MUMBAI: The megastar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan who plays the role of Yudhisthir Sikarwar in the upcoming finite series Yudh on Sony Entertainment Television, rang the first trading day at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). In the series, Sikarwar, the real estate giant has listed his company 'Shanti Constructions' on the BSE.
Bachchan lit the welcome lamp along with MSM CEO N.P Singh, BSE MD and CEO Ashish Kumar and BSE Institute chairman Sudhakar Rao. As the countdown to the start of trading began and as soon as the electronic clock struck zero, the legendary actor rang the bell amongst huge cheer.
With this, Bachchan registered his name in the pages of history becoming a part of the few elite people from Bollywood to ring the opening bell at the BSE, an honour customarily reserved for head honcho’s of major conglomerates.
He further revealed the striking poster of Yudh. The series follows Sikarwar (played by Bachchan), a real estate baron, who has been diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder. Yudh traces his journey, his struggle with his collapsing health, his battle with business rivals and his complicated family equations.