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Big B celebrates Diwali with film fraternity

Indo Asian News Service
4 November 2013

Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) For megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the "joy" of Diwali was celebrating the festival of lights with members of the Indian film fraternity at his residence. Stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif were in attendance.

The 71-year-old took to his blog srbachchan.tumblr.com Monday morning to express his gratitude to his guests.

"What was the joy of course was the coming over of the entire fraternity in their traditional best to bring in the greetings, to join in with us at the house and spend this large amount of time in the glory and the warmth of the festival in celebration," he posted.

Among other guests were Anushka Sharma, Farah Khan, Neha Dhupia, Divya Dutta and Sonu Sood.

"It was wonderful to see all, from Shah Rukh to Katrina to Anushka to Ranbir and everyone, all ...relaxed and in comfort of the auspicious moment, in the comfort of each other, of their laughter and camaraderie...a warmth in my heart," Bachchan added.

This warm feeling was mutual with the film fraternity and extended their thank you greetings to the thespian via Twitter. Here's what they posted:

Shah Rukh Khan: Dignity...class....graciousness...will always stand apart. Thanks Mr. Bachchan, Jaya aunty, Abhishek and Aishwarya for a great evening and morning.

Sonu Sood: Thanks Amitabh Bachchan sir and my brother Abhishek Bachchan for making my Diwali so so special. Had a great time. Lots of love.

Neha Dhupia: Wonderful people, delicious food, fabulous setting. Thank you Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan and the family for being such great hosts.

Farah Khan: Abhishek Bachchan thank you for always giving me a great time...whether it's at a shoot or a party at your house!

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