SLIDESHOW

The Bond at 50


The celluloid version of MI6 secret agent, with a licence to kill, turns 50 on October 5. Sean Connery was the first to say the famous introductory words: "The name’s Bond. James Bond". Later this month, the most loved on-screen secret agent will return in the 23rd film in the series 'Skyfall', featuring Daniel Craig. Photos: AP. Compiled by Deeksha Vasanth Rao




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