"From an idea that started at a traffic signal to it now picking up what is considered the ultimate benchmark for judging creativity - we at Y-Films are honoured and humbled to bring home India's first Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion," Ashish Patil, Y-Films, Brand Partnerships and Talent Management, said in a statement.
Alia, who impressed her fans by singing Samjhawan for her 2014 film Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, said that she had fun shooting for the new song with her Udta Punjab co-star
Fans who were concerned about the actor's health also tweeted enquiring about him. The 65 year-old actor, who was recently honoured with the Padma Vibushan, has finished shooting for Kabali
"Fantastic first day of shoot - so honoured to be working with my father- he brings so much positivity and passion to a set," wrote Shruti Haasan on Twitter
"I am truly humbled and honoured to be asked by Disney to bring P L Travers further adventures to the screen. The iconic original film means so much to me personally, and I look forward to creating an original movie musical that can bring Mary Poppins, and her message that childlike wonder can be found in even the most challenging of times, to a whole new generation," said director Rob Marshall.
The Fukuoka Prize was established by the city of Fukuoka and the Yokatopia Foundation. It honours individuals and organisations who preserve Asian culture. It has three categories - Grand Prize, Academic Prize, and Arts and Culture Prize
"We are very honoured and delighted that Balika Vadhu has created a record for being the Longest Running Daily Soap and has featured in the Limca Book of Records," said Sunjoy Waddhwa
"I have always been a huge admirer of this show. The experience of plunging myself in that absolutely crazy world of the Griffin family, was both surreal and exciting. After the rich pedigree of stars who have lent their voices to the show, I was both humbled and honoured to be given this opportunity"
"It's an honour to be a part of the esteemed amfAR gala. I cannot stress enough the importance of AIDS research in our time. This foundation is doing such incredible work dedicated towards raising funds for life-saving research programs that help the fight against AIDS," said Sonam
Jean-Pierre Leaud, 71, made his debut at Cannes at just 14 in 1959 in Truffaut's semi-autobiographical masterpiece The 400 Blows, with the director later admitting that the actor was effectively playing him
"Mr Chopra, who opened a legacy of South Asian tourists flocking to Switzerland, loved to spend time there. Natural beauty and warm hospitality mark the association that his banner Yash Raj Films shares with the country," read a statement on Yash Raj Film's official page
The Shool star mentioned that he feels extremely honoured and also thanked everyone for their love and appreciation. On Twitter Mr Bajpayee wrote: "Thank you for your tremendous appreciation and love. Feeling extremely honoured"