Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 50 years in Bollywood, son Abhishek pens emotional post

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Mumbai : Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his golden jubilee in Bollywood and received the perfect gift on the special occasion when his son and actor Abhishek Bachchan shared a heartfelt note for his father. 

Abhishek Bachchan finds his best friend in his father. He calls Big B a critic, support and idol. Abhishek shared that Amitabh taught him the coolest thing today itself.

Abhishek wrote on Instagram, “ICON! To me, he’s so much more. My father, best friend, guide, best critic, greatest support, idol..... HERO! 50 years today he started his journey in films. Even today, his passion and love for his craft and work is the same as I’m sure it was on the first day. Dearest Pa, today we celebrate you, your talent, your passion, your brilliance and your immense influence. Can’t wait to see what you have in store for the next 50 years. The coolest thing he taught me today....As I went, in the morning to wish him for completing 50 years of being an actor and to tell him that I was leaving for work- I asked him where he was all ready to go to? He said..... To work!” He also expressed his emotion by posting a picture where he is seen wearing a T-shirt with his dad’s picture on it. Amitabh is in his 70s avatar on the T-shirt. 

Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta had also tweeted her wishes on the occasion and the actor thanked her on Twitter.

Coming to filmography, the father-son duo has worked together in films like Bunty Aur Babli, Paa, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna and Sarkar. The Shahenshah of Bollywood started his journey 50 years ago on this day with his first film KA Abbas’ Saat Hindustani. He went on to deliver some exceptional performances in films including Zanjeer, Satte Pe Satta, Don, Deewar Suhaag, Anand, Sholay, Paa and Black among many more.

Amitabh was last seen in Thugs of Hindostan next to Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. He is currently busy for Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla where he plays a lawyer defending Taapsee Pannu who has been accused of murder.  The movie will hit theatres on March 8.

In case of Abhishek, he was recently seen in Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyaan.