Photos: Another feather in Amitabh Bachchan's cap; meet India's Prime Icon
January 25, 2013, 1:40 pm
Amitabh Bachchan was felicitated as India's Prime Icon by Big CBS Channel recently at an event in Mumbai recently.
Amitabh was felicitated by actresses Priyanka Chopra and Anushka Sharma.
The other contenders to the title were celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, AR Rahman and Rahul Gandhi.
Priyanka Chopra, dressed in a pink net saree, addressed the media at the event.
Anushka Chopra, who recently won the Best Supporting Actress award in Filmfare, wore an Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla outfit.
Amitabh Bachchan's close associate, composer Aadesh Srivastav was also present at the event.
Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra was also spotted at the event.
The two gorgeous actresses, Anushka and Priyanka were seen bonding at the event.
Amitabh in conversation with film critic Bhawana Somaaya at the event.
Big B later tweeted, "Prime Icon??!! Gosh that is far too far fetched for me ... and to have Sachin (Tendulkar), Lataji (Lata Mangeshkar), Aamir, SRK, Modi (Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi), Nitish (Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar)... as contenders,(sic)."
Actress Neetu Chandra was also spotted at the event.