Big B wins 'distinguished personality' award

Amitabh Bachchan has added another feather in his cap, he has been awarded the most ‘distinguished personality’ award for the year 2010 at the BIG Television Awards. Amitabh Bachchan says TV is a "complex and vibrant" medium and he admires the small screen fraternity that works tirelessly round the clock.

"So I went to the BigFm TV Awards and came back with one .. the most distinguished personality of the year in TV for the last year...," Amitabh posted on his blog, following the event Tuesday night.

Amitabh who ventured into small screen with ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ is back with the fifth season of KBC which will kick start 0n August 15.

He shares his memories about KBC, "When I was given the opportunity to work in it for the first time for `Kaun Banega Crorepati`, everyone told me I was making the biggest mistake of my life. Today, after receiving recognition, I am happy to have made that mistake!"