail to remember, I am simply amazed at the most intricate and valuable information that has come through these posts...on matters personal, on matters of conflict, on matters of worldly wisdom, of care and consideration for the other, of the connections made with unknowns, of bondings, friendships that never existed but do now with a flourish..."

"...our concerns for each other, our greetings to those, oceans and worlds apart, of discovering incredible talent...all through the medium of a few words," he wrote.

Amitabh's blog was first floated on bigb.bigadda.com, but it is now available on srbachchan.tumblr.com.

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Sidharth starts shooting for 'Hasee Toh Phasee'

"Student Of The Year" actor Sidharth Malhotra has started shooting for Karan Johar's next production "Hasee Toh Phasee", in which he stars opposite Parineeti Chopra. He is excited.

"Hey guys today (Thursday) is day one of 'Hasee Toh Phasee', feels great to be back on set again. Excited to work with this team, wish us luck, big love," tweeted Sidharth.

Karan's Dharma Productions is co-producing the film with Phantom Production, and Vinil Matthew is directing it.

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Ram Charan has fetish for watches

Southern actor Ram Charan Teja, who is making his Bollywood debut with Apoorva Lakhia's remake of 1973 "Zanjeer", has a fetish for watches. He has as many as 30 of them!

He doesn't have a lot of them, but he likes to stock up on a few exquisite pieces every once in a while. And he takes special care to clean up his prized possessions himself, said a source.

Ram Charan is currently shooting in Mumbai for "Zanjeer" with Priyanka Chopra.

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