Updated: December 22, 2015 5:31:12 pm
The awards season kicked off with Stardust awards on Monday (December 21) night and the attendance boasted of the who’s who of the industry. From the Khans to the Bachchans, a galaxy of stars descended making the awards night a well-attended one. However, the actor and actress who grabbed maximum eyeballs were ex-lovers Salman Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan both of whom ended up being under the same roof for the event.
Salman Khan was the first one to walk in with his entourage and he created quite a stir at the red carpet. The actor paused for a brief moment for media bytes and preferred to walk immediately when asked about him finally being a free man post the verdict in 2002 hit and run case.
A good half an hour later Aishwarya Rai Bachchan walked in and none other than owner of Stardust Mr. Nari Hira walked up to the red carpet to receive her. Aishwarya Rai posed for a photo ops and was whisked off in a flash by Mr Hira.
Inside both Salman and Aishwarya were strategically seated away from each other so as to avoid any awkward situation. While the duo have made conscious efforts to avoid each other in past, this was one of those rare occasions when both actors converged for the same event.
Salman Khan was the first one to leave the venue. Aishwarya was the last one and exited along with her father-in-law and megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
It remains to be seen if either actors watched each other while on stage during the night.
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