Bollywood Goes To The London Olympics

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While some Bollywood stars have promised to cheer from the comfort of their homes, others like Ahbishek Bachchan are making the trip to London support our desi athletes. Famed filmmaker Karan Johar will attend the exclusive Olympic opening ceremony on Friday with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. Actor Anil Kapoor will also be attending a few of the events with “Slumdog Millionaire” director and the visionary behind this year’s opening ceremony, Danny Boyle.

Sports fans Ahbishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone have also squeezed time out of their busy filming schedules to join the Indian entourage. In an interview with Bollywood Life, Bachchan said, “…This year I’m going to be right there, cheering for India at the Olympics! And I’m so looking forward to it.”

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