"I take this award, as not just an award or a validation but I think it is like a reminder to say that the curtains have not fallen yet but the best is still yet to come in the near future. And it will definitely be a reminder for me to do better than the best, better than ever before," said Rekha
"I am honoured to be bestowed with this award in Yash ji's memory. Yash ji taught me how to love and I am eternally grateful for the memories & films that I have had the privilege to be a part of. I can only say that this is not the climax. This is the best phase of my life," said Rekha
"I am eternally humbled and grateful, it was awkward to sit there and listen to all the accolades that come your way," wrote Big B in his blog
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar has been honoured with the first Yash Chopra Memorial Award for her contribution to Hindi cinema.
Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan received the prestigious Yash Chopra Memorial Award at a glittering function in Mumbai on December 25.
Bollywood wore its Sunday best at the first Yash Chopra Memorial Awards held in Mumbai on September 20.