- Title: Fans celebrate as Bollywood megastar Bachchan turns 79
- Date: 11th October 2021
- Summary: LOOKALIKE AND FAN OF BACHCHAN, AMIT AHUJA, STANDING WITH FOLDED HANDS VARIOUS OF FANS OUTSIDE BACHCHAN'S HOUSE BACHCHAN GREETINGS HIS FANS WHO GATHERED OUTSIDE HIS HOUSE/FANS CHEERING (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) FAN AND LOOKALIKE OF BOLLYWOOD ACTOR, AMITABH BACHCHAN, AMIT AHUJA, SAYING: "There is no way I can express the extent of my love for him (Amitabh Bachchan), it's within. My love is nothing as compared to all the love poured in by his millions of fans. Their love is a great catalyst that took him to great heights." FANS SINGING, DANCING, AND CELEBRATING (SOUNDBITE) (Hindi) FAN OF BOLLYWOOD ACTOR AMITABH BACHCHAN, SAGAR SHARMA, SAYING: "I love Bachchan sir a lot, I love you Bachchan sir. You are my life. I come, especially for you, from Haryana to Mumbai every year on your birthday. I love you so much. I pray that we get to celebrate your birthday every year for the next thousand years."
- Embargoed: 25th October 2021 10:34
- Keywords: Amitabh Bachchan Bollywood India actor birthday celebration fans star
- Location: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA/PURI, ODISHA, INDIA
- City: MUMBAI, MAHARASHTRA/PURI, ODISHA, INDIA
- Country: India
- Topics: Asia / Pacific,Celebrities,Arts/Culture/Entertainment
- Reuters ID: LVA003EYPS027
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Fans of legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan gathered outside his house and celebrated his 79th birthday on Monday (October 11).
Bachchan, a recipient of the 'Dadasaheb Phalke Award', Indian cinema's highest award, is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Bollywood.
Fans turned up outside his residence 'Jalsa' in India's showbiz capital Mumbai and cheered and surrounded the superstar as he came out to meet his admirers, however, Bachchan didn't stay out for long due to COVID-19 protocols.
Bachchan was king of Indian cinema in the 1970s and 1980s and is still rage amongst cinema audiences in India.
He joined the film industry in 1969 and has done over 200 movies.
The actor suffered a near-fatal injury during the shooting of an action scene on a film set in 1982 and was critically ill for several months.
He had also suffered coronavirus infection last year during the first wave in the country.
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