Big B, Rekha, Sridevi, Rajinikanth come together

Wed Sep 25 2013, 16:43 hrs
It was a sight to cherish as two of Indian cinema's legends Amitabh Bachchan and Ranjinikanth came together at a function in Chennai. Stalwarts of Indian cinema such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Mammooty, Sridevi and others were honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee at the concluding day of four-day celebrations to mark the centenary of Indian cinema. (IE Photo)
It was a sight to cherish as two of Indian cinema's legends Amitabh Bachchan and Ranjinikanth came together at a function in Chennai.
Stalwarts of Indian cinema such as Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Mammooty, Sridevi and others were honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee at the concluding day of four-day celebrations to mark the centenary of Indian cinema. (IE Photo)
Bollywood actress Rekha, who was elegant in a golden and red kanjeevaram sari, was also felicitated at the prestigious ceremony. She is seen here with  Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Tamil Nadu Chief MinisteR J Jayalalitha. (IE Photo)
Bollywood actress Rekha, who was elegant in a golden and red kanjeevaram sari, was also felicitated at the prestigious ceremony. She is seen here with Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and Tamil Nadu Chief MinisteR J Jayalalitha. (IE Photo)
Actress Sridevi looked stunning in a net sari worn with a sleeveless blouse at the ceremony. (IE Photo)
Actress Sridevi looked stunning in a net sari worn with a sleeveless blouse at the ceremony. (IE Photo)
Veteran actress Vyjayanthimala interacts with lyricist Javed Akhtar at the event in Chennai.  (IE Photo)
Veteran actress Vyjayanthimala interacts with lyricist Javed Akhtar at the event in Chennai. (IE Photo)
The 'Sadma' couple meets - Sridevi poses with Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan. Also seen in this picture is her husband Boney Kapoor. (IE Photo)
The 'Sadma' couple meets - Sridevi poses with Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan. Also seen in this picture is her husband Boney Kapoor. (IE Photo)
Sridevi was accompanied by her producer husband Boney Kapoor.  (IE Photo)
Sridevi was accompanied by her producer husband Boney Kapoor. (IE Photo)
Telugu superstar Venkatesh was also felicitated. (IE Photo)
Telugu superstar Venkatesh was also felicitated. (IE Photo)
Stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth greet each other.  Big B wrote on his blog: "I am overwhelmed and so are many that came along. Many whom we had not met in years were there to just lend support to the event .. Rajni and Kamal and the old time directors and artists who have shaped the Industry and brought name and fame to this profession."(This image was posted on Twitter by Anton Lishan(VJ Fan) )
Stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan and Rajinikanth greet each other.
Big B wrote on his blog: "I am overwhelmed and so are many that came along. Many whom we had not met in years were there to just lend support to the event .. Rajni and Kamal and the old time directors and artists who have shaped the Industry and brought name and fame to this profession."
(This image was posted on Twitter by Anton Lishan(VJ Fan) )
National Award winning actor Rajinikanth, who is making his comeback on the silver screen with 'Kochadaiiyaan' after a gap of two years, is all smiles as he meets and greets fellow actors. (Photo: Twitter)
National Award winning actor Rajinikanth, who is making his comeback on the silver screen with 'Kochadaiiyaan' after a gap of two years, is all smiles as he meets and greets fellow actors. (Photo: Twitter)
Tamil superstars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan with Vijay, Sarath Kumar, Ajith and Karthi.  Rajinikanth waves to the camera. (Photo: Twitter)
Tamil superstars Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan with Vijay, Sarath Kumar, Ajith and Karthi.
Rajinikanth waves to the camera. (Photo: Twitter)
A treasured moment - Tamil superstar Ajith Kumar, who was seen in a cameo in 'English Vinglish', touches Amitabh Bachchan's feet. (This image was posted on Twitter by Actor J I T H E S H )
A treasured moment - Tamil superstar Ajith Kumar, who was seen in a cameo in 'English Vinglish', touches Amitabh Bachchan's feet.
(This image was posted on Twitter by Actor J I T H E S H )
"In what can be described as a most generous and considerate gesture, the South Indian Film Industry celebrates 100 years of Indian Cinema and decorates all the elders and legends of this profession, not just from the four prominent states - TamilNadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka - but from every region in the country. From Assam to Punjab, to Maharashtra and Bengal  what a humbling experience !  The President of India comes down to Chennai to give away these decorations in a most efficient and cultured programme  short, crisp and with a decorum that signified the ethos of the region.  Big B receives his award from President Pranab Mukherjee. (PTI)
"In what can be described as a most generous and considerate gesture, the South Indian Film Industry celebrates 100 years of Indian Cinema and decorates all the elders and legends of this profession, not just from the four prominent states - TamilNadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka - but from every region in the country. From Assam to Punjab, to Maharashtra and Bengal what a humbling experience !
The President of India comes down to Chennai to give away these decorations in a most efficient and cultured programme short, crisp and with a decorum that signified the ethos of the region.
Big B receives his award from President Pranab Mukherjee. (PTI)

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