Big B wants smokers to kick the butt

| Updated: Jun 01, 2017 14:19 IST

New Delhi [India], June 1 (ANI): Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan has urged smokers to quit the cigarette addiction. The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter and shared a message, which states that smoking is a threat to development. The tweet also tells us the time when the 'PINK' star himself quit smoking. He wrote, "T 2441 - #WorldNoTobaccoDay - 31 May 2017, "Tobacco - a threat to development.". I left smoking almost 35 years ago!! Will you?" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">T 2441 - <a href="">#WorldNoTobaccoDay</a> - 31 May 2017, &quot;Tobacco - a threat to development.&quot; .. I left smoking almost 35 years ago ..!! Will you ? <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) <a href="">May 30, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script> The UN goodwill ambassador also wrote on his blog that smoking is really injurious to health. The actor shared, "Quit the habit of smoking, it is injurious to health. Aarrggh.. Sounding like those adverts that come before the screening of any film." On the professional front, Bollywood's Shahenshah is currently preparing for his film '102 Not Out' with Rishi Kapoor and 'Thugs of Hindostan' with Aamir Khan. (ANI)