IFFI 2017: 'Embarrassed' by Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan tweets 'not done'

IFFI 2017: 'Embarrassed' by Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan tweets 'not done'

The closing ceremony of the 48th International Film Festival of India ended on a high note and the show was extremely successful this year.

Big B took to his blog to thank Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, who presented the award to him at the 48th edition of IFFI. "My first film "Saat Hindustani" (1969) was shot in Goa therefore, I have huge amount of memories, love and affection for the people of Goa". Today she is here and fortunately she is still a fan.

"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".

Akshay Kumar too expressed his happiness while speaking about Amitabh Bachchan and how his contribution in Indian cinema has been remarkable.

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Once upon a time, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar used to be good friends with each other.

Citing a cinema-related anecdote involving his father and Hindi poet Harivanshrai Bachchan, Amitabh said: "I once asked my father what do you getting watching films on TV every evening". The young actor brought back memories as he danced to popular Bachchan numbers like Khaika Paan Banaras Wala, Saara Zamaana Haseeno Ka Deewana and more. The cine icon was presented the Indian Film Personality of the Year award, which includes a silver peacock, a certificate a scroll and a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.

The emotional word of Amitabh Bachchan "I don't have words to define my gratitude".

The "Rustom" star said in a statement, "IFFI 2017 has truly left a mark and presented cinema lovers with the best in national and global cinema".

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