Last evening, the vibrant city of Mumbai played host to an enchanting event that brought together luminaries from the Indian film industry, courtesy of The Victorian State Government of Australia and the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. The celebration of Indian cinema unfolded at a prestigious Mumbai hotel, attracting the crème de la crème of the industry.
The esteemed presence of Actor Shabana Azmi added an extra layer of honor to the occasion along with Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Gardner AC, the Governor of Victoria. The event was graced by a glittering array of personalities, truly representing the who’s who of Indian Cinema.
Founder and Director of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Mitu Bhowmick Lange, played the role of the perfect host, ensuring that the evening was a seamless blend of glamour and recognition. The star-studded guest list included renowned figures such as Richa Chadha, Ali Fazal, Malaika Arora, Imtiaz Ali, Sriram Raghavan, Shoojit Sircar, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Sayani Gupta, Sumeet Vyas, Saiyami Kher, Mini Mathur, Pooja Gor, Onir, Rasika Dugal, Rithvik Dhanjani, Priyanshu Painyuli, Paresh Pahuja, Dipannita Sharma, Sona Mohapatra, Ram Sampath, Ahana Kumra, Rima Das, Moses Koul, Jasmeet K Reen and Ashwini Yardi.