Amitabh Bachchan congratulates Leonardo DiCaprio for his debut Oscar win

Amitabh Bachchan congratulated Leonardo DiCaprio on his first Oscar win for his role in "The Revenant", calling the honour a "much deserved" one.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:March 1, 2016 2:42 pm
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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.

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.