Mr Bachchan tweeted:
T 1158 - I never knew Maharashtra was the No 1 state in fruit production of many varieties .. happy promoting it for Horticulture Ministry !-- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 26, 2014
The Yudh star also posted few pictures of himself being the ambassador. In one photograph, Mr Bachchan is dressed in a traditional Maharashtrian attire, holding a basket of fruits in one of his hands. In another one, the actor is pictured promoting the state's mangoes.
T 1158 - Horticulture Ministry makes me Brand Ambassador for fruit products .. Jitendra Awhad, Minister promotes ! pic.twitter.com/Ij7vfARE6n-- Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 26, 2014
Last month, the Bhootnath Returns star had met the minister to discuss about the promotion of horticulture in the state.
Maharashtra is India`s largest fruit producing state with around two million hectares area covered in fruit orchards.