Our Holi is incomplete without Amitabh Bachchan’s songs ‘Rang Barse’ and ‘Holi Khele Raghuveera.’ However, the actor himself had quite a sad and lonely Holi this year. In his latest blog, he mentioned his feelings and the reason behind them.
The first reason was because of the Covid-19 which forced everyone to stay indoors. Big B mentioned, “The streets are silent, the drums and the singing of the celebrations remain muted, nothing moves. The festival is shrouded and the desolation among all. This is not the festival we all grew up in, sang and danced and celebrated with all as equals, spent the entire day in the joys of togetherness and affection and embracing each other in the gratitude of the above, faces familiar, faces unfamiliar but the affection of joining in one big family immense.”
And the second reason was that his family was away. He said, “The family is away, most of them, on location on work. Face time times the moments in some consolation , but is short lived.”
Amitabh Bachchan also had an eye surgery a few days ago which made it difficult for him to see things clearly. This was also a contributing factor to his lonely day as he had nothing to do. Amitabh Bachchan wrote, “I miss it all and sit in silence by myself, the desire to do anything , nothing. No seeing the favourite web series, or film or read the pending scripts or listening the sound of the strains.. nothing. Its vacant, the mind the body the spirit the entire being. And it is sad.”
Well, we hope that the nation fights through the pandemic and we again get to celebrate the festivals like before.