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It is the ‘Shahenshah of Bollywood’, Amitabh Bachchan’s 76th birthday today (October 11, 2018) and his family members and netizens can’t keep calm! One of the finest, humble and hardworking actors in the industry, superstar Amitabh Bachchan can give any Gen Y actors a toss for his work and style quotient. (Do Read: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Sister-In-law Shrima Rai Wishes Amitabh Bachchan On His 76th Birthday)
Sad news for all is that Amitabh ji will not celebrate his birthday this year due to a series of unfortunate happenings in the family. The reason behind this, as per a Bollywood Hungama report is due to two consecutive deaths in the family. Daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda’s father-in-law, Rajan Nanda’s demise and his wife, Ritu Nanda’s mother, Krishna Raj Kapoor’s passing away has made Amit ji decide that he will not celebrate his birthday this year. Rishi Kapoor’s ill-health is also one of the major concerns.
But his family members ensured that this legend receives heartfelt wishes, and who can do that better from the dear Bachchan bahu, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan! The actress took to Instagram and posted two unseen pictures of her sasur ji, wherein, she expresses her wishes. While one wish is from the bahu directly to her dear ‘Pa’, another unseen picture that she shared, has a wish on behalf of his granddaughter, Aaradhya. Sharing a rockstar kind of picture of Amitabh Bachchan, with ‘Happy Birthday’ written on the background, Aishwarya wrote, “MAY THE LIGHT KEEP SHINING GOD BLESS. HAPPY BIRTHDAY PA.” Sharing another picture with Aaradhya, the Kajra Re star wrote, “HAPPYYY 76th BIRTHDAY Dadaji.” Here are the pictures:
Every Sunday, without fail, you will find hundreds of Amitabh Bachchan fans all huddled up in front of his Juhu bungalow, Jalsa. With super-tight security, the Mard actor gives a thanksgiving darshan to all his fans. On account of his birthday today, shutterbugs captured Amitabh Bachchan outside his bungalow, waving to all his fans. What we also have, are Amitabh Bachchan lookalikes stealing the crowd’s limelight. Checkout a hilarious video of a fan, all decked-up in his soon-to-release, Thugs of Hindostan avatar, paying Amit ji a visit. (Do Checkout! Aishwarya Rai-Aaradhya Bachchan Cheer Together For Abhishek Bachchan's Kabaddi Team)
Amitabh Bachchan, who is a complete tech pro and is very active on twitter, posted a heartfelt ‘thank you’ message for his fans and followers. Sharing two pictures from one of his Sunday meeting with his fans, the septuagenarian actor wrote, “To all that have wished me, to all that have sent greetings, to all that have kept with me all along, to all that have the gift of giving me longevity, to all with my LOVE.” Here’s the tweet:
Speaking of Amitabh Bachchan and granddaughter, Aaradhya Bachchan’s camaraderie, the latter was asked in a media interaction, if he would ever play Kaun Banega Crorepati with the 6-year-old little Bachchan kiddo. To which, Senior Bachchan was quoted as saying “Have not had the chance to play KBC with Aaradhya. Will start playing with her soon. She knows about it and likes the background music. In her school there are quizzes too.”
Do you know, Amitabh Bachchan is an active blogger? Yes, he is that multi-talented! On Aaradhya’s 6th birthday last year (November 16, 2017), dadaji, Amitabh Bachchan too, wrote a beautiful blog for his granddaughter. He wrote, “The eve of the birth of the little one, the blessing of her in our home and in our presence and to be in celebration for her 6th when she shall tell us how much she has grown. Its actually 6 years but its 60 for most of us!!! hahahaa!! Her presence makes the happiness in our home and in the environ she presents herself in as ever bright and sprightly and one of maturity beyond. And the love of them that gave her to us.” (Don't Miss! Deepika Padukone And Ranveer Singh On Dinner Date With His Mom, Allow Their Fans For Selfie)
Isn’t this wonderful? We wish the legendary superstar, Amitabh Bachchan a very happy 76th birthday and a lifetime of health and happiness!