Big B unveils Gandhi's statue in London

  • Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan unveiled a nine feet tall, bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London. Big B also read an excerpt from Gandhi's work 'The World of Tomorrow'.
    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan unveiled a nine feet tall, bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London. Big B also read an excerpt from Gandhi's work 'The World of Tomorrow'.
  • " A historic moment and a historic presence .. I am honoured and humbled ..; I am so touched and honoured to have been given this pride of place at this most prestigious occasion … one that has truly been historic in many senses," Amitabh Bachchan wrote, on his official blog, along with a series of pictures.
    " A historic moment and a historic presence .. I am honoured and humbled ..; I am so touched and honoured to have been given this pride of place at this most prestigious occasion … one that has truly been historic in many senses," Amitabh Bachchan wrote, on his official blog, along with a series of pictures.
  • Amitabh was accompanied by British Prime Minister David Cameron, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, to the ceremony.
    Amitabh was accompanied by British Prime Minister David Cameron, Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, to the ceremony.
  • At London's Parliament Square, Mahatma Gandhi's sculpture joins the figures of many prominent world leaders including the former British prime minister Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, and many more.
    At London's Parliament Square, Mahatma Gandhi's sculpture joins the figures of many prominent world leaders including the former British prime minister Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, and many more.
  • Mr. Bachchan took to Twitter posting his gratitude towards the honour given to him. He tweeted "At the unveiling the respect and dignity given... So humbling. David Cameron, Arun Jaitley, Gopal Gandhi and self on stage! Honour."
    Mr. Bachchan took to Twitter posting his gratitude towards the honour given to him. He tweeted "At the unveiling the respect and dignity given... So humbling. David Cameron, Arun Jaitley, Gopal Gandhi and self on stage! Honour."
  • Big B while describing the Fereign Office, wrote,"The Foreign Office itself is a most elegant large and palatial ornate structure, intricate in its surroundings and regal in its architecture."
    Big B while describing the Fereign Office, wrote,"The Foreign Office itself is a most elegant large and palatial ornate structure, intricate in its surroundings and regal in its architecture."
  • The Shamitabh star touched the feet of the statue, which was made by renowned British sculptor Philip Jackson, who depicted the sculpture from Gandhi's photographs, wherein he wrapped himself in a shawl to shield himself from London's cold waves, during his visit, in 1931 as the leader of Indian National Movement.
    The Shamitabh star touched the feet of the statue, which was made by renowned British sculptor Philip Jackson, who depicted the sculpture from Gandhi's photographs, wherein he wrapped himself in a shawl to shield himself from London's cold waves, during his visit, in 1931 as the leader of Indian National Movement.
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Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan unveiled a nine feet tall, bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi in London. Big B also read an excerpt from Gandhi's work 'The World of Tomorrow'.

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