On Harivansh Rai Bachchan's Birth Anniversary, His Grandson, Abhishek Bachchan Shares Emotional Note

On legendary poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan's 113th birth anniversary, his grandson, Abhishek Bachchan posted an emotional note on his Instagram handle. Take a look!


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On Harivansh Rai Bachchan's Birth Anniversary, His Grandson, Abhishek Bachchan Shares Emotional Note

Late legendary poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan is simply one of the best poets this country and world had witnessed in all these decades, a man whose writings were far ahead of his time. That is the reason why, even to this very day, his poems are whole-heartedly appreciated, loved, and respected by the millenials. It was his iconic poem, Madhushala, which has cemented his status as the most loved poets of all-time in the nation's history. (Recommended Read: Ankita Lokhande's 'Bang Bang' Video Has Deeply Angered Her Ex-BF, Late Sushant Singh Rajput's Fans)

However, not only that but Harivansh ji was also the first Indian PhD in English Literature from Cambridge University and had received his doctorate for his work on Irish poet W.B. Yeats. In his illustrious career, he had received lots of awards and accolades. Now, on his 113th birth anniversary, a beautiful note from his grandson, Abhishek Bachchan has taken us back to those golden days once again. Scroll down to take a look!

On November 27, 2020, late Harivansh Rai Bachchan's grandson and actor, Abhishek Bachchan took to his Instagram handle and shared a beautiful portrait picture of his dadaji. In the coloured photo, Harivansh ji could be seen wearing his trademark black spectacles and wearing a grey sweater on top of his khaki-coloured kurta. Along with the beautiful picture, the doting grandson, Abhishek wrote a heart-melting caption, and it can be read as "Happy Birthday Dadaji. It would have been my grandfathers' 113th birthday today. I work and pray, that I am able to honour and live up to your legacy. Miss you dearly." Take a look: (Don't Miss: 'Ishqbaaaz' Fame, Nakuul Mehta's Wife, Jankee Opts For An Ice-Blue Suit For Her 'Godh Bharai Rasam')

Abhishek Bachchan is a doting grandson and time and again in many of his interviews, he had talked about the impact of his grandfather's life and principles on his life. Last year, on the same day, Abhishek had paid his tributes to Harivansh ji on his 112th birth anniversary in the sweetest manner possible. He had taken to his Instagram handle and had shared an unseen photo of his grandfather. Alongside it, he had written a caption that could be read as "It would have been my Grandfather's 112th birthday today. Still remembered, still missed." Take a look at the picture below:

The whole nation is celebrating the birth anniversary of legendary Indian poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan and recalling some of his iconic poems like Madhushala, Agnipath, Ruka Na Tu, and many more. On the other side, some people are digging deep in history and bringing some unseen pictures of the incredible poet from his memory lane and there's one picture that is getting a lot of shares on social media. The reason is the fact that it is a monochrome photo of Harivansh ji with his young son, Amitabh Bachchan, and their smiling faces are melting everyone's hearts all over the internet. (Also Read: Virat Kohli Takes Paternity Leave To Be With His Pregnant Wife, Anushka Sharma, Calls It, 'Special')

You'll always be in our hearts, Harivansh ji!

Cover and Images Courtesy: Abhishek Bachchan, Gujarat Talk
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