Big B named Star of the Millennium

Big B named Star of the Millennium
The iconic Indian film, which stars Amitabh Bachchan (above) is an action adventure about two petty thieves hired by a police officer to exact revenge on a ruthless bandit.

MUMBAI - Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with the Star of the Millennium award at the Big Star Entertainment Awards 2013. He says he was "embarrassed" when the audience stood for him as he received the award.

The 71-year-old received the award for his movie Satyagraha at the event held at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Dec 18.

"The audience stands for me... So embarrassing to be in front of them. I quickly gesticulate to them to be seated... some did, others did not... still embarrassing," Amitabh posted on his blog srbachchan.tumblr.com.

The gala also saw some sizzling performances by actors Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Sunny Leone, Elli Aavram, Nakuul Mehta and Mukti Mohan.

The fourth edition of Big Star Entertainment Awards was co-hosted by comedian Sunil Grover and actor Shreyas Talpade. The duo had the audience in splits with their entertaining on-stage camaraderie.

Other celebrities who attended included Shah Rukh Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Deepika Padukone, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rakesh Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Ayan Mukerji, Rohit Shetty and Tigmanshu Dhulia.


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