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Athletes want ‘Sammam’ not Salman: Amul’s take on Salman Khan – Olympic controversy is outrightly hilarious

India TV Entertainment Desk 26 Apr 2016, 16:53:48 PM IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

New Delhi: Trust Amul, one of India’s most loved dairy brand, to put in humour to every controversy and they will. Amul, today came up with a hilarious scoop surrounding the controversy of superstar Salman Khan and his appointment as the Goodwill ambassador of Indian Contingent at Rio Olympics.

In the photo, words, ‘Athletes want samman not Salman’ is engraved.

Here is the tweet for you:


#Amul Topical: Controversy over Olympic goodwill ambassador! pic.twitter.com/dgTuyh25va

— Amul.coop (@Amul_Coop) April 26, 2016

A lighter way to look at the serious controversy, indeed!

Also Read: Rio Olympics controversy: Pooja Bhatt slams Salim Khan for backing Salman and rant against Milkha Singh

On Saturday, the 50-year-old actor was appointed as the Goodwill ambassador for the sporting event, making him the first actor to do so. While his fans were proud of their ‘Bhaijaan’, few renowned sportspersons like wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt and sprint legend Milkha Singh condemned it.

However, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) defended its decision saying that Salman is apt enough to represent India. Yesterday, Salman’s father renowned screenwriter Salim Khan came in support of his son saying that Bollywood has helped Milkha Singh from fading away.