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PIX: Amitabh Bachchan, DiCaprio at Great Gatsby world premiere

Last updated on: May 2, 2013 09:55 IST

PIX: Amitabh Bachchan, DiCaprio at Great Gatsby world premiere

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The star-studded world premiere of Baz Luhrman's 3D extravaganza The Great Gatsby, held at the Lincoln Centre in New York on May 1, was marked by thousands of Amitabh Bachchan's Indian-American fans who turned up to catch a glimpse of the Indian icon.

Bachchan, who appears in a brief role as Meyer Wolfsheim in the film, arrived on the red carpet with wife Jaya Bachchan.

A film adapation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name, the film is set to open in theatres this Friday, May 10.


Image: Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Leonardo DiCaprio

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Dressed in a sharp tuxedo, Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays the titular character of Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire seeking acceptance in the American high society of the 1920s, arrived solo for the premiere.

 


Image: Leonardo DiCaprio
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Tobey Macquire

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Tobey Maguire poses for pictures along side wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire on the red carpet.

The former Spiderman actor plays Gatsby's neighbour Nick Carraway in the film. 


Image: Tobey Macquire with wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire
Photographs: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

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Carey Mulligan

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Actress Carey Mulligan, the troubled Daisy Buchanan in the film who falls for Gatsby's charms, looked striking in her flaming red Lanvin dress.


Image: Carey Mulligan
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Baz Luhrmann

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Director Baz Luhrmann poses for pictures with wife Catherine Martin.


Image: Baz Luhrmann with wife Catherine Martin
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Isla Fisher

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Actress and comedian Isla Fisher, who plays Myrtle Wilson in the film, pauses for a quick photo on the red carpet.


Image: Isla Fisher
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Jay Z

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Rap mogul and executive producer of the film, Jay Z looked dapper in his suit.


Image: Jay Z
Photographs: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
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Florence Welch

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Songstress Florence Welch, who features on the film's soundtrack, sported a Miu Miu dress for the do.


Image: Florence Welch
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Kate Mulvany

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Actress and playwright Kate Mulvany makes her presence felt in a red lacy number.


Image: Kate Mulvany
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Nina Dobrev

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Vampire Diaries actress Nina Dobrev at the premiere.


Image: Nina Dobrev
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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Amitabh Bachchan fan club

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Enthusiastic New Yorker fans of the Big B hold a poster for their favourite Indian star.


Image: Amitabh Bachchan fan club
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

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The fans

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Scores of fans gathered around the venue to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars ahead of the high profile premiere.


Image: Fans gather around Lincoln Centre
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi
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