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Amitabh Bachchan denies rumours of being unwell

Written by Agencies |Published : November 4, 2014 3:22 PM IST

A sneak peek into the sets of 'Piku', with Amitabh Bachchan sporting a neck brace, led to speculation that he is unwell. But the megastar has clarified that he's not ill and that the collar is part of his costume for the movie. ' conjectures that I am ill is incorrect! That neck brace that they see me wearing is part of my costume in 'PIKU',' the 72-year-old, who's shooting the movie in Kolkata, tweeted Monday. (Read: Amitabh Bachchan joins Modi s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan , sweeps streets)

Once the rumours of his illness began doing the rounds, Big B received a barrage of messages from his 'extended family' on social networking platforms. He also clarified it on his Twitter handle. The film is being directed by Shoojit Sircar. Big B plays father to Deepika Padukone in it.

On Sunday, Big B was spotted riding a bicycle in Kolkata. He rode a bicycle through the city s nerve centre BBD Bagh that houses numerous heritage structures as also the Writers Buildings the regular seat of the West Bengal government. Amitabh arrived in the city Sunday morning to shoot forVicky Donor director Shoojit Sircar s upcoming film Piku. (Read: Amitabh Bachchan rides a bicycle in Kolkata)

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Source: IANS

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