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11-25-2012, 02:48 PM #1
Moroccan city to host 100 years of Indian cinema with special tribute to Yash Chopra
Miles away from Indian shores, across continents, a centenary celebration of Indian cinema has been planned in Marrakech, the third largest city of the African Nation, Morocco.
The gala, that will kick off on December 1 (2012), will see an Indian delegation led by Amitabh Bachchan comprising of film actors like Hrithik Roshan, Tabu, Abhay Deol, Arjun Rampal, Priyanka Chopra, Sridevi among others.
Said Bachchan in a statement, “I remember with deep gratitude, my last visit to Marrakech in October 2003 and the warmth and the hospitality that was extended to us during our short stay. I look forward to the pleasure of being there again.”
It is also said that the occasion will also have a special tribute for the late Yash Chopra whose last directorial venture Jab Tak Hai Jaan will be screened. According to sources, Shah Rukh Khan would be present for the occasion.
Films that will be screened during the festival include Don, Don 2, Jodhaa Akbar, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Ghum, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Student of the Year, English Vinglish, Veer Zaara and Barfi!