Big B hails sportspeople, says they bring glory to India
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says sportspeople are the pride of the country and honoring them brings glory to the entire nation.
The 75-year-old actor, who is currently hosting reality TV game show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', took to Twitter to share photographs with the players of the men's national hockey team.
The star also took to his blog to hail the sports community.
Sportspeople are the pride of India: Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh welcomes the Indian Hockey Team on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati'
T 2942 - Honouring the Indian Hockey Team on KBC Karmveer episode .. their dedication , their effort for the country is beyond compare ..— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 24, 2018
जब हम अपने देश के खिलाड़ियों को सम्मानित करते हैं तो हम भारत को समानित करते हैं ,, देश का गौरव हैं ये ; तिरंगे की शान और मान हैं ये ,,🇮🇳🙏 pic.twitter.com/Y6MrGteauY
Amitabh urged people to wish the team for World Cup
Honoring the team on 'KBC Karmveer' episode, Bachchan wrote in his blog, "Sport is the identity of a nation... When we excel in a routine the world takes notice... Sportsmen are a nation's brand ambassadors... For merit, for glory for the recognition that we are blessed with."
He urged others to wish the team for the Men's Hockey World Cup in Odisha next month.