Puri: Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik today created a sculpture on Puri beach on the occasion of the Shehenshah of Bollywood Amitabh Bachchan’s 77th birthday.
The artist took to his Twitter handle to share the picture of the beautiful mural that portrays the image of the supremely blessed actor along with a movie reel inscribed with “Happy 77th Birthday Big-B”.
Describing the veteran actor as an inspiration to billions, Patnaik prayed near Lord Jagannath to bestow the actor with good health and a long life.
Happy birthday @SrBachchan ji . May Lord Jagannath bless you with good health and long life. You are the inspiration of billions hearts. My SandArt at Puri beach in Odisha. #HappyBrithDayBigB pic.twitter.com/DnUGbtrQz9
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) October 11, 2019
Bachchan, often referred to as Big B made his acting debut with Saat Hindustani in 1969. But it was Anand co-starring Rajesh Khanna in 1971 followed by Bombay To Goa in 1972 that made him a household name. And Zanjeer in 1973 presented him as the ‘angry young man’, a character that Hindi Cinema fell eternally in love with.
With remarkable films like Abhimaan, Namak Haraam, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Deewaar, Do Anjaane, Kabhie Kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Don, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Lawaaris, Silsila, Satte Pe Satta, Shakti and last but not the least Sholay in his kitty, Big B is perpahs the most celebrated actor after Dilip Kumar.
He is married to Jaya Bachchan, his co-star of many films and has two children- Abhishek Bachchan and Shweta Bachchan. Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is his daughter-in-law. Shweta is married to Nikhil Nanda. He has three grandchildren – Aaradhya Bachchan, Navya Naveli Nanda and Agastya Nanda.