Days after Bollywood celebrity Amitabh Bachchan was accused of plagiarism by poet Tisha Agarwal, the actor has apologised on Sunday night time. The controversy initially started on Thursday after Amitabh Bachchan had shared a poem on his social media account.
A lady named Tisha Agarwal had tagged the actor, saying that the poem was initially written by her and the actor ought to have given her credit score for it. Tisha’s put up was shared by hundreds of social media customers, informing the actor to credit score the author.
On December 27, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “This tweet credit score ought to go to Tisha Agarwal, I used to be not conscious of its origin .. somebody despatched it to me, I believed it to be good and posted .. Apologies.” He had additionally quoted a number of strains from the unique poem, as a reference to his earlier tweet.
T 3765 – “थोड़ा पानी रंज का उबालिये
खूब सारा दूध ख़ुशियों का
*थोड़ी पत्तियां ख़यालों की..*” …extra ..
this tweet credit score ought to go to @TishaAgarwal , I used to be not conscious of its origin .. somebody despatched it to me , I believed it to be good and posted ..
apologies 🙏🙏 pic.twitter.com/6YAOKXdIxe
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) December 27, 2020
Whereas responding to his apology, poet Tisha Agarwal expressed her gratitude to the actor for acknowledging her work. “Having my identify in your Twitter wall is a matter of delight, destiny, happiness and the very best acknowledgement of my work. This isn’t simply credit score however your compassion and my delight. If a small author will get recognition from you, then what does she want extra? That is one thing that I’ll bear in mind eternally.”
सर आपका बहुत बहुत आभार और ह्रदय से धन्यवाद❤️🙏
आपकी वॉल पर मेरा नाम आना मेरा गर्व, सौभाग्य, खुशी और लेखन का सर्वश्रेष्ठ पारितोषिक है! यह सिर्फ क्रेडिट नहीं आपका स्नेह और मेरा गर्व है।
एक छोटे से लेखक को आपकी कलम से अपना नाम मिल जाए तो और क्या चाहिये❤️ आजीवन याद रहने वाला अनुभव
— Tisha Agarwal (@TishaAgarwal14) December 27, 2020
Nevertheless, it should be talked about that the original tweet, posted with out credit, which was uploaded by the actor on December 23 was not deleted on the time of writing this text.
The plagiarism row involving Amitabh Bachchan
The Bollywood actor took to his Fb and Twitter accounts on December 24 (Thursday) to share a number of strains of a poem in Hindi together with an image of himself. Nevertheless, he missed out on sharing the identify of the poet. The controversy, nonetheless, erupted after the girl who reportedly wrote that poem replied to the celebrity’s posts. One Tisha Aggarwal, took to Fb and Twitter to say that the poem Large B had shared was really written by her. “Sir, these strains are mine. At the very least give credit score”, wrote Agarwal.
Agarwal had shared different screenshots the place many individuals have been sharing her work with out giving credit score.
Agarwal additionally wrote: “When Amitabh Bachchan copies your put up and doesn’t even give credit score, do you have to be unhappy or overjoyed?” She requested him to atleast give her the due credit score. She stated she would have been very comfortable had the actor given her credit score for her work.
Tisha’s tweet had gone viral and lots of social media customers had reminded Amitabh Bachchan of the time in 2017 when he had despatched a authorized discover to poet Kumar Vishwas for sharing part of his father Dr Harivasnsh Rai Bachchan’s work.