In his speech, Ilayaraja dwelt upon the wave of violence all over the world and asked for music to be 'made compulsory' in schools and colleges. Anil Kapoor, who beckoned the audience to 'get lost in the magic of cinema', set the stage on fire as he danced to the chartbusting number My Name is Lakhan from the 1989 film
Mr Bachchan told NDTV about his family's cordial relations with Rajinikanth and his family and called the South superstar a "wonderful human being" and an "incredible phenomenon." About the award given to Rajinikanth, Mr Bachchan said, "It's not enough."
Two legends of Indian cinema - megastar Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Rajinikanth - will share the dais at the opening ceremony of the 45th International Film Festival of India
Veteran Bollywood actress Waheeda Rehman, who has been honoured with the prestigious Centenary award for the Film Personality of the Year at the ongoing India International Film Festival in Goa.
The curtains went up on the 44th edition of the Indian International Film Festival in Goa. The opening ceremony featured the Who's Who of Bollywood and world cinema. American actress Susan Sarandon was the chief guest. Actress Waheeda Rehman was felicitated with the Centenary award for the Film Personality of the Year.
Actress Waheeda Rehman will be the first recipient of the Centenary Award for the Indian Film Personality of the Year, an annual honour being introduced to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. Ms Rehman, star of classic films like Pyaasa and Guide, will receive the award at the IFFI festival in Goa on November 20. (Read more)