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'Amitabh Bachchan is my hugest inspiration'

By Rediff Movies
October 11, 2019 13:14 IST
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As Amitabh Bachchan turns a year older, film folk make sure to wish him and cherish their bond with the superstar. 

Here's a look at the warm greetings and pictures from social media.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Prateik Babbar/Instagram

Prateik Babbar posts a picture of Amitabh Bachchan with his mother Smita Patil from the song Aaj Rapat Jaaye from the film Namak Halal, and writes, 'Happy birthday to our king.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Esha Deol/Instagram

Esha Deol posts a picture of the legend with her husband Bharat Takhtani and Radhya and writes, 'Happy birthday Amit ji @amitabhbachchan ! We love you p.s this is a #throwback picture to November 2018 a beautiful moment captured where Radhya's saying #namaste to Amit ji'


Karan Johar writes a long emotional post to the superstar: 'I was a 3 or 4 years old when I began to realise the magnitude of the man....subsequently I had the privilege of growing up around him ... I was first told I must always touch his feet as a mark of respect...but very soon after it came absolutely naturally to fact it's now a reflex action when I see him and I can never stop myself ( even when i know my pants are perhaps a tad tight and it could result in an embarrassing tear)

'I call him Amit uncle( with great pride...almost patting my back because I have the right to this familiarity) and he will always be like a father figure to me....I probably can never be entirely myself around him because that starstruck kid with big awestruck eyes every time he walked into a room has never ever left me...and never will...

'I fainted the First time I had to work him and am not sure things have changed even today...I faint a little in my head every time I meet him and then compose myself so I can play act serious filmmaker again!

'Amitabh Bachchan is my hugest inspiration ...his child like enthusiasm for everything he does...his paramount passion for every tiny detail...his ambition to keep achieving after being the ambassador of achievement ...what do I say...there will never be a man and legend like him ever again! And there shouldn't be....he has earned the place of mega movie star monopoly! Happy birthday Amit uncle! We love you so much.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Maniesh Paul/Instagram

Maniesh Paul posts a picture and writes, 'Happy birthday @amitabhbachchan sir!!! i'm blessed to be walking on the same ground you walk on...for me BOLLYWOOD IS HIM!!!love you loads sir!!!i will be your fan boy for ever.'


Photograph: Kind courtesy Ram Charan/Instagram

Telugu actor Ram Charan also wishes, 'Wishing the legend of indian cinema, @amitabhbachchan ji a very happy birthday!!'

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