Amitabh Bachchan is chosen for Padma Vibhushan award along with veteran actor Dilip Kumar and seven others, Padma Vibhushan is the second highest civilian award of the our country. Now Bachchan family having seven Padma awards. Harivansh Rai Bachchan honored with Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan. Jaya Bachchan honored with Padma Shri. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan honored with Padma Shri, Amitabh Bachchan honored with all three Padma awards, i.e Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan.
Mamta Banerjee tweet Amitabh Bachchan is a legend in his lifetime. Padma Vibhushan is not enough. Somebody of his stature deserves a Bharat Ratna. Then Mr. Bachchan tweeted “@MamataOfficial Mamata di… I am not deserving of such recognition… Most humbled and honored by what the Nation has given me..!!,”
Amar Singh, not happy with chosen Amitabh Bachchan for Padma Vibhushan, he claims that if it comes to acting Amitabh is not even half of what Dilip Kumar is( Amitabh Bachchan acting me, Dilip kumar ke ghutne ke barabar bhi nahi hai).
Amitabh Bachchan thanked the government on his Facebook page after receiving the Padma Vibhushan.He posted, “The Government of India has decorated me today with the highest Padma Award of the country, the Padma Vibhushan. I have no words to express my gratitude to the powers that be and am most humbled and overwhelmed by the generosity of the people that decide or sit on judgment on this.