End of friendship: Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan and late Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh
Here’s all you need to know about the friendship of Big B and Late.Amar Singh.
Former SP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh died in Singapore on Saturday (August 1, 2020). He was 64. Singh had been undergoing treatment for kidney-related ailments in Singapore for a long time. He is survived by wife Pankaja and twin daughters.
Politics and Bollywood have always had a firm or a hidden connection with politicians being in favour of big Bollywood names but this has never been in front but always in the small picture or you can say behind the walls.
Late. Amar Singh and Amitabh Bachchan who is also known as the Big B shared a strong friendship which started in 90’s and came a long way but couldn’t make it till the end. Amar Singh took Amitabh’s back in 90’s in his bad phase and hard times. Both of them were seen together in major and big events or parties at that time.
The Big B in that times was under the load of debts and had strong pressure coming from the Income Tax Department for his repayment of debts as his ABCL company was in loss and also the Bollywood star was not making much in the box office.
The bungalow of Big B was about to get into sale against the debt of Rs 4 Crore which he has occurred at the time of sinking of his company ABCL, Amar singh at that moment stood back with the star and helped him clear his debts and later on their friendship became even strong when Singh helped Jaya Bachchan to get into politics by helping her get the ticket from Samajwadi Party.
The friendship came into bad terms when Amar Singh left the SP and asked Jaya Bachchan to do so but on which she didn’t agree and the relation between Bachchans and Singh became sour.
Later, Singh had made some controversial statements against Bachchans and started speaking against after their refusal to leave party. He(Singh) made this statements publicly and resulted in the end of the friendship between Bachchans and Singh. Singh also sought apologies against his remarks he made in a Video statement that was released a while later.
After the death of Amar Singh on Saturday, Amitabh Bachchan who is currently being treated for COVID posted a picture with his head down on Twitter, However, He didn’t mention anything or write about the death of Amar Singh but it came few hours later of Singh’s Death.
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— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) August 1, 2020