Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan carries Olympic flame

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Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan has carried the Olympic flame in London on Thursday, a day before the opening ceremony.

Bachchan said he was "honoured" to be asked to carry the flame and that it was "a proud moment for me and the country".

The actor was part of a relay team carrying the torch.

The 69-year-old star has acted in more than 180 films and remains India's most popular actor.

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