Thursday, 14 November, 2019

Amitabh Bachchan unanimously selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award

#DadaSahebPhalkeAward: Rajinikanth, Karan Johar and other celebs congratulate Amitabh Bachchan for getting selected for the country's highest award in cinema Dadasaheb Phalke award for Amitabh Bachchan
Lora Ball | 25 September, 2019, 08:02

After several Bollywood celebrities congratulated legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan for prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the actor took to social media to express gratitude.

The government award is India's highest honour given in the field of cinematic art. Bachchan will be honoured with the award for inspiring generations with his diverse work. "My heartiest congratulations to him", Mr Javadekar wrote in his tweet.

Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan took to social media to express their elation on the news of Amitabh Bachchan being conferred Dadasaheb Phalke Award for this year.

Bachchan, who rose to stardom with his "Angry Young Man" persona capturing the anger of the young generation in the 1970s with films such as Zanjeer, Deewar and Sholay, continues to be a force to reckon with in Indian cinema.

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"Congratulations dear Amitabh Bachchan ji".

Last seen in Badla, Amitabh Bachchan promises an interesting lineup of films like Brahmastra and more.

Anil Kapoor, who has co-starred with Mr Bachchan in Armaan, tweeted: "There is no mention of Indian cinema without this legend!" "He has redefined cinema with every role and deserves every accolade for his innumerable contributions!"

As the news of Bachchan's latest glory spread, members of the film fraternity rushed to congratulate the icon. Now the megastar is all set to be honoured with the most prestigious awards of the Indian film industry and that is Dada Saheb Phalke award. Amitabh Bachchan now appears on TV as the host of Kaun Banega Crorepati 11.

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