Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan and former miss world Priyanka Chopra are the new spokesperson of the government’s famous Incredible India campaign to market the country to tourists abroad.
According to reports Aamir Khan was being punished for suggesting recently that India is experiencing growing religious intolerance. Aamir has said that he had been the campaign spokesperson for 10 years, said, “It is the prerogative of the government to decide whether they need a brand ambassador for any campaign, and if so, who that ambassador should be. I respect the decision of the government to discontinue with my services.”
The news of Amitabh replacing Aamir had been doing the rounds for many days. But the appointment of PC has been a surprise. Though the actress thoroughly deserves this as she has been making India proud in overseas. She also went on to win People’s Choice Award for Quantico.
We congratulate both Amitabh Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra and wish them good luck.