Sanjay Leela Bhansali's sister Bela Sehgal and her designer friend Shabina Khan organised a surprise party for Bhansali to celebrate his Padma Shri at a restaurant called Nido in Khar, a western suburb of Mumbai.
A look at the star guests:
Shah Rukh Khan had worked with Bhansali on Devdas. He blows a kiss to his fans and the media, as he arrives at the party.
Priyanka Chopra is a part of Bhansali's latest epic, Bajirao Mastani. She arrives with her mum Madhu.
Incidentally, her award-winning film Mary Kom was produced by Bhansali.
The other award favourite of the year, Kangana Ranaut looks happy in blue.
Birthday girl Shruti Haasan turns 29 today.
Shraddha Kapoor looks gorgeous in red.
Gangs of Wasseypur actress Richa Chadda arrives. She had a bit role in Bhansali's Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela.
Manisha Koirala glows in a black outfit.
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram Leela star Ranveer Singh gives a thumbs up. He is the central character in Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani as well.
Rohit Roy arrives with wife Mansi Joshi.
Tanvi Azmi with husband Baba Azmi.
Prasoon Joshi, who received Padma Shri this year as well, arrives with wife Aparna.
The man of the moment, Bhansali, poses with producer Krishika Lulla.
Bhansali with host Shabina Khan.
Bhansali's sister Bela Sehgal supervises the party.
Sharad Kelkar, who was last seen in Bhansali's Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela, drops in.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar