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No matter how old you grow, your parents will always be bewildered over how you grew up and became an adult so soon. Yesterday, you were playing in their arms, and today you're holding their arms to help them cross the road. Yesterday you were learning how to use a spoon to eat from them, today, you teach them how to use a knife and fork to eat. This is called the circle of life, and it is inevitable. Bollywood's legendary actor, Amitabh Bachchan's is emotional today as his son, Abhishek Bachchan turned 45, and Big B recalls how the tables have turned! (Recommended Read: Navya Naveli Nanda Wishes Her 'Mamu', Abhishek Bachchan On Birthday, Says He Might Be Her Favourite)
Big B often shares throwback pictures of his kids, Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan Nanda, to celebrate their life's milestones. On April 7, 2019, Amitabh Bachchan had shared a candid picture with Abhishek from the sets of one of their films. Along with the picture, he had written how his son is his 'dearest friend'. His note could be read as "When he not just wears your shoes, but also shares the same number of chairs to sit on... then he is not just a Son, but your dearest friend!"
On Abhishek Bachchan's 45th birthday, Big B took to his IG handle and posted a collage. On the left side, in the collage, was a picture from Abhishek's childhood, wherein he can be seen holding the hands of his father and walking. On the right side was a recent picture in which, Big B can be seen holding the hands of his son, Abhishek and walking. Sharing the collage, Amit ji penned a heartfelt note, which can be read as "I lead him once .. holding his hand .. he leads me now holding my hand." Check out the picture below:
On January 13, 2020, Amit ji had recalled a gem of a memory with his son, Abhishek Bachchan. In the picture, a young Abhishek Bachchan could be seen sitting in his father's lap. Along with the picture, Amit ji had reminisced the time when Abhishek had given his first autograph and had written, "Tashkent, Soviet Union .. 1900's.. where he signed his first autograph. Abhishek." (Also Read: Neha Dhupia Recalls Fat Shaming Incidents After Giving Birth To Mehr As She Had Gained 25 Kilos)
Abhishek Bachchan owns a Kabbadi team named, Jaipur Pink Panthers. Once, in a press conference, Abhishek had revealed how his team’s name has a personal connect with his father, Amitabh Bachchan. Narrating the personal connection with the family, Junior B had revealed the nicknames the father-son duo have for each other as he had recalled a childhood incidence. Abhishek had said, “Whatever work I do in life, I feel it should have a personal connect. When I was little, my father used to call me out saying ‘Tiger’ then after a few years I thought even I should call him something as an answer. One day when he came back home from shooting, he asked me ‘How are you tiger? I replied,’ I am fine Panther. How are you?’ and I was 4-5 years old then. Since then it became like a fun thing, he used to call me Tiger, I used to call him Panther. If there was an animal that we wanted to choose, I was sure that it was Panther because that is how I used to call my father.”
In an interview with The Indian Express, Amitabh ji had shared that they are like friends. The superstar had stated that he had decided that the moment Abhishek starts borrowing his shoes, he would become his friend. On June 27, 2020, Amitabh ji had taken to his Instagram handle and had posted a rare picture with the boys of the family. In the picture, we could see Amitabh ji with his son, Abhishek and his daughter, Shweta Bachchan Nanda's son, Agastya Nanda.The legendary actor had captioned it as "Father .. Son .. Grandson .. some years ago .. the folded hands are unplanned .. just happened." (Don't Miss: Abhishek Bachchan And 'Little Lady', Aaradhya Bachchan's Unseen Picture Captur es Their Special Bond)
Here's wishing a very happy birthday to Abhishek Bachchan!