Abhishek Bachchan was present at the Chelsea Football Club coach education session organized with the help if NGO MagicBus. The actor said that he has been a Chelsea fan for the past 25 years.
“Being part of a British boarding school, Football was a big part of my life. Seeing Gianfranco Zola play I became a huge fan. I am huge Chelsea supporter since past 20- 25 years and I am so happy that the club is here in India organizing this event,” said Jr. Bachchan on Saturday during a media interaction.
“Aishwarya and I have been working with Magic Bus for the past 8 to 9 yrs. We are their patrons and I love associating with them every single time. Everything that they are doing is important for our young generation and society.” said the actor who was spending time with the young football players.
Abhishek was asked if kids will be able to showcase their talent at the Chelsea event, he said, “When you have clubs like Chelsea organizing events like these it gives everyone a chance to showcase their talent, also it gives them a chance to play the sport. Football is a great sport and a great teacher of life and I hope this will inspire kids to take sports as a career too.”
When asked if the actor is losing weight to prepare for a role, Abhishek said, ” I am the same that I was before.”
Abhishek will play the lead role in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali production which is a biographical film about a love story of poet Sahir Ludhianvi and author Amrita Pritam titled ‘Gustakhiyan’. Abhishek will be paired with his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in this film.
After 2010, this film will reunite the couple once again for their 9th film together.