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Bollywood pays tribute to Amitabh Bachchan on his 75th birthday 

The legendary actor's career spans back to the 1970s. Since then the star has appeared in more than 190 Bollywood films

Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 75th birthday on October 11, 2017. Money Sharma / EPA
Amitabh Bachchan celebrates his 75th birthday on October 11, 2017. Money Sharma / EPA

The who's who of Bollywood has taken to social media to celebrate the 75th birthday of Amitabh Bachchan.

The legendary actor's career spans back to the 1970s, with the star having as many as 190 Bollywood films on his resume.

Bachchan made his Hollywood debut in 2013's The Great Gatsby and with such an impressive career, it's no wonder why he is viewed as one of Bollywood's greatest treasures.

Bollywood star John Abraham gave a simple tribute:

Aahana Kumra thanked the star for all she's learned from him:

Even the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi got in on the act by wishing the man known as 'Big B' a happy birthday:

Meanwhile, Aamir Khan called him the 'biggest superstar India has ever seen':

Ranveer Singh tweeted it wasn't just a birthday but 'Amitabh Bachchan Day':

Indian television host Mimi Mathur honoured Bachchan on Instagram by sharing a story from the time she interviewed the star at the start of her career as an MTV VJ:

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And finally, Google India tweeted out this little gif:

Happy birthday Amitabh!

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