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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Praises The Work of Anti-Polio Campaign Workers

On the acting front, Big B will next be seen in "Thugs Of Hindostan" with superstar Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has admired the “undying and expemplary dedication” of workers who have travelled across the country for administering anti-polio doses to children.

Big B, who has served as Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for the polio eradication campaign in India, took to his blog to laud the hard work.

“The campaign for Polio as Ambassador for it appointed by the UN was the undying and exemplary dedication of those workers that travelled from city to city, village to village, into the interiors of the country giving those vital doses to the children to prevent the occurrence of the dreaded polio,” Amitabh wrote.

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He added: “When the agencies and the institutions gather to commemorate the eradication of polio form India, it is we or I… it is that worker that needs to be applauded and celebrated. He or she worked the hardest in most trying circumstances.”

The 76-year-old star says he was just a face and voice for the campaign.

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“They were the doers. And they made this campaign a brilliant success.”

On the acting front, Big B will next be seen in “Thugs Of Hindostan” with superstar Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Sheikh. (IANS)

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Considers Social Media as Modern Generation Atomic Bomb

On the Bollywood front, Amitabh will next be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s upcoming directorial “Brahmastra”. The film also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt

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Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the social media is the modern generation atomic bomb as users can easily voice their opinions and have the capability to give a perspective to any move be it political or otherwise.

Amitabh, who has a following of over 36.9 million followers on Twitter, 12.6 million on Instagram and over 30 million likes on his official Facebook account, took to his blog on Thursday night to voice his opinion on social media.

He wrote: “The social media is the modern generation atomic bomb. It has the capacity to exercise a chilling response to the enemy; bringing them down to their knees, seeking pardon.

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“Over 7 billion humans in the Universe now have opinion and voice and capability to give a perspective to any move political or otherwise. And see it being spread through the medium it employs across the continents of habituated being… It is a scary ultimatum.”

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On the Bollywood front, Amitabh will next be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s upcoming directorial “Brahmastra”. The film also stars Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. (IANS)