A renowned philosopher once said, “Wherever you go and whatever ends you pursue, you must always fulfil the trust reposed in you by your nation, your parents and your alma mater”. While the legendary Amitabh Bachchan’s contribution towards his nation and duties towards his parents are well known and exemplary, this is the time for him to do his bit towards his alma mater. In his case, his alma mater happens to be the extremely famous Kirori Mal College in Delhi.
Recently, when Satish Kaushik (who also was a student of Kirori Mal College) got to know about the dilapidated state of the college and that the college authorities had decided to raze it, he spoke to the principal decided to raise funds for the restructuring of the same. That’s when he approached Amitabh Bachchan, whom he termed as a ‘torch bearer’ of the college. Amitabh Bachchan, who was immediately game for the same, not just agreed to lend his support, but also came up with the idea of making a video with the star alumni appealing for funds. Additionally, Amitabh Bachchan had also agreed to visit the college in April. Satish Kaushik, who has also requested Anupam Kher to join the cause, said that while the cost of renovation was approximately Rs. 7 crore, the college had hired a renowned architect for the purpose and had even finalised the design has been too. Satish Kaushik also offered the proceeds from some of his plays in Delhi would go into rebuilding the theatre.
T 2528 – College Alumni, meet to raise funds rebuild College theatre in name of Drama teacher Frank Thakurdas .. many alumni now in Films pic.twitter.com/3loVKVGoOz
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 8, 2017
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