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Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor welcome Prince William, Kate Middleton

The charity ball at Taj Mahal Palace hotel was attended by Bollywood stars including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and several Indian sports stars, as well as business leaders.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambrige, Prince WIlliam and his wife Kate Middleton capped the first day of their week-long trip across India and Bhutan, in Mumbai at a charity ball hosted in the Taj Mahal Palace hotel. Kate and her husband Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, met several Bollywood celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor to name a few on the red carpet. Bollywood personalities were at their sartorial best at the glittering function. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar/AP)

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Shah Rukh Khan, who was seen in a tuxedo, gestures as he arrives at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel for the charity gala. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Shah Rukh Khan waves to his fans before entering into the hotel. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Shah Rukh Khan, SRk

Shah Rukh Khan points to his fans outside the hotel. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Sonam Kapoor arrives in a white Elie Saab Couture gown for the star-studded royal charity gala. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Shilpa Shetty was all smiles as she arrives with her husband Raj Kundra at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai. Shilpa was looking elegant in a pink Monisha Jaising sari teamed with a mirrored blouse. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

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Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton was grace and elegance personified as she dazzled at the Bollywood gala dinner here draped in a classic blue evening gown whose beading was done in India.

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Kate's dress was designed by one of Middleton's favourite British designers Jenny Packham. The Duchess is a big fan of Packham and has worn her designs for many prestigious events. She acessorised the full length gown with a sheer shawl in a matching blue with sparkling beading to match and a clutch in the same shade. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Aishwarya rai Bachchan

Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bacchan was seen with Shiamak Davar. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan gestures as he enters the charity ball. He was dapper in a white tuxedo. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Shah Rukh Khan, dressed in a white and black suit poses with his close friend, close friend Karan Johar. Karan chose to wear black. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Aishwarya looked gorgeous in a light pink Sabyasachi sari. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

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The Kapoor family - Sonam, with cousin Arjun and father Anil - as they arrive for the star-studded event.

Sonam, who is considered Bollywood's fashionista, looked radiant in Elli Saab couture. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

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Former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who was with the Royal couple for another event earlier, arrives with his wife for the charity gala. (Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt cut a pretty picture in an off-shoulder dress. (Source: AP)

Jacqueline Fernandez

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez looked stunning in an elaborate red evening gown. (Source: AP)

Madhuri Dixit, Sriram Nene

Madhuri Dixit attended the gala with her husband Dr Shriram Nene. Madhuri was stunning in a net sari. (Source: AP)

Aishwarya, SRK, Kate

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, left, speaks with Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwariya Rai at the Charity Gala held in Mumbai on April 10. (Source: Reuters)

SRK, Kate

Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, speaks with Shah Rukh Khan, during a charity ball at the Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai. (Source: AP)

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Kate Middleton speaks with Shah Rukh Khan. (Source: AP)

Anil Kapoor gives a thumbs up as he poses on the red carpet ahead of the gala. (Source: Express Photo by Ganesh Shirshekar)

Shankar Mahadevan, son SIdharth

Music masestro Shankar Mahadevan, who was accompanied by his talented singer son Siddharth, produced a jugalbandi that wowed the Royals and other noted guests present.

Shankar Mahadevan, Kate Middleton, Shankar Mahadevan wife

Shankar Mahadevan accompanied by his wife Sangeeta speaks with Kate Middleton during the star-studded reception at Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai.

Sachin Tendulkar, Sachin Wife Anjali, Madhuri dixit, Madhuri husband Sriram, Shankar Mahadevan, Shankar Mahadevan wife SAngeeta

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar with wife Anjali, Madhuri Dixit with husband Sriram Nene and Shankar Mahadevan with wife Sangeeta pose for a selfie.

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Aishwarya

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was seen leaving the venue with a bright smile on her face. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Sophie CHoudry, Aditi Rao hydari, Manish Malhotra

Aditi Rao Hydari and Sophie Choudry, who wore Manish Malhotra collections, at the gala, posed with the ace designer at the hotel. Sophie was wearing a sheer Manish Malhotra gown with blue floral embroidery and sequins while Aditi wore the designer's latest LFW collection. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Alia Bhatt, Karan Johar, Sophie Choudry, MAnish Malhotra, Aditi Rao Hydari

Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt, Aditi Rao Hydari and designer Manish Malhotra are seen stepping out of the venue after the charity ball. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Parineeti Chopra

Parineeti Chopra leaves the hotel in her car after attending event. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Priya Dutt, Sanjay Dutt Sister

Sanjay Dutt's sister Priya Dutt is seen waiting outside the hotel in white ethnic wear. (Source: Varinder Chawla)

Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor waves his fans as he leaves the venue in his car. (Source: Varinder Chawla)