SHARJAH 30 October 2019: Amitabh Bachchan is ill and has had to cancel a UAE public appearance.
“Amitabh Bachchan is unable to fulfil his scheduled attendance at the Sharjah International Book Fair (today) on October 30 at 5:00 pm, owing that to health issues, which make him unfit to undertake overseas travel,” said a statement from SIBF.
“The Bollywood superstar has been receiving frequent medical attention in the past few months, and was hospitalised earlier this month,” it added.
Bachchan sent his regards to the millions [?] of fans who were eagerly anticipating to hear from him, in person, at the book fair. He expressed profound dismay for missing this opportunity to meet and address them, said the SIBF.