Amitabh Bachchan to be Honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award

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As per the latest Bollywood news, megastar Amitabh Bachchan will soon be honored with the most prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest recognition award in the world of entertainment which is being given to Shri Amitabh Bachchan for his unmatched contribution in the Indian cinema.

The announcement came right after Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted, “Amitabh Bachchan has been selected unanimously for the most prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award who inspired and entertained all of us for over two generations. On this occasion, the entire country is feeling great and happy due to this. My heartiest congratulations to him.”

Amitabh Bachchan was born in Allahabad in the family of great poet and father Harivansh Rai Bachchan and mother Teki Bachchan who was a social activist. Bachchan made his acting debt from one of the films titled Saat Hindustani that was released in the year 1969.

Soon after that, he starred in a number of other films including Sholey, Zanjeer, Anand, Deewar, Silsila, Sarkar and many other super hit films. He’s been active for over two decades and since has been performing in so many films.

On this occasion several Bollywood personalities came forward and congratulated him for winning the award. The first one who congratulated the mega star was none other than Lata Mangeshkar who called it a historic day.

In the same ways, many other cine stars came forward and tweeted their messages in support of the decision. Some of those celebrities were Anil Kapoor, Asha Bhonsle, Karan Johar and many more.

One of them who shared their thoughts was South cinema star Nagarjuna. He tweeted, “Dear Amitji, I feel overwhelmed to hear the news that you would be shortly receiving the highly prestigious #DadaSahebPhalkeAward. I hope that you continue to inspire and entertain hundreds of people in the time to come. We all love you and are proud of you sir.”