After Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan dropped a hopeful video, reciting a Hindi poem penned to encourage frontline staff and Covid warriors, he, on Wednesday took to social media to rectify a mistake he made by crediting his father, the late poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan for the poem. He has now acknowledged that the poem is definitely written by poet-lyricist Prasoon Joshi. The poem encourages an individual to by no means quit throughout a battle, to combat with all their power and to by no means bow down or cease halfway.
Taking to his Instagram on Tuesday, Amitabh Bachchan shared the video, reciting the poem. He stated “These phrases, written by my father Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan, are a clarion name that reminds us to by no means quit. They have been written at a time the nation confronted a unique disaster and problem, however even right this moment, they resonate. I imagine these phrases have a good time the spirit of the Covid warriors, our frontline staff, who, as everyone knows, are sacrificing a lot for all of us. It is time we assist them and bolster the combat in opposition to Covid. This is our combat. We can all contribute in no matter manner we will. We should all come collectively for India.”
However, now, Bachchan, rectified his mistake. He shared the identical video on social media, modifying the portion the place he mentions that the poem was penned by his father. The veteran actor additionally captioned, “Ruke na Tu ..WE FIGHT .. come collectively .. WE WILL WIN !! Ruke na tu ke rachaiyta: Prasoon Joshi.”
His message comes at a time when the nation is battling the second wave of the pandemic with growing variety of optimistic instances every day and a number of other states experiencing lockdown.
Meanwhile, the ‘PINK’ actor has stated he has pledged a minimum of Rs 15 crore until date in India’s combat in opposition to the coronavirus pandemic and won’t hesitate to contribute extra from his “private funds” if the necessity arises.
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