Amitabh Bachchan Receives An Award For The Indian Film Personality Of The Year At IFFI 2017

Amitabh Bachchan Receives An Award For The Indian Film Personality Of The Year At IFFI 2017

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The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) concluded last night and here’s what all happened at the closing ceremony of IFFI 2017. The event witnessed a number of Bollywood celebrities walk down the red carpet.

Take a look at them here:

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The Superstar of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan, was conferred with the ‘Indian Film Personality of the Year Award’ at the closing ceremony. He has described the evening as one that he shall never forget.

In his award acceptance speech at the closing ceremony of IFFI, Amitabh shared how cinema is a worthy example of unity and integration in a fast and disintegrating world. He said:

“I have always felt that my respect and regard for the Indian film industry has rested in the presence that the film industry has had in our world. When we sit inside a darkened hall, we never ask for caste, creed, color or the religion of the person sitting next to us is.”

He continued:

“Yet, we see the same film, we laugh at the same jokes, we cry at the same emotion, we sing the same songs. In this fast disintegrating world of today, where can you find such a wonderful and worthy example of unity and integration as you do in the world of cinema.”

He also expressed his delight and tweeted,

Bollywood celebrities took to social media to congratulate Amitabh Bachchan. Here’s what they had to say:

Sidharth Malhotra paid a tribute to Amitabh at IFFI.

Akshay Kumar, along with Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani gave the award to Amitji. And what happened really touched our hearts.

Amitabh Bachchan took to twitter and posted this message for Akshay:

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