Mumbai, Oct 11: Bollywood Megastar Amitabh Bachchan thanked his fans for wishes on his 72nd birthday. The Shahenshah of Bollywood celebrated the morning of his 72nd birthday by cutting a cake with mediapersons here on Saturday.
The day also happens to be Karwa Chauth, but unlike every year, he isn’t fasting this time due to health issues.
A packed media conference at his office Janak here saw Big B looking fresh and radiant in a bright orange kurta, designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla.
Talking about his day’s plan, Amitabh said: “It’s been a simple day. Today morning I went to (my home) Prateeksha and took my parents’s blessings. I still feel they are in Prateeksha with us. I generally take their blessings daily before I leave for work.”
He said that grand-daughter Aaradhya is his best gift on his birthday.
Big B said: “Today I will be spending my day with my family. My most special gift comes from Aradhya and will have a look at the gift after I get back home.”
Speaking about the Nobel Peace Prize winners, he said, “I think they have done great job for social causes. I am very proud of them..”
At his age, Amitabh is one of the busiest stars of Bollywood. He hosts “Kaun Banega Crorepati”, has a couple of films in his kitty and also involves himself with philanthropic causes.
When asked what keeps him so energetic and lively, he said: “I don’t know whats the reason behind it…you will have to ask my parents. I think it’s genetic! I also feel blessed to receive my fans’s wishes and blessings.”
(With Agency Inputs)