Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood wishes the birthday boy

He is the bonafide ‘baap’ of Bollywood who refuses to be called a ‘bbuddah’. As the Big B turned 69, B-towners showered their love on him

Big B is undoubtedly a legend and anyone who has had the opportunity of working with him or even meeting him will vouch for his humility and warm nature. He is always tirelessly working and inspiring filmmakers to come up with challenging roles that he can sink his teeth into. Here are some wishes for the real ‘mard’ that Bollywood celebs have expressed on Twitter. Priyanka Chopra said, “here’s wishing the original rock star @SrBachchan a very happy bday.. Much love and respect sir… here’s to many such wonderful days…” Preity Zinta posted, “Happy Birthday Amitji! May all things wonderful big & small always come ur way. Thank u 4 always inspiring us ! Lotza love :-)” His Sholay co-star Hema Malini tweeted, “Wishing Amitji lots of Happiness, Health, Joy and Celebrations on his Birthday.”Filmmaker Karan Johar said, “Happy birthday amit uncle… all the love and happiness… always!!! You are the best!!!” An inspired Riteish Deshmukh tweeted, “Wishing @Srbachchan a very happy birthday – you are the reason why one chooses to be an actor. Thank you for everything sir” In his trademark style, Uday Chopra said, “Happy Birthday @SrBachchan u da man sir!!! Insane Respect!!!” Shiamak Davar posted, “My legend Mr Amitabh Bachchan thank u my jaan for the fantastic compliments u showered upon my dance troupe and me WE LOVE YOU.” Music man Vishal Dadlani said, “Happy Birthday to the coolest, humblest, hardest working and most fun person in the film business, @SrBachchan. Privileged to know you, Sir.”

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