Legendary superstar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan has been adorned with the Padma Vibhushan award for his contributions to arts. Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award.
“The Padma Vibhushan to Amitabh Bachchan is not enough. He is a legend in his lifetime. He deserves a Bharat Ratna.” West Bengal’s Chief Minister, Mamta Banerjee believes that the star should have been awarded with Bharat Ratna.
To this statement, Amitabh Bachchan politely replied that he hasn’t done anything that great to have deserved Bharat Ratna and is content with what he has got. This not only showed his humble nature, also his ideologies of being a down to earth person. He believes that this or any award has only been possible because of the love of this nation for him.
Amitabh Bachchan also said that he has added to his family award line, with his award being 8th in line. His father Harivansh Rai Bachchan was awarded with Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan. His wife Jaya Bachchan has been awarded with Padma Shree. His daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan with Padma Shree. And he himself have received Padma Shree and Padma Bhushan followed by Padma Vibhushan.
Amitabh Bachchan along with being Bollywood’s evergreen superstar is also looked upon as a person who is into charities, political views and his work towards the society. He has more fans and followers than any other celebrity. He has been depicted as the Godfather of superstars. He is worshipped by his fans who ready to lay off their lives for him.
Currently, he is out promoting his upcoming film Shamitabh which is all set to release next week on 6th February. This film has South Indian filmstars, Dhanush and Akshara Hassan along with Amitabh Bachchan.
The TeCake team would heartily like to congratulate Mr. Bachchan on his achievements and Padma Vibhushan.