Amitabh Bachchan spotted playing football with kids


Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is shooting in Kolkata for his upcoming film ‘Te3N’ took some time off on Tuesday, January 12, and indulged in a game of football with kids.

Big B was shooting some scenes for the film at the famous Mohammedan Sporting ground where he was spotted playing soccer with kids. He entered the ground at 7.45 in the morning and spent the entire day in the premises of the Mohammedan Sporting club.

The ‘Piku’ actor was sporting a striped T-shirt and black trousers and was seen sitting in the gallery, the club tent and the ground. Known to be a left-handed person, the actor was seen having fun kicking the ball with his left foot.  

The actor also wtote about it on his official blog. "And earlier in the day … my weak efforts at football during the shooting .. nostalgic in a way .. for these were the football grounds of the major clubs when I visited Calcutta on a private visit with my parents in 1960 .. that we came to watch football games .. Mohan Bagan, Mohammedan Sporting, East Bengal et al," he posted.

The Mohammedan Sporting Club which is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year, felicitated the legendary actor and presented him an honorary life membership of the Club. The iconic Club also invited the ‘Shehenshah’ of Bollywood to be the chief guest of the club’s 125th anniversary celebrations to be held later this year.

Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan’s film ‘Te3N’ also stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, while Vidya Balan also makes a special appearance in the role of the cop. The film is produced by Sujoy Ghosh and is being directed by Ribhu Dasgupta who has previously directed Big B in television series ‘Yudh’.