Still of Amitabh Bachchan [Photo: Tencent Entertainment]
Amitabh Bachchan has won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival, Tencent Entertainment reports.
According to the festival's organizers, Amitabh Bachchan, a popular Indian film actor, will accept the award at the HKIFF opening ceremony on March 21.
Amitabh Bachchan, 67, started his performing career in 1969. Called "Big B" in India, he works as an actor, film producer and television presenter. In 1975, he performed in the film "Sholay," which became a major Bollywood hit.
In addition, during his 40 years of performing, he took part in more than 160 films. He has won numerous major awards in his career, including 12 Best Actor Award wins at the so-called "Indian Oscars" and three National Film Awards.
He was elected a member of the Indian Parliament from 1984 to 1987.
He will present at the 34th Hong Kong International Film Festival, held March 21 - April 6, and accept the Lifetime Achievement Award at the same time.
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