It was the perfect Republic Day gift for his fans. Amitabh Bachchan delighted and surprised Twitter users today by posting a video that shows him singing the National Anthem at Jorasanko, Thakur Badi, that was once the residence of Rabindranath Tagore in Kolkata.
T 1749 - The National Anthem sung by me at Jorasanko, Thakur Badi, Kolkata, residence of Tagore ..January 26, 2015
According to a report, the actor claimed that he would not be participating in the Republic Day Parade because he would be promoting his much-awaited film 'Shamitabh' in Kolkata. However his rich rendition has gained a lot of attention. Bachchan also tweeted that his rendition of Jana Gana Mana would air on TV and radio, and even possibly feature as part of the parade today.
T 1746 - Tomorrow Kolkata again for promotion of #shamitabhMovie .. and for a special moment to film the National Anthem sung by me !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 23, 2015
T 1747 - The National Anthem sung by me, shall be played in theatres and on Tv and radio hopefully on 26th January .. Happy Republic Day !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 24, 2015
T 1748 - Last night was lived in with the poetry and the lyricism of RabindraNath Tagore .. so enlightening !!— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 25, 2015
Many fans wished Bachchan a Happy Republic Day.