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Big B to shoot in Gandhi's birthplace

entertainment Updated: Aug 19, 2010 16:08 IST
Amitabh Bachchan

After the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is headed to Mahatma Gandhi's birthplace Porbandar to shoot for the second phase of promotional ad for Gujarat Tourism.

"Boarded for Jamnagar and then by road to Porbandar, birthplace of Gandhiji...Closer my Mahatma to thee," Amitabh posted on his Twitter page. "Through with Ahmedabad and Sabarmati Ashram, now on to Porbandar...such history, culture and sentiments," he added.

Amitabh BachchanChief Minister Narendra Modi had recently released the first phase of these short advertisements featuring the superstar Amitabh Bachchan aimed at promoting Gujarat tourism, .

Bachchan was also present for the launch of the advertisements called 'Khushboo Gujarat ki' (fragrance of Gujarat). The ads highlighted the white desert of Kutch, the Gir sanctuary and the historic Somnath temple.
Big B has been visiting several places of historical importance and even some religious monuments in the state.

"Last night went to the Akshardham temple for darshan and to the Laser Water show...exquisite! A must see. Design, technology, faith..."