Bollywood big names such as Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Preity Zinta and Rani Mukherjee were those honoured. But only five out out of these ten stars made it for the ceremony namely, Amitabh Bachchan, Preity zinta, Kareena Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty and Priyanka Chopra. King Khan was unable to attend as he is recuperating from his recent shoulder surgery.
The entertainment evening was kick started with a musical performance by Pandit Shivkumar Sharma and his son Rahul Sharma.
Bachchan, who is also the brand ambassador of IIFA, said, `I am very honoured to receive this recognition. I have been working in this industry for the last 40 years and appreciate this felicitation.`
The event also saw the coming together of two legends - Hollywood actor Danny Glover and Indian superstar Amitabh Bachchan. Glover was also felicitated with the FICCI-USIBC Award.
In picture: Deepika Padukone inaugrates the FICCI Frames event by lighting the lamp