The 48th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017 was recently conducted in Goa. The event which was attended by many Bollywood stars has been garnering headlines since the day one. Many awards were bestowed and Bollywood’s one of the famous actors Amitabh Bachchan was honored with the Indian film personality of the year award. He was conferred upon this award for his great contribution to Indian cinema. The closing ceremony which was held on Tuesday was attended by who’s who of the film industry and during the show, Textile and I & B minister Smriti Irani and Khiladi star Akshay Kumar presented the prestigious award to Big B.
Akshay went on and touched Big B’s feet to seek blessings and immediately Big B held and hugged him. One of the fans uploaded the pic of the same on social media. And Big B was quick to retweet the same and wrote, “Embarrassed that Akshay does this … no Akshay this is not done”.
Here is the tweet:
Here is the tweet that was retweeted by Big B
Big B is a megastar and everyone from the movie fraternity has immense respect for him so whenever stars and newbies of Bollywood get a chance to meet, they make sure to seek his blessings. Amitabh later blogged as well about it and mentioned how he can never forget this honor. He also tweeted pics from the event as well.
“Thank you Smriti ji Hon Minister for Information & Broadcasting and the trouble you took in organizing a most memorable evening for me .. one that I shall never forget,” wrote the veteran superstar in his personal blog. He also tweeted about the awards event saying, “A most humbling evening at the IFFI awards .. honored and filled with such gratefulness to IFFI and the extremely endearing words by Akshay Kumar, Karan, and the dignitaries “. What do you think about Akshay’s gesture and Big B’s adorable tweet? Let us know in comments below.