It is a proud moment for Indians and a great gesture by Bollywood
megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who addressed the
audience in Hindi at the Cannes Film Festival, 2013. Big B graced
the Cannes event, by walking the red carpet, along with The
Great Gatsby team.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, "Acknowledging Cannes in recognising
100 yrs of Indian Cinema, it was absolutely imperative for me to
address, in my mother tongue." "Director of Cannes delighted to
hear the 'music of the Hindi language' spoken, it brought in the
universality of the occasion," he further wrote.
Amidst all this, we surely missed the Bachchan bahu Aishwarya
Rai Bachchan, who was supposed to grace the event as well. Big B
further cleared all speculations regarding bahu Aishwarya Rai
Bachchan, by tweeting, "Media tomorrow, and then wait for the
'bahurani' to arrive with 'bitiya', meet them and get on plane back
to London and then home."
utterly, indescribably proud of you that you spoke in Hindi,
Upholding the glorious heritage of our Motherland in the