Amitabh Bachchan carries the London 2012 Olympics torch
27 July 2012 | where: Southwark, London
It surely was a moment of immense pride for the entire nation as the face of Indian Cinema, the legendary Mr. Amitabh Bachchan carried the London 2012 Olympics torch in Southwark at 10:30am in the last leg of the relay. The 32.7 mile relay had coveted names from all over the world and different walks of life participating in the torchbearing ceremony. Big B who showed indefatible energy and spirit received a grand applause from millions of fans and supporters who looked on as he jogged a bit initially and then slowed down to a brisk walk in the course of his 300 metre run. Other eminent personalities who were a part of this event with Big B included Lawrence Dallaglio, Lewis Moody, Jim Anderson, Phil Packer, Darren Fitzpatrick and Tom Davis.