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Bachchan congratulates powerlifter Gaurav Sharma

IANS  |  New Delhi 

megastar Amitabh congratulated powerlifter on winning two gold medals at the European Championship.

met Gaurav on the sets of 'Banega Crorepati' in He also wished him luck for the upcoming event, Mr 2018, to be held in in September.

Gaurav, while sharing his experience with Bachchan, also gave some health tips to the megastar.

"When I met him (Bachchan), I was little nervous but he made me feel comfortable. He is very genuine person, so down to earth. I am honoured to meet him. He congratulated me and also wished me luck. I will keep working hard to make our nation proud in international arena," Gaurav told IANS.

"He is a lover and with curiosity, asked me about the sport (powerlifting) rules and competition. I also want to thank Bhupinder Sir for helping me make my dream come true."

Gaurav is a mahant (priest) in a temple in Chandni Chowk. In 2007, he won four gold medals at the Commonwealth Championship in At the 2016 World Championship, he clinched two gold medals in England.



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First Published: Wed, August 29 2018. 19:16 IST