Prime Minister Narendra Modi has wished Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th Birthday today. PM said that the country is proud of Bachchan for his cinematic brilliance and also praised him for his support to many social causes. Prime Minister took to Twitter and wrote, “Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his long & healthy life.” Son of noted Indian poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Big B was born in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad in the year 1942. The actor is known for his work and persistence in the film industry. Apart from working in the industry for more than 45 years, the star has been engaged in spreading awareness on causes such as polio, tuberculosis and cleanliness among others, reported PTI.
Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his long & healthy life.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2017
Bachchan has portrayed a number of memorable characters in movies and many of his popular dialogues are often memorised by his fans. Some of his notable films include- Anand, Parwana, Reshma Aur Shera, Bawarchi, Zanjeer, Abhimaan, Namak Haraam, etc. He is also very active on Twitter and he is known for sharing some striking posts.
The star, however, is not celebrating his milestone birthday in India this year as he is not present in Mumbai. Bachchan has reportedly taken off to Maldives for a getaway with his family, including daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda and grandchildren Navya Naveli and Agastya, reported PTI. On the day of his 75th birthday, he took to social media and shared a number of posts. He wrote, “T 2574 – The affection of greeting for the 75th, displayed over several mediums, overwhelms me .. a thank you shall never be enough.” Another tweet by the actor said, “T 2574 – BPKSNLJS : bina parishram ke saans nahin lee ja sakti.”