Thespian Amitabh Bachchan will receive the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award – India’s highest film honour and entire Bollywood is buzzing with best wishes and congratulatory messages.
Union minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar announced the award. He shared posted, “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahebPhalke Award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him”
Bollywood celebrities such as Karan Johar, Tisca Chopra, Kirron Kher and superstar Rajinikanth took to their social media profiles and congratulated Amitabh Bachchan.
Producer-director Karan Johar gushed on Twitter, “The most inspiring legend of Indian Cinema!!!! He is a bonafide rock star!!! I am honoured and proud to be in the Era of AMITABH BACHCHAN! The prestigious #DadaSahebPhalkeAward to @SrBachchan.
Actor Rajinikanth shared, “Congratulations dear @SrBachchanji !!! You richly deserve this commendable honour!!!! #DadaSahebPhalkeAward”
Tisca Chopra wrote, “@SrBachchan you have shaken and stirred us with every role, giving each part a piece of your soul & the mastery of your craft. You have elevated scripts & audiences alike. Thank you for making our lives richer with your magic. Congratulations on winning the #dadasahabphalkeaward”
Actor and politician Kirron Kher wrote, “Congratulations to Amitji for getting the #DadaSahebPhalkeAwards2019. Richly deserved. What a legend, with such an illustrious career. And still going strong. More strength to you, @amitabhbachchan Sir!”