On the occasion of Amitabh Bachchan’s 80th birthday, popular Malayalam actress Shweta Menon reminisced about being with Big B and told how she once proposed to the actor. Talking to the media, the actress, who now lives in Mumbai, said that the incident happened in Allahabad in her childhood.
She said, “My father was an Air Force officer and one day he told me that Rajiv Gandhi and Amitabh Bachchan were coming to Allahabad to immerse Indira Gandhi’s ashes. I said I wanted to meet Bachchan and my father flatly refused. done.”
“Then the day that occasion came. We were staying in the Air Force area. I woke up early in the morning and ran to the venue without brushing. There was complete silence, the ceremony was going on. I reached Bachchan sahib and asked him. Said ‘Marry me because I love you’.”
“Then I looked at my father, he was furious and in an instant, another officer came and in an instant took me away,” Menon said.
She says, “Years passed and after winning the Miss India pageant in 1994, as per tradition, the winner hands over the pass to the next winner the following year. It happened in Mumbai. And I was going on stage when I saw that Bachchan sahib is standing next to me.
Seeing him I was stunned and then I fell down after that Amitabh ji picked me up. It was a wonderful moment for me.”
Menon has worked in various industries including Bollywood and is currently working with Association of Malayalam Movie Artists.