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Jaya Bachchan bags Best Parliamentarian award, Amitabh says ‘proud’ moment

Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday night took to Twitter to express his happiness after wife Jaya Bachchan was awarded Best Parliamentarian award.

bollywood Updated: Jul 20, 2017 14:02 IST
Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai
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NDA vice-presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu and Samajwadi Party members Jaya Bachchan at the Lokmat Parliamentary Awards 2017 function in New Delhi on Wednesday.(PTI)

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it is a “proud” moment for his family as his wife politician-actor Jaya Bachchan bagged the Best Parliamentarian award.

Amitabh on Wednesday night took to Twitter to share a photograph of Jaya at the Vigyan Bhawan.

“Best Parliamentarian Award to Jaya. A proud moment for all of us in the family,” Amitabh captioned the image.

The 74-year-old cine icon also shared that it was a moment for “great pride” for him.

He added: “Jaya gets the Best Parliamentarian Award today. A moment of great pride for us all. our gratitude to them that wish!”

The thespian also took to his blog, where he expressed that his wife proved her worth in the Indian Parliament.

“Quietly and with great dignity Jaya has won the Best Parliamentarian award today and it could not have been a prouder moment for us all in the family. Committed, participatory and with an enviable attendance record, she has proved her worth in the annals of the seat of democracy - the Indian Parliament!” he wrote.

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First Published: Jul 20, 2017 14:01 IST