New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says his decision to turn down an honorary doctorate from an Australian university following racial attacks on Indian students there was driven completely by emotions.
"I reacted emotionally. It was a personal decision. I didn't find it appropriate to accept an honour from a country where my countrymen were being dishonoured," Amitabh told reporters here Tuesday.
The 66-year-old star created a buzz Saturday when he publicly announced that he had refused to accept the doctorate being given to him for his contribution to the world of entertainment from the Queensland University of Te