Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been honoured by Tomasz Kozlowski, the European Union Ambassador to India, for strengthening Europe-India cultural ties.

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Amitabh on Friday night tweeted a series of photographs of himself and Kozlowski. He captioned it: “Thanks to European Union Ambassador to India Tomasz Kozlowski… For bestowing a prestigious award on me from the European Union for being a bridge builder between India and Europe.”

Kozlowski thanked Amitabh and said that his contribution towards the ties between both the countries are unique.

“Thank you Amitabh Bachchan for celebrating with us Europe Day and European Year of Cultural Heritage. Your artistic accomplishments and contributions to Europe-India cultural ties are unique. You bring Indian culture closer to European film lovers. We honour you for that!” he tweeted. (Also Read: After ‘Pink’ Taapsee and Amitabh Bachchan come together for a murder mystery)

Daughter Shweta accompanied Bachchan for the award ceremony.

On the acting front, Bachchan, whose last release ‘102 Not Out’, co-starring Rishi Kapoor, was well-received by critics as well as audiences, will next be seen in ‘Thugs of Hindostan’. The film also stars Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh.