Amitabh Bachchan plants a Gulmohar sapling on his mother Teji Bachchan’s birthday; shares a picture on Instagram
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Updated: Aug 14, 2020, 13:02 IST
Amitabh Bachchan is quite active on social media and loves to keep fans updated about his day-to-day life. Now, the megastar took to Instagram to share a picture of himself planting a sapling in the premises of his bungalow.
In the caption, Big B revealed that he had planted a Gulmohar sapling when bought the Prateeksha bungalow in Mumbai. However, the recent storm in the city brought it down. Hence, on the occasion of his mother’s birth anniversary, he decided to plant another sapling of a Gulmohar tree. He also added a poem penned by his father HarivanshRai Bachchan as the caption along with the info. It read, ““.. जो बसे हैं वे उजड़ते हैं , प्रकृति के जड़ नियम से ;
पर किसी उजड़े हुए को , फिर बसाना कब मना है ?
.. है अन्धेरी रात पर दीवा जलाना कब मना है ? “
~ हरिवंश राय बच्चन
This large ‘gulmohar’ tree was planted as a sapling by me when we got our first house Prateeksha in 1976 .. the recent storm brought it down .. but yesterday on my Mother’s birthday Aug 12th I replanted a fresh new Gulmohar tree in her name ..🙏🙏 at the same spot!”
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Meanwhile, Big B was recently discharged from the hospital after he tested negative for COVID-19.
On the work front, Amitabh will be seen next in Ayan Mukerji‘s fantasy drama ‘Brahmastra‘ with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. He will also star in ‘Jhund’ helmed by Nagraj Manjule and Rumi Jaffrey’s directorial ‘Chehre’.
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