The event was followed by paying tribute to the music composer Ilaiyaraaja.

The event also saw a live performance by Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush, apart from other singers and music composers.

Presented by Eros International, produced by R K Damani, Sunil Lulla, Gauri Shinde, Rakesh Jhunjhuwaala and Abhishek Bachchan, 'Shamitabh' starring Big B, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan is scheduled to release on February 6.

Besides the star cast, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shruti Haasan and Tabu were among those present at the event.

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