Amitabh Bachchan celebrates ‘Jamai Shrusti’
Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan celebrated an old ritual with his mother-in-law of Jamai Shrusti. Jaya Bachchan‘s mother offered the megastar new clothes, fruits and by fanning him! Amitabh Bachchan had married Jaya on June 3, 1973, and they have two children – son Abhishek and daughter Shweta.
Amitabh Bachchan posted this on his blog to share the happenings with his fans, “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).”
“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 Bachchan – Jaya Bachchan have clocked 41 years of marital bliss.