The 17th Mumbai Film Festival (MAMI) saw a galaxy of time at the opening night, a first of its kind for the film festival.
The gala event was held at Mumbai's tourist favourite the Gateway of India on October 29.
Stars looked gorgeous as they walked down the red carpet.
A look at the arrivals:
The women who made it all happen: MAMI chairperson Kiran Rao and Festival Director Anupama Chopra.
Sidharth Malhotra and Hrithik Roshan.
Riteish Deshmukh with wife Genelia D'Souza.
Irrfan Khan with wife Sutapa Sikdar.
Bajranji Bhaijaan director Kabir Khan with wife Mini Mathur.
Director Geeta Gandbhir's documentary A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers will be screened at MAMI. It has been produced by Irfan Izhar (right).
Here, they pose with Radhika Apte.
Shabana Azmi with Javed Akhtar.
Adi Godrej and his wife Parmeshwar watch the show with Anil Kapoor.
Anil Kapoor later shares a laugh with Manoj Bajpayee.
Directors Ayan Mukerji and Anurag Kashyap goof around on the red carpet.
Directors Rajkumar Hirani, Gurinder Chadda and Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
Nagesh Kukunoor's Dhanak will premiere at MAMI.
Here, he poses with his Dhanak child stars Krish Chhabria and Hetal Gada, producer Manish Mundra and long-time partner Elahe Hiptoola.
Ronnie Screwvala with wife Zarina Mehta.
Vishal Bhardwaj and Irfan Izhar.
Kalki Koechlin hosted the opening night. She greets Shyam Benegal.
Kiran Rao chats with Abhishek Bachchan, as Mukesh Ambani listens in. Kokilaben Ambani is seated, extreme right.
Katrina is seated next to AR Rahman.
Kiran Rao's cousin Aditi Rao Hydari celebrated her birthday recently. Here, catches up with Shaandaar director Vikas Bahl and Rajkummar Rao.
Tara Sharma with husband Roopak Saluja.
Chief minister Devendra Fadnvis with wife Amruta.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar.