Amitabh Bachchan congratulated his “The Great Gatsby” co-star Leonardo DiCaprio on his first Oscar win for his role in “The Revenant”, calling the honour a “much deserved” one.
The 41-year-old superstar’s cold streak at the Oscars finally came to an end after 23 years as he won the best actor trophy for his role of a revenge seeking fur trapper in “The Revenant”.
“FINALLY..! Leonardo gets Best Actor at Oscars .. ! A considerate co star and a thorough gentleman! Congratulations Leonardo for Oscars…
“A much deserved recognition…,” Bachchan posted on Twitter.
T 2160 – FINALLY ..! Leonardo gets Best Actor at Oscars .. ! A considerate co star and a thorough gentleman ! pic.twitter.com/9ut6Htn6Dd
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 29, 2016
T 2161 – Congratulations Leonardo for Oscars .. a much deserved recognition .. considerate costar and a gentleman ! pic.twitter.com/Tp6OJbvQa3
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 1, 2016
The “Wazir” star, 73, also posted few pictures of him and DiCaprio during the time of “The Great Gatsby”. Bachchan made his Hollywood debut with a cameo in the Baz Luhrmann-directed romantic drama in 2013.