Maheswara Rao Nadella | Published On: Oct, 26, 2023 | 09:28 AM
After a three-year hiatus, the highly anticipated Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival is making a grand comeback with a physical event, scheduled to take place from October 27 to November 5 at the esteemed Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre in Mumbai. Chairing the event, global icon Priyanka Chopra is all set to fly down to the city to lend her grace to the much-awaited festival. Expressing her excitement, the actress took to her Instagram story on Thursday, October 26, to share a snapshot of her passport and official papers, accompanied by the words, “It’s been a minute Mumbai. Cannot wait.”
In a major scoop, it was exclusively revealed that the festival’s opening night will witness a star-studded gala, with some of the biggest luminaries of Bollywood gracing the occasion. The event, hosted by Priyanka Chopra and Isha Ambani, is poised to attract the presence of industry stalwarts such as Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar, Siddharth Roy Kapur, Rana Daggubati, Kabir Khan, Vishal Bhardwaj, Vikramaditya Motwane, and Riteish Deshmukh.
A reliable source shared insights, stating, “The gala will be a night to remember. The biggest stars, filmmakers, and rising talents from the industry will come together for this spectacular opening night. Known for hosting unforgettable gatherings, the Ambanis are all set to add another memorable event to their repertoire. With Priyanka Chopra joining forces and inviting her showbiz friends, the event promises to be an impressive gathering of industry luminaries.”
Notably, the anticipated guest list for the evening also includes the likes of Sonakshi Sinha, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Janhvi Kapoor, Tahira Kashyap, Konkona Sensharma, Khushi Kapoor, and Suhana Khan. In an exciting development, it is speculated that the renowned Khan trio – Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Aamir Khan – may also grace the occasion, adding to the allure of the star-studded affair.
Of particular note, Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming visit to India marks her first return since cousin Parineeti Chopra’s wedding to AAP leader Raghav Chadha. While her fans eagerly awaited her arrival in September, the actress remained occupied with her prior work commitments, underscoring her relentless dedication to her craft.
With the Jio MAMI Mumbai Festival promising a captivating and star-studded extravaganza, the event is anticipated to reignite the magic of cinema and celebrate the enduring spirit of the Indian film industry.