Mumbai, July 25: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has dismissed reports about having dinner in a gold set that cost Rs 65 crore and has posted a clarification on his Tumbler account. Images of Amitabh Bachchan were doing the rounds of social media this month again, showing Big B sitting at the far end of the table while men, women and children occupy other seats at the table. [Read: Amitabh Bachchan to star with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan?] Also Read - Gold Rate Today, 8 March 2021: Gold Price Recovers From Nine-Month Low. Check Rates in Noida, Delhi And Mumbai Here
The pictures first appeared on social media in April 2015 where it was claimed that Amitabh Bachchan dined with the Kalyan Jewellers family. Bachchan has totally dismissed the claims of any golden cutlery being used. Writing on his blog, the actor said ‘the moment was golden, not the thaali’. “Clarifications if not done in today’s times tend to treated as a given fact”. [Read: Amitabh Bachchan politely teaches lesson to rude motorist who called him ‘third rate actor’!] Also Read - Gold Rate Today, 7 March 2021: Gold Prices See Marginal Hike. Check Cost in Your City
He said earlier he would not have considered it but with the kind of facilities available in the communication medium, it is imperative that utilise the opportunity is used to give perhaps a clear picture. The blog also carries a clarification from Prabhu Ganesan who also rubbished the reports saying Bachchan was visiting their home for the first time after the demise of their father Sivaji Ganesan. Also Read - Gold, Silver Prices Expected To Fall Further. Is It The Right Time to Buy? Check What Experts Suggest
Ganesan says the actor joined the family for a traditional, vegetarian lunch ‘served on banana leaves on copper coloured plates and utensils.’ “The plates and vessels are not gold as some people are making them out to be. It was a very sentimental occasion for us”, he added.