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PIX: Sir Ian McKellen, Sonam Kapoor inaugurate 7th Kashish Film Festival

Last updated on: May 26, 2016 18:27 IST

It's been a whirlwind trip in India for Sir Ian McKellen, who celebrated his 77th birthday on May 25.

The Lord Of The Rings (Gandalf) and X-Men (Magneto) actor is on the first leg of his 10-country tour to mark Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary.

Sir Ian, who came out as gay in 1988, has been vocal about LGBT rights and took time out to inaugurate the 7th Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival in Mumbai on his birthday.

Sonam Kapoor and other celebrities were also present at the event.

Sonam Kapoor

Fashionista Sonam makes a unique style statement by pairing Oxford shoes with a sari.

Sir Ian McKellen

But that was nothing compared to the statement Sir Ian McKellen made.

Kunal Kapoor

Kunal Kapoor gets trendy!

Rajeshwari Sachdev

Actress Rajeshwari Sachdev looks stunning in white.

Sushant Divgikar and Malishka

Model and former Bigg Boss contestant Sushant Divgikar poses for a picture with RJ Malishka.

Manav Gohil and Shweta Kawatra

Television actors Manav Gohil and Shweta Kawatra were there too.

Sona Mohapatra

Singer Sona Mohapatra makes a quirky style statement.

Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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