Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an actor, producer, television host, playback singer and former politician, has been selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his contribution to the world of cinema.
Shahenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan, who made his acting debut with Saat Hindustani, and four decades later, he is still entertaining the movie lovers with his performance skills, is being honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. The Minister of Information & Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar announced that Amitabh Bachchan has been selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award via a tweet that reads, “The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and the international community is happy. My heartiest congratulations to him.@narendramodi @SrBachchan.”
Amitabh Bachchan has been the art of more than 180 movies. His popular movies are Sholay, Deewar, Anand, Amar Akbar Anthony, Zanjeer, Coolie, Hum. He has also been the part of Hollywood film, The Great Gatsby, which was released in 2013.
Amitabh Bachchan has won four National Awards, for Agneepath, Black, Paa and Piku. He has also been awarded the Padma Shri in the year 1984, the Padma Bhushan in 2001 whereas Padma Vibhushan in 2015.
On the Work side, Amitabh Bachchan aka Big B will be seen in Megastar Chiranjeevi starrer Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, which is releasing on 2nd October 2019.