The 20th Jio Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) Mumbai Film Festival commenced on Thursday night, in solidarity with the #MeTooMovement that aims to create a much inclusive environment at the workplace.
All pictures: Yogen Shah
The festival honoured the iconic filmmaker Shyam Benegal with the Excellence In Cinema Award. Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who along with veteran actress Jaya Bachchan gave away the award to Benegal.
In picture: Arshad Warsi poses with his wife, Maria Goretti at the MAMI film festival, 2018.
Hosted by actress Kalki Koechlin, the ceremony was graced by Karan Johar, Anil Kapoor, Zoya Akhtar, Radhika Apte, Soha Ali Khan, Diana Penty, Vishal Bhardwaj, Radhika Apte, Tabu to international filmmaker Sean Baker, Thom Noble, Lucrecia Martel among others.
Considering the fact that the #MeTooMovement in India is gaining momentum, calling it a 'profound collective reckoning' festival director Anupama Chopra said at the opening ceremony, "we are starting the festival with conflicted emotions, in solidarity with the #MeTooMovement. We decided to exclude certain films from the festival."
Dulquer Salman looked dapper suited up for the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. The actor was last seen showing off his acting chops in Irrfan Khan starrer Karwan.
Bindaas Bhidu, Jackie Shroff poses for the shutterbugs at the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. The actor opted for a black and grey suit for the after party of the film festival.
Jacqueline Fernandez opted for red pantsuit for the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. Last seen in Race 3, Jacqueline is all set for her next release Drive. opposite Sushant Singh Rajput.
Kabir Khan, Mini Mathur and Shruti Seth were all smiles when clicked by the paparazzi the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. While Mini Mathur opted for a ruffled blue saree, Shruti kept it casual with crushed velvet grey dress.
Karan Johar and Ayan Mukerji pose with their friends the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai.
Swara Bhasker looked chic in her wide-legged pantsuit opted for the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. The actress sizzled on the silver screen with her last stint in Veere Di Wedding.
Tisca Chopra and Anil Kapoor walked down the red carpet together at the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. Tisca opted for a pretty bow-tie top, paired with black trouser pants, while Anil kept opted for an uber cool suit to rock the after party of the much-awaited film festival.
Vishal Bhardwaj poses for the lens when clicked by the paparazzi at the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai.
Zoya Akhtar walked in an all-black attire at the MAMI film festival, 2018, held in Mumbai. Zoya's mesh striped wide legged pants are truly a show-stealer!
Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao, Jacqueline Fernandez and many more B-town celebrities walked down the red carpet at MAMI film festival, 2018. Arshad Warsi and Maria Goretti were spotted at the after party of the much-awaited film festival. We have pictures
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