Who named Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow as ‘Pratiksha’?

As famous as Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is, his bungalow Pratiksha is also popular. These days Amitabh Bachchan is seen hosting ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 14’. Recently in the show, Amitabh told how his house was named ‘Pratiksha’ and who named it.

Amitabh Bachchan told that his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan had named his house Pratiksha. He also told an interesting story behind it. Big B said, people ask me why did you name your house ‘Pratiksha’?, but I tell them that it was named by his father.

Amitbha said, I had asked my father why did you keep the name ‘Pratiksha’?, then he said that he has a poem, in which there is a line that ‘says welcome everyone, but not waiting for anyone ‘.

Significantly, ‘Pratiksha’ is the first bungalow bought by the Bachchan family in Juhu. Apart from this, Amitabh has two more bungalows in the same area. Amitabh lives in ‘Jalsa’ with his family. He also has a third bungalow ‘Janak’, which is used as an office.


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