Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Ian McKellen at MAMI Film Club launchhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/entertainment-gallery/aamir-khan-sonam-kapoor-kangana-ranaut-ian-mckellen-at-mami-film-club-launch-2816579/

Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Ian McKellen at MAMI Film Club launch

Aamir Khan along with Kangana Ranaut, Sonam Kapoor and Hollywood star Ian Mckellen graced the launch of MAMI Film Club in Mumbai on May 23.

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Aamir Khan along with several Bollywood actors like Kangana Ranaut, Sonam Kapoor and others was present at the launch of MAMI Film Club in Mumbai on May 23. Hobbit star Ian McKellen was also among the guests at the inaugural ceremony. Aamir Khan and veteran British actor Ian McKellen discussed the work and legacy of literary legend William Shakespeare at the launch of the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images’ (MAMI) Film Club here. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, MAMI Film Club brought together McKellen and Aamir to share a dialogue exploring the many adaptations and interpretations of Shakespeare’s work that filmmakers across borders have showcased for the big screen. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

aamir khan, ian mckellen

This mega-event was presented as a part of ‘Shakespeare Lives’ — a global programme launched by the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign on Monday (May 23) evening. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

sonam kapoor

Actress Sonam Kapoor, who was last seen walking on the red carpet at Cannes was beautiful in a sheer black dress. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

kangana ranaut

Tanu Weds Manu Returns actress Kangana Ranaut was also in attendance at the event. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Sonam Kapoor shares laughter with director Vidhu Vinod Chopra. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Kiran Rao, chairperson, MAMI said: “It is time for the world to stand-up and take notice of Indian cinema and its contribution to film making globally. Shakespearean adaptions in Indian movies are a testament to the fact that we are on the brink of an amazing journey ahead. MAMI via its Film Club and other year long initiatives aims to satiate the exact same hunger for great storytelling one movie at a time”. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Anupama Chopra, director, MAMI said that 2016 is a “year of transformation for MAMI and this conversation piece was a strategic move in the right direction towards its bright future”. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

kabir khan, mini mathur

Bajrangi Bhaijaan director Kabir Khan was accompanied by his wife Mini Mathur. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

imran khan, avantika

Imran Khan also brought his wife Avantika along. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Rajkummar Rao, whose film Aligarh was critically acclaimed poses for the photogs. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

sudhir mishra

Director Sudhir Mishra was in green and white. (Source: Varinder Chawla)