November 21, 2012 17:29 IST
Marrakech is all set to celebrate the 100 years of Indian cinema with the biggest film festival that will pay tribute to Yash Chopra
The Marrakech film festival will pay a special tribute to late Yash Chopra and will host an Indian delegation led by Amitabh Bachchan.
Thousands of miles away from the Indian shores, Marrakech is all set to celebrate the 100 years of Indian cinema with the biggest film festival. The gala that will kick off on December 1 will see an Indian delegation of actors including Hrithik Roshan, Tabu, Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal, Priyanka Chopra, Sridevi and others led by Amitabh Bachchan.
Sources also say that a special tribute for the late filmmaker Yash Chopra has been arranged in the Moroccan city alongside the screening of Jab Tak Hai Jaan. SRK is also likely to be present.
Bachchan says, "I remember with deep gratitude my last visit to Marrakech in October 2003 and the warmth and the hospitality that was extended to us during our short stay. I look forward to the pleasure of being there again."
Some of the films that will be screened during the festival are Don, Don 2, Jodhaa Akbar, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Student of the year, English Vinglish, Veer Zaara and Barfi!