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Aishwarya Rai Flags Off The 16th Mumbai Film Festival
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Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Tuesday declared
the 16th Mumbai Film Festival open, calling it a "honour" to be
given the privilege.
"Kudos to the team and everybody who has made this happen. I
knew what was going on and what it took to keep the flag going. I
am experiencing the conviction, belief, faith they had to keep this
festival going. I take such pride and such an honour to be standing
here today and declaring 16th Mumbai Film festival open," Aishwarya
told reporters after the opening ceremony.
Aishwarya, Helen and Catherine Deneuve were the guest of honour
at the opening ceremony. Helen and Catherine were conferred
lifetime achievement awards.
The 16th MAMI film festival will continue till October 21.