Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Smriti Irani at IFFI 2017

The prestigious International Film Festival of India (IFFI) of 2017 is coming to an end today. The festival as many would know takes place in Goa. Bollywood stars like Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Akshay Kumar, Sidharth Malhotra, Zaira Wasim and many more made their presence felt at the event. And this was the ceremony when Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan received the Indian Film Personality of the year award from Union Minister Smriti Irani. Along with her, Big B’s co-star and actor Akshay Kumar was also present on the stage during the honours. Undoubtedly, Amitabh Bachchan is an inspirational icon for many aspiring actors and even the current stars in Bollywood. So, it wasn’t a surprise that Akshay Kumar, who is one of the admirers of Big B took to stage to speak a few lines from his heart for the megastar.

Akshay has taken to his Twitter handle to share a video where he is seen speaking about Big B during the ceremony of IFFI. He has captioned the video, “America has Batman, Spider-Man, Superman…but India and my superhero is our very own Angry Young Man, @SrBachchan Sir, rightly the Indian Personality of the Year ! #IFFI2017.” It is during the end of the video when he even asked for Big B’s permission, to touch his feet. (Also Check: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar grace the closing ceremony of IFFI. VIEW PICS)


Have a look at the video where Akshay is seen giving a speech in admiration of Big B below:

Source: Twitter

Talking about the image of Angry Young Man, it was in the year 1973, when with the release of ‘Zanjeer’, Bollywood got its first ‘angry young man’ aka megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Akshay Kumar has shared screen space with Amitabh Bachchan in films like ‘Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love’, ‘Aankhen’, ‘Khakee’, ‘Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo’, ‘Waqt: The Race Against Time’ and ‘Family’.