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Abhishek Gets A Grandson’s Welcome In Kolkata



Abhishek Bachchan loves Kolkata.And  Kolkata loves  him  back.Back in the City  after a long  hiatus , Abhishek has been accorded a  princely welcome.

Shooting for  a new film Bob Biswas  on  the streets  and outdoor locations, Abhishek is constantly  mobbed by huge crowds wherever he goes. 

 Says Abhishek. “It is  very heartening  to return  to  Kolkata. The  last time I shot in this city was  for Mani Ratnam’s Yuva  in 2003.I’ve also shot for  Rituparno Ghosh’s  Antar Mahal  in  Kolkata. Then I did  another Bengali film  Partha Sengupta’s Desh  where I played my own mom’s  son. Each time I’ve been given a royal  welcome here. It feels like  coming home.  Bengalis  call me their Naati(grandson).”

Abhishek’s mother Jaya Bachchan is  Bengali and Jaya’s  father Taroon Coomar Bhaduri  was an eminent  journalist in Kolkata.

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