A hoarding of megastar Amitabh Bachchan with a well-known dialogue from the 1978 blockbuster “Don” on coronavirus consciousness has been faraway from a village in Maharashtra’s Osmanabad district in view of “sentiments” of his followers, an official stated on Saturday.
The hoarding with an outdated photograph of Mr Bachchan carried a message in Marathi asking individuals to stay indoors in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
Referring to the dialogue within the film, the message reads: “the don whose seize was not solely tough however not possible, has been caught by coronavirus…keep at residence in your households and don’t unnecessarily attempt to grow to be a ”don””.
Lohara Nagar Panchayat chief officer Gajanan Shinde stated, “We had designed this banner to create consciousness about coronavirus and displayed it. However taking care of sentiments of followers of Amitabh Bachchan right here, we have now eliminated it”.
Mr Bachchan,77, his actor son Abhishek (44) and daughter- in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan are present process therapy for COVID-19 in a Mumbai hospital.