Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan indirectly took a dig at author Shobhaa De while congratulating P V Sindhu on winning the women's badminton singles semi-finals at the Olympics in Rio.
De had mocked Indian athletes, saying that their aim was only to click selfies and return without any medal from the sporting gala. The author was criticized and trolled for her comments.
Bachchan, 73, congratulated Sindhu, saying that when she comes back he would like to click a selfie with her.
T 2352 - #PVSindhu .. aap "khaali haath" nahein, medal leke wapas aa rahein hain .. aur hum aapke saath 'selfie' nikalne chahate hain !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 18, 2016
T 2352 - #PVSindhu ...aapne 'bolne walon' ki bolti bund kar di .. karm bolta hai aur wo kabhi kabhi 'kalam' ko bhi hara deta hai ! BADHAI !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 18, 2016
T 2352 - Never ever underestimate power of female gender ! #PVSindhu you have destroyed so many 'naysayers' .. you are the PRIDE of INDIA !— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 18, 2016