Bollywood's impeccable actor and superstar Amitabh Bachchan, recently attended his last release Piku's screening at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi and shared a proud moment when he received an outstanding response from Pranab Mukherjee, the Hon'ble President of India.
On Sunday night Mr. Bachchan posted on his blog, "The Honourable
President of India Shri Pranab Mukherji, tonight watched 'PIKU' and
may I say with great reserve of modesty, he absolutely loved it!
Most particular he seemed to have enjoyed the 'perfect'
Bengali-Hindi accent, which he felt was flawless. He later invited
us over for dinner and we continued to discuss the film and its
The Piku actor Amitabh Bachchan was also accompanied by the
film's director Shoojit Sircar and son Abhishek Bachchan. While the other
two movie stars - Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan
missed the golden chance to be applauded by the President of India
as they are currently out of country.
Last year also, his Bhootnath Returns was screened for the
President. Mr Bachchan thanked the President from all his heart by
saying, "This then is the venue of our screening, much like the
screening of 'Bhoothnath Returns'.
Screening over the President welcomes us on stage and presents us with a gift that forms the memento's he presents and then invites us over for dinner, in one of the many ornate halls that this Palace possesses! It is an honour that cannot be replicated. Thank you Honorary President of India for your time and grace."