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PIX: Amitabh Bachchan, DiCaprio at Great Gatsby world premiere

Last updated on: May 2, 2013 09:55 IST

Image: Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

The star-studded world premiere of Baz Luhrman's 3D extravaganza The Great Gatsby, held at the Lincoln Centre in New York on May 1, was marked by thousands of Amitabh Bachchan's Indian-American fans who turned up to catch a glimpse of the Indian icon.

Bachchan, who appears in a brief role as Meyer Wolfsheim in the film, arrived on the red carpet with wife Jaya Bachchan.

A film adapation of F Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name, the film is set to open in theatres this Friday, May 10.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Image: Leonardo DiCaprio
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Dressed in a sharp tuxedo, Leonardo DiCaprio, who plays the titular character of Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire seeking acceptance in the American high society of the 1920s, arrived solo for the premiere.


Tobey Macquire

Image: Tobey Macquire with wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire
Photographs: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

Tobey Maguire poses for pictures along side wife Jennifer Meyer Maguire on the red carpet.

The former Spiderman actor plays Gatsby's neighbour Nick Carraway in the film. 

Carey Mulligan

Image: Carey Mulligan
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Actress Carey Mulligan, the troubled Daisy Buchanan in the film who falls for Gatsby's charms, looked striking in her flaming red Lanvin dress.

Baz Luhrmann

Image: Baz Luhrmann with wife Catherine Martin
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Director Baz Luhrmann poses for pictures with wife Catherine Martin.

Isla Fisher

Image: Isla Fisher
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Actress and comedian Isla Fisher, who plays Myrtle Wilson in the film, pauses for a quick photo on the red carpet.

Jay Z

Image: Jay Z
Photographs: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Rap mogul and executive producer of the film, Jay Z looked dapper in his suit.


Florence Welch

Image: Florence Welch
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Songstress Florence Welch, who features on the film's soundtrack, sported a Miu Miu dress for the do.

Kate Mulvany

Image: Kate Mulvany
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Actress and playwright Kate Mulvany makes her presence felt in a red lacy number.

Nina Dobrev

Image: Nina Dobrev
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Vampire Diaries actress Nina Dobrev at the premiere.

Amitabh Bachchan fan club

Image: Amitabh Bachchan fan club
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Enthusiastic New Yorker fans of the Big B hold a poster for their favourite Indian star.

The fans

Image: Fans gather around Lincoln Centre
Photographs: Paresh Gandhi

Scores of fans gathered around the venue to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars ahead of the high profile premiere.