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07-29-2012, 10:34 PM #1
Big B carried the London Olympic TorchBollywood’s legendary star Amitabh Bachchan now have another feather added to his cap this year as he was invited to carry the London Olympic torch during its relay in London. Big B heralded the opening ceremony of the grand sporting extravaganza in London with the torch. He will cover a distance of 300 metres at Southwark in the Borough of London starting around 10:50 a.m,
An elated superstar wrote o his micro blogging site:
“The very prestigious Olympic Organizing Committee, headed by its chairman, Lord Sebastian Coe… sends an invitation to be a part of the Olympic Torch Relay tomorrow as the flame passes through London, on its final journey into the Stadium for the Opening Ceremony, London Olympics 2012.”
Big B calls this opportunity a “a moment to be hopefully remembered by the grandchildren” and “a moment of pride”.
“This is an incredible honour, humbling and so full of pride and emotion. A moment that fills me with all that reflects the spirit of the Games – a certain respectability and dignity that it offers, to all people and communities of the world, to come and compete in their respective skills in an atmosphere free from discrimination,” he wrote.
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