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Amitabh Bachchan is on The Great Gatsby poster

bollywood Updated: Apr 30, 2013 01:50 IST
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Actor Amitabh Bachchan who has a cameo in Baz Lurhrmann’s film The Great Gatsby, based on the book of the same name, has been featured in the film’s poster.

The actor shared the poster on social networking site Twitter, and wrote, “The poster of mine from GG...not worthy of being there, considering my miniscule role, but Baz.”

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