Amitabh Bachchan in Sharjah, UAE: Bollywood's Megastar to Visit the Country Soon
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Amitabh Bachchan in Sharjah, UAE: Bollywood's Megastar to Visit the Country Soon

Amitabh Bachchan will be in Sharjah, UAE and is all set to grace audience at the upcoming Sharjah Book Festival

Bollywood is home to some of the biggest legends of cinema, one such legend being Amitabh Bachchan. The actor started his career in 1969 with Saat Hindustani and over the span of 5 decades, he's made a huge name for himself. Starring in some of the biggest hits of Bollywood, Amitabh is a force to be reckoned with. He celebrated his 77th birthday recently and fans rejoiced as he greeted them outside his house on the special day.

However, there's been a buzz! According to Khaleej Times, the megastar Amitabh Bachchan will apparently make an appearance at the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) this year. The announcement was made by Ravi DeeCee, the managing director of DC Books.

Amitabh is expected to launch Oscar award winner Resul Pookutty's book 'Sounding Off: Amitabh Bachchan', a coffee table book that documents half a century of Indian film fiction through Bachchan's films.

The appearance will mark this visit as Bachchan's maiden visit to the SIBF, where he will participate in an 'in-conversation with Resul Pookutty' on Wednesday, October 30, from 5pm to 6.30pm. "Caricatures by well-known cartoonists across India have been included in the book. With a foreword from Sachin Tendulkar, the book is a journey through Bachchan's acting career."

"The actor has fans from across the globe, including European and South East Asian countries. We are very excited about his presence at the fair this year," announced DeeCee. A star-studded line-up of Indian authors, poets, bloggers, and musicians, are all set to grace the 38th edition of the SIBF, which will run from October 30 till November 9 at Expo Centre in Sharjah.

Recently, Amitabh was rumoured to be hospitalised as the actor's health was cited to be not too stable. Reports stated that Amitabh was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday for a liver problem, however, he hasn't been discharged since.

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