Big B Turns Emotional On Standing Ovation
It’s the fourth National Award for Amitabh in the best actor category. He received it yesterday by the hands of honorable President Pratibha Patil, the audiences gave him a thunderous standing ovation at his success which made him emotional at that time.
Big B reveals, “A sense of great pride. The President of India presenting award for Best Actor for ‘Paa’. Eyes moist as the audience gives a standing ovation. Which in formal functions is an abnormality. The President whispers to me `I have seen your film and loved it`. I gave an embarrassed laugh.”
He continues and says, "Thank you India for this national recognition.”
Even Abhishek got an award for the same movie as a producer and Big B says that it was a very big moment for him.
Later all the family members went to daughter Shweta’s place for a dinner, he adds, “Later all collecting at Shweta`s elegantly decorated home for dinner - Vidhu Vinod Chopra, Raju Hirani, Balki, Arundhati, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Venki, Swanand (Kirkire) and the irrepressible Suhel Seth … a lovely evening with the kids and samdhis Ritu and Rajan."