January 16, 2021

Amitabh Bachchan apologises after wrongly crediting father Harivansh Rai Bachchan for Prasoon Joshi’s poem – bollywood

Actor Amitabh Bachchan has issued an apology after wrongly crediting his father, poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, for a poem that was truly written by lyricist and poet Prasoon Joshi. He admitted to the gaffe in a follow-up tweet and apologised for the error.

On the evening of August 5, Amitabh had shared a motivational poem on Twitter and credited his father as its writer. A day later, he wrote in a tweet, “CORRECTION : Kal T-3617 pe jo kavita chhapi thi, uske lekhak babuji nahi hai. Woh galat tha. Uski rachna kavi Prasoon Joshi ne ki hai. Iske liye most important kshama prarthi hoon (Yesterday, the poem posted by me on T-3617 was not written by my father. That was incorrect. The poem was written by Prasoon Joshi. I apologise for the error).” He additionally shared the total textual content of the poem and credited Prasoon as its rightful writer.


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Earlier, Amitabh had shared a doctored picture of himself kicking (actually) the coronavirus as his son Abhishek Bachchan appeared on. The accompanying poem, wrongly attributed to Harivansh Rai, learn, “Dhanush utha, prahaar kar, Tu sabse pehle vaar kar, Agni si dhadhak-dhadhak, Hiran si sajag sajag, Sinh si dahaad kar, Ruke na tu thake na tu, Jhuke na tu thame na tu (Choose up the bow and strike, Be the one to strike first, Flare up like the fireplace, Be alert just like the deer, Roar just like the lion, Don’t cease, don’t get drained, Don’t bow down, don’t cease).”


Amitabh not too long ago returned residence after testing detrimental for the coronavirus. He and Abhishek have been hospitalised after testing optimistic on July 11. Whereas Amitabh was discharged on August 2, after three weeks of remedy, Abhishek continues to be hospitalised.

Amitabh’s daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya have been additionally hospitalised for a while after being recognized with the coronavirus. Nevertheless, they have been discharged from Nanavati hospital on July 27 after testing detrimental.

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