Mumbai: Amitabh Bachchan believes that if he watches a cricket match, India will lose. But he not only sat in front of the TV to see the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final here Saturday, also hit the road in open car to celebrate with others when the home team won.
"Me superstitious about watching match coz` we lose... but after 33 for 2 (sic), don`t know why, sat in front of TV till the six from (M.S.) Dhoni," he tweeted after India`s six wicket victory at the Wankhede Stadium.
"Diya ghuma ke, ghuma ke, ghuma ke!!," he wrote, very excited.
The 68-year-old says he hadn`t previously witnessed the kind of euphoria in the city that followed India`s victory.
"No one is saying anything...just screaming!! It is bizarre!!! Roads lanes everywhere jammed with people and screams!! Never before!"
"Anhonee ko hooni kar de, honi ko anhonee ! Ek jagah jab jama hon tinoh - Rajni, Gajni aur Dhoni!!!" he tweeted.
The megastar`s excitment was evident from the fact that he was simultaneoulsy updating his Twitter page and his blog.
"We won ! We are the World Champions! Yeeeehhhhh!!," he posted on his blog.
Amitabh, too, joined the jubilant crowds with son Abhishek and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai.
"It is madness outside!! Abhishek, Aishwarya and me on top of the roof of a car, waving tricolor and just screaming!! Hundreds with us."
"We are the world!! Just back from...sitting on top of the roof, waving the tricolor and just screaming!!"