Amitabh Bachan the godfather of the Indian film Industry is also excited about the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup and yes, Amitabh Bachan is all set to make commentary debut. Since the official TV rights of ICC are with Star Network of India, they have specially hired Amitabh Bachan to do commentary in the mega event. He will be a member of Hindi Commentary team. In India Cricket is considered as a religion and people of India love to follow cricket.
Amitabh Bachan is all set to Make Commentary Debut
With the induction of Amitabh Bachan in the commentary team has added rich flavor to this religion. Amitabh Bachan is due to make his debut in Indo-Pak cricket match which is due on 15th February 2015. This match will be the most viewed match in the world in cricket history. It is estimated that 1.3 billion people will take the flavor of this crunch encounter on their television sets, and the induction of Amitabh Bachan as a commentator is just like the icing on the cake. Indian Premier League commonly known as IPL has commercialized cricket a lot and it has left its effect on every industry of India. Same also happened with Bollywood.
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Many teams of the IPL had named famous Bollywood actors as their ambassadors for attaining fame and attention of local public. Famous actor Shah Rukh Khan has bought an IPL team named: Kolkata Knight Riders who had recently won the IPL title as well. Similarly, Preeti Zinta and Shilpa Shetty famous actresses also bought teams in IPL and got great fame. Cricket is now considered as an easy way of gaining success in India and it is seen as a platform for struggling actors in the film industry.
Well in case of Amitabh Bachan this is not the case. He comes from a poetic family and this new profession suits him well. We wish him the best of luck for his new profession and we hope that the viewers will enjoy listening to one of the Bollywood’s greats.