This Fast And The Furious Actor Would Be 'Honoured' To Meet Amitabh Bachchan

"I hope and pray that I get to meet and greet and shake his hand before I leave India," wrote Tyrese Gibson

This Fast And The Furious Actor Would Be 'Honoured' To Meet Amitabh Bachchan

Tyrese Gibson shared this image on Instagram. (Image courtesy: tyrese)

Highlights

  • Tyrese Gibson shared a special post for Big B on Instagram
  • Tyrese described Big B as a "legend" in his post
  • The actor was in India last week
Mumbai:

Fast and Furious actor Tyrese Gibson is a huge fan of Amitabh Bachchan and says he wants to meet the Indian megastar one day. Tyrese, who was in India last week, took to Instagram to praise the Indian cine star. Calling Amitabh a legend, Gibson wrote: "I hope and pray that I get to meet and greet and shake his hand... Yes, ladies and gentlemen he is legend. (He has done) over 190 Bollywood movies."

He expressed his admiration for Big B by appreciating his contribution to Indian cinema. "He (Amitabh Bachchan) first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed as India's 'Angry Young Man' for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, sadi ka mahanayak (Hindi for 'greatest actor of the century'), Star of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 Indian films in a career spanning almost five decades."

The Transformers actor added: "Amitabh Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Indian movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director Francois Truffaut called him a one-man industry. I would be honoured to meet you Sir."

Take a look at Tyrese Gibson's post here:

I hope and pray that I get to meet and greet and shake his hand before I leave INDIA!!!! Yes ladies and gentlemen he is legend!!! Over 190 BOLLYWOOD movies.... He is @AmitabhBachchan for my followers you ask who is he? He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as Zanjeer, Deewaar and Sholay, and was dubbed India's "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, Sadi ka Mahanayak (Hindi for, "Greatest actor of the century"), Star of the Millennium, or Big B he has since appeared in over 190 Indian films in a career spanning almost five decades. Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Indian movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French director Francois Truffaut called him a "one-man industry.... I would be honored to meet you sir I'm here for a few more days.....: Text him, call him, I'm here let's do this!!! ( what other Bollywood actors should I meet while I'm here please tag them below!!! Good vibes and energy!!!

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It is still not known what brought the American actor to India. He shared glimpses of his visit to the country on his social media account. According to his Instagram update, the actor is in London currently.



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