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Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan during a media interaction at Juhu beach in Mumbai on Oct 2, 2018. (Photo: IANS) Image Credit: IANS

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest award in cinema.

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday announced the news.

“The legend Amitabh Bachchan who entertained and inspired for two generations has been selected unanimously for Dadasaheb Phalke award. The entire country and international community is happy. My heartiest Congratulations to him,” Javadekar posted on social media.