Matinee idol Amitabh Bachchan turns 75 today

The idol of Indian cinema Amitabh Bachchan celebrated his 75th birthday today. Though the Shahenshah is miles away from his Indian fans celebrating birthday in Maldives with his family, wishes pour from every corner and reaching the thespian though social media.

Amitabh Bachchan has been successful in defying age. Though he is 75, he is as active as he was before and keeps on entertaining the audience with his charisma and acting prowess.

His filmy career spanning almost five decades, Amitabh Bachchan delivered uncountable blockbusters. Anand, Namak Haram, Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony, Don, Agneepath, Hum, Mohabattein, Black, Paa, Piku and the log list goes on.

Amitabh Bachchan was also bestowed with many filmfare and National awards for his remarkable contribution in the field of cinema.

He was awarded with the Padma Shri in 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2015. He was also conferred with France's highest civilian honour, the Knight of the Legion of Honour by the French Government in 2007 for his "exceptional career in the world of cinema and beyond"

When Amitabh Bachchan made his small screen appearance with the popular quiz show, ‘Bigg Boss’, he  touched the heart of every household by his down-to-earth nature and compassion.

Here’s wishing the thespian a very happy birthday and healthy life always.