Kiran Nagarkar, Writer
"What do we make of his grand donations to temples? That he is covering his front and back, but God doesn't give any insurances."
Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, Poet
"When they fall ill, why don't they just go to an ojha? Why do they go to a doctor?"
Rajendra Yadav, Writer
"They are busy collecting certificates from the various gods and goddesses. It shows a deep insecurity within."
Reporter Smriti Koppikar writes:
Noted writer Sunil Gangopadhyay says: "Amitabh Bachchan seemed to behave like an uneducated and illiterate person, the repository of outdated superstitions and dark beliefs, which doesn't behove him at all." Add to that Jaya Bachchan's comment that Ash would make a "good bahu" because she is "silent and stands behind". If it has been a long journey for Amitabh, it has also been a rather curious one for Ash, from independent career woman to demure bahurani.
Such a pleasure to see somebody call a spade a bloody shovel.