Modi govt anniversary event: Hosting only a small segment, not entire event, says Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan said, "I have been invited to host a small segment in the programme and not the entire event."

Written by Sonup Sahadevan | Mumbai | Published: May 27, 2016 4:26 pm
Amitabh Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan modi, Amitabh Bachchan Narendra Modi, BIg B Modi, Modi event, modi govt anniversary, Amitabh Bachchan modi govt, Big B modi, Big B Narendra Modi, Entertainment news When Amitabh was asked about hosting Modi govt anniversary event, the superstar said, “I have been invited to host a small segment in the programme and not the entire event.’

The Modi’s government’s decision to include Amitabh Bachchan as part of the cultural gala event planned to mark the second anniversary of NDA’s government in power has attracted sharp criticism from Congress party. However the legendary actor appeared unfazed by the controversy surrounding his inclusion.

At the trailer launch of TE3N when Amitabh was asked about it, the superstar said, “I have been invited to host a small segment in the programme and not the entire event. I am attached to a campaign which is called ‘Beti Bachao Beti Badhao’ and that is the segment that I am hosting. The show is being hosted by Madhavan and not me. I am just doing a small segment which us along the lines of something that I have been doing with the United Nations. I am their ambassador for the girl child mission. And I am working for it and that’s what I will be talking about.”

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