Mumbai, Sep 11 (ANI): Bollywood Actor Amitabh Bachchan became the brand ambassador of the country in its fight to eradicate Tuberculosis. Bachchan along with US Ambassador to India, Richard Verma and chairman of Tata Group, Ratan Tata came together to fight deadly diseases in India, at an event in Mumbai. Speaking at the event, Bachchan gave his example of how he had suffered from the disease and was totally curable. Bachchan said that he was committed towards educating people against the myth of the disease being incurable. India records more than 300,000 tuberculosis-related deaths and 2.2 million new cases of TB each year, resulting in an economic loss of $23 billion. Meanwhile, Tata said that it was not just the responsibility of the government but every citizen to educate and help in the eradication of the disease. Verma said that the US and India have renewed their partnership to make India TB-free.