Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday celebrations started early with the unveiling of an exhibition of photographs from his life.
Later, they threw a retro-themed party for him at their home, and invited their friends over.
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar wear their dots boldly at the party.
Farhan Akhtar arrives with Shibani Dandekar.
Zoya Akhtar welcomes yesteryear actor Sumeet Saigal.
Baba Azmi and wife Tanvi Azmi with their kids Meghna and Viraj, and other guests.
Farah Khan with Tanvi Azmi.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao.
See the stars arrive for Javed Akhtar's birthday bash.
Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha.
Shaad Ali with wife Aarti Patkar.
Divya Dutta channels her inner Meena Kumari in this outfit from Pakeezah.
Satish Kaushik with wife Shashi.
Vipul Amrutlal Shah with wife Shefali.
Ritesh Sidhwani with wife Dolly.
Sunita and Ashutosh Gowariker.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar