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New Delhi, Aug 30: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, a sports enthusiast, whose son and actor Abhishek Bachchan has invested in a franchise each in a football and kabaddi league, finds the world of sports changing for the better in the country. Also Read - "Begum Gayiin"! Farrukh Jaffar of Gulabo Sitabo Fame Passes Away at 88
“Abhishek comes into ISL, the Indian Super League for Football, buys into Chennai FC.. the world of sport changeth in India,” the 71-year-old thespian posted on Twitter. Also Read - KBC 13: Amitabh Bachchan Cannot Stop Laughing As He Learns What 'Zeher, Katl Lag Rahe Ho' Means | Watch
The junior Bachchan owns the Jaipur Pink Panthers – the Jaipur franchise of the Pro Kabaddi League. He was also unveiled as the team owner of the Chennai franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) during the official launch of the glamorous football league earlier this week.
Big B, along with Abhishek’s wife Aishwarya Rai and daughter Aaradhya also visited Jaipur to support the Pro Kabaddi League team recently.
On Friday, after the Pro Kabaddi League semi-final, Amitabh tweeted: “@JaipurPanthers in the Final .. we WON .. !! COME OONNNNNNNN !!!”
Amitabh has received a positive response to Abhishek’s efforts to support these games in the country. One Twitter user wrote to Big B: “He is doing GR8 efforts for sports in INDIA. You should keep encouraging him…”