Amitabh Bachchan shared a mini glimpse from the Vax Live event on his social media where he could be seen requesting the world to help India in fighting the deadly wave of coronavirus.
The 78-year-actor was part of the Vax Live global event which was all about the coronavirus.
In the video, which he shared on his Twitter handle, the veteran actor urged global citizens to rise and help India in fighting the deadly second wave of COVID-19. The event also emphasised the importance of vaccination. Along with sharing the video, Bachchan also tweeted “Privileged to be a part of the concert .. and the fight for India ..”
The second wave of coronavirus has infected many people, and the number of COVID-19 positive cases has been rapidly rising. In Bollywood also an array of celebrities like Kangana Ranaut, Arjun Rampal, Manish Malhotra among others got infected within a span of a few weeks. With a total of 4,03,738 new COVID-19 cases being recorded in the last 24 hours, India again reported its highest single-day spike on the second consecutive day. With this, the cumulative national tally of the infection went up to 2,22,96,414, the union health ministry informed on Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan will return to the small screen with Kaun Banega Crorepati season 13.
The promos of the upcoming season were released last week and the actor can be seen as saying: Kabhi Socha Hai, ki aapki aur aapke sapno ke beech ka fasla kitna haia… teen aksharo kaa. Koshish.The announcements were posted from the official social media handles of the channel as well.
The participants will be selected digitally. Big B will ask one question every night on the channel and people can send their replies. Participants who answer correctly will be shortlisted. This will be followed by an online audition and an interview.
Big B has been associated with the show for 11 seasons, while actor Shah Rukh Khan hosted season 3. The first episode of the show was telecast in 2000.