Bachchan family is not going to celebrate the upcoming Holi festival because of the death of Teji Bachchan, the mother of Amitabh Bachchan. A few days ago, Amitabh’s wife Jaya Bachchan cleared that there would not be any Holi celebration this year because of the death of her mother-in-law a few months back. Both Amitabh and Jaya was attended a book-launching ceremony held in the capital of the country. The book "Icons: Men & Women Who Shaped Today's
Hindustan Times reported:
When asked about her icon, Jaya said, "My grandson is my icon".
Asked if she would give credit to her husband for her happiness, Jaya said, "Of course. In fact I will give credit to my entire family - my kids, my son-in-law (Nikhil Nanda), daughter-in-law and my grandchildren (Agastya and Navya Naveli) for my happiness."
She added that real happiness comes from "positive thinking and one should be always positive in life".
The Big B features as one of the 20 icons in Dharker's book, and when the journalists asked her about her husband's iconic status, Jaya smiled and said: "Ghar ki murgi daal barabar (familiarity breeds contempt)."
Actually, this is going to be the first Holi for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as a member of Bachchan family. The actress got married with star actor Abhishek Bachchan last year in a lavish wedding ceremony. Jaya Bachchan’s upcoming movie "Love Songs - Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow" is going to hit the screens very soon.