It is a day of celebrations for Bollywood fans as legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan marks his 77th birthday today. The acclaimed actor has featured in almost 200 movies and is a synonym to the small screen game show Kaun Banega Crorepati. With his career spread across five decades, Amitabh has a fan following from different age groups and generations. Today, fans took to Twitter to shower Amitabh with love and wishes to make his birthday extra special. The hashtag “#HappyBirthdayAmitabhBachchan” is also trending on the social media platform.
Fans are using this hashtag to share their poetry, artworks and wishes for the superstar. Spellbound by the love showered on social media, Amitabh took to Twitter to share a heartfelt note thanking fans. He wrote, “My immense gratitude and gratefulness to them that send their wishes for the 11th .. I cannot possibly thank each one individually .. but each one of you reside in my heart .. my love to you ..”
While the fans will continue to shower him with wishes through the day, Amitabh’s daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda took to Instagram to share a never-before-seen picture with Big B and wished him on his birthday. She wrote, “When you get to the top of the mountain, keep climbing- Happy Birthday Papa I love you endlessly.”
Meanwhile, Amitabh spoke to IANS and brushed off his birthday as just another day, “What is there to celebrate? It’s a day like any other. I’m grateful that I still working, that my body is able to keep pace with my spirit.” The actor also revealed that he has no interest in cutting a cake anymore.