As Amitabh Bachchan completed 50 years in Bollywood on Thursday, several fans, friends and followers wished him well on social media. Filmmaker Karan Johar, who directed Amitabh in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, hailed him as an inspiration and congratulated his ‘proud son’, actor Abhishek Bachchan. Amitabh Bachchan has completed 50 years in Bollywood after making his film debut with 1969 film, Saat Hindustani. While son Abhishek Bachchan cheered for his superstar father, Amitabh shared a health update on his blog about how he is surrounded by doctors who continuously ask him to take time off from work.
Abhishek motivated his father to sir Bachan by tweeting a message. Abhishek wrote on Twitter, “Not just as a son, but as an actor and a fan... We are all blessed to witness the greatness! There is so much to admire, to learn and even more to appreciate. Several generations of cinema lovers get to say we lived in the times of BACHCHAN!!!”
After viewing Abhishek’s post-Karan johar instantly retweeted it with a heartwarming message.
Reacting to Abhishek’s tweet celebrating Amitabh’s 50 years in cinema, Karan wrote on Twitter, “He will remain the most inspiring story in the world of entertainment! Words alone cannot describe his achievements...we are all honored to be able to watch his genius unravel in front of our eyes! Congratulations to the proud son.”