Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan recently attended the NBA All-Star 2015 and participated in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Feb. 13 at Madison Square Garden as a goodwill ambassador to the league. Bachchan, a self-proclaimed Los Angeles Lakers fan, met NBA players and legends while in New York for 5 days and went behind the scenes at NBA All-Star Night and the 64thNBA All-Star Game.
Abhishek Bachchan became the first-ever Indian to take part in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.
While in NY, Abhishek also happened to meet Chris Bosh aka Christopher Wesson , an American football player ,who plays for NBA’s Miami Heat and was completely taken by surprise to know that the star footballer has watched 2 of his films and knows quite a bit about Bollywood. Chris spoke toAbhishek at length about Dostana and Kabhi Alveda Na Kehna ,two films he has watched . Sources reveal that Chris visits his friends in Toronto often , all huge Bollywood buffs and on several occasions has watched a couple of movies, including Abhishek’s KANK and Dostana ,huge of the biggest NRI blockbusters.
Says Chris Bosh, “Abhishek is a great guy and I’ve watched 2 of his films with my friends ,while in Toronto. The guys out there love Bollywood movies.”