Rekha Sings for Amitabh Bachchan at bday Party

Amitabh Bachchan, who has got his hands full shooting for his upcoming film Bhootnath Returns and his quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati turned 71 yesterday. Instead of having a grand star-studded birthday bash, the veteran actor had a quiet party with his family. His wife Jaya Bachchan organized a private party to which Bachchan’s friends and relatives were invited. Film-maker Vishal Bharadwaj was also at the event. His singer wife Rekha Bharadwaj sang some sufi songs as a tribute to Big B.

He also tweeted saying “Thank you all for the greetings in person and in the virtual. It has made my day a lot happier ..a small family get together at night has just come to an end .. sufi songs, poetry recitations and a general atmosphere of like minded people.. The wife did it all … the decoration the people that were invited and the music of sufi singing by Rekha Bharadwaj, poetry recitations by several friends and mine of Babuji .. a warm cozy and enjoyable night.”

The actor also spoke about an initiative taken up by him to provide electricity to 3000 villages through solar power. This is a project under the Harivanshrai Bachchan Memorial Trust. The trust was established in the name of Bachchan’s late father and legendary poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan. At the birthday party, Big B also recited some poems of his father.

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