MAMI opening ceremony: Dulquer Salmaan, Radhika Apte, Aamir Khan and others in attendance

MAMI opening ceremony: Dulquer Salmaan, Radhika Apte, Aamir Khan and others in attendance

MAMI opening ceremony was attended by Aamir Khan, Radhika Apte, Dulquer Salmaan, Tabu, Kalki Koechlin among many others. The film festival started on October 25.

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Dulquer Salmaan, Radhika Apte, Aamir Khan attended the opening ceremony of MAMI.

The 20th MAMI (Mumbai Academy of Moving Image) Film Festival started on Thursday and many film celebrities attended the opening ceremony in Mumbai. The festival saw the presence of many actors including Aamir Khan, Dulquer Salmaan, Radhika Apte, Tabu, Kalki Koechlin and Rasika Duggal. Directors Rajkumar Hirani and Tanuja Chandra were also there to extend his support to the festival. Festival director and film critic Anupama Chopra was in attendance alongside MAMI chairperson Kiran Rao.

This year, MAMI has made the decision to drop various films by artistes who have been accused of harassment or misconduct to stand by the #MeToo movement. Tanmay Bhat production Chintu Ka Birthday, Rajat Kapoor’s directorial Kadakh, Anurag Kashyap produced Bebaak and most recently, Ere Gowda’s Balekempa were all dropped from the film festival.

The festival starts on October 25 and lasts until November 1.

Check out some photos from the MAMI opening ceremony:

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Actor and producer Aamir Khan attended the MAMI opening ceremony.
dulquer salmaan at mami
Dulquer Salmaan was at the MAMI opening ceremony.
radhika apte at mami
Radhika Apte also made an appearance at the event.
tabu at mami
Tabu simply bowled everyone over with her performance in Andhadhun.
kalki koechlin at mami
Kalki Koechlin was photographed at the prestigious festival’s opening ceremony.
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Director Rajkumar Hirani with music director Shantanu Moitra at the MAMi opening ceremony.
rasika duggal at mami
Rasika Duggal, who recently received a lot of praise for her work in Manto, was also seen the festival opening ceremony.
kiran rao at mami
Producer and director Kiran Rao is the chairperson of MAMI.
Anupama Chopra at MAMI
Anupama Chopra is the festival director of MAMI.
kunal kapoor at mami
Actor Kunal Kapoor attended the 20th MAMI festival.
Amyra Dastur at MAMI
Actor Amyra Dastur at MAMI opening ceremony.
Avinash Tiwary at mami
Avinash Tiwary who made his debut with Laila Majnu also attended the opening ceremony.
tanuja chandra at mami
Qarib Qarib Singlle director Tanuja Chandra was there at the MAMI opening ceremony.
kritika kamra at mami
Kritika Kamra, who made her film debut with Mitron, also attended MAMI.

Photo credit: Varinder Chawla