Mumbai Police Wishes 'Inspector Vijay' For Dadasaheb Phalke Listing

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Mumbai Police, on Wednesday wished their own 'Inspector Vijay' for his recent selection for the Dadasaheb Phalke award, as announced by Union Minister Javadekar

Written By Suchitra Karthikeyan | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Celebrating the 'Shahenshah of Bollywood' Amitabh Bachchan's recent selection for the Dadasaheb Phalke award, Mumbai Police, on Wednesday wished their own 'Inspector Vijay' for the listing. Hailing the senior Bachchan with his 'Zanjeer' character, Mumbai police hailed the superstar for his inspiration for generations to come. The department also shared a clever couplet including several Bachchan movies. With its extra-ordinary meme skills, the police department posted a photo of young Inspector Vijay with the caption  - Congratulations, 'Inspector Vijay'.

Mumbai police congratulates 'Inspector Vijay'

(Making acting's 'Sholay'bloom in fans' hearts, 'Lal Badshah' became cinema's 'Shahenshah'.  Starting from 'Saat Hindustani' he became 'Don' with pride (Shaan). Such a 'Vijaypath' has been honoured with the Dada Saheb Phalke award. Many Congratulations to Amitabh Bachchan from Mumbai Police)

Read | Amitabh Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke Award: Deeply grateful, humbled

Twitterati liked the Khaki connection to Bachchan's award:

READ: Amitabh Bachchan To Receive Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Amitabh Bachchan to receive Dadasaheb Phalke award

Earlier on Wednesday, Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar announced that veteran Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been selected unanimously for the Dadasahab Phalke award. He hailed the icon for inspiring two generations. He added that the entire film fraternity was happy with the news. He too congratulated BigB for his selection.

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Bachchan humbled by award selection

With multiple National Awards, three of Government’s highest civilian honours, latest being Padma Vibhushan, Amitabh Bachchan’s honours list was already a massive one. As social media went berserk over the announcement, even some of the legends of the film industry hailed Amitabh Bachchan. The 76-year-old was speechless with all the love pouring in for him and expressed his gratitude while asserting that he is humbled and is only their ‘humble Amitabh Bachchan’. He took to Twitter to state, “There is a paucity of words searching a response” for the "generosity of words” that he was congratulated with for the honour.

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