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Amitabh Bachchan Named Maharashtra's Horticulture Ambassador

  | July 27, 2014 17:25 IST (Mumbai)
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Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed as Maharashtra's horticulture ambassador.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been appointed as Maharashtra's horticulture ambassador. The 71-year-old actor, who is also the face of Gujarat tourism, will be promoting the horticulture sector in Maharashtra. (Also read: Amitabh Bachchan Will Shoot the First Episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 8 in Surat )
Mr Bachchan tweeted:

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.

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.

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