Wishes from tinseltown came pouring in, with many calling him an inspiration. Here's how Bollywood celebrities said happy birthday to Amitabh Bachchan as he turned 69 Tuesday.
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Hema Malini: Wishing Amitji lots of Happiness, Health, Joy and Celebrations on his Birthday.
Karan Johar: Happy birthday amit uncle... all the love and happiness... always!!! You are the best!!!
Boman Irani: Happy Birthday Mr. Bachchan
Riteish Deshmukh: Wishing @Srbachchan a very happy birthday - you are the reason why one chooses to be an actor. Thank you for everything sir
Uday Chopra: Happy Birthday @SrBachchan u da man sir!!! Insane Respect!!!
Dia Mirza: @SrBachchan Happy Birthday! Lots of love and good wishes :)
Preity Zinta: @SrBachchan Happy Birthday Amitji! May all things wonderful big & small always come ur way. Thank u 4 always inspiring us ! Lotza love :-)
Genelia D'souza: Here's wishing d absolute legend @SrBachchan a happy birthday, may u hav a gr8 day sir n a gr8 year ahead
Neha Dhupia: Happy birthday sir @SrBachchan !
Prachi Desai: Wishing @SrBachchan a very happy b'day. Really a inspiration for many, god for many. We love you Sir
Sonu Sood: Happy B'day @Srbachchan sir, Thanks for inspiring me to become an actor.
Divya Dutta: @SrBachchan a very happy bday sir!
Shiamak Davar: My legend Mr Amitabh Bachchan thank u my jaan for the fantastic compliments u showered upon my dance troupe and me WE LOVE YOU
Sophie Choudry: Happy b'day 2 the coolest man EVER! @SrBachchan We love u more each day! Tku 4 inspiring us! Wishin u health, happiness & all things wonderful!
Celina Jaitly: Here's wishing @SrBachchan. A very happy birthday ... We love you mr. Bachchan !!
Aftab Shivdasani: Here's wishing my fav @SrBachchan a very happy bday... lots of love to u sir
Vishal Dadlani: Happy Birthday to the coolest, humblest, hardest working and most fun person in the film business, @SrBachchan. Privileged to know you, Sir.
Amitabh, who turns 69, thanked everyone for their wishes. He tweeted: Thank you all once again for all the Birthday wishes... I am so humbled and filled with pride... you make it all happen... my love.