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Amitabh Bachan to become commentator for arch rivals Ind-Pakistan match in World Cup

MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan will become commentator during the much talked about India- Pakistan match in World Cup 2015 on Feb 15, a report published on Cricket Country said.

It will be very much interesting for cricket and bollywood fans as Bachchan’s voice will now boom in the cricket stadium in Adelaide, Australia.

Bachchan, who is to commentate for Star Sports, as reported by Times of India, is expected to share the mic with the likes of Shoaib Akhtar, Kapil Dev and Harsha Bhogle.

His new movie Shamitabh is planned to be released on Feb 6.

Bachchan expressed excitement about this new venture as: “This country’s emotions are ruled by two things — cricket and cinema. For me, it’s an exciting time on both fronts. My movie is releasing on February 6 and then, I have the privilege of making my commentary debut.”

Bachchan who is known to be a devout cricket fan has appeared alongside top Indian cricketers in past commercials.


His passion for cricket is evident in his tweets when his home team plays . He also came out to the street to celebrate India’s victory in World Cup 2011.

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