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Bollywood A-listers,cricketers at Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell party

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Recently retired Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali are officially the new power couple on the block. The duo hosted a grand black-tie affair at a five star hotel in Mumbai on Monday (November 18) that saw the likes of Amitabh Bachchan,Aishwarya Rai,Aamir Khan,Virender Sehwag,Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita.

Hosts Sachin Tendulkar and wife Anjali Tendulkar at the entrance to greet the guests. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Sachin Tendulkar,who recently bid a tearful goodbye to an illustrious 24-year-long career in cricket,looked suave. His wife Anjali was pretty in black. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Bollywood's 'IT' couple Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan,who recently celebrated daughter Aaradhya’s second birthday,were spotted arriving in their swanky car.

Aishwarya Rai looked lovely as she appeared to be dressed in a 'churidar' suit for the night. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Next in was father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan accompanied by wife Jaya,who certainly seemed decked up for the night. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Amitabh Bachchan gave a moving speech at the cricket legend's Bharat Ratna-cum-farewell party on his Facebook page.

Big B wrote on his Faceboook page: "A delightful evening with Sachin Tendulkar,as he invites us to celebrate his Bharat Ratna,alongwith his team mates and family and friends .. all paying such glorious tributes to this pride of our nation ... meeting up with all the members of the Indian Team .. players whom we admire and respect as we see their accomplishments on the field .. so humble and generous in their countenance !! Wishing Sachin all the very best he deserves in the coming years." (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni looked smart in a crisp white shirt as he made it to the grand night with pretty wife Sakshi in tow. Sakshi's bright orange lips with a yellow sari made her standout. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Aamir Khan,who has made waves with his beefed-up look for 'Dhoom 3',smiles for the cameras as he arrives with director wife Kiran Rao. According to reports,Aamir Khan invited Sachin Tendulkar on stage at the party and dedicated 'Papa Kehte Hain' to him. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Mukesh Ambani ,Managing Director of Reliance Industries Limited,was spotted in the backseat as his son Akash took the front. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Mukesh Ambani's wife Nita Ambani seen with son Akash. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Sachin's 14-year-old son Arjun arrives. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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His 16-year-old sister Sara arrived next looking pretty in a black lace outfit. The teenage beauty has surely caught everybody’s eye as she was spotted attending her father's last match at Wankhede Stadium. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former Indian captain Saurav Ganguly was all suited up. Also spotted making an entrance was former Indian cricketer Javagal Srinath. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Look who's talking! One of the most eligible cricketers,Virat Kohli arrives. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Former West Indies cricketer and batting legend Brian Lara makes an entrance with a friend. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Yuvraj Singh turns chauffeur for the night as he makes an entrance in his Bentley along with fellow cricketer Rohit Sharma.

Yuvraj apparently read out a poem to his teammate Sachin at the party and got everybody emotional! (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Sachin Tendulkar's former opening partner Virender Sehwag looked casual as he was spotted along with wife Aarti Ahlawa. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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President of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena,Raj Thackeray waves to the media. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Filmmaker Karan Johar took the front seat as he car-pooled with Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao.

Aamir along with Kiran were at Wankhede to witness Sachin's last match. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Sachin Tendulkar's coach Ramakant Achrekar was also there at the party. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Sachin's brothers Ajit Tendulkar and Nitin Tendulkar also joined in the celebrations.

Sachin credits his entire career to Ajit,who is said to have been a guide,coach,brother and mentor. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar looked solemn as he geared up for the big night. He arrived with his son Rohan Gavaskar. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Former Indian cricketer VVS Laxman,looked dashing in black as he acknowledged the cameras on his arrival. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh made news as he arrived along with model-actress and rumoured girlfriend Geeta Basra. The duo have always denied their relationship,however,pictures speak a thousand words. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Director-actor Farhan Akhtar and wife Adhuna seemed to be in high spirits as they made it to the dinner party. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Gautam Gambhir looked sullen as he was spotted in the front seat. The cricketer arrived with Virender Sehwag. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former Indian cricketer and chief selector Sandeep Patil sporting his famous moustache. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Founder and chairman of the Sahara India Pariwar Subrata Roy makes a grand entry. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Actor Arshad Warsi snapped sporting a moustache in keeping with 'Movember'. He was accompanied by anchor Mini Mathur. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Indian cricketers Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Ajinkya Rahane were also present. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former Indian cricketer and cricket administrator Dilip Vengsarkar smiles as he arrives. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Actress Ishaa Koppikar showed off her legs in a pretty white lace number as she was accompanied by husband Timmy Narang. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former cricketer and Chairman of the Selection Committee of the BCCI,Kiran More was present along with wife Raavi. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Indian cricketer Robin Uthappa who also plays for Pune Warriors India looked casual as he arrived smiling. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Cricketers Shikhar Dhawan and Mohammed Shami were also in attendance. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Singer Sonu Nigam seemed all set to party! (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Music director Anu Malik snapped at the wheel as he arrives with wife Anju. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)

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Former Indian cricketers Kris Srikanth and Ravi Shastri arrive for the most happening party of the year. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Former BCCI President and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar arrives. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Former Indian skipper Mohammed Azharuddin seems to be catching on some sleep. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)

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Sourav Ganguly with his wife Dona Ganguly. (IE Photo: Amit Chakravarty)