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Amitabh Bachchan responds to Motorist: How correct is he on his stand?
Superstar Amitabh Bachchan was criticized for his weekly 'meet-and-greet' sessions, which bring huge traffic congestions, leaving other commuters frustrated. However, it indeed, did not please the actor and he has given a befitting response to the critic generously, and in his own unique style. The 72-year-old veteran actor has been holding such sessions for his fans every Sunday at his residence Jalsa, since decades.

Actually the actor was held responsible for Sunday's traffic snarls in tinsel town, Mumbai by a motorist, who took to social media to present his side of the story. The suffering motorist was so annoyed, that he even went on to say that the superstar was a 'third-rate actor'. According to the motorist, the actor's gathering sessions trigger massive traffic jams. Amitabh Bachchan responded to the motorist's criticism in his personal blog, although in a polite way.

"Now as the pictures got loaded, one sees the faces of elation and joy, of the keen vantage positions taken, of the poor little children riding piggy back on parent's shoulders wondering why they are being subjected to this ordeal, of traffic snarls and irritated motorists who honk for space and desire to move on...of traffic sufferers, who write in as a response on FB (Facebook). Their disgust at this fake appreciation for a celebrity, and how the celebrity should care about the traffic, of how he should not hold these travelers to discomfort by coming out of his home, of how he should prevent this by hiring a ground near by and meet his fans or 'whatever they are called' (his words, not mine)", shared Amitabh Bachchan on his official blog.

"Instead of causing this trouble for those that do not wish to see this old aged actor, of suggesting that the actor go to Juhu beach every Sunday and hold his 'meetings' there since there is a 'lot of space' and avoid the delays that he has to go through waiting for the crowds to clear so he can pass by on the road, for he has 'no intention of seeing or meeting this third rate actor'," added Big B.

Amitabh Bachchan also declined to accept the motorist's suggestion to meet his fans at a beach. "Mr. Suffering Motorist, I am in no way going to leave my house to locations that you so generously suggest, to meet my well wishers...they are like family to me, and I shall meet my family at home, not on the beach".

Here's surfaces a question, as to who is right and who is wrong.

Going through this whole hoopla, it is quite apparent that the motorist has raised a general concern, as the actor's sessions are disrupting his routine activities and certainly of many others like him. It is his right to raise a voice, since the actor's fans are blocking his way and creating traffic glitches on public property. Isn't he fair in his point, with suggesting the actor for an alternative? Although, he could have been polite, while criticizing a star, whose admiration is prevalent in the country, as well as in the world. Besides, Amitabh Bachchan should have introduced some effective measures, since he is well aware of his huge fan following, before organizing such events, instead of showing firmness in his attitude.

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