Mumbai: The shahnshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachhan is amused over the increase in the minimum age of drinking by a new decision of the Maharashtra government. The megastar called the decision as “strange”.

The senior Bachhan said, "I do not drink, do not eat meat, or smoke ... but out of my own personal choice… no one forced me to do it!!"

He showed his unhappiness over the decision as he said that the country’s youth is old and mature enough to vote, to join the army and fight for the nation but it’s strange not to find him fit to be denied of drinking.

"At 23, Sid Mallya is GM & owner of the 3rd largest liquor company in the world. But, guess what? It's illegal for him to drink," Bachchan wrote on his Twitter page.