Mumbai: International Women’s Day was celebrated across the globe on Thursday, 8 March and various special events, causes and much more was planned worldwide on the occasion.
Our Bollywood stars also lent their support to several important initiatives and most of them took to social media with posts celebrating the event, sharing throwback pictures and expressing gratefulness towards all the special women in their lives.
One of the most active celebrities on social media, Amitabh Bachchan backed Government’s ‘Swachh Shakti’ by conveying his thoughts on the importance of toilets for women, which made it to the official video of the mission.
While the superstar obviously deserves kudos for backing such a noble initiative, the pictures he shared along with the post got him in trouble with the Twitteratti.
Bachchan ‘excluded’ daughter-in-law, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and only shared pictures with his wife Jaya Bachchan, daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and granddaughters Navya Naveli and Aaradhya.
Twitter users were unhappy about the snub, questioning him about it and calling it ‘unfair’.
One of them asked, ‘Isn’t your daughter-in-law like your daughter’, and some said doing such a thing didn’t suit his ‘legendary position’.
Some of them stressed on how a daughter-in-law was also someone’s daughter or that at least he could’ve wished her, while some angrily told him not to discriminate between his daughter and daughter-in-law.
Check out some of the tweets:
Bachchan later retweeted a fan post consisting of a picture with Aishwarya along with others like his mother Teji Bachchan, but the ‘damage’ was already done.