- 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
Amitabh Bachchan along with wife Jaya, son Abhishek, daughter-in-law Aishwarya and granddaughter Aaradhya flew to Maldives on Tuesday afternoon to ring in the 75th birthday celebrations.
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.
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