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Amitabh Bachchan questions Western practice of celebrating birthdays with cakes, gets trolled

Amitabh Bachchan questioned as to why we cut cakes, put candles in it and then blow it on birthdays. 

Written by: Tripti Karki , New Delhi [ Updated: May 24, 2018 16:43 IST ]
Amitabh Bachchan questions western practice of celebrating
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Amitabh Bachchan questions western practice of celebrating birthdays with cakes, gets trolled

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was last seen in 102 Not Out with Rishi Kapoor, took to social media today to share his views on the Western practice of celebrating birthdays by . Big B said that the English people left the practice of singing Happy Birthday and, now we are blindly following and have become slave to this western culture.

Furthermore, the Sarkar actor also questioned as to why we cut cakes, put candles in it and then blow it on birthdays.

Taking to his Twitter account, Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “अंग्रेज़ Happy Birthday की प्रथा छोड़ गए और हम अभी भी उसके ग़ुलाम हैं ! ये cake क्यूँ ? ये candle क्यूँ ? ये फूँक कर बुझाना क्यूँ ? हमारी सभ्यता में दीप प्रज्वलित करते हैं ; ये उसे फूँक कर बुझाने को कहते हैं ! और ये गाना क्यूँ ! ये गाइए  : वर्ष नव, हर्ष नव”

As soon as Amitabh Bachchan’s tweet hit the internet, there was complete buzz across social media. 

And Twitter had a field day mocking him!

Meanwhile, Amitabh Bachchan has been voted the most engaging Indian actor on Facebook in a recent survey. According to Score Trends, the 75-year-old actor has over 30 million followers on the popular social networking site. 

The survey announced Big B as the numero uno actor with 100 points on Facebook, closely followed by Salman Khan with 95 and Shah Rukh Khan with 68 points. 

On the work front, Amitabh Bachchan received huge applause for his performance in 102 Not Out. The megastar will be seen next in Thugs of Hindostan, which also stars Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif in lead roles.

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