Amar Kaur Sodhi was the maternal grandmother of actor Amitabh Bachchan. She belonged to a highly respected family of the Prabandhak’s of the Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara. https://srbachchan.tumblr.com/post/122188905721
She got married to Sardar Khazan Singh Suri, who was an affluent Bar-at-law in the early 1900’s and was also the Revenue Minister in the erstwhile State of Patiala. https://srbachchan.tumblr.com/post/122188905721
Amar Kaur Sodhi and Sardar Khazan Singh Suri had 3 daughters, Tejwant Kaur Suri (Teji Bachchan), Govind Kaur and Milap Kaur.
Daughter Govind Kaur’s daughter, Harvinder Kaur is married to Harbhajan Singh and they have a daughter named Leena Singh.
Her father Sardar Kishen Singh Sodhi is a well known name in punjab and an educational Institute also runs under his name.
On 14th April 2017, Amitabh Bachchan took to his Twitter and shared a photo of him donning a Sikh look with a heavy beard and an orange turban. He captioned, “My Nani, Amar Kaur Sodhi .. and my Nana Khazan Singh Suri .. must be smiling from the heavens to see me thus .. in my Sikh roots !!“. Some people started assuming that it is Amitabh’s look in the movie ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ but he clarified that the look is for an advertisement.
T 2493 – My Nani, Amar Kaur Sodhi .. and my Nana Khazan Singh Suri .. must be smiling from the heavens to see me thus .. in my Sikh roots !! pic.twitter.com/LQ5T7OeEFO
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) April 13, 2017
On 21st March 2018, Amitabh Bachchan posted a picture of Turban-clad Abhishek Bachchan’s first look in Manmarziyaan (2018) on his twitter account. He also shared that Abhishek Bachchan’s grandmother Teji Kaur Suri, his maternal great-grandfather Khazan Singh Suri and his maternal great-grandmother Amar Kaur Sodhi must be feeling proud to see Abhishek Bachchan in a Sikh look.
T 2750 – #Manmarziyaan .. #AbhishekBachchan .. your Daadi, Teji Kaur Suri pre marriage .. your par Nana Khazan Singh Suri .. your par Naani Amar Kaur Sodhi .. & all related must feel great pride and love for you .. as do I .. 🌹 pic.twitter.com/6IAoOMNkaY