Indian Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has appealed to the stars of the Indian hockey seeking support for the Odisha FIH Men’s Hockey world Cup 2018. While appealing for the support of Indian hockey stars, Amitabh Bachchan counted sports as the identity of a nation and sportsmen are the brand ambassadors.
“Sport is the identity of a nation .. When we excel in a routine the World takes notice. Sportsmen are a nations brand ambassadors… for merit for glory for the recognition that we are blessed with,” Amitabh has written on his blog.
The cine star Amitabh also has shared his image with the Indian Hockey Stars from the sets of Kaun Banega Crorepati with a general message that the sportsperson are the pride of the nation. They are the pride and glory of the flag.
And the tweet reads as ,”Honoring the Indian hockey team on KBC Karmveer episode. Their dedication, their effort for the country is beyond compare. Jab hum apne desh ki khiladiyon ko sammanit karte hai to hum desh ko bhi sammanit karte hai. Desh ka gaurav hai yeh, tirangey ki shaan aur maan hai yeh. (When we honour our country’s sportsmen, we honour the nation. They are the pride of the nation. They are the pride and glory of the flag),”
As the hockey stars have shown up in the big b’s Show, he took stance for the sport, seeking support for the Indian Men’s hockey team for the world cups scheduled to be held in Odisha in November and December.
“Our men’s hockey team is going to take on in a month, the challenge of the World Cup to be held in Odisha in November. Our pride our heroes. They need our support and encouragement. Come in large numbers to cheer for them in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.”
“The cheers that surround the playing field is the adrenalin that players need for achieving victory,” Amitabh said.