Big B, SRK called for Indian cinema's 100 years celebration

Big B, SRK called for Indian cinema's 100 years celebration

Mumbai: Some of the glittering personalities of Bollywood like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh Khan have been invited for the celebration of Indian cinema's 100 years to be held in Chennai on September 1-3.

President of The South Indian Film Chamber of Commerce (SIFCC), C. Kalyan said, "Shah Rukh and Amitabh-ji are on our guest list. We have requested them to lend their support in our celebration. We are hoping that they will take out time and join us."

It is reported that the event will be of three days and call all the four south Indian film industries - Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam at the Nehru Indoor Stadium.

Sources told that the chief ministers of all the four states - Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh - are likely to attend the event.

The first day of the event is dedicated to the celebrations of Tamil and Malayalam industries, whereas the second day is dedicated to Telugu and Kannada industries.

Kalyan said, "Besides performances from all the four industries, we also plan to release 50 stamps to felicitate famous personalities from each industry."

Musicians Illayaraja or AR Rahman are expected to create a special song for the event.

Kalyan said, "We have requested these musicians to compose a special song to commemorate 100 years of Indian cinema. They haven't confirmed yet for the song, but we hope to hear from them soon. This song is expected to be performed on the final day of the event."

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