Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he’s still trying to return to terms with the “absence” of his well-wishers who would gather outside his residence every Sunday to greet him.
For the past 38 years, the 77-year-old actor wont to meet-and-greet his admirers every Sunday at his house Jalsa in Juhu. But the practise has been suspended within the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Taking to his blog, Bachchan opened about the “emptiness” of his Sundays nowadays.
“Sundays crammed with the enjoyment of the evenings of well wishers .. Sundays crammed with the emptiness of their absence .. Sundays of assessing which to place out and which not .. Sundays in apprehension of the morrow…” he wrote.
“NOW… Sundays of expectation and wonder… of explanation of the address within the previous post .. of not going anywhere… of merely twiddling with the punching squares and therefore the oblong remotes,” he added.
Bachchan recently started shooting for season 12 of his long-running show “Kaun Banega Crorepati.
In his blog, the veteran actor said that he finds it disturbing to ascertain many of us walking on streets “without any protection” as they do not have the means to shop for the security equipment.
“As you drive to figure in disinfected environ… there are the various that perambulate within the streets and lanes and roads with none protection… and that they seem to be with none alarm… BUT… that has been the state of them that don’t have the means .. they suffer before, they suffer after… and regardless of what proportion we will in limited capacity work and do for them it shall never be enough,” Bachchan said.
“It is disturbing… it’s somewhere do keep doing for them that they are doing not have… and we do… but regardless of what, their needs are immense.. Almighty be praised .. HE protects us all .. irrespective .. with or without the means .. its the cycle of life..” he added.
In July, Bachchan had tested positive for COVID-19. During his hospitalisation, the actor gave regular health updates to his well-wishers.
He was discharged after testing negative on August 2.