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Amitabh Bachchan Posts Pic From Eden Gardens Charity Match, Asks 'how Many Can You Name?'

Amitabh Bachchan posted a pic from a charity match at Eden Gardens alongside Dilip Kumar and others. He asked his fans how many of them they could name.

Amitabh Bachchan posts pic from Eden Gardens charity match, asks 'how many can you name?'

Amitabh Bachchan recently came together with numerous stars from various film industries like Rajiinikanth, Mohanlal, Chiranjeevi, to convey the importance of staying at home amid the lockdown for COVID-19 and help daily wagers of the industry. However, it is not the first time that Big B has joined hands with celebrities from other film fraternities for a cause. Some decades ago, the veteran, alongside other stars like Dilip Kumar, had come together for a charity cricket match against the stars of the Bengali film industry.

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Big B went back in time recently to share a snap from a match at Calcutta’s Eden Gardens. The Shahenshah termed it as ‘nostalgia of the past years.’ The 77-year-old shared a quote in Hindi of how he thought of remembering some past memories during the tough times. 

Revealing details of the match, he asked his fans if they could name all in the photograph. 

Here’s the post 

Many succeeded in doing so, sharing how he was flanked by Anil Dhawan, Jeetendra and Johnny Walker on his right and to his left were Dilip Kumar, Anil Chatterjee and Rabi Ghosh, while Prem Chopra also was seen partly.

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Many netizens also posted moments from the match where Bachchan has hit a big shot in the jam-packed stadium. 

Big B had shared many years ago, a picture from the match on Facebook, writing that it was played in the late ‘70s and that the Hindi film industry had won under the captaincy of Dilip Kumar.

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Amitabh had married Jaya Bhaduri, who is a Bengali, also in the ‘70s, and the veteran has often spoken about Bengal being his ‘sasural.’

Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan has been contributing in various ways amid the number of COVID-19 cases in India going up. The actor has revealed that he has started the distribution of 2,000 food packets daily in various parts of Mumbai. Apart from this, the Pink star has featured in numerous awareness videos related to the pandemic.

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