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'Fast and Furious' star in awe of Big B

IANS  |  Mumbai 

"Fast and Furious" Gibson is a huge fan of Amitabh and says he wants to meet the Indian megastar one day.

Gibson, who was in last week, took to to praise the Indian cine star.

Calling Amitabh a legend, Gibson wrote: "I hope and pray that I get to meet and greet and shake his hand... Yes, ladies and gentlemen he is legend. (He has done) over 190 Bollywood movies."

He expressed his admiration for Big B by appreciating his contribution to

"He (Amitabh) first gained popularity in the early 1970s for films such as 'Zanjeer', 'Deewaar' and 'Sholay', and was dubbed as India's 'Angry Young Man' for his on-screen roles in Bollywood. Referred to as the Shahenshah of Bollywood, 'Sadi ka Mahanayak' (Hindi for 'greatest of the century'), Star of the Millennium, or Big B, he has since appeared in over 190 in a career spanning almost five decades."

The "Transformers" added: "is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential in the history of as well as world cinema. So total was his dominance on the Indian movie scene in the 1970s and 1980s that the French François Truffaut called him a 'one-man industry'.

"I would be honoured to meet you Sir."

It is still not known what brought the American actor to He shared glimpses of his visit to the country on his According to his update, the actor is in currently.

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First Published: Thu, March 28 2019. 15:38 IST
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