He is called a legend for no small reasons! His dedication, grace and his contribution to the Indian cinema are feted with Dadasaheb Phalke Award. Amitabh Bachchan(76) has been unanimously chosen for India’s highest award in Cinema. Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday has taken to his official Twitter account to share this news, “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The entire country and the international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him.” In no time, the fans and film stars drenched the social media with congratulatory messages hailing Big B for this deserving honour. Amidst all these, Swetha Bachchan’s emotional post stood out. “Whose your Dada (Saheb Phalke)? Uncontainable excitement, pride, tears, and general hysteria!!! Congratulations Papa,” she captioned with a throwback picture.
The Superstar, who has been in the industry for over five decades, continues to experiment beyond his health and age factors and movies like ‘Piku’, ‘Paa’ and Badla’ proved it. He also won four National Film Awards for Best Actor. Big B has thanked everyone on Twitter that he is grateful and the most humbled.
T 3298 – There is a paucity of words searching a response .. for the generosity of words that pour in ..
I am but deeply grateful and most humbled .. my sincerest gratitude ..
कृतज्ञ हूँ मैं , परिपूर्ण , आभार और धन्यवाद … मैं केवल एक विनयपूर्ण , विनम्र अमिताभ बच्चन हूँ pic.twitter.com/ESfV7ms6fZ
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 24, 2019