Amitabh Bachchan's trip to Egypt!

  • Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now in Egypt for the inauguration of 'India by the Nile' festival. Big B has been roped in by the Indian embassy in partnership with Egypt's ministry of culture and tourism as well as the Cairo Opera House, for the third edition of the festival.
    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now in Egypt for the inauguration of 'India by the Nile' festival. Big B has been roped in by the Indian embassy in partnership with Egypt's ministry of culture and tourism as well as the Cairo Opera House, for the third edition of the festival.
  • On Egypt's International Airport, a group of dancers performed on Indian music, wearing  vivid Indian colours, celebrating the welcome of Mr. Bachchan in Egypt. According to the actor, this festival is like an opportunity that brings the Indian and the Egyptian cultures together.
    On Egypt's International Airport, a group of dancers performed on Indian music, wearing  vivid Indian colours, celebrating the welcome of Mr. Bachchan in Egypt. According to the actor, this festival is like an opportunity that brings the Indian and the Egyptian cultures together.
  • At the inauguration ceremony of the 'India by the Nile' festival, the Shamitabh actor interacted with the media present and specified that India and Egypt have always maintained strong relations, and this bond is even more strengthened with cinema. The actor said, " We have had a historic legacy as both the civilizations grew up on the banks of two rivers- the Ganges and the Nile. We have always had good relations with Egypt and this festival provides an opportunity to bring the two cultures together."
    At the inauguration ceremony of the 'India by the Nile' festival, the Shamitabh actor interacted with the media present and specified that India and Egypt have always maintained strong relations, and this bond is even more strengthened with cinema. The actor said, " We have had a historic legacy as both the civilizations grew up on the banks of two rivers- the Ganges and the Nile. We have always had good relations with Egypt and this festival provides an opportunity to bring the two cultures together."
  • Many of Bachchan's Indian fans, gathered to welcome the superstar of Bollywood. Everybody is eager to see the screening of Bachchan’s films at the festival. Other than Big B's films, the festival will promote yoga, folk dance, Indian handicrafts and street food among the locals.
    Many of Bachchan's Indian fans, gathered to welcome the superstar of Bollywood. Everybody is eager to see the screening of Bachchan’s films at the festival. Other than Big B's films, the festival will promote yoga, folk dance, Indian handicrafts and street food among the locals.
  • The ceremony was also graced by several high profile and well known Egyptian superstars. At the event, Mr. Bachchan thanked the ambassador, Mr. Suri, for organising this very important festival and encouraging the flavor of friendship that has existed between the two cultures and countries.
    The ceremony was also graced by several high profile and well known Egyptian superstars. At the event, Mr. Bachchan thanked the ambassador, Mr. Suri, for organising this very important festival and encouraging the flavor of friendship that has existed between the two cultures and countries.
  • The actor who is preparing for his upcoming movie 'Piku' which also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, was very excited about his 3 day trip to Egypt. While acknowledging the people who had gathered to catch a glimpse of Big B, the 72- year old actor said that being in Egypt was like coming home.
    The actor who is preparing for his upcoming movie 'Piku' which also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan, was very excited about his 3 day trip to Egypt. While acknowledging the people who had gathered to catch a glimpse of Big B, the 72- year old actor said that being in Egypt was like coming home.
  • The press conference, held at the Marriot in Cairo, witnessed a full house. At the conference, Mr. Bachchan was presented a sketch of his, made by an Egyptian journalist. After being felicitated by the Indian community at the hotel, Big B was truly overwhelmed.
    The press conference, held at the Marriot in Cairo, witnessed a full house. At the conference, Mr. Bachchan was presented a sketch of his, made by an Egyptian journalist. After being felicitated by the Indian community at the hotel, Big B was truly overwhelmed.
  • Before leaving for Egypt, Amitabh Bachchan posted a picture on his blog, which depicted his first visit to the country, way back in 1991. The picture was clicked in Cairo at the Pyramids and the historic Sphinx.
    Before leaving for Egypt, Amitabh Bachchan posted a picture on his blog, which depicted his first visit to the country, way back in 1991. The picture was clicked in Cairo at the Pyramids and the historic Sphinx.
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Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now in Egypt for the inauguration of 'India by the Nile' festival. Big B has been roped in by the Indian embassy in partnership with Egypt's ministry of culture and tourism as well as the Cairo Opera House, for the third edition of the festival.

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