Is Amitabh Bachchan planning a political future with Congress?
Mumbai: After veteran southern superstars Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth forayed into political world, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is also speculatively in fray to join the Congress party.
The speculations are rife owing to his suddenly grown interest in the Congress party leaders.
After following Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the actor followed many other leaders of the party including P Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Ahmed Patel, Ashok Gehlot, Sachnin Pilot and others during February 2018.
Now, the actor has also started following the leaders namely Manish Tewari, Shakeel Ahmed, Sanjay Nirupam, Randeep Sujewala, Priyanka Tewari and Sanjay Jha.
Some other opposition leaders whom the actor has stated following recently, include RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his daughter Misa Bharti, JD(U)'s Nitish Kumar and CPI-M's Sitaram Yechury. He also followed the RJD's official Twitter handle, NC's Omar Abdullah and NCP's Supriya Sule.
The AAP leaders he started following recently are Manish Sisodia, Gopal Rai, Sanjay Singh, Kumar Vishwas and Ashish Khetan.
It may be mentioned that once, Bachchan was very close to the Nehru-Gandhi family and a friend of Rajiv Gandhi.
Significantly, Amitabh Bachchan is currently the brand ambassador of Gujarat tourism. With his sudden inclination towards Congress party leaders, the people on social media platforms are busy speculating if Big B is also going to try his hand in politics.
On the work front, Amitabh has three films in his kitty, 102 Not Out, Brahmastra and Thugs Of Hindostan.