Hindi cinema's megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been ruling many hearts for many decades. And now, the actor has been selected for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award. Union minister Prakash Javdekar announced the same on his Twitter.
He tweeted, "The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for 2 generations has been selected unanimously for #DadaSahabPhalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him.
@narendramodi @SrBachchan". Many Bollywood celebs took to their respective social media accounts to laud the decision and congratulate Big B for the same.

Superstar Rajinikanth tweeted, "Congratulations dear @SrBachchan ji !!! You richly deserve this commendable honour !!!! #DadaSahebPhalkeAward"

Karan Johar tweeted, "The most inspiring legend of Indian Cinema!!!! He is a bonafide rock star!!! I am honoured and proud to be in the Era of AMITABH BACHCHAN! The prestigious #DadaSahebPhalkeAward to @SrBachchanKaran"
Anil Kapoor shared, "There is no mention of Indian cinema without this Legend! He has redefined cinema with every role & deserves every accolade for his innumerable contributions! Congratulations @SrBachchan! #DadaSahebPhalkeAward".
Kirron Kher posted on Instagram, "Congratulations to Amitji for getting the #DadaSahebPhalkeAwards2019 . Richly deserved . What a legend, with such an illustrious career. And still going strong. More strength to you, @amitabhbachchan Sir!"