I'm not worthy of being the President of India, says Amitabh Bachchan | Memsaab.com

Former SP leader Amar Singh has said PM Narendra Modi is planning to propose Amitabh Bachchan's name for Prez.

Interestingly, earlier this month, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shatrughan Sinha was quoted saying, “It will be a matter of pride if Amitabh, a cultural icon, is made President of the country."

Interestingly, earlier this month, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shatrughan Sinha was quoted saying, “It will be a matter of pride if Amitabh, a cultural icon, is made President of the country.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Interestingly, earlier this month, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shatrughan Sinha was quoted saying, “It will be a matter of pride if Amitabh, a cultural icon, is made President of the country."
 

Amitabh has tried his hand at politics before. He contested the 1984 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket from Allahabad constituency and won.

Amitabh has tried his hand at politics before. He contested the 1984 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket from Allahabad constituency and won.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
However, Amitabh Bachchan resigned as an MP after three years.

He further said, "I've constantly maintained politics is not my cup of tea. That's unlikely to change. There are many other ways of making oneself useful to the country and the society besides politics."

He further said,
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
He further said, "I've constantly maintained politics is not my cup of tea. That's unlikely to change. There are many other ways of making oneself useful to the country and the society besides politics."

Amar Singh also mentioned that he introduced the megastar to the PM, that eventually led to Bachchan becoming the ambassador for Gujarat tourism.

Amar Singh also mentioned that he introduced the megastar to the PM, that eventually led to Bachchan becoming the ambassador for Gujarat tourism.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
The current President, Pranab Mukherjee, assumed office in July 2012 for the five-year term.
 

When contacted, Amitabh said, I'm deeply humbled and touched by the thought. But I'm not worthy of such a distinguished post of responsibility.

When contacted, Amitabh said, I'm deeply humbled and touched by the thought. But I'm not worthy of such a distinguished post of responsibility.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
He added besides no such offer or proposal has come my way yet.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to propose Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's name for being the next President of India.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to propose Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan's name for being the next President of India.
In This Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh on Thursday spurred speculation when he revealed to a news channel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to propose Bollywood star Big B name for being the next President of India.