Amitabh Bachchan has been deeply shocked by Sridevi’s sudden departure. He felicited Sridevi on Twitter in this manner.
Amitabh Bachchan tweeted a poem narrated to him by lyricist Javed Akhtar at the funeral of the iconic actress. He told, “Javed Akhtar narrated this sher to me at funeral of Sridevi, said it was written at time of Guru Dutt demise; but so appropriate for today.” he wrote..
“Rehne ko sada dehar aata nahi koi, tum jaisa gae aise bhi jaata nahi koi.” Big B explained that the word ‘dehar’ used over here means ‘the world’ and it was composed by Kaifi Azmi.
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"रहने को सदा देहर में आता नहीं कोई
तुम जैसे गये ऐसे भी जाता नहीं कोई"~ कैफ़ि आज़मी.
देहर – means .. the world .
Javed Akhtar narrated this sher to me at funeral of Sridevi .. said it was written at time of Guru Dutt demise ; but so appropriate for today ..
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 28, 2018
He wrote in tweet, During Sridevi’s funeral, Javed Akhtar told me this sher and said that it was written during Guru Dutt’s demise, but today he is sitting perfectly on this occasion.