Sachin Pilgaonkar completes 50 years in Indian cinema!

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar unveils the autobiography of  the veteran actor 

On the occasion of completing splendid 50 years in Indian Cinema, veteran versatile actor Sachin Pilgaonkar has encapsulated his life in words, in his book titled Hach Maza Marg.It was launched by the hands of World’s greatest cricketer, master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and the event’s highlight was the grand presence of Bollywood’s Shahenshah Amitabh Bachchan. The e-book was released by the famous singer Sonu Nigam.

Suvarna Sachin a grand tribute to the ever young superstar of Marathi Cinema was organized by Zee Marathi on September 5 at Bhaidas Auditorium, in the western suburb of Mumbai. The glittering event was supported by the entire fraternity which has worked and been a fan of Sachin Pilgaonkar. Ramesh Sippy, Govind Nihlani, Bappi Lahiri, Rajkumar Badjatya, Jacky Shroff, Kanwaljeet, Singer Shailendra Singh, Sulochanadidi, Ashok Saraf, Nivedita Saraf, Suresh Wadkar, Ashutosh Rana, Renuka Shahane, Mahesh Manjarekar, Sachin Khedekar, Sudesh Bhonsale, Reema, Kiran Shantaram, Mrunal Kulkarni and Varsha Usgaonkar were among those who graced the evening along with several celebrities from the hindi and marathi entertainment industry.

Sachin Tendulkar the king of centuries said, “Sachinji has been enthralling audiences for 50 years with his multifaceted talents.” Giving an analogy from cricket he said “when a batsman has scored 50 runs, the journey to 100 becomes very exciting. The batsman starts predicting the balls, and is only focused towards getting that century. Sachinji has completed 50 glorious years and now the journey ahead is going to be even more rewarding. So I wish him for the best centuries.”

Amitabh Bachchan said, “Indian Cinema had completed its 100 glorious years and Sachin has completed his 50 magnificent years in it. Which implies that Sachin has been part of half of this journey, this itself is a great achievement and I wish him on behalf of millions of viewers a very best for this grand journey ahead.”

Bachchanji continued in his praise for the actor, “He is like my younger brother and I always cherish when I see him in mounting and rising in every level.”

In this event Ramesh Sippy applauded Sachin with a special uncut scene of Sholey. He said, Sachin is an actor above all things. His style marks a sensitivity that is best reflected through his acting and treatment of films. He is one of those sensitive people whose work is laced with the emotion and passion. He is a keen observer of the human relationships and his films and entire work reflects the same. He is no doubt one of the most versatile actors of the Indian Film Industry.

Sachin Pilgaonkar was moved to tears by the gesture of support and encouragement that he got from his family, friends, industry and his fans. He in a very emotionally moving moment said, “This is a golden day of my life. I am dedicating my journey of 50 years to you. Now my life ahead is a new chapter for me, of new experiences and new learnings. I want to be attached to the camera even till the last moment of my life.”