Mr. Bachchan was felicitated by EU Chambers and Delegation of European Union for immense contribution in the world of cinema and innumerable social causes

EU Chambers along with The European Union veteran actor Mr. Amitabh Bachchan with a Citation and honored him for immense contribution in the world of cinema and innumerable social causes over the years at the occasion of “Europe Day” on 18th May, 2018 held at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. Mr. Bachchan took to his blog on Friday night to share a few photographs from the Europe Day celebration in Mumbai.

“A decoration again. From the EU, the European Union on Europe Day celebration, to felicitate me with a Citation. Humbling and gratified,”Mr. Bachchan wrote. “Such is the nature of these events that are most humbling and filled with gratitude. It makes me want to run away from it all, but certain obligations need to be accepted. And so I did,” he added.

“Far too much attention is given and I find it difficult to digest or accept what is written and said. I am least deserving, and most unworthy of such, but they insist and I comply. But EU is a robust institution and when they decorate they do so after much consideration… I am most obliged and thankful,” he added. Mr. Amitabh Bachchan was joined by his daughter Mrs. Shweta Nanda at the event.

The EU Ambassador to India, Tomasz Kozlowski, also took to twitter to thank Mr. Amitabh for gracing the event. “Thank you shri Amitabh Bachchan for being Guest of Honour at Europe Day in Mumbai! It was occasion to facilitate Mr. Bachchan for his artistic achievements and extraordinary contribution to building cultural bridges between Europe and India,” he tweeted.