Amitabh Bachchan Turns 70
Amitabh Bachchan posted this photo saying thanks to his fans on his 70th birthday.Amitabh Bachchan/Facebook

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan turns 70 today and the entire nation is celebrating his birthday.

On Wednesday night, the actor along with his family and over 800 guests honoured him at grand event at Reliance Media works in Film City, Goregaon, organised by Jaya Bachchan.

Several celebrities took to social networking site Twitter to wish the legendary actor. Here are some of their tweets:

Akshay Kumar: "To the man we all look up to, not just in height but in awe! 70 years young legend with a 170 crore fan following! Happy birthday @SrBachchan."

Dabbo Ratnani: "Happy B'day,The Legend, @SrBachchan Privileged 2 have been associated wth U since da start of my career."

Shilpa Shetty: "Wish u a verrry happy bday @SrBachchan . U are blessed nd I feel blessed to know u.May u always have Love, peace and happiness in ure life:)"

Karan Johar: "He has set the standard of mega stardom in our country and the irony is that this bar is unachievable..happy birthday RULE!"

Anupam Kher: "Happy Birthday @SrBachchan. May God Give you more Joy, Happiness, Peace and love. May you keep inspiring us for another 1000yrs. Jai Ho.:)"

Riteish Deshmukh: "what more can a fan ask for- truly blessed-On his 70th Birthday-i wish you all the happiness & best of health Sir."

Neil Nitin Mukesh: "Here is wishing a man who is the inspiration for a million people ! Specially me !! A very Happy birthday. God bless you."

Sonam Kapoor: "To @SrBachchan a very very happy birthday, I had the honour and privilege to work with you on black, and you are one of my main inspirations as an actor. Lots of love!"

Priyanka Chopra: "Happy bday @SrBachchan !!Missed the party of the decade sir but here's wishing you many many years of health and happiness..Love and regards."

Ayesha Takia Azmi: "Happy 70th birthday @SrBachchan U are an inspiration to us all.Last evening was so magical,thank u n Jaya aunty for the gracious hospitality."

Arshad Warsi: "Wishing my HERO @SrBachchan a very happy B'day n a long, healthy n happy life... Thank u for inspiring us Sir."

Celina Jaitly: "A very happy 70th birthday to @SrBachchan the only man i know who looks like he turned 40 on his 70th birthday !!"

Deepika Padukone: "Happy Birthday Amitji!Wishing you love,happiness and good health!"