Amitabh Bachchan, the one and only ‘Big B’, turned 81 today. His is a name that resonates with legendary status in Indian cinema. He is not just an actor; he is an icon, a star, and a downright legend. Amitabh Bachchan started from very humble beginnings and has practically run the Bollywood show for decades. With more than 200 films under his belt, he proves he’s a force to be reckoned with, even at the age of 81. Let’s dive into his special day and see how it all went down.
On the eve of his 81st birthday, Amitabh Bachchan received a whole lot of love from his family. Shweta Bachchan, his daughter, shared a touching Instagram post. It`s a collage of four pictures, and one of them shows Shweta hugging her dad tightly. She captioned it, saying, “Happy 81st Papa. Big shoes (and hugs) no one can ever manage to fill.” The moment she shared this on social media, all the celebs started pouring in with their wishes and respects.
Chunky Panday, Ananya Panday`s dad, was quick to comment, “Happy Happy birthday dear Amitji.” Maheep Kapoor, the wife of Sanjay Kapoor, added her warm wishes with, “Happy Birthday to your Dad.” Farah Khan Ali, joined in too, writing, “Happy birthday Amit uncle. Wish dad a very happy birthday, love.” Ranveer Singh, filled the post with hearts, showing just how much he admires Big B.
But the birthday love wasn`t limited to Shweta`s post. Navya Naveli Nanda, Shweta`s daughter and Amitabh Bachchan`s granddaughter, also joined the party on her Instagram stories. She shared a sneak peek of Amitabh Bachchan`s birthday bash at his Mumbai residence, Jalsa. In one heart-melting picture, Amitabh was seen hugging his three grandkids: Navya, Agastya, and Aaradhya Bachchan. And in the same frame was his wife, Jaya Bachchan. Navya captioned the pic, “Happy Birthday nana.” She didn`t stop there; she also posted a cute black-and-white selfie with Amitabh, adding a red heart emoji for that extra dose of love.
On the occasion of his birthday, as the clock struck 12 AM, Amitabh ventured out to greet the throngs of fans who had already gathered there to catch a glimpse of the star. In a video shared by the paparazzi, he was spotted outside his hands with folded hands, immense gratitude pouring from his heart. Big B thanked all his devoted followers. Amitabh was seen wearing a colourful ensemble and had his head covered. He was seen waving to them while the crowd chanted his name.