Can’t Wait to See Your Next 50: Abhishek on Fifty Years of BigB

On this day, fifty years ago, Amitabh Bachchan signed his first film - KA Abbas’ Saat Hindustani in 1969.

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Abhishek Bachchan’s heartfelt message for Amitabh on completing 50 years in the industry. 

The Shahenshah of Bollywood - Amitabh Bachchan - completed 50 years of acting in Bollywood on Friday, 15 February.

To celebrate this milestone, his son - Abhishek Bachchan - shared a heartfelt post on Instagram, lauding him for carrying out his work with the same passion, at 76, that he had first started out with, 50 years ago.

“Dearest Pa, today we celebrate you, your talent, your passion, your brilliance and your immense influence.”
Abhishek Bachchan 

"Can’t wait to see what you have in store for the next 50 years,” he added.

He also narrated an incident from Friday morning, when he had gone to wish his father for completing 50 years in the industry. He said that when he asked his father about where he wanted to go - Big B replied saying: “to work”!

Amitabh also received a sweet wish from his daughter, Shweta Bachchan Nanda.

It was on this day, 50 years ago, when Amitabh Bachchan signed his first film - KA Abbas' Saat Hindustani in 1969.

Big B is marking his 50th year in Bollywood, with the release of Sujoy Ghosh’s Badla - a crime thriller where he will feature alongside his Pink co-star, Taapsee Pannu. The movie is set to release on 8 March.

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