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Rajinikanth, Karan Johar and more congratulate Amitabh Bachchan for winning the Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on Tuesday night, announced that he was going to be honoured with the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Ever since the news broke, Bachchan’s colleagues and fans started pouring in wishes and congratulatory messages on social media. With a decades-long career in films and an indescribable contribution to Indian cinema, the actor enjoys unmatched admiration from people of all walks of life. This includes the Bollywood tribe, including biggies such as Anil Kapoor, Karan Johar and more.

Rajinikanth, Karan Johar and more congratulate Amitabh Bachchan for winning the Dada Saheb Phalke Award

The first one to tweet was son Abhishek Bachchan.  ‘Overjoyed and so, so proud!’, he wrote.

‘You richly deserve this commendable honour,’ tweeted Thalaiva Rajinikanth.

‘The most inspiring legend of Indian Cinema!!!! He is a bonafide rock star!!! I am honoured and proud to be in the Era of AMITABH BACHCHAN!,’ wrote Karan Johar, as he extended his congratulations to Big B.

‘It’s such a huge honour to be your fan @SrBachchan sir,’ wrote Vivek Oberoi, as he lauded Bachchan’s contribution to Indian cinema.

‘The legendary Lata Mangeshkar also took to Twitter to convey her wishes.

‘No one deserves this more!!!!,’ wrote Riteish Deshmukh, saying he was thrilled about Big B being conferred the honour.

‘It’s another feather in your long list of well-deserved accolades. Honoured to have worked with you in some amazing films,’ tweeted Ajay Devgn.

Anil Kapoor also sounded overjoyed as he wrote, ‘There is no mention of Indian cinema without this Legend!’

‘One considers themselves lucky to get a chance to share screen space with you sir,’ wrote Neil Nitin Mukesh, who has worked with Bachchan in Wazir.

‘Sir you teach us what work ethic really means, and how to remain motivated, dedicated and kind every single day,’ tweeted Parineeti Chopra.

Our heartiest congratulations to the legend too!

Also Read: Kartik Aaryan shoots with Amitabh Bachchan, ticks one item off his ‘bucket list’

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