Mumbai, June 5 :
Amitabh Bachchan’s mother-in-law celebrated an old ritual of ‘Jamai Shrusti’ with the megastar by offering him new clothes, fruits and by fanning him.
“It was ‘jamai shrusti’ today…the mother-in-law does a prayer and offering for the son-in-law…a Bengali tradition, conducted with immense affection by Jaya’s mother, who is on a visit here in Jalsa (Amitabh’s house),” Big B posted on srbachchan.tumblr.com.
“Fruits are offered, new clothing is given, a hand fan is used to fan the son in law, with fruit on it…such old ritual..a story of why and how it all started was also narrated to me during the pooja, but I could not understand it,” he added.
Amitabh married Jaya June 3, 1973, and they have two children – son Abhishek and daughter Shweta. They have clocked 41 years of marital bliss.
Exhausted Abhishek dedicated to workout
Actor Abhishek Bachchan has been sweating it out at gym and though his body has given up, he is still up for it.
“Legs feeling like jelly after yesterday’s workout! The cure?…. Let’s do it again today! Gym time! #ABGymCrew let’s go guys… (sic),” the “Dhoom” actor tweeted Thursday.
He also shared a photograph along with a caption that read: “Let’s add this today too. Time to sweat!! #NoPainNoGain #ABGymCrew @prashantsixpack (sic)”.
If one goes by the photograph, he will try out exercises like crunches, squat jumps, crunches on exercise balls and seconds jump rope.
His father, megastar Amitabh Bachchan too joined him in workout.
“Father and Son at gym for 2 hr work out…! The family that gyms together, builds together – muscles!(sic),” he tweeted.
Purab dances to Dev Anand’s hit song on ‘Jhalak…’
Actor Purab Kohli, who will be seen as a contestant on “Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7”, chose his grand-uncle and late actor-filmmaker Dev Anand’s hit song “Hai apna dil to awara” to dance at the premiere of the reality dance show.
Accompanied by his choreographer Mohena, Purab also grooved to the title track of his own film “Rock On!!”.
“It was an amazing and comforting feeling to be introduced on a Dev Saab song as a contestant in this season of ‘Jhalak…’. Salman who choreographed the opening act thought it was a great way to introduce me on this song,” Purab said in a statement.
“I was a bit nervous since this is a new avtaar as a dancer but once the track kicked in so did the energy,” he added.
The episode will be aired Saturday on channel Colors.