Mumbai, April 4: Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma had a memorable birthday this year, as he got to meet two legends of Bollywood – Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar.
Kapil turned a year older on April 3. He shared his joy with reporters, recounting how he got a cake from Big B on his show Comedy Nights with Kapil and later, a gift from singing legend Lata Mangeshkar.
“This birthday has become very special for me because I celebrated it with Mr Bachchan, as we were shooting with him for Comedy Nights with Kapil. He got a cake for me. It was like a dream for me,” the 33-year-old said here Thursday at an event by stand-up comedian Sunil Pal.
“Even Lataji called me and said that she has a gift for me. Lata ji is like goddess Sarawati for all of us across India. It was a great day for me,” he added. Kapil said he is very fortunate to have met the two stars. “I am on the seventh heaven,” he said.
Big B was on his show to promote his upcoming film Bhootnath Returns and the episode will be aired Colors on April 6.
Kapil shared on Facebook about Big B: “Finally met my idol mr Amitabh Bachchan.. Have no words to explain how m feeling right now.. Feeling feverish… Thnk u god..”
He said about Lata Mangeshkar: “I never celebrate my bday.. But dis was very special. Js want to share with u all.. Jab so k utha to bachchan sahib k haath se likhi chithi mili unhone apni best wishes bhejhi thi.. Shaam ko lata ji called me to wish on my bday n she said k tumhare liye kuch layi hu.. Jaldi aao.. Main aaj pehli bar unse milne gya to unhone bahut hi khoobsurat bday gift diya.. Uski pic b Post karunga.. Feeling so blessed n touched.. Thnks to all of u for giving me so much love.. Dis bday I will remember fr d rest of my life.. Love u all.. Stay happy.”
With inputs from IANS