Bernadine D'souza who turned 100 on August 18 suffers from Alzheimer's disease and does not remember anyone, not even her family members. The only name she remembers is of Amitabh Bachchan.
In the video Amitabh Bachchan said: "Hello Mrs Bernadine Dsouza. I am Amitabh Bachchan. I have come here on a very special day to wish you a very happy birthday. You are going to be 100 years old. This is fantastic. I wish you all the good health, all the love and affection from me."
Later on Big B spoke of the incident on his account on Twitter, Facebook and his blog on August 19. He wrote, "A well wisher turns 100 years today 18th August .. but ... she suffers from Alzheimer's, and the only name she remembers is mine ..her family wanted me to do a video wish for her .. I did .. it has been most satisfying to receive her response.
He also tweeted the family's response to the entire incident.