BollywoodWorld.com, Recently, we have reported about Bollywood star Akshay Kumar auctioning a lunch date for charity purpose. Now, there is a report that megastar Amitabh Bachchan has also come out asking people to bid for a lunch date with him and the reason is same here, ‘charity’.
So, a meeting with India’s biggest Bollywood star is just a bid away for the fans. One just needs to log on to the online marketplace eBay and bid for an amount to win a lunch date with Big B. This auction is being conducted as a part of the ‘Joy of Giving’ week. The online portal has taken this initiative with an aim to raise funds for social causes.
The winning bidder can take up to nine people with him or her to meet Amitabh Bachchan and enjoy a lavish lunch with him. The bid has reportedly crossed Rs 6 lakh by now.
Deepa Thomas, eBay India Senior Manager, was quoted saying that millions of eBay users dream to have a lavish lunch and tete-a-tete with Mr Bachchan. She said that now eBay is offering the same for with charity and contribution to a good cause.
Amitabh can use this auction money for the benefit of any NGO chosen by him. The Joy of Giving Week 2010 has started on 27th September and it will conclude on October 4.
- Sampurn Wire