Kaun Banega Crorepati host Amitabh Bachchan was speechless after a contestant said that she wants the veteran actor to name her grandchild. Amitabh in a promo video for the show announced a special “Aasha Abhilasha” week on the show, during which Amitabh said that he would try and fulfill little wishes and hopes of people.
Amitabh was asked for various wishes. One asked him to recite a few lines from his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem Agneepath, and just like one contestant asked if he would be willing to name her soon-to-be-born grandchild.
She said in Hindi, “Sir, during this Aasha Abhilasha week, even I have a request for you. I am about to become a grandmother, and I would be honored if you would agree to name the baby.” listening to this Amitabh Bachchan congratulated her. She further said that this will be a little way her son’s generation and his child’s generation will all be connected to the legacy of Amitabh Bachchan’s memory.
Amitabh Bachchan was moved and stunned emotionally, by the gesture. He responded with a smile and looked away before the clip cut off. The ‘Asha Abhilasha week’ is an initiative in which Amitabh Bachchan through the Kaun Banega Crorepati platform will try to fulfill the wishes of the audience present on the set, contestants, and viewers at home.
Before this Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of KBC decided to offer help with a monetary contribution towards procuring an expensive medicine for a child suffering from a rare disease. Guest Farah Khan had appeared on the show to raise money for the cause, and Amitabh said immediately after learning about the child’s condition, “I don’t know if I should say this, but Farah, I would like to contribute personally as well. I will tell you the amount later, I don’t want to discuss it here.”