Bollywood Celebrates 50 Years of Amitabh Bachchan in Cinema
Abhishek Bachchan wished his father on 50 years in cinema, saying he was blessed to have witnessed greatness.
Calling himself not just a son but also a fan, Abhishek Bachchan on Thursday congratulated father, megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on his golden jubilee in Indian cinema.
Not just as a son, but as an actor and a fan... We are all blessed to witness greatness!— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) November 7, 2019
There is so much to admire, to learn and even more to appreciate. Several generations of cinema lovers get to say we lived in the times of BACHCHAN!!! pic.twitter.com/TQAJY3Hrfw
Bachchan's debut film "Saat Hindustani" released on November 7 1969.
"Not just as a son, but as an actor and a fan... We are all blessed to witness greatness! There is so much to admire, to learn and even more to appreciate," Abhishek wrote on social media alongside a black and white picture of his father.
"Several generations of cinema lovers get to say we lived in the times of BACHCHAN!!! Congratulations Pa on completing 50 years in the Film industry. We now await the next 50! Love you," the actor added.
The father son duo have worked together in several films such as the "Sarkar" series, "Paa", "Bunty Aur Babli" and "Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna".
The senior Bachchan was congratulated by a number of other industry giants as well:
He will remain the most inspiring story in the world of entertainment! Words alone cannot describe his achievements...we are all honoured to be able to watch his genius unravel in front of our eyes! Congratulations to the proud son❤️❤️❤️ https://t.co/FZ3atkZmQF— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) November 7, 2019
I’ve seen Zanjeer, Anand, Namak Haram etc in theatres as a kid- my first black was Yaraana,first LP present was Amar Akbar Anthony- Hum was first Hindi movie watched in Usa- I envy every director who has worked with The legend @SrBachchan ! ????????you sir !! #50YearsOfAmitabhBachchan— rahul dholakia (@rahuldholakia) November 7, 2019