Amitabh Bachchan mourns the demise of India’s football legends, PK Banerjee and Chuni Goswasmi

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan has taken to social media to mourn the demise of Indian football legends Chuni Goswami and PK Banerjee, who passed away recently. Also Read – After INOX, PVR expresses disappointment on films releasing directly on OTT, says, ‘Cinema exhibition has regularly faced completion’

Reacting to a news piece talking about late Chuni Goswami and PK Banerjee, the Bollywood veteran tweeted: “Both legends of football… RIP.” Also Read – Ghoomketu Teaser: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anurag Kashyap provide the laughs while Ranveer Singh and Amitabh Bachchan’s cameos tease

both legends of football .. RIP https://t.co/rRbNp1SpvG

— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 16, 2020

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Chuni Goswami passed away from cardiac arrest in a Kolkata hospital on April 30 after battling prolonged illness at the age of 82. Goswami was captain of the 1962 Asian Games gold-medal winning team. The legendary footballer was also an ace cricketer, who represented Bengal in the first-class cricket tournaments.

PK Banerjee breathed his last on March 20 in a Kolkata hospital after battling chest infection, at the age of 83. He was a two-time Olympian and the goalscorer for India’s 1962 Asian Games gold medal-winning team, and is regarded as one of India’s greatest coaches.

Meanwhile, Big B has been working hard on his fitness even during the lockdown. On Saturday, the 77-year-old actor tweeted a selfie while working out in his private gym at home.

T 3533 – चले भैया gym ,,, बाद में मिलते हैं ।। chale bhaiya gym … baad mein milte hain .. gym yahin hai ghar ke baahar nahin pic.twitter.com/IA8JkxNYmO

— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 16, 2020

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  • ByIANS
  • Published: May 16, 2020 7:15 PM IST