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Abhishek Bachchan To Coach Dad On Nuances Of  Football



On the eve of  his 74th birthday the  Big B Amitabh Bachchan has embarked on yet another challenging role. This time as the well-known football coach Vijay Barse who  helped hundreds of  underprivileged  kids to reach their goals in Nagraj Manjule’s untitled film.

Though  as the coach Mr B won’t be required to play football  on  screen he does need to  be clued in to the game’s nitty-gritty. And who better equipped to give the seasoned superstar some vital tips on football than his son Abhishek Bachchan? A diehard  football aficionado and a passionate player of  the game, Abhishek will now take some time  off to clue in his Pa on the high-points of football.

Says a source close to the Bachchan family, “Bachchan Saab has played football when he worked in Kolkata as a young man. But that was many years ago. Abhishek is very much into the game . Bachchan Saab can get no better sports coach than his  son.”


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