Traffic in Mumbai is notoriously bad and people often get stuck in severe congestion in the city, especially during their commute. Traffic congestion in the city affects everyone, be it a commoner or a movie star, recently Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was stuck in a traffic jam on his way to a filming location.
What Bachchan did next was interesting; he hitchhiked a stranger’s bike in order to weave through traffic faster. Apparently, the Bollywood actor was traveling in a car that was stuck in an “unsolvable traffic jam” in the city. He then picked up a lift from the owner of a Royal Enfield Himalayan, who helped him get through traffic and get to work faster. time.
Bachchan shared a photo on Instagram of him sitting in the Himalayas as a backseat rider. In a comical tone, he thanked the owner of the bike, saying: “Thanks to your riding buddy…don’t know you…but you have an obligation to get me to work on time… Faster and avoiding unsolvable traffic jams.. thank you hats, shorts and yellowed t-shirts boss.”
Various social media users praised the actor for his punctuality and humility. “Time value is more important than comfort, hats off to you sir,” wrote one user, while another said, “It’s really fun to help a legend.” None of the passengers were wearing helmets.
The Royal Enfield Himalayan is an adventure touring motorcycle powered by a single cylinder, four-stroke, SOHC, air-cooled, 411cc, BS6 engine producing a power output of 24.3 BHP and a peak torque of 32 Nm.The retail price of the bicycle is ¥214,000, rising to ¥222,000 (ex-showroom).
First published date: May 15, 2023 at 11:41 am IST