Aurangabad, July 18
A hoarding of megastar Amitabh Bachchan with a well-known dialogue from the 1978 blockbuster “Don” on coronavirus consciousness has been faraway from a village in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district in view of “sentiments” of his followers, an official stated on Saturday.
The hoarding with an previous photograph of Bachchan carried a message in Marathi asking individuals to stay indoors in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
Referring to the dialogue within the film, the message reads: “the don whose capture was not only difficult but impossible, has been caught by coronavirus…stay at home for your families and do not unnecessarily try to become a ‘don'”.
Lohara Nagar Panchayat chief officer Gajanan Shinde stated, “We had designed this banner to create awareness about coronavirus and displayed it. But looking after sentiments of fans of Amitabh Bachchan here, we have removed it”.
Bachchan,77, his actor son Abhishek (44), daughter- in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and granddaughter Aaradhya Bachchan are present process therapy for COVID-19 in a Mumbai hospital. PTI