On Tuesday, Prakash Javadekar, the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting took to his Twitter page to announce that Amitabh Bachchan has been chosen for the prestigious Dada Sahab Phalke Award this year.
"The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him.@narendramodi @SrBachchan", tweeted the Minister.
Wishes are pouring in for the legendary actor on the Twitter world. Big B's friend and costar Superstar Rajinikanth also wished the actor on the remarkable achievement.
"Congratulations dear@SrBachchan ji !!! You richly deserve this commendable honour !!!! #DadaSahebPhalkeAward", tweeted Rajinikanth who remade Big B's Deewar, Don, Laawaris, Namak Halal and many other classic commercial films in Tamil.