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AAMIR KHAN DONS THE ROLE OF TORCH BEARER

Amir-Khan-1After a spirited performance in his directorial debut film ‘Taare Zameen Par’, noted actor Aamir Khan will don the role of a torch bearer for the Olympic torch relay on April 17 in New Delhi. Along with Aamir Khan, five other persons will be a part of the Olympic torch relay. Six persons, who are a part of the Coca Cola – the Presenting partner for the Beijing Olympics Environment Champions on pledged to protect the environment and support the cause of water conservation. Speaking on the occasion Aamir Khan said that the feeling is more special as it has given him the opportunity to raise awareness on environment. The cola giant plans to hold painting competitions in schools across the country on the theme, `The need to protect environment.’ On country’s Olympics run so far, Aamir Khan said that there is a huge scope of improvement. Khan also said that that like diamonds have to be polished, we need adequate research and development in the sport and that alone can create a champion. On bollywood personalities and corporates showing interest in the Indian Premier League, Khan said that he’d rather be the fan of the team than owning one. He said that his did not have the ability and could not manage to do that with acting at the same time. A NMTV Bureau Report.

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