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arti
01-09-2006, 03:00 PM
An anti-smoking activist group{India`s National Organization for Tobacco Eradication} in India is threatning Bollywood Super Star Amitabh Bachchan (http://123khoj.com/cgi-bin/khoj/khoj.pl?Realm=&Match=0&Terms=bollywood&maxhits=10&Rank=31) for smoking in a movie poster.
In a poster of up-coming film "Family" the big B has showed smoking a sigar.
India banned all Tobacco advertisements in 2003.
The organisation has asked for an explanation in this regard.

megrisoft
01-11-2006, 09:49 AM
Bollywood superstar, Amitabh Bachchan, has apologised to an anti-tobacco group for appearing in a film poster that depicts him smoking a cigar.

Amitabh Bachchan said,
"The publicity banner carrying my photograph is a still from the film depicting the underworld character of a don, which I'm portraying in the film Family".

The anti-smoking group said it was happy with Bachchan's apology.