Sridevi, Boney Kapoor & daughter Jhanvi at Mumbai Film Festival Opening 2012
Bollywood actress Sridevi lit the lamp to mark the first day of the 14th Mumbai Film Festival at an opening ceremony held at the National Center for Performing Arts auditorium in Nariman Point, Mumbai on October 18.
Sridevi Mumbai Film Festival Opening 2012
Sridevi, who was most recently seen in the critically-acclaimed film English Vinglish, was accompanied by hubby Boney Kapoor and daughter Jahnavi.
Bollywood actress Jaya Bachchan took a first go at lighting the lamp and Sridevi followed.
Several A-list celebs were at the ceremony including Kirron and Anupam Kher, Anil Kapoor, Ramesh Sippy, Ranvir Shorey, Shahana Goswami, Rahul Bose, Ashutosh Govariker, Shyam Benegal, Shobha De, and Anil and Tina Ambani.
Manisha Koirala at Mumbai Film Festival Opening 2012
Actress Manisha Koirala too made a rare public appearance. She’ll be making her comeback to Bollywood with the upcoming Bhoot Returns so maybe she’s trying to get some media exposure.
The festival will last for more than a week and will see filmmakers and film lovers from across the world receiving awards and taking in all that the cultural event has to offer.