Sonakshi,Kamal Haasan,Anil Ambani at Mumbai International Film Festival

Sonakshi,Kamal Haasan,Anil Ambani at Mumbai International Film Festival


Sonakshi Sinha along with director and Festival chairman Shyam Benegal inaugurated the 15th Mumbai International Film festival at Liberty Cinema in Mumbai on Thursday (October 17) evening. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Sonakshi Sinha,who will be soon seen in an action avatar in 'R... Rajkumar',was pretty in an Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla anrakali. She matched the coral anarkali with nude pumps. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Tamil superstar Kamal Haasan was given the Lifetime achievement award on the opening day of the festival. Kamal Haasan receives the award from Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Renowned Greek-French filmmaker Costa-Gavras was also awarded with the lifetime achievement awards for their contribution to cinema. Seen here with fellow recipient Kamal Haasan. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Costa Gavras,the man behind classic political stories like 'Amen','Z','Missing' and 'Capital',received a standing ovation as he reached up to the stage to receive his award.
Seen here with Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan,Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani and wife Tina. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Kamal Haasan acknowledged the contribution of people like Benegal,Gavras and K G Balachander for his cinematic career,saying many of his films were influenced by these master directors.
"I did not prepare a speech because I knew I would fumble anyway. Film festivals have been the best teachers by providing a learning space to people like me," Kamal Haasan said.
Seen here with Gouthami,Anil Ambani and Tina Ambani. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Sonakshi Sinha is conversation with Chief Minister Chavan. Also seated are Anil Ambani and wife Tina. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


It's time to click those moments - Gautami clicks a picture of Kamal Haasan and Freunch filmmaker Costa Gavras. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Tisca Chopra,who is playing the role of Anil Kapoor's wife in TV miniseries '24',was elegant in a cotton sari. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)


Konkona Sen Sharma looked lovely in a simple white with bright and broad yellow border sari. She kept her hair tied in a loose braid. We love! (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Another lady in the sari - 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' actress Divya Dutta looks nice in a dark green raw silk sari. We love her earrings. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Nandita Das kept it simple in a cotton suit,she was seen with her husband Subodh Maskara. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)


Konkona Sen Sharma with her 'Fire' director Deepa Mehta. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)


Director Ramesh Sippy with his wife Kiran Sippy. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)


Sonakshi Sinha with director Shyam Benegal. (IE Photo: Pradip Das)