Zee Media Bureau
Mumbai: Women from across the country observed the Karva Chauth vrat on Tuesday to pray for the well being and long life of their respective husbands. The Bachchan family too follows the traditions and customs of a Hindu household with utmost devotion and fervour.
Both Jaya Bachchan and her bahu Aishwarya observed the fast on this auspicious occasion.
Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to express his thoughts about the same. He tweeted, “`Karvachauth` over ... moon sighted, prayers done through the sieve, food eaten and water drunk by the wives ..dressed in fineries ! (sic).”
The megastar went to the elaborate the reason behind observing the fast. He tweeted, “The culture and the traditions of time .. tested and performed diligently .. for what ? for the benefit and longevity of another !! (sic).”
However, for Aishwarya, this Karva Chauth was a lot different as her husband Abhishek was abroad to shoot for a film. She had to use Skype to see her husband and then break her fast.
“Abhishek out of country on shoot .. so face of husband seen through Skype, for Karvachauth by Aishwarya .. what times we live in (sic),” Big B tweeted.