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Sourav Ganguly's Funny TV Ad Avatar Goes Viral
Sourav Ganguly has always been known for his fearless gameplay on the cricket field, but the former captain is now proving that he can also excel at the art of acting. The latest advertisement of Bisk Farm biscuits, featuring Ganguly as a gold smuggler, is breaking the internet and leaving people in splits.
In the ad, Ganguly perfectly embodied the character of a gangster, complete with a suit and a tough look. His dialogue delivery is impeccable, and he even uses the famous catchphrase of the late Bollywood actor Ajit Khan - "Mona, where is the gold?" - in a fun conversation with his female sidekick.
The ad has been shared widely on social media, and fans cannot get enough of Ganguly's new avatar. Ganguly also shared the video on his official Instagram handle. The post read, "Winning Gold Coin is as easy as buying Bisk Farm Rich Marie. Go, Grab your opportunity..."
Fans were left in awe of Ganguly's acting skills and his ability to make people laugh. Social media platforms were abuzz with comments, with many fans praising Ganguly's acting chops and sense of humor.
The Latest on Ganguly
Other than the advertisement, the former player was recently seen playing a cricket match with Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
The match was organized as part of the promotion of Kapoor's upcoming movie, "Tu Jhooti Main Makkar". There were also rumors circulating that Kapoor would be playing the lead role in Ganguly's biopic, but he later clarified that he is working on a biopic of legendary playback singer Kishore Kumar.
Ganguly's Cricket Story
Ganguly has been a crucial part of the Indian cricket team and is regarded as one of the best captains the team has ever had. He led India to several memorable victories, including the 2003 World Cup, where the team finished as runners-up.
In his career as a cricketer, Ganguly has scored 11363 runs in 311 ODI matches, including 22 centuries and 72 half-centuries. He has also represented India in 113 Tests, scoring 7212 runs with 1 double century, 16 centuries, and 35 half-centuries. Ganguly's effortless strokeplay on the offside has earned him the nickname "God of Off Side" among his fans.
Ganguly's Retirement as President
Ganguly's tenure as the BCCI president came to an end in October 2022, after which he has been keeping himself busy with various engagements, including playing cricket matches for charity. Roger Binny was unanimously elected as his replacement in October 2022.
After finishing his term as BCCI president, Ganguly expressed his desire to pursue bigger opportunities in life, as he believed that nothing is permanent. Despite attending meetings with the BCCI top brass before nominations, he decided not to continue as board president.
Reflecting on his journey, Ganguly stated that the best days of his life were when he played cricket for his country, and while he had since taken on various leadership roles, he remained eager to tackle bigger challenges in the future.