After Kaun Banega Crorepati, Amitabh Bachchan might now be starring in Kaun Banega Rashtrapati, cause, Amar Singh, an ex-leader of the Samajwadi Party, and a former close aide of the Bachchan family, has said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is supposedly planning to propose Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan’s name for the next President of India!

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In an exclusive interview with Zee News’ India 24X7, Singh said that he had received information regarding the same, and that he had gotten to meet Narendra Modi through Arun Jaitley, after which, he had introduced Bachchan to Modi as well.

I was the one who introduced Amitabh Bachchan to Narendra Modi (when he was Gujarat CM) in connection with ‘Paa’ movie.

This, however, does not come as a particularly shocking news, given the connection the PM and Big B have shared for a while. Amitabh has also openly supported the Modi in his Make in India initiative.

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Bachchan however, has already made his foray into politics, before, as well. He had previously been involved with Singh’s Samajwadi Party and his wife, Jaya Bachchan, is a member of the party in the Indian parliament. The Bollywood actor had also won a seat in the Lok Sabha elections, with 68.2% votes, in 1984, for the state of Allahabad, as part of the opposition Congress Party.

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BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha had also indicated the same, earlier this month.

It will be a matter of pride if Amitabh Bachchan, a cultural icon, is made President of the country. He has achieved many a milestone in cultural and social fields and if he becomes president, it will fetch a good name for the country.

The current President of India is Pranab Mukherjee, who had assumed office in July 2012. And with Indian Presidents having a 5-year renewable term, his term ends next year, so there will definitely be a role needing to be filled, soon. However, whether there is a chance that it will be Big B who fills that role is till now uncertain, as it is only the claim of Amar Singh, and no official statement has been given by either Modi or Amitabh, till now.

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