Want to be brand ambassador for Housefull 3, Viren Rasquinha posts jokingly on IOA-Salman Khan controversy

Viren Rasquinha suggests coming in as brand ambassador for a movie promotion as debate over using Salman Khan to promote sports rages on.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: April 25, 2016 10:35:51 pm
Salman Khan, IOA, Salman, goodwill ambassador, IOA goodwill ambassador, Viren Rasquinha, Viren, Viren Rasquinha Salman Khan, Rio Olympics, Rio, Olympics Salman Khan’s appointment as the Indian Olympic contingent’s goodwill ambassador controversy continues.

Involvement of Bollywood star Salman Khan as the the Indian Olympic contingent’s goodwill ambassador had kicked up a storm with Yogeshwar Dutt and Milkha Singh questioning the move even as the IOA and some other athletes backed the decision.

After Dutt and Milkha, now former Indian Hockey player Viren Rasquinha has posted a tongue in cheek Tweet where he suggests coming in as brand ambassador for a movie promotion as debate over using an actor to promote sports rages on.

However, Sunil Gavaskar, Abhinav Bindra felt that Khan’s mass appeal will help raise awareness about the sports ahead of Rio Games.

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