Amitabh Bachchan awarded Star of the Millennium award

The 71-year-old received the award for his movie Satyagraha

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Star of the Millennium award at the Big Star Entertainment Awards 2013 here. He says he was embarrassed when the audience stood for him as he received the award. “The audience stands for me…So embarrassing to be in front of them. I quickly gesticulate to them to be seated…some did, others did not…still embarrassing,” Amitabh posted on his blog

The gala also saw some sizzling performances by actors Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Elli Aavram, Nakuul Mehta and Mukti Mohan. The fourth edition of Big Star Entertainment Awards was co-hosted by funnyman Sunil Grover and actor Shreyas Talpade. The duo had the audience in splits with their entertaining onstage camaraderie.

Other celebrities in attendance included Shahrukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rakesh Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Ayan Mukerji, Rohit Shetty and Tigmanshu Dhulia.