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Amitabh Bachchan Honoured By Indian Community In Egypt

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Indian Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan looks on during a promotional event for the forthcoming Hindi film 'Piku' directed by Shoojit Sircar in Mumbai on late March 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO / STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is in Egypt as the chief guest of the 'India by the Nile' festival, was honoured by the Indian community here at a glittering ceremony.

Acknowledging scores of people who had gathered to catch a glimpse of the popular star from their home country, the 72- year-old actor said that being in Egypt was like coming home.

"I am extremely humbled to be given this honour," he said.

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