On October 11, Shweta Bachchan came to her father Amitabh Bachchan’s rescue on his 79th birthday. Before you panic and try finding out if Big B is fine, let us spill the secret. It just so happened that Mr. Bachchan took to Instagram on his birthday and shared his post. However, the actor somehow got his age wrong and wrote that he is walking in his 80s. The actor’s daughter commented instantly and corrected his father on the error.
Amitabh Bachchan – the name is enough to conjure the image of a actor in his white beard hosting the biggest quiz show in India – Kaun Banega Crorepati. The name is enough to remind everyone the massive influence he has made by staying rock solid in Bollywood industry for over 50 years. The name is enough to make one want to revisit his classics such as Don, Deewar, Zanjeer, Yaarana, etc.
On October 11, the megastar celebrates his 79th birthday with wishes for his good health pouring in from all directions.
The Facts of the Matter
One of the most loved, acclaimed and renowned actors in the Indian film industry Amitabh Bachchan is celebrating his 79th birthday today. Unlike most people or celebrities, Mr. Bachchan has aged gracefully and with panache as he continues holding reins to the hearts of a country with billion beating hearts.
“Walking Into 80th“: How Shweta Bachchan Corrected Big B
Big B is an avid social media user, taking to Instagram posting pictures of his whereabouts and his life’s milestones. On his 79th birthday, he took to Instagram and shared pictures of himself captioning it with “Walking Into the 80th“.
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The veteran actor in the pictures can be seen in absolute swagger, wearing a cool grey jacket, and donning an equally cool sling bag. However, Mr. Bachchan was soon corrected by his own daughter Shweta who caught the mistake in the caption. Shweta took to the comment section and simply wrote “79th” and added a heart emoji.
Other than millions of people reacting to the photo Mr. Bachchan shared, several celebrities also reacted to Big B’s birthday post. Ranveer Singh was at his eloquent best and simply wrote ‘Gangster’ in the comment section.
Bhumi Pednekar wished Mr. Bachchan on his birthday and wrote “Happy Birthday Sir”, while Mr. Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Nanda commented with hands raised in air emoji.
Social Media Floods with Birthday Wishes for Amitabh Bachchan
Such is the magnitude of Mr. Bachchan and his influence that on Twitter, ‘Happy Birthday Amitabh Bachchan’ has been trending. Several popular celebrities, political leaders, sportspersons broke ranks and wished him on Twitter.
Indian team skipper Virat Kohli took to Twitter and wrote, “Happy birthday to the versatile and the evergreen @SrBachchan sir. Wishing you good health and happiness always.”
Happy birthday to the versatile and the evergreen @SrBachchan sir. 🎂🤗 Wishing you good health and happiness always.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) October 11, 2021
Telegu industry megastar Chiranjeevi also wished Mr. Bachchan on his birthday. Calling Big B his “guru” and “big brother”, Chiranjeevi wished Big B health, happiness and power.
Wishing My Beloved Big Brother, My forever Guru, the One and Only Amit Ji @SrBachchan a very Happy Birthday. Many Many Happy Returns!! Health, Happiness and More Power to You Amit ji!!🙏 pic.twitter.com/h3Q5wyrB4n
— Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) October 11, 2021
Yuvraj Singh called the Senior Bachchan a “legendary superstar” that’s loved by a country with a billion people.
Happy Birthday to the legendary superstar who is loved by billions around the world! May you always be blessed with good health and success sir. My best wishes for a wonderful day and year ahead @SrBachchan
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) October 11, 2021
Indian Olympian and Olympics bronze medal winner Vijender Singh took to twitter and wished Amitabh Bachchan on his 79th birthday.
— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) October 11, 2021
Waving Fans Gathered on Jalsa
— ANI (@ANI) October 11, 2021
“Incapable of Giving Expression..”: Sr Bachchan Blogs on Birthday
The 79-year-old megastar also took to his blog where he wrote in detail about his feelings regarding his birthday. “I am incapable of giving expression to the throbbing heart that I bear .. throbbing with the excitement of your love,” Mr. Bachchan wrote.
The actor further acknowledged that it would be impossible for him to thank everyone on a personal level, “but I know you do understand that I understand your greeting and that is eventually what matters”, he added.