On the third anniversary of 26/11 terrorist attack, Amitabh Bachchan launched an album titled Sound Of Peace along with Aadesh Shrivastava and Ustad Rashid Khan as a tribute to the victims. He has also lent his voice for the album and the earnings go to the families of the victims.
He tweeted: ’26/11 !!! And our thoughts and prayers go for all those families of the Force who gave up their lives so we could live in peace !! There will be a Concert in a couple of months and all those that contributed to the album ‘Sounds of Peace’ shall perform for charity. The charity shall be for all those police families that lost loved ones, who have no means of existence – ignored and forgotten !! Men from the forces, who sacrificed their lives so we could live peacefully .. tremendous courage and duty towards their vocation !!’
He also tweeted about his father Harivanshrai Bachchan’s birth anniversary. ‘My fathers Birth Anniversay today, 27th Nov .. In prayer and in thoughts with him ..a great human, great mind, and a great Father !! A day spent in remembering his words his wisdom and his presence .. prayer for his peace in his heavenly abode .. All that I am is because of him .. his guidance, his morals, his culture and his ethics ..now just fond memories of his to live with,’ he added.
However, he isn’t enjoying his lazy days and wants to be back at work. ‘Another lethargic day .. need to get back to the camera and lights .. .. work keeps you alive and bright, get back to it Mr B !!’ he tweeted.
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Photographs: Paresh Gandhi