Mumbai: One of the biggest events in the Bollywood Calendar for this year, Thespian Dilip Kumar’s autobiography titled ‘The Substance And The Shadow’, penned down by author Udaytara Nayar will be launched today by some of the biggest Bollywood names .The event will be kick started by National award winning actress and international recording artist Priyanka Chopra, who will be joining legendary icon Lata Mangeshkar as they together will light the lamp, flagging off the event.
Priyanka Chopra and Lata Mangeshkar will be lighting a ceremonial lamp at the start of the launch event, which will also be graced by the one and only Amitabh Bachchan and superstar Aamir Khan. Filmmaker Karan Johar will host the event.
A source said, “Priyanka Chopra who has flown down from Barcelona to Mumbai will be part of the launch of the legendary Dilip Kumar’s autobiography. When approached for this she was extremely keen on honoring the actor as she deeply respects and admires him and took time out of her busy schedule to accommodate the event.What’s makes the occasion even more special is the fact that , Priyanka’s father, the late Dr. Ashok Chopra was a big fan of Dilip saab and hence it is a huge honor to felicitate him “