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Prez releases stamps

At the 60th National Film Awards ceremony on Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema.

delhi Updated: May 04, 2013 02:05 IST

At the 60th National Film Awards ceremony on Friday, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday released postal stamps commemorating 50 iconic film personalities who brought changes in the Indian cinema. Minister of Com­munication and Information Technology Kapil Sibal said that as the country celebrates the 100 years of Indian cinema, it is vital to honour the past.

“Indian cinema has an identity, which is unique and unmatched. Film personalities from Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak, Bimal Roy have attracted the world with the portray of films,” Sibal said. IANS