Celebrities congratulate Amitabh Bachchan for winning Dada Saheb Phalke Award
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Celebrities congratulate Amitabh Bachchan for winning Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Amitabh Bachchan is considered one of the strongest and most influential actors in the Hindi Cinema. He was awarded Dada Saheb Phalke Award on 24th September 2019.

Amitabh Bachchan, one of the biggest actors in India, never took a pause. His contribution to Indian Cinema is bigger than most of the actors today because of his conviction and hard work which he has been exercising since the beginning of his career. Starting from Allahabad his hometown, the son of the famous poet Harivanshrai Bachchan joined the film industry without any connection in the film business. He was honored with Dada Saheb Phalke Award yesterday which is considered the biggest award in Cinema for India.

According to Prakash Javadekar, the Information and Broadcasting Minister,

"The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him’

Amitabh’s children Shweta and Abhishek Bachchan were proud of their father for this honor.

People, both from within and outside the film industry, couldn’t feel happier for the prestigious award reaching the actor who deserved it more than anyone else.

Interestingly, Amitabh Bachchan was blessed with a second life on 24th September 1982 when he returned home from the hospital after he had met a fatal accident while shooting. Dada Saheb Phalke Award was also conferred upon him on the same day but in 2019.

Amitabh Bachchan thanked the people for their heartfelt wishes and said that he was short of words to express his gratitude.

Apart from his acting skills, Amitabh Bachchan is also known for his strong voice. He started his journey in the film country as a voice-over artist. Although he made his debut with ‘Saat Hindustani’, he had to meet a series of failures until he made it big in Prakash Mehra’s film ‘Zanjeer’.  Since then Amitabh Bachchan's career took an upward flight. He has been given many titles like ‘Angry Young Man’, ‘Shehenshah’, and many more.

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By Saadia Ahmed
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