Bollywood superstar and one and only Amitabh Bachchan has said he was short of words to express his gratitude after he was named Dadasaheb Phalke Award recipient for 2018. The 76-year actor, who completes 50 years in cinema, took to Twitter to share his response with fans.
“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,” Bachchan wrote.
T 3298 – 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 ..
कृतज्ञ हूँ मैं , परिपूर्ण , आभार और धन्यवाद … मैं केवल एक विनयपूर्ण , विनम्र अमिताभ बच्चन हूँ pic.twitter.com/ESfV7ms6fZ
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) September 24, 2019
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced the award for the Bollywood veteran.
The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him.@narendramodi @SrBachchan pic.twitter.com/obzObHsbLk
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) September 24, 2019
The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest recognition in Indian cinema. It was conferred upon late actor Vinod Khanna in 2017.
Bollywood too saluted the iconic actor