Amitabh Bachchan on Dadasaheb Phalke honour: Deeply grateful and most humbled 

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Sep 25, 2019, 07:52 PM(IST)

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After several Bollywood celebrities congratulated legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan for prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the actor took to social media to express gratitude on Wednesday. 

After several Bollywood celebrities congratulated legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan for prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the actor took to social media to express gratitude on Wednesday. 

"There is a paucity of words searching a response .. for the generosity of words that pour in ..I am but deeply grateful and most humbled .. my sincerest gratitude ..." the veteran actor tweeted. 

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Earlier on Tuesday, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that Amitabh Bachchan has been selected for Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Scores of celebrities congratulate the actor including Big B's son Abhishek Bachchan, Rajnikanth, Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar, Riteish Deshmukh, Vivek Oberoi, Arjun Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sachin Tendulkar, Huma Qureshi, and Kartik Aaryan.

Last seen onscreen in `Badla`, Bachchan is a recipient of four National Film Awards for his roles in `Agneepath`, `Black`, `Paa` and `Piku`. 

He made his acting debut in 1969 with `Saat Hindustani.` He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan - the country`s second-highest civilian honour - in 2015.

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