Amitabh Bachchan received the India Film Personality of the Year Award at the recently opened International Film Festival of India in Goa. The closing ceremony on Monday night was a starred affair, information and broadcast minister Smriti Irani and Akshay Kumar presented the prize to the 75-year-old megastar.
It’s also when Akshay Kumar, in Big B’s words, “embarrassed” the legend. No, it was not a joke or a comment in which Big B tweeted to be embarrassed – it was actually Akshay’s attempt to touch Amitabh Bachchan’s feet. In shared photos on social media, we can see that Akshay, who was yet to present the award, at the feet of the grip of the actor who shot him and then welcomed Akshay with a hug.
“Ashamed at Akshay doing this … not this is not done,” tweeted Big B. We can not decide which is more adorable – the lyrics of Big B or IFFI time.
Amitabh Bachchan also shared photos of the congratulatory ceremony, accompanied by a message: “A more humble evening at the IFFI prize … honored and filled with gratitude to IFFI and the most endearing words of Akshay Kumar, Karan and dignitaries. ”
The closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India was also attended by Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Siddharth Malhotra, Huma Qureshi, Sonali Bender, Sushant Singh Rajput and Bhumi Pednekar.
Akshay first played with Amitabh Bachchan in 2002 in Aankhen and also shared screen space with Big B in such films as Rishtaa, Waqt, and Family.
Amitabh Bachchan will then be seen in Thugs Of Hindostan, while Akshay Kumar is the next Padman