Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha honoured at 100 Years of Indian cinema event

President of India Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday night honoured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Amitabh Bachchan and others for their contribution to Indian cinema.

He honoured legendary personalities from various languages at the valedictory ceremony of the 100th year celebrations of Indian cinema, in Chennai.

Sridevi and Rekha from Bollywood, K Vishwanath from Tollywood, MS Viswanathan from Kollywood and Mohanlal and Mammootty from Mollywood were among others who were honoured by the President.

Superstar Rajinikanth and many other popular personalities took part in the event, organised by the South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce, with support from the Tamil Nadu government.

For more information about the 100 years of Indian cinema click here

President Pranab Mukherjee, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and TN Governor K Rosaiah at the concluding ceremony of Centenary Celebrations of Indian Cinema in Chennai on Sept. 24, 2013. (Photo: IANS)

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