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Kolkata International Film Festival has finally begun now. This time ceremony has become even more special and interesting as it celebrates 100 years of Bengali Cinema. Yes, the Bengali film industry has completed its century, therefore the state is going gaga to celebrate this happiness.

To enhance and make the ceremony a memorable event, celebs dignitaries like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and Waheeda Rahman were present at the inaugural ceremony. Even earlier at the day, Mamta Banerjee, the Chief Minister of the state, also took to Twitter to welcome all of them to the city for Kolkata International Film Festival.

The pictures of the inauguration are doing the rounds on the internet. Check these pictures where Shah Rukh and Amitabh Bachchan can be seen.

Shah Rukh’s presence at the event was very anticipating as the actor also screened his film Zero, here for the first time, along with that the film was shown at the inaugural ceremony, hence making the event more special.

Moreover, Shah Rukh has a personal attachment to the state of Bengal as he owns the Indian Premier League team, Kolkata Knight Riders and is also the brand ambassador of the state, it is only natural to expect him to be there for the KIFF 2018.

Well, telling you that, this is not the first time that the actor has been part of the inaugural ceremony, he never forget to make it a point to fly down for the event in any condition. The ceremony going on will make it ending on November 17, will exhibit the talents of the state, with the century completion as days goes on it will come up more with some unexpected stuff out there.

Amitabh Bachchan was present in the event along with wife Jaya Bachchan and made it an iconic event, where Amitabh and Shah Rukh light the lamp in the inaugural function.