Yes, there is another precious award going into the Amitabh Bachchan tally’s. Amitabh Bachchan along with Yash Chopra is honoured with Memorial Award in Mumbai. The event was held on Thursday, 25th December 2014.
Maharashtra Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao honoured him with the award, which was given to Lata Mangeshkar last year.
Bachchan, 72, delivered his career’s blockbusters with the ace filmmaker (Yash Chopra) right from his first collaboration in ‘Deewar’, ‘Kabhi Kabhie’, ‘Trishul’, ‘Kaala Patthar’. ‘Silsila’, ‘Mohabatein’ to ‘Veera Zaara’ and ‘Bunty Aur Babli’.
The actor said Yash Chopra was like an elder brother to him and he shared a great relationship with the filmmaker.
“With Yashji I had a family relationship and I believe that I still have that. I always felt that he is not only a great filmmaker but also an elder brother to me”, Bachchan said.