- Bollywood celebrities like Ranveer Singh, Esha Deol also tweeted wishes
- "India is proud of his cinematic brilliance," PM Modi wrote
- Big B is celebrating his birthday in Maldives
Birthday wishes to Amitabh Bachchan, film icon as well as unstinting advocate of social causes & nation building missions #PresidentKovind— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) October 11, 2017
"Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his long & healthy life," tweeted PM Modi.
Happy birthday @SrBachchan! India is proud of his cinematic brilliance & support to many social causes. I pray for his long & healthy life.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 11, 2017
Meanwhile, actor Ranveer Singh, a self-proclaimed fan of the superstar, declared October 11, Big B's birthday, as 'Amitabh Bachchan Day.' He tweeted a picture of himself with Big B and wrote, "Happy Amitabh Bachchan Day to all!"
Esha Deol, daughter of star couple Hema Malini and Dharmendra, posted a picture with Big B and tweeted, "Happy birthday to the one and only Amit ji @SrBachchan wishing you good health and happiness always."
Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina also posted wishes for the superstar.
A very happy birthday to a superstar and a awesome gentleman.....ask me @SrBachchan— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) October 10, 2017
Badminton player PV Sindhu, who appeared on Big B's popular reality show Kaun Banega Crorepati 9 last week, tweeted a picture with him from the sets of KBC 9 and wrote, Wish you many many happy returns of the day sir. You truly signify that age is just a number. Happy birthday sir."
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in 2016's Sarkar 3. He has films like Thugs Of Hindostan, 102 Not Out and Padman in the pipeline.