Here's what Navya Naveli said about Big B’s open letter
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan had recently penned an open letter filled with wisdom, advice and life lessons to his grand-daughters Aaradhya and Navya Naveli Nanda. In the letter, the 73-year-old spoke about the challenges women face in the society and the best possible ways to deal with them.
The letter captured the essence of Bachchan’s latest film ‘Pink’, and the actor feels that it served as a good promotional device for the movie.
"It worked as a good promotional device, but you know, promotional activity is a wide term. The letter was emotional. It addressed all daughters and granddaughters and I had such an immediate reaction from my own daughter and granddaughter," Amitabh Bachchan said during an event.
"I got an immediate reaction from Navya and she said, 'Nanu, I will exactly follow this'. My daughter (Shweta) said, 'I have been trying to teach Navya for so many years and just through one letter, you have conveyed what I wanted to for so many years'. That had an immediate impact," the ‘Piku’ actor was quoted as saying.
Explaining why he wrote the letter, Bachchan said it was co-producer Soojit Sircar’s idea to put the essence of ‘Pink’ in the form of a letter, as they were unable to describe the content of the film’s story.
“During the promotional interviews for the film, each one wanted to know what ‘Pink’ is. Shoojit then said why don't we take the essence of the film and put it in the form of a letter and why don't you write it to your granddaughters. It will be a nice gesture and it will be something that we will be able to convey to the audience without revealing the story. So what you saw in the letter was the essence of Pink," Big B said.
Pink, which released last Friday, has garnered a positive response at the box office. It is a hard-hitting movie about atrocities on women and raises questions on the stigmas and stereotypes attached to women.