Before the birth of Amitabh Bachchan, BIG B was named ‘Inquilab’, the story says.

Amitabh Bachchan is quite active on social media. Photo credit: Twitter / @SRBachan

During the show of ‘Kaun Banega Millionaire 12’, he narrated a funny episode titled ‘Inquilab’ before he was born. He suddenly remembered this story after a question on the show.

  • News18
  • Latest version:October 13, 2020, 11:07 p.m.

Mumbai Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan is quite active on social media. He is currently appearing on TV’s most popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati 12. On the first day of this week, Monday, 20-year-old Komal Tuk Dia from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, sat in a warm seat. Komal won Rs 12,50,000. During the show, he told a funny anecdote about his name ‘Inquilab’ before he was born. The story came to mind after a sudden question on the show.

In fact, in the last episode, a question was asked about the Quit India Movement. Komal Tukadia was stuck with this question and using Lifeline he gave the correct answer to this question of 12,50,000. Big B then stated that he was born on October 11, 1942. This was the time when the movement to leave India began in earnest in India.

Big B said that at that time his mother Teji Bachchan was 8 months pregnant and he was about to be born. At this point, when Teji Bachchan saw a procession chanting Inquilab Zindabad, Teji came out of the house and marched in front of the crowd with the slogan.

He further said that father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was scared when he came home and wife Teji Bachchan did not know where he had gone in such a situation. When he returned, he told Teji that he had joined the crowd.

Harivansh Rai Bachchan was then with a friend. On hearing this, his friend laughed and said that if the child in Teji Zia’s womb was a boy, he should be named ‘Inquilab’. However, Amitabh later said that he was named Sumitranandan Pant, the great writer of Amitabh and a friend of his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan.


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