New Delhi, Bollywood’s ‘Shahenshah’ Amitabh Bachchan on Friday turned 77, and celebritites poured their greetings for the megastar wishing him good health. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Lata Mangeshkar said,’Namaskar Amit ji. Aap ke janamdiwas par meri aap ko dher saari shubhkaamanayein.Aap shataayu ho aur hamesha swasth rahein yehi meri mangal kaamana. @SrBachchan’.
Shweta Bachchan said,’When you get to the top of the mountain, keep climbing- Happy Birthday Papa I love you endlessly’.Anupam Kher said,’Happy birthday respected @SrBachchan ji. May God give you all the happiness in the world.’
Taking to Instagram, filmmaker Karan Johar shared a heartfelt note for Amitabh Bachchan saying,’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 me…in 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 everytime 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.’
Farhan Akhtar said,’Happy birthday Amit uncle. @SrBachchan .. lots of love.’
Anushka Sharma said,’Happy Birthday @SrBachchan. Thank you for being you and being this fabulous and amazing and such an icon to look upto. You are a true, true legend’.
Parineeti Chopra said,’HAPPIEST BDAY SIR! May this year be bigger than the last and better than any other. Wish you all the health and happiness in the world. Love you sir @SrBachchan’.
Shilpa Shetty Kundra said,’Wishing you a verrrryyyy happy birthday, dearest Amitji! Wishing you great health, great health and more great health… all the rest you have. Love you to the moon and back…
Dia Mirza said,’Happy birthday Amitji @SrBachchan! So much love and respect for you. Lucky to be witness to your passion, discipline and craft. Wish you a healthy, happy and wondrous year ahead. All my love’.
Rajkummar Rao said,’Happy birthday my dearest @SrBachchan sir. You’re our Guru Dronacharya and we all are Eklavyas. We have learnt so much from you sir. Keep inspiring us.’
Sunil Grover said,’Wishing the Shehenshah @SrBachchan Sir a very happy Birthday. you are an inspiration to the entire generation. #HappyBirthdayAmitabhBachchan’.
Mouni Roy said,’There’s nobody like You , never was never will be. Wish you heartiest health happiness wonder today & erry’day @amitabhbachchan Sir happy happiest birthday to you. Feel so lucky to be able to write this. Circa’ 2013/14. Amongst the two best days of my life’.
Kubbra Sait said,’Happy Birthday @SrBachchan what can one give the person, who has given the whole nation an inimitable craft and a legacy to last many lifetimes!Bas… Happy Birthday Sir.
Badminton ace Saina Nehwal said,’Dear sir @SrBachchan I wish u a very happy birthday #HappyBirthdayAmitabhBachchan The Legend Of Indian Cinema’.
Cricketer Suresh Raina said,’You are not a drop in the ocean, you are an entire ocean in a drop.” Wishing you a very happy birthday sir @SrBachchan May you be blessed with lots of happiness, health & success forever. #HappyBirthdayAmitabhBachchan’.
On the work front, Mr Bachchan’s upcoming films are ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Chehre’ and ‘Gulabo Sitabo’.