Amitabh Bachchan turns 79 years today. Internet is flooded with birthday wishes for the actor. Various celebrities from Bollywood have wished the living legend a happy birthday.
On this special day, the actor, who is an ardent social media user, posted a cool snapshot of himself walking in style to his Instagram account. The photograph was accompanied by a humorous caption that said,
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Many celebrities have commented on the post wishing Amitabh Bachchan a happy birthday. Ranveer Singh, major among them wrote: “Monster”.
Meanwhile, many have shown their love to Big B through their personal social media accounts. Actor Mahesh Babu wished Amitabh Bachchan a happy birthday through his Twitter handle.
“Happy birthday, @SrBachchan sir! May you continue to inspire us with your unparalleled brilliance. Good health and happiness always!” wrote Mahesh Babu on Twitter.
Amitabh Bachchan, born on 11 October 1942, entered the film world in 1969 as a voice narrator in Mrinal Sen's film Bhuvan Shome. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar, and Sholay. Since he has appeared in over 200 Indian films in a career spanning more than five decades. Amitabh Bachchan was the most dominant actor in the Indian movie scene during the 1970s–1980s.
Amitabh Bachchan has won numerous achievements in his career. This includes four National Film Awards as Best Actor and Dadasaheb Phalke Award as a lifetime achievement award. Apart from these, Amitabh has won many awards at international film festivals as well.
Amitabh Bachchan has won sixteen Filmfare Awards. He is the most nominated performer in any major acting category at Filmfare.
Amitabh Bachchan also made an appearance in a Hollywood film. He played a major role in the Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘The Great Gatsby’.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Amitabh Bachchan has films like 'Brahmastra', 'Jhund', 'MayDay', and 'Goodbye'. He will also reunite with Deepika Padukone for a remake of the Hollywood film 'The Intern'. He is also a part of an untitled film with Prabhas and Deepika Padukone.