Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan to recite father's poems

However much stardom has come his way, Amitabh Bachchan has always remained humble and grounded. News has recently had it that the actor is going to pay tribute to his late father, noted poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

According to NDTV, the event in which the actor is to take part in will be equipped with state of the art technology. Writing on his blog, Bachchan stated, “The recitation of my father’s works are in the pipe line. Performances to be done on stage much like the one at the Theatre du Champs Elysees in Paris and a few unique digital experiments, which are still too early to speak about.”

Harivansh Rai Bachchan received much acclaim for his romantic poetry, known as the Chhayavaad literary movement. He was honoured with a number of awards throughout his career including Padma Bhushan,the Saraswati Samman, the Sovietland Nehru Award and the Lotus Award, all for his contribution in Hindi Literature.