West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has said that acting legend Amitabh Bachchan, who was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, deserves the Bharat Ratna.
“Amitabh Bachchan is a legend in his lifetime. Padma Vibhushan is not enough. Somebody of his stature deserves a Bharat Ratna” Mamta told reporters.
Two of India’s greatest actors, Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar, were selected for the Padma Vibhushan. Directors Jahnu Barua and Sanjay Leela Bhansali , along with lyricist Prasoon Joshi also received Padma awards.