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  Entertainment   Bollywood  26 Oct 2020  City named after Amitabh Bachchan's father in Poland

City named after Amitabh Bachchan's father in Poland

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Oct 26, 2020, 1:42 pm IST
Updated Oct 26, 2020, 1:42 pm IST
Amitabh Bachchan says he is thrilled that the city of Wroclaw in Poland has named a square after his late father and celebrated poet
Amitabh Bachchan
 Amitabh Bachchan

Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan says he is thrilled that the city of Wroclaw in Poland has named a square after his late father and celebrated poet, Harivansh Rai Bachchan.

The 78-year-old actor took to Instagram on Sunday and posted a picture of a signboard of the square embossed with Harivansh Rai Bachchan's name.

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan said getting to know about the honour for his father was a "blessing" on Dussehra.

"The City Council of the City of Wroclaw, Poland has decided to name a Square after my Father. There could not have been a more apt blessing on Dussehra than this.

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"A moment of extreme pride for the family, for the Indian community in Wroclaw and India. Jai Hind (sic)," he captioned the picture.

Earlier in July, students of the University of Wroclaw paid homage to the veteran Hindi poet by reciting his popular poem 'Madhushala'.

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