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PIX: SRK, Bachchans at Chittagong premiere

Last updated on: October 4, 2012 11:56 IST

Image: Shah Rukh Khan and Bedabrata Pain
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Los Angeles-based director/screenwriter Bedabrata Pain's directorial debut Chittagong was screened on October 3 at Cinemax Versova, a western Mumbai suburb.

Several Bollywood biggies turned up to support the filmmaker.

A dapper Shah Rukh Khan, who was mobbed by fans upon arrival, greets Pain.

Jointly produced by Pain, his filmmaker wife Shonali Bose, Anurag Kashyap and Sunil Bohra, the film is based upon real life events of the 1930 Chittagong uprising and is set to release on October 12.

Jaya and Amitabh Bachchan

Image: Jaya and Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Dressed in a double breasted pinstripe suit, Amitabh Bachchan escorted wife Jaya to the premiere.

Resul Pookutty and Anil Kapoor

Image: Resul Pookutty, Anil Kapoor and Bedabrata Pain
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Oscar-winning sound engineer Resul Pookutty and actor Anil Kapoor were spotted sharing a light moment with Pain at the premiere.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Image: Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who also stars in the film, arrived formally dressed for the premiere.

Huma Qureshi

Image: Huma Qureshi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Siddiqui's Gangs Of Wasseypur costar Huma Qureshi looked fetching in her colourful salwar kameez as she arrived to attend the premiere.

Rajat Kapoor

Image: Rajat Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Also spotted arriving at the premiere, actor/filmmaker Rajat Kapoor was sporting a scruffy beard.

Shabana Azmi

Image: Shabana Azmi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Veteran actress and activist Shabana Azmi, who recently celebrated her 62nd birthday, flashed a smile for the shutterbugs.

Vishal Bhradwaj and Sonu Sood

Image: Vishal Bhradwaj and Sonu Sood
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj and actor Sonu Sood were also among the stars who attended the premiere.

Konkana Sen Sharma and Sona Mahapatra

Image: Konkana Sen Sharma and Sona Mahapatra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

A sari-clad Konkana Sen Sharma made a rare appearance as she turned up to catch the film.

Singer Sona Mahapatra was quite the head-turner in her striking outfit.

Dibakar Banerjee

Image: Dibakar Banerjee
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Shanghai director Dibakar Banerjee arrives for the event.

Prasoon Joshi

Image: Prasoon and Aparna Joshi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Adman and lyricist Prasoon Joshi arrived with wife Aparna.

Raj Kumar Yadav

Image: Bedabrata Pain and Raj Kumar Yadav
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Pain greets actor Raj Kumar Yadav on the red carpet.