1. What is wrong with Bachchan family? Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya support, Jaya opposes demonetisation

What is wrong with Bachchan family? Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya support, Jaya opposes demonetisation

One wonders if the Bachchan family members talk among each other on matters related to the country or not?

By: | New Delhi | Published: November 23, 2016 3:16 PM
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Something is certainly not right with the Bollywood’s famed Bachchan family. In tune with the majority of Indian citizens who have supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation decision, actors Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai have extended their support for the move. However, Amitabh’s wife and Samajwadi Party politician Jaya Bachchan was seen today sharing the stage with the opposite camp led by leaders like Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

Banerjee is camping in Delhi to force the Modi government to roll back the demonetisation decision. While Jaya has not clearly explained her personal take on the issue, she has made it clear that she is against the move by joining Banerjee at Jantar Mantar. Jaya’s decision also shows that the Bachchan family is either divided in their opinions on demonetisation move or they have just taken a stand that suits best to their personal interests.

Being actors, Amitabh, Abhishek and Aishwarya can’t afford not to take a stand against the majority. Being a politician, Jaya can’t take a stand against her own party. One wonders if the Bachchan family members talk among each other on matters related to the country or not?

Some may even argue on what is the point in highlighting the difference of opinion in one of the most famous Bollywood family. But on a matter concerning the country, people would have appreciated if the views of all members were similar, especially when the family flaunts a united front in other instances. Why not on demonetisation?

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  1. N
    Nov 23, 2016 at 11:15 am
    Oh!please each& every person has the right to his or her opinion and please tell me one family which has a unanimous stand then either they lie or r under pressure of someone otherwise this is very normal
    1. J
      Nov 24, 2016 at 2:30 am
      Stupid news. Media doesn't have any work then writing such stupid things
      1. K
        Nov 23, 2016 at 12:05 pm
        stupid article. as if families should act like a herd and indiiduals can have independent opinion. That way the express group should promote khap panchayats who dictate one school of thought for entire village
        1. P
          Nov 23, 2016 at 1:50 pm
          this is not an article that should be on financial express.
          1. P
            Pubali B
            Nov 23, 2016 at 6:13 pm
            Nonsense topic! not even related... & morever wasting time to a valueless family who are not even care about country , only focusing on their own interest.. We are talking about them who are in PANAMA list???????
            1. R
              Nov 23, 2016 at 5:36 pm
              Extremely senseless article, if anything, this family should be set as an example for unity in diversity, the very nerve of Indian democracy, which also is by the way the very first topic a 10 year old is taught in social science. You need to go back to basics and stop circulating such non sense.
              1. N
                Nov 23, 2016 at 11:58 am
                In fact it is commendable that they respect each others' opinions . On one hand you media guys stand for freedom of expression and on the other, this!? Please find some better news to give
                1. G
                  Gp Capt
                  Nov 24, 2016 at 7:45 am
                  It appears that these demonstrations are the backlash of the black money lobby. It is orchestrated by Political parties which made looting of Public money their party policy.This is nothing but betrayal of the common man who voted for them
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