Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar's biography ‘The Substance And The Shadow' was launched at a star-studded event in Mumbai on June 9. The release of the biography, written by Uday Tara Nayar, was presided over by the who's who of Bollywood, many of them old-time colleagues of 91-year-old Dilip saab.
Bollywood icon Dilip Kumar's biography The Substance And The Shadow was launched at a star-studded event in Mumbai on June 9. The release of the biography, written by Uday Tara Nayar, was presided over by the who's who of Bollywood, many of them old-time colleagues of 91-year-old Dilip saab.
The biography was officially launched by Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, who were joined by veteran actor Dharmendra and lyricist Javed Akhtar.
Actress Vyjayanthimala, who co-starred with Dilip saab in films like Naya Daur and Devdas, lit the lamp with Madhuri Dixit and Priyanka Chopra.
Amitabh Bachchan was all suited up and looked festive.
Vyjayanthimala looked graceful in a bright Kanjeevaram sari.
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan was accompanied by wife Kiran Rao and mother Zeenat Hussain.
Actress Madhuri Dixit arrived with husband Dr Sriram Nene. The actress looked beautiful as usual in a red and gold sari.
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who came all the way from Barcelona where she was shooting for her upcoming film Dil Dhadakne Do, said she was "honoured" to be invited for the event. The actress was stunning in black and gold Sabyasachi.
Ambani matriarch Kokilaben was escorted by son Anil and daughter-in-law Tina.
Veteran actor Zeenat Aman looked gorgeous in a pale embroidered outfit.
Actor Sanjay Khan and wife Zarine caught up with colleague Dharmendra.
Actress Deepti Naval looked lovely in a white and gold sari.
Kathak legend Sitara Devi made a rare appearance in a wheelchair.
Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma looked very festive.
Sarod star Amjad Ali Khan and son Ayaan Ali Bangash arrived together.
Ritiesh Deshmukh, who is expecting his first child, was casually dressed and minus pregnant wife Genelia.
Filmmaker Karan Johar played host for the ceremony.
Veteran actor Jeetendra was also present at the occasion in a black bandhgala.
Actor Prem Chopra was also present.
Actor Danny Denzongpa was also among others who attended the ceremony.
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali attended in a black and white kurta-pyjama.
Director-writer Rajkumar Hirani arrived in jacket and jeans.
Lyricist Javed Akhtar was also spotted at the launch.
A smattering of political sparkle was brought by Congress leader Priya Dutt and her husband Owen Roncon.
Music director Anu Malik was also present with wife Anju.
Singer Shaan and composer Lalit Pandit were both in a combination of black and white.
Singer Pankaj Udhas and wife Farida were colour-coordinated in black.
Mandira Bedi looked beautiful in a sari of her own design.
Director Ayan Mukherji was also seen at the venue.
Comedian Johny Lever arrived with a bouquet for Dilip saab.
TV artists Kapil Sharma and Ali Asgar were also present to honour the veteran actor.