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PIX: Bollywood attends Karan Johar's Birthday Bash

Last updated on: May 27, 2012 15:18 IST

PIX: Bollywood attends Karan Johar's Birthday Bash

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Director Karan Johar celebrated his 40th birthday with the who's who of the film industry on May 25. 

Looking elegant in a well-fitted tuxedo, Johar walked the red carpet with his mother Hiroo. 

The host of the evening was close friend and designer Manish Malhotra, who had planned the entire party, including the outfits for many of the guests!

Here's a look at the stars who arrived. 

 



Image: Karan Johar with mother Hiroo and Manish Malhotra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan

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Good friend Shah Rukh Khan, who has been in the eye of controversy recently, arrived with wife Gauri.


Image: Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan


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Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao

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Aamir Khan arrived with wife Kiran Rao

While most celebrities opted for evening gowns, Rao picked a sari for the evening.


Image: Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan

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Kajol and Tannisha

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Kajol chose a sheer silver outfit while sister Tannisha wore black.



Image: Tannisha and Kajol

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Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra looked stunning in her golden Dolce & Gabbana gown, and put to rest all the rumours about her alleged fallout with Karan Johar.


Image: Priyanka Chopra


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Karisma and Kareena Kapoor

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Sisters Karisma and Kareena Kapoor arrived together.

Karisma looked elegant in her black bandage dress while Kareena wore a short printed dress.


Image: Karisma and Kareena Kapoor


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Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan

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Hrithik Roshan looked dapper in a grey suit, as he arrived with wife Sussanne.



Image: Hrithik and Sussanne Roshan


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Bipasha Basu

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Bipasha Basu dazzled in a backless black gown, and showed off her perfect curves.



Image: Bipasha Basu


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Rani Mukerji

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Rani Mukerji wore an unflattering silver satin gown to the party.


Image: Rani Mukerji


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Tabu and Kalki Koechlin

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Tabu made a rare appearance, and looked pretty in a pink maxi dress. 


Kalki Koechlin, who had just returned from the Cannes film festival, wore a red gown. 

 


 




Image: Tabu and Kalki Koechlin


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Malaika and Amrita Arora

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Malaika Arora Khan wore a printed outfit with plunging neckline while her pregnant sister Amrita took the formal route.



Image: Malaika and Amrita Arora


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Sonakshi Sinha

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Sonakshi Sinha took a break from her Rowdy Rathore promotions, and decided to party with Karan Johar instead!


Image: Sonakshi Sinha


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Jaya Bachchan

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Jaya Bachchan, who worked with Karan Johar in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, arrives at the venue.



Image: Jaya Bachchan


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The Big Reunion

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Sanjay Dutt looked dashing in a white Pathani, as he arrived with wife Manyata.


Also present at the party were Sanju's sisters Priya Dutt, with her husband Owen Roncon, and Namrata Dutt, with her husband Kumar Gaurav.



Image: Manyata Dutt, Sanjay Dutt, Owen Roncon, Priya Dutt, Namrata Dutt and Kumar Gaurav


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Arpita Khan, Nargis Fakhri and Anushka Sharma

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Actresses Anushka Sharma and Nargis Fakhri and Salman Khan's sister Arpita pose at the red carpet.

Though Salman was invited for the party, he could not attend as he was shooting abroad.



Image: Arpita Khan, Nargis Fakhri and Anushka Sharma


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Ali Zafar and Imran Khan

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Ali Zafar and Imran Khan came with their wives Ayesha Fazli and Avantika Malik respectively. Both actors chose to wear a bow tie for the evening.



Image: Ali Zafar, Ayesha Fazli, Avanatika Malik and Imran Khan


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Parineeti Chopra and Vaibhavi Merchant

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Choreographer Vaibhavi Merchant and actress Parineeti Chopra chose blue for the party.



Image: Parineeti Chopra and Vaibhavi Merchant


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Asin, Parmeshwar Godrej and Simmi Garewal

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The ladies in white -- Asin, Parmeshwar Godrej and Simi Garewal -- were all smiles as they posed for photographers.



Image: Asin, Parmeshwar Godrej and Simmi Garewal


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Shamita Shetty, Dia Mirza and Urmila Matondkar

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Shamita Shetty, Dia Mirza and Urmila Matondkar were also present at the party.


Image: Shamita Shetty, Dia Mirza and Urmila Matondkar


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The Kapoors

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Rishi Kapoor, who received rave reviews recently for his work in Karan Johar's Agneepath looked neat in a tuxedo, as he arrived with wife Neetu Kapoor.

Anil Kapoor was all smiles as he arrived with wife Sunita Kapoor.


Image: Left: Anil and Sunita Kapoor. Right: Rishi and Neetu Kapoor,


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Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza

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Newlyweds Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza share a laugh, as they posed for the shutterbugs.


Image: Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza


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Rohit Shetty, Sajid Khan and Akshay Kumar

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Director Rohit Shetty (who has signed up Johar's Chennai Express) turned up at the party, along with Akshay Kumar and Shahid Kapoor.


Image: Rohit Shetty, Sajid Khan and Akshay Kumar


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Raveena Tandon, Anil Thadani, Sonali Bendre, Golide Behl, Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai

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Raveena Tandon, Sonali Bendre and Rhea Pillai arrived with their respective husbands, Anil Thadani, Golide Behl and Leander Paes.



Image: Raveena Tandon, Anil Thadani, Sonali Bendre, Golide Behl, Leander Paes and Rhea Pillai


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We Are Family!

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Jeetendra came with his family -- wife Shobha, son Tusshar and daughter Ekta.



Image: Jeetendra, Tusshar Kapoor, Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor


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Arjun Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor, Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor

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Arjun Kapoor, who made his movie debut in the recent big hit Ishaqzaade, was seen with sister Anshula Kapoor, a friend and uncle Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor.


Image: Arjun Kapoor, Anshula Kapoor, Sanjay and Maheep Kapoor


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The Family Men!

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Boman Irani and Anupam Kher arrived with their respective families. 

Boman's son Kayoze will be making his acting debut in Karan Johar's upcoming film Student Of The Year.


Image: Boman Irani with wife Zenobia and Kayoze. Anupam Kher with Kirron Kherand Sikaner Kher


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The Akhtar family

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Javed Akhtar arrived with wife Shabana Azmi. 

Javed's son Farhan arrived with wife Adhuna.



Image: Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Akhtar


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