Amitabh Bachchan deserves a Bharat Ratna, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata(PTI): Lauding actor Amitabh Bachchan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the legendary actor deserves Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan is not enough.

“Amitabh Bachchan is a legend in his lifetime. Padma Vibhushan is not enough. Somebody of his stature deserves a Bharat Ratna,” Banerjee said.

Indian cinema’s two greatest actors – Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan – were selected on January 25 for the Padma Vibhushan, while directors Jahnu Barua and Sanjay Leela Bhansali and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are among others who will get Padma awards.