The President of India, Mr.Pranab Mukherji graced as a chief guest at the closing ceremony of '100 Years of South Indian Cinema' held on 24th September, 2013, in Chennai. Bollywood Megastar,Big B Amitabh Bachchan has also graced the event. In connection with the event, 41 bigwigs from all the film industriies across India were felicitated by the President.
From tollywood, K.Raghavendra Rao( director), Bapu( director), K.Viswanadh( director) and Anjali Devi( actress) were honoured by the president of India. Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Balachandar,Ambareesh, SV Rajendra Singh Babu, Ranadheer Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy etc. from other film industries were also felicitated.