Amitabh Bachchan met British PM David Cameron and his wife

12 Sep

Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was the guest of honour at a reception hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron’s wife, Samantha Cameron at their official residence for a charity initiative for diabetes.


The reception was to mark the sixth anniversary of the Leicester-based charity ‘Silver Star’.


Last year, on the occasion of his 70th Birthday, Silver Star gave Amitabh a unique birthday present of a Mobile Diabetes Unit for the city of Mumbai. The unit, which travels to the city’s most disadvantaged areas giving free diabetes tests, was named ‘Amitabh’ in recognition of his support.


More about Silver Star


Silver Star, lunched in 20017, is a charity that campaigns to raise awareness of diabetes.


The charity has four Mobile Diabetes Units that carry out important diabetes testing and provide lifestyle and dietary advice.


Charity is now planning to start  two  new mobile unit .  5th mobile unit for Birmingham in the West Midlands and a 6th for Delhi, to be named after Amitabh’s father and launched in 2014.


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