October 11 is a special day for Indian cinema. After all, it is our favourite, Amitabh Bachchan’s birthday. This year, the megastar turned 80. Of course, social media is swamped with birthday wishes from celebs across generations. Alia Bhatt, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Vicky Kaushal, Dia Mirza and Sonam Kapoor are just a few names on the long list of celebrities who have shared birthday notes for the legend. Alia Bhatt, whose film Brahmastra with Amitabh Bachchan recently released in theatres, dropped a throwback image of the actor and called him, “GOAT”: “To the one and only…the greatest of all time…happy birthday, Amit [Bachchan] Ji.”
Katrina Kaif has shared a black and white picture of Amitabh Bachchan to mark the day. She wrote, “The greatest, the best. Amitabh Bachchan, a forever inspiration.” The duo have shared screen space in movies like Thugs of Hindostan, Sarkar and Boom.
“Happy birthday, Amitabh sir. Wishing you love and light always,” wrote Anushka Sharma.
Rashmika Mandanna has shared a BTS picture from the sets of Goodbye. “Happiest birthday to you, Papa,” wrote the actress, who plays the role of Big B’s daughter in the Vikas Bahl directorial, which was released on October 7.
For Big B, Anil Kapoor shared a bunch of throwback gems. The duo are seen twinning in white suits in most of them. “Happy 80th birthday, Amitabh Bachchan. Here’s to shared memories over the years. Wishing you all the health and happiness always.” Amitabh Bachchan and Anil Kapoor have co-starred in films like Shakti and Armaan.
Sharing a photo with Amitabh Bachchan from Kaun Banega Crorepati set, his Waqt co-star Akshay Kumar wrote, “Sending my best wishes to the man who’s the one single reason behind an entire generation wanting to be a hero in films. My inspiration, Bachchan Saab. Wish you a very happy 80th birthday sir.”
“A legend. An icon. A true inspiration. Happy 80th birthday Sir,” wrote Vicky Kaushal along with a throwback picture of Big B.
Actress Dia Mirza posted two pictures of herself and Amitabh Bachchan from NDTV’s Banega Swasth India campaign. Big B is the ambassador of the campaign. She wrote, “Happy 80th Birthday, Mr B. What a privilege to witness your magic and what an immense joy to have the opportunity to work with you. May every generation that witnesses your craft learn from your ability to evolve, be consistent, work hard, be gracious and command respect. So much love and gratitude for your kindness. May this new decade bring forth all joy, good health, peace and blessings. Keep growing! Keep inspiring! And keep making the world a better place. We love you, Sir! #Legend #HappyBirthdayAmitabhBachchan #OG #AB80.”
Here’s what Sonam Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Varun Dhawan, Shahid Kapoor, Athiya Shetty, Ahan Shetty, Chitrangda Singh and Vijay Varma posted for Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday.
Happy birthday, Amitabh Bachchan.