Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates IFFM
IFFM celebrates the festival of Indian Cinema.
Amitabh Bachchan said, "I am delighted that Melbourne is hosting this Festival. I am very honoured."
The Victorian Government has conferred to award Bachchan with the International Screen Icon Award at the Gala Event of the festival.
"Indeed I am honoured that they have decided to give me this award. I just feel that I am least accomplished to receive such a recognition but this is your kindness, affection and grace," Bachchan said at a press conference.
The inaugural ceremony began with Bachchan lighting the ceremonial lamp and addressing the audience.
Bachchan was announced as the "One - Man patriarch of the Indian Cinema."
(Posted on 05-05-2014)