Karan to host, Lata to sing at Dilip Kumar’s autobiography launch

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dilip kumarMUMBAI, June 02- Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar’s autobiography ‘Substance And The Shadow’ launch, which will be held on June 9 in Mumbai, will be a historic moment! What with who’s who of the film industry coming together and being actively involved into it!

Filmmaker Karan Johar will be the host of the mega book launch event!

Lata Mangeshkar will light the inaugural lamp and begin the event by singing a few lines for Dilip Sahab followed by topnotch actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan unveiling the autobiography, documented by Dilip Kumar’s close friend Udaya Tara Nayar.

While Big B will read a verse or a paragraph from the book, Aamir will recite a poem, written by Prasoon Joshi.

Other close pals and industry veterans like Dharmendra will read a few lines on the thespian; Vyjayanthimala will speak few words in honour of the legendary actor.

Interestingly, Javed Ali and Shaan will perform a medley of Dilip Kumar’s evergreen hits, which has been composed by Lalit Pandit.

If this was not enough then, an audio visual-3D mapping video on the entire journey of Dilip Sahab will also be played at the event.

Shahrukh and Salman Khan might attend the launch event!

Hema Malini, Madhuri Dixit, Tina and Anil Ambani, Kamal Haasan, Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra, Vidya Balan are also expected to grace the event!

Dilip Kumar is unanimously acknowledged as one of the greatest actors in India’s history. He holds the record of winning the most number of Filmfare best actor awards. Some of his best films are ‘Devdas’, ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, ‘Ganga Jamuna’, ‘Shakti’ and ‘Saudagar’. Dilip Kumar has been named ‘the ultimate method actor’ by the late great director Satyajit Ray

Indeed, a grand event to look forward to!

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