March 29, 2016 11:19:14 am
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan thanked all those who congratulated him for his best actor National Award win, saying he is “most grateful”.
Bachchan, 73, was named best actor for his role in Shoojit Sircar’s “Piku” at the 63rd National Film Awards announced in the capital yesterday.
“To them that congratulate me for the National Award – most grateful… thank you is never enough expression,” Bachchan wrote on Twitter. (Read: Kangana outstanding but wish Deepika or Priyanka had won National Award for Bajirao Mastani: Sanjay Leela Bhansali)
T 2189 -To them that congratulate me for the National Award – most grateful .. thank you is never enough expression. pic.twitter.com/onXz7ECaIK
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) March 28, 2016
He previously won the honour for “Agneepath”, “Black” and “Paa”.
Bachchan celebrated the win with wife Jaya Bachchan and the crew members of an advertisement he was shooting with the latter. (Also read: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: We are proud that Paa, Amitabh Bachchan, won the National Award)
“Working with the wife today for an ad, promotion and some moments from there, they celebrate my National Award on set and then as I leave the studio they burst a few crackers .. sweet,” he wrote on his blog alongside some pictures from the set. (Read: National Awards 2016: Here is the complete List of Winners)
Bachchan also congratulated other winners including Gujarat, which was named the most film friendly state at the National Film Awards for its effort to ease shooting films.
“Congratulations National Award winners and to the State of Gujarat that wins ‘Most Film Friendly State’.”
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