Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday hinted he’ll obtain the primary dose of the coronavirus vaccine as quickly as he recovers from his eye surgical procedure. Earlier this month, the 78-year-old actor had opened up about his first eye surgical procedure and stated that the restoration is “slow and difficult”.
Last week, Bachchan underwent profitable surgical procedure for his different eye. Taking to his weblog, the display screen icon voiced issues round rising COVID-19 circumstances and the field workplace efficiency of his upcoming movie “Chehre”.
“There is now the fear of another strain, getting free box office results and that is unnerving. The vaccination has become mandatory and soon there shall be the conditioning for yours truly to be one such in the queue. Well as soon as the work in progress eyes get settled till then it’s a wild world ain’t it,” Bachchan wrote.
Recently, cinema veterans Sharmila Tagore, Dharmendra, Hema Malini, Mohanlal, Nagarjuna, Paresh Rawal, Satish Shah, Jeetendra, Kamal Haasan, Anupam Kher, Rakesh Roshan and Johnny Lever obtained their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Bachchan additionally shared footage from a dubbing, including that different work could be produced and executed “without hesitation”.
On Friday, the “Gulabo Sitabo” actor was honoured with the FIAF Award for his dedication and contribution to the preservation of the world’s movie heritage by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF). He took to his Instagram and shared the information. He wrote, “I am deeply honoured to have been conferred with the 2021 FIAF Award. Thank you to FIAF and to Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan for bestowing the award on me in the ceremony today. Our commitment to the cause of saving India’s film heritage is unshakeable and Film Heritage Foundation will continue its efforts to build a nationwide movement to save our films.”
He thanked his followers, whom he calls his “extended family”, for his or her congratulatory messages.
In the publish, the actor additionally marvelled at the technological development which made it attainable for the occasion to be held nearly amid the pandemic. During the digital occasion, Hollywood filmmakers Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan hailed Bachchan as a “celebrated actor” and “living legend”. Bachchan is the primary Indian movie character to be honoured with the award.
-with PTI inputs