K Asif's Mughal-e-Azam came alive in Mumbai, when a play based on the 1960 classic premiered at the NCPA on October 21.
Quite a few film folk made their way to watch the grand musical, directed by Feroz Abbas Khan.
A look at the red carpet arrivals.
Sridevi looks ageless on the red carpet, as husband Boney Kapoor escorts her.
Iconic villain Ajit's son Shezhad Khan and grandson Faris walk the red carpet.
Incidentally, Ajit's death anniversary fell on the same day.
It's wonderful to see actress Perizaad Zorabian after such a long time!
Jackie Shroff strolls down the red carpet to catch the premiere of Mughal-e-Azam.
Nandita Das chooses red for the night.
Raza Murad escorts wife Samina.
Ritesh Deshmukh's brother Dheeraj arrives with his wife Deepshika.
Randhir Kapoor makes an appearance.
Interestingly, it was his uncle Shammi Kapoor's 85th birthday.
Rishi Kapoor enjoyed the play and tweeted later: 'Just seen the musical extravaganza "Mughal-e-Azam". I don't have enough of adjectives to describe it. "This will play forever". Bravo Feroz!'
The 1960 film, on which the play was based, featured Rishi's grandfather playing Akbar.
Jaccky Bhagnani arrives.
Kunal Vijaykar makes his way in.
Irrfan Khan makes sure to catch the show.
Manish Malhotra arrives.
Simone Singh arrives.
Rishi Kapoor greets Javed Akhtar, as Shabana Azmi looks on.
Actress Mita Vashisht makes her way in.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar