Amitabh Bachchan denies being ill, says neck brace part of 'Piku' costume

Nov 04, 2014, 13:39 IST | PTI

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has denied reports of shooting for his upcoming film 'Piku' despite being ill. He clarified on Twitter that the neck brace he is seen wearing is part of his costume for the film.

Amitabh Bachchan

Big B has denied being ill and has clarified that the neck brace is part of costume for 'Piku'. Pic/Santa Banta

There were reports that the 72-year-old actor was unwell while shooting for 'Piku', where he was spotted riding a bicycle past the iconic Writers' Building.

The 'Bhootnath Returns' star took to Twitter to set the record straight.

"So.. Media conjectures that I am ill is incorrect! That neck brace that they see me wearing is part of my costume in 'PIKU'!," Amitabh posted on Twitter.

The actor was receiving messages from his fans on social-networking sites about his well being.

"Arre yaar... Please Ef (Extended Family), do not make such a big hohaa about the media report... Its not their fault... Happens sometimes!!," Amitabh added.

Directed by Shoojit Sircar, 'Piku' also stars Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan in prominent roles.

Meanwhile, Big B has crossed the 17-million fan following mark on Facebook. "Oye!! Crossed 17 million on FaceBook.. Yeaaahhh!! Thank you all...," he said.

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