Big B to attend Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt this month | Memsaab.com

This is not the first time that, Bachchan visit to Egypt, his last visit to Egypt was in 2015 when he inaugurated the third edition of the 'India by the Nile' festival.

If sources to be believed, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be attending the Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt this month.

If sources to be believed, Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be attending the Luxor African Film Festival in Egypt this month.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
"Bachchan will be in the ancient city from March 20 to 22. He will be accompanied by wife Jaya Bachchan and daughter Shweta Nanda," India's Ambassador to Egypt Sanjay Bhattacharyya told PTI
 

This time also the star's visit will happen during 'India by the Nile', but he will not be attending the festival, celebrated by Embassy of India in Cairo.

This time also the star's visit will happen during 'India by the Nile', but he will not be attending the festival, celebrated by Embassy of India in Cairo.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
'India by the Nile,' which starts from Wednesday and goes on till April 27, will begin with projecting the Indian flag on the Great Pyramid of Giza.

According to Ambassador , "This year we focus on collaboration between the two countries”.

According to Ambassador ,
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
There will be an event called 'Living Walls: Street Art,' in which Egyptian artist Mohamed Abla and Indian artist Yogesh Saini will invite school students to paint on walls.

The cultural festival will also see a football match between India and Egypt's under-16 national teams.

The cultural festival will also see a football match between India and Egypt's under-16 national teams.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
"We are very excited about this event because football now is a national mission in India, which our Prime Minister Modi just launched a few weeks ago” he added.
 

We now have a big program to develop our youth team so that by the time they are grown up they would be a little better," the Ambassador states.

We now have a big program to develop our youth team so that by the time they are grown up they would be a little better,
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
The team will be in Egypt for four days, during which they will play two matches. The festival will also honour the women power with 'Women of Substance' awards.