Amitabh Bachchan is considered to be one of the most influential actors of Indian cinema. He was recently conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award by the President Shri Ram Nath Kovind. Big B was filled with pride as he received the award.
Amitabh Bachchan received the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award on December 29, 2019, by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan. The award is usually given during the annual National Film Awards. Since Amitabh Bachchan could not make it last week to the National Film Awards due to ill health, he was given the award yesterday.
Amitabh Bachchan even took to his blog to express his joy. While talking about his experience, Big B said that he has immense pride in his country and film industry.
.. I am in pride for the recognition .. I am in pride for the recognition of my profession .. I am in pride of my Country and my Film Industry ..
Amitabh Bachchan even shared a few snaps from the event in his blog. There are various pictures of him receiving the award from the President of India. There are also pictures in which one can spot his wife, Jaya Bachchan, and son, Abhishek Bachchan seated in the audience and cheering for him.
Ever since the news was out, Amitabh Bachchan has been overloaded with congratulatory messages from all corners of the industry. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest in cinema in India. Bollywood veteran Vinod Khanna was conferred the award last year.
The President of India has also put up a picture of Amitabh Bachchan receiving the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. In the picture, one can see the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind conferring the award to Amitabh Bachchan and smiling for the camera. The caption for the same read as, “An actor par excellence, his work has entertained and inspired generations in India and across the world”.
Even Abhishek Bachchan put up a post for his father Amitabh Bachchan where he is said that he feels “proud” of his achievements. He also called Big B his “inspiration” and “hero” while doing so. Abhishek also said that he and the entire Bachchan household is extremely proud of his achievements.
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