For Amitabh, who celebrates his 70th birthday on Oct 11, the greatest gift ever is his family. He also gives special importance to his late parents – the renowned poet Harivanshrai Bachchan and his wife Teji. “I look forward to spending time with my family. All the gifts and presents that I needed have already come my way – the blessings of my parents, which I consider the largest gift, and their presence in my life through all the upbringing that they gave me,” Amitabh told reporters in an interview at his office, Janak. “My family – my wife Jaya and the two wonderful gifts that she gave me – (son) Abhishek and ( d a u g h t e r ) S hwe t a a n d now the b a h u (daugh-ter-in-law) in the house, Aishwarya, and the little (granddaughter) Aaradhya…so these are my wonderful gifts and no one can replace them,” added the megastar. In his four decades in the Hindi film industry, Amitabh has grown to become one of the most formidable names of the country, known internationally. His active involvement in social issues, as well as his compassionate connect to the masses through TV show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, has given viewers and fans a window to his philanthropic side over the years.