Mumbai, Oct 12 (TruthDive): Last night, hundreds of stars from the film industry, friends, fans and politicians gathered together to celebrate Amitabh Bachchan’s 70th birthday bash thrown by wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abishek and daughter Swetha in Mumbai.
Bollywood’s biggest star, Amitabh Bachchan turned 70 on October 11, Thursday. He said he liked the idea of getting old and his most valued birthday gifts are his children and grandchildren.
The grand birthday bash was organised at Reliance Media Works, Film City in Goregaon. The invitation was sent to the celebrities on behalf of the entire Bachchan family members from Jaya Bachchan to Aaradhya Bachchan. About 800 guests walked on the red carpet at Big B’s 70th birthday bash.
The bash started with Nritarutya’s Indian modern ballet performance to Harivansh Rai Bachchan’s poem recited by Amitabh Bachchan himself, which was followed by a book launch.
The Indian film industry’s biggest stars like Dilip Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Yash Chopra, Ramesh Sippy, Shahrukh Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Hema Malini, Waheeda Rehman, Sridevi and south Indian film personalities like Rajinikanth and Chiranjeevi graced the birthday celebrations of Amitabh Bachchan. Filmmaker Karan Johar attended the party with his mother Hiroo Johar.
Shahrukh Khan was seen at the party with his wife Gauri. He danced with Amitabhji and his family members on the stage for several of Amitabh’s songs. He tweeted this morning: “Danced with Amitji and Jaya aunty to all the songs I have grown up listening. Too much fun. Thanx abhishek, aishwarya and Aaradhya for the warmth.”
The bash was a beautiful blend of reverence, legendary acknowledgement and nostalgia. The celebrities wished Amitabh Bachchan good health and a great future ahead.
The media persons, who attended the event, too enjoyed the Bachchans’ hospitality. They were shown hospitality from serving water to circulating snacks every hour, which was followed later by a sumptuous dinner.