Amitabh Bachchan’s 64th birthday celebrated in style by his fans
Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 64th birthday today and even though the actor will not be having any grand celebrations due to his mother’s illness, his die-hard fans all over India will definitely celebrate their bollywood icon’s big day. Amitabh has decided not to have a bash as his mother is unwell. However Amitabh as usual will spend the day with his family and loved ones.
The start of Amitabh’s birthday saw hordes of fans gathered outside both his bungalows ‘Jalsa’ as well as ‘Pratiksha’. Many fans have been coming over to his residence since quite a few years and bring him gifts too. Even little school children were seen outside the actor’s residence holding placards wishing Big B a very happy Birthday. Radio channels began airing birthday wishes for Amitabh from common people as well as other bollywood celebs. Many people sent messages to radio channels wishing Bachchan senior and even called up on the show to personally wish the actor. Television channels too showed their good wishes for the actor by airing his films throughout the day. In some parts of the country people even prayed before Amitabh’s picture and gave charity in his name.
Everywhere there were celebrations wishing Big B a happy birthday and a prosperous and successful life ahead. Amitabh too made an appearance for the people outside his home and thanked everyone for their blessings and good wishes. Nonetheless Amitabh who receives so much of public adulation and adoration remains humble and down to earth. Amitabh has been in the film industry for the last four decades and during his time in bollywood he has made an impeccable mark in Indian cinema and has even been titled ‘Legend’ and ‘Icon’. He is well known not only in India but in other countries as well. He has done several hit films in the past like Deewar, Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony, Namak Halal, Satte Pe Satta, Lawaris, Coolie, Agnipath etc. After taking a five year break from films he made his comeback on the small screen in a television serial Kaun Banega Crorepati, the show was a phenomenal success and he went on to capture the hearts of his fans with films like Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham, Bunty Aur Babli, Khakee, Sarkar, Kabhie Alvida Na Kehna etc.
Amitabh will also be conferred with a new title as his birthday gift, the French government has decided to confer on him the highest civilian award, the ‘Officer of the Legion of Honour’ for his contribution to Indian and international cultural life. Earlier too this year Bachchan was honoured with a degree of Doctorate of Arts by De Montford University in Leicester, United Kingdom for his contribution to movies in India. Big B as he is fondly called will be seen in many forthcoming films like Babul, Cheeni Kum, Nishabd, Sarkar 2, Eklavya and Ramgopal Varma Ki Sholay. We wish Amitabh Bachchan a very Happy Birthday and a long innings in bollywood.