Thespian Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema. The actor was given the award by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Sunday.
Amitabh Bachchan’s family, including wife Jaya Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan, were seen cheering for him on Sunday.
Amitabh Bachchan, took to his blog and shared a heartfelt note, along with a series of pictures from the function. He wrote, “there are times in the life of us all when we assimilate without any assimilation of the times past and gone by…when the years strike back at you and you wonder whether are you really the eldest in the gathering then a sudden temperament invades the being and there is a silent thought that wishes for us all to do for them that have none…these pictures say it all..”
“I am in pride for the recognition…I am in pride for the recognition of my profession…I am in pride of my Country and my Film Industry,” he added.
Meanwhile on the work front, Amitabh Bachchan is busy as usual; he has an interesting line of release in 2020. The actor will be seen in movies such as Brahmastra, Butterfly, Jhund, Uyarndha Manithan, AB Aani CD, Chehre and Gulabo Sitabo.
Gulabo Sitabo is an upcoming comedy-drama film directed by Shoojit Sircar, produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar, and written by Juhi Chaturvedi. Set in Lucknow, it also stars Ayushmann Khurrana. Eponymous glove puppet characters, Gulabo and Sitabo are from Uttar Pradesh, their story is full of local humour and songs, depicting day-to-day struggle of common man.