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National Awards: Amitabh Bachchan Tweets He is 'Humbled and Touched'

"Back now 3:54 am from Delhi and National Award ! So humbled and touched, for President of India to take my name in his speech," Big B wrote on Twitter

  | May 04, 2016 08:57 IST (New Delhi)
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Amitabh Bachchan collects his award from President Pranab Mukherjee in New Delhi. (image courtesy: PTI)

Highlights

  • Jayaji, Abhishek and Aishwarya accompanied Big B to the ceremony
  • This is Mr Bachchan's fourth Best Actor win after Agneepath, Black, Paa
  • Big B received the Best Actor National Award for Piku
Actor Amitabh Bachchan collected his Best Actor National Award at a ceremony in New Delhi on May 3, and later on Tuesday night, wrote on Twitter that he is "humbled and touched."
Mr Bachchan, who received the prize for playing the role of old Bhashkor Banerjee in Shoojit Sircar's Piku, co-starring Deepika Padukone, shared on Twitter:
 
Big B was accompanied by his family - wife Jaya, son Abhishek Bachchan and daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan - at the 63rd National Awards. This is Mr Bachchan's fourth Best Actor win after Agneepath, Black and Paa.
 

Image courtesy: PTI


Others who collected their awards at the ceremony include actress Kangana Ranaut, who received the Best Actress National Award for Tanu Weds Manu Returns, actress Kalki Koechlin, who received the Special Jury Award for Margarita, With A Straw and filmmaker Kabir Khan, who received Bajrangi Bhaijaan's Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment award. The National Film Awards, which honour the best in mainstream and regional cinema, were announced in March.

 
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