Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award by the President of India Ram Nath Kovind.
The actor received the award from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi. He received an award for his outstanding contribution to the cinema world.
The actor was accompanied by his wife Jaya Bachchan and son Abhishek Bachchan at the ceremony.
After receiving the award, Amitabh said, “Jab iss puruskar ki ghoshna hui to mere mann mein ek sandeh utha. Ki kya kahin ye sanket hai mere liye ki bhai sahab aapne bahut kaam kar liya, ab ghar baith ke aaram kar lijiye. Kyunki abhi bhi thoda kaam baki hai jise mujhe poora karna hai.”
Amitabh Bachchan receives Dada Saheb Phalke Award
The award comprises of a Golden Lotus and a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.
Amitabh Bachchan had skipped this year’s National Film Awards ceremony due to health issues.
Over his career span, Amitabh Bachchan tried every role in his movies. He has appeared in films like ‘Sholay’, ‘Kabhie Kabhie’, ‘Baghban’, ‘Sarkar’, ‘Black’, ‘Pink’, ‘Paa’ and ‘Badla’ among others.
Our heartiest congratulations to the legendary star!