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Limca Book of Records celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema

Indo Asian News Service
10 April 2013

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The 24th edition of Limca Book of Records, launched here Wednesday, is an Indian cinema special, celebrating hundred years of the industry.

The event saw prominent personalities from the film fraternity, and many were honoured as People of the Year 2013.

Many celebrities from showbiz were named People of the Year 2013, but only veteran actress Shabana Azmi, cinematographer Santosh Sivan, actor-director-choreographer Prabhu Deva, Assamese filmmaker Jahnu Barua, wildlife photographer and documentary filmmaker Mike Pandey, and film editor Sreekar Prasad were there to receive the honour personally.

Minister of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari, the chief guest for the event, gave away the honours.

Shabana, who looked elegant in a rust sari, said: "I am really glad to be a part of the event. Such events encourage me to do better work. I shall continue to do my best."

Among others named for the honour are Naseeruddin Shah, Ranbir Kapoor, Gulzar, Mani Ratnam, Mira Nair, Aparna Sen and Vidya Balan.

At the event. Prabhu Deva enthralled the audience by dancing to his popular track "Muqabla". He was almost speechless with the honour, but said: "I love dance more than anything else."

Sreekar Prasad, who has edited over 500 films in more than 15 languages, dedicated the honour to all the editors of Indian film industry.

Filmmaker Jahnu Barua, who is currently working on "Har Pal", said that filmmaking needs to be looked at not just as a business, but a mission to safeguard the cause of humanity.

"Filmmaking is like a nuclear power. If used properly, it can immensely help the mankind. And if misused, it can destroy many minds," said Barua, adding that the "Indian film industry is growing at a fast pace."

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