Actor Abhishek Bachchan and former Indian captain Kapil Dev will hoist the Indian tricolour on the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne(IFFM) to mark the seventy fifth Independence day.
Abhishek, who can be there at IFFM as one of many key friends, says it’s a big honour for him to be invited to take part within the celebration of cinema.
“It gives me great honour to be a part of the 75th year celebrations of Indian Independence in Melbourne. It’s a matter of pride for me to hoist the Indian National Flag in the iconic Federation Square. It’s an event where Indians from all across Australia, from all different backgrounds, will come together to celebrate India at 75,” stated Abhishek Bachchan.
Abhishek Bachchan provides: This is a mark of the friendship between Australia and India. To share this platform with Kapil Sir is momentous for me and the occasion can be a mark of the approaching collectively of cinema and cricket, two issues which have typically united us Indians collectively.”
Abhishek is wanting ahead to celebrating India, Indians and the spirit of our nation amongst a whole bunch of people that can be in attendance to have fun this second and occasion.
IFFM pageant director, Mitu Bhowmin Lange added: “India is completing 75 years of Independence and this event is a mark to celebrate this landmark moment. We are ecstatic to have Kapil Dev and Abhishek Bachchan jointly come together this year to do the honours of hoisting the Indian tricolour.”
“It’s a mark of the friendship that our country celebrates with Australia and with these two icons coming together is the perfect amalgamation of cinema and cricket.”