Aishwarya, Sridevi, Kamal, Rajini at ‘Shamitabh’ music launch

On the occasion of ‘Shamitabh’ music launch, actors like Rajinikanth, Amitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan and Sridevi paid tribute to music genius Ilayaraja's for completing 1,000th film. Also present on the occasion was Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan. Dressed in yellow anarkali, Ash looked gorgeous. The entire cast of ‘Shamitabh’ was present. Veteran actor Jaya Bachchan and noted poet, lyricist Gulzar unveiled the music of the film.

The event also saw live performances by Big B and Dhanush. "Thank you for whatever you have given to this industry. I am your devoted fan. Your music is a big inspiration. I am not a trained actor, but accidentally became an actor... It is because of your music that I have made it so far. My every inspiration comes from your music," Dhanush said.

R. Balki’s clarified that ‘Shamitah’ was not Ilayaraja's 1,000th film. "Director Bala's film is the 1,000th film of Ilayaraja," he said.

"It's an honour to be present here with the wonderful talent around us. Thank you for giving us this opportunity Raja sir," Abhishek Bachchan said on the occasion.

"Thank you very much. It's an absolute honour to be present here. We have enjoyed your music. Thanks to the team of 'Shamitabh.' Thank you all the legendary icons. I have the pleasure of calling one of them Paa," Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said.

Presented by Eros International and produced by RK Damani, Sunil Lulla, Gauri Shinde, Rakesh Jhunjhuwaala and Abhishek Bachchan, 'Shamitabh' starring Big B, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan is slated to release Feb 6.