Amitabh Bachchan said that he lucky left the venue of the Make in India event just before massive fire broke out on Sunday evening.
Amitabh thanked all his fans for sending prayers and asking for his well-being soon after the fire incident. Amitabh walked off to get into his car to leave the place after performing on the stagebut the production team of event asked him to return to meet Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. He politely denied and later made a lengthy post on his blog to explain how it happened.
“I ask to be excused. It would be a breach of protocol, from my side… I would meet up with him later… and leave… Ansms comes to me soon after… ‘Are you safe?’
“I am puzzled, I respond with a yes but why and then come to know of the fire that had immediately after my departure from the stage burst in and has engulfed the entire surrounding… The stage is gutted, it was massive in size, and anxious calls begin to come in, from all those that were seeing the programme on TV live.”
“Thank you all that have inquired from me of my well-being and for all the prayers,” wrote the 73-year-old legend.