Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan is doing in Rome as the Romans do, so to speak. The actor is in Ahmedabad and participating in the kite flying festival, or Uttarayan, that marks Makar Sankranti or the beginning of the harvest season.
Mr Bachchan was spotted flying a kite with his Shamitabh co-stars Dhanush and Akshara Haasan.
This morning, Mr Bachchan tweeted:
T 1738 -HAPPY MAKARSANKRANTI !!! to all .. and what better way to celebrate than to be in Ahmedabad and be KITE FLYING .. #shamitabhMovie? Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 14, 2015
Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara, who makes her debut in Shamitabh, are promoting their film in Ahmedabad, their first stop in a multi-city tour that includes Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, London and perhaps Pune.
Shamitabh, which has been creating curiosity with it's retro style, is directed by R Balki, who collaborated with Mr Bachchan on Cheeni Kum and Paa. It releases on February 6.