On dad Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniv., Priyanka shares throwback pic clicked by Big Btext_fields
New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi shared a throwback picture of her father and former Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, along with a heartfelt note on his 79th birth anniversary on Sunday.
The picture in question was clicked by veteran Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan, who had good relations with Rajiv Gandhi and Indira Gandhi. The post also included an old video of Gandhi.
Taking to Instagram, Priyanka shared the photo along with a montage video of her father, with a backdrop song of ‘jeena isi ka naam hain’ from the 1959 film ‘Anari’, which was sung by Mukesh. The film starred Raj Kapoor and Nutan.
In the caption, Priyanka quoted the lines of the song: “Kisi ki muskuraahaton pe ho nisaar, kisi ka dard mil sake to le udhaar, kisi ke vaaste ho tere dil me pyaar, jeena isi ka naam hain.”
“These lines always remind me of you. Whenever I listen to this song my eyes are filled with tears. Photo credit- @amitabhbachchan Ji,” added Priyanka.
The photo shows Rajiv Gandhi wearing a bomber jacket, with a DSLR camera hanging from his neck and sunglasses on his head. The background shows an old bricked wall and grass.
Rajiv Gandhi served as the sixth Prime Minister of India from 1984-1989. He was assassinated by the militant organisation Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) while he was campaigning for the general election on May 21, 1991.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Amitabh Bachchan is currently hosting the 15th season of quiz-reality show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. He was last seen in the movie ‘Uunchai’ and has ‘Ganapath’ and ‘The Umesh Chronicles’ in the pipeline.
Bachchan also has Telugu and Hindi film ‘Kalki 2898 AD’, a science fiction film directed by Nag Ashwin, which also stars Prabhas, Deepika Padukone, Kamal Haasan, and Disha Patani.