Posted on May 5, 2011 at 5:27 pm

Events What's Happenin'

NYIFF Kicks of Red Carpet in Bollywood Style!

The 11th Annual New York Indian Film Festival kicked off in spectacular fashion on Wednesday night, May 4, with the Opening Night celebration which featured the U.S. Premiere of the Delhi-set comedy “Do Dooni Chaar,” Disney’s first live-action Hindi film.

The star-studded red carpet premiere, held at Manhattan’s prestigious Paris Theater, was attended by special guests Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh Kapoor along with writer/director Habib Faisal. Also attending the premiere were Aparna Sen, Madhur Jaffrey, Aditya Bhattacharya, Ajay Naidu, Samrat Chakrabarti, Meetu Chilana, Rehana Mirza, Pulitzer Prize winner Siddhartha Mukherjee, Sarita Choudhury, Ami Sheth, Poorna Jagannathan.

Following the screening of “Do Dooni Chaar” was a discussion with Faisal and the Kapoors moderated by festival director Aseem Chhabra which had the audience laughing throughout. A gala benefit dinner followed at the opulent Jumeirah Essex House.

Our very own Mumbai Chopra was there to catch all the action and interviews on the Red Carpet!

Check out a few pictures from the event! More to come on UrbanAsian.com full of pics, videos and maybe even a question that many want to hear, our very own Mumbai Chopra gets the scoop on Ranbir Kapoor?!


Check out Mumbai’s  Interview on the Red Carpet!