Bollywood legend's advice to granddaughters divides opinion
"But when the letter is addressed to his granddaughters it adds an extra poignancy that both captivated and angered social media users.
Amitabh Bachchan, who beat Charlie Chaplin to be voted "Star of the Millennium", is still a leading man in the Hindi film industry at the age of 73. He is also an active on several digital platforms and was named 'Social Media Person of the Year' by Internet and Mobile Association of India in 2015.
In a video posted on Facebook on Monday, he urges his two granddaughters, Navya Naveli and Aaradhya, and "all of India's granddaughters" to become independent women. "