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PIX: Helen, Dharmendra attend Bimal Roy retrospective

January 25, 2016 10:04 IST

Looking at pictures from the event.

One of India's most celebrated directors Bimal Roy's 50th death anniversary was celebrated with a retrospective of his classics at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mumbai, from January 11 to 16. It was done by the Bimal Roy Memorial Committee in collaboration with Cine Society.

The closing day also saw Lifetime Achievement awards to some of Bollywood's veteran actors.

Helen and Kamini Kaushal enjoy the show with choreographer Saroj Khan.

Dharmendra is seen here with Bimal Roy's daughter Rinki Bhattacharya.

Dharmendra gives away the ward to popular radio host Ameen Sayani.

Dharmendra greets Bimal Roy's assistant director Debu Sen, 91, who was honoured at the event.

Dharmendra receives the Lifetime Achievement award.

Dharmendra had worked in Bimal Roy's last feature film, Bandini, in 1963.

Juhi Chaturvedi (right), who has written films like Vicky Donor and Piku, was honoured for the freshness she brings to her screenplays.

Neeraj Ghaywan was honoured for the simplicity and sincerity that he brought to his debut film Masaan.

Television actress Sulbha Arya, who had been the inspiration for Shabana Azmi's role in Chalk N Duster, smiles for the cameras.