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When cricket took a backseat to Bollywood

Last updated on: November 11, 2009 14:12 IST

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For a night that was dedicated to sports, there was a lot of Bollywood.

Bold and beautiful starlets from the film industry were spotted either performing on stage or hotting up the red carpet at the Sahara India Sports Awards which was held in Mumbai on Monday.

Deepika Padukone, who presented her alleged former beau and India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni with the Team of the Year award, was one of the actresses who performed at the event.


Image: Deepika Padukone
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Neha Dhupia rocked both the red carpet as well as the stage with her style quotient and sizzling moves.


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Riya Sen got closer to cricketer Yuvraj Singh as they presented Olympic gold medalist and shooter Abhinav Bindra the Memorable Moment of the Year award.


Image: Yuvraj Singh and Riya Sen

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Another starlet who did double duty at the event was Koena Mitra.


Image: Koena Mitra

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Sophie Chowdhury brought instant glam to the proceedings with this floor length black gown.


Image: Sophie Chowdhury

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While most of the Bollywood hotties preferred western outfits, former beauty queen Diana Hayden decided to go traditional.


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No one was talking cricket or any other sport when Dia Mirza took to the stage.


Image: Dia Mirza

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Gul Panag managed to look both sporty and sexy as she made it to the glittering event.


Image: Gul Panag

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