Neha Dhupia, who is still recovering from the loss of her father-in-law Bishan Singh Bedi, hosted the MAMI opening night
Neha Dhupia is still recovering from the loss of her father-in-law, Bishan Singh Bedi, but the actress didn't let her grief come in between her professional commitments. She hosted the MAMI opening night. Although she didn't make an appearance on the red carpet, inside pictures from the event have now emerged on the internet. The actress was seen wearing a beautiful black and white gown. She also wore a black band on her left hand to honor her late father-in-law.
The cricketing legend passed away at the age of 77 on October 23. He died due to age-related prolonged illness. Bedi was a left-arm spinner who also captained the Indian team in 22 matches. Born in Amritsar in 1946, Bedi played 67 Tests for India and took 266 wickets with 14 five-wicket hauls and one 10-wicket haul.
On Tuesday, Bishan Singh Bedi's family issued an official statement speaking of the legacy of the late cricketer. Actor Angad Bedi, son of Bishan Singh Bedi, and daughter-in-law Neha Dhupai shared the statement on their official social media handle.
For the unvesed, Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival returns with an impressive list of some of the top films from around the world with over 250 films spread over 10 days. The festival will be held at the Jio World Centre, a convention, theatre and concert hall complex in the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai.
It will run from today (October 27) to November 5. The curation boasts over 40 World Premieres, 45 Asia Premieres, and 70+ South Asia Premieres, with a record-breaking number of 1000+ submissions for the South Asia programme.
The festival promises to spotlight contemporary films and new cinematic voices from South Asia. The main competition at the festival this year is the South Asia Competition. It aligns with the festival's new vision to become a hub for South Asian and South Asian Diaspora cinema and talent. This competitive section aims to showcase breakthrough contemporary South Asian films.
Apart from Priyanka, several other B-town celebs like RajKummar Rao, Sunny Leone, Utkarsh Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Patralekhaa, and Tara Sutaria among others also arrived at the opening night.
(with inputs from ANI)