When Amitabh Bachchan loved his fan's pen so much that he kept it
A commercial for a pen brand dating to 2008 showcased Amitabh Bachchan with a young Genelia D'Souza, as the latter comes up to him seeking an autograph
A commercial for a pen brand dating to 2008 showcased Amitabh Bachchan with a young Genelia D'Souza, as the latter comes up to him seeking an autograph. Mesmerised with the quality of the pen she hands out, Bachchan spends the night signing autographs for D'Souza and her friends - "Dost ke liye, padosi ke liye, bhai-shai ke liye," he says — in a bid to keep using it.
It appears, Big B relived this part of history almost a decade later on Saturday. The mid-day photographer caught the actor in the midst of promotions for a book launch in the city. Asked to sign a copy of a book by a fan, Bachchan was handed a pen by his proposer. The megastar loved the pen so much, he simply requested to keep it. Now, who can deny the veteran anything, let alone a humble pen? But Big B, was it the same brand?
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